Nuckolls County, Nebraska
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Nuckolls County Marriage Indices
Nuckolls County Surname & Query Pages
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Visit the SURNAME Index List
(mainly obits and anniversary announcements from other sources)
World War I
Coming soon World War II serviceman's List
At this time I do not have a copy of the History of
Nuckolls County and the only other reference(s) is the book
SOME REIMAN(N) DESCENDANTS which I wrote and
compliled in 1989. Though the main thrust of this book is
Nuckolls county one of the original sons settled into Dundy
county. Thus, for the moment, if you are related to the
REIMAN family I can be of some use in your search and
would be happy to do look ups for you. Please limit look ups
to one surname per request. As a little time progresses I'm
sure that I will gain more references. In the meanwhile, I
suggest you utilize the SURNAME and QUERY pages for
Please send your look up request to
If you have any reference material on Nuckolls County, and
would be willing to do some look ups for people searching
their roots in this county, please send me an e-mail and let
me know what reference material you have, and I will post
the information here.
This page contains stories, both documented
and undocumented, about the everyday happenings of folk
from Nuckolls county . These stories are submitted by
researchers like you and me. Pictures can be added. Some
have been entered and can be found at the end of the
REIMAN HERITAGE page. Join us if you wish by
submitting your HERITAGE story to
Voyage from Switzerland to
Lawrence: REIMAN family heritage
Nuckolls County is located in the south,
toward the center of the state, along the Kansas border. It
is bordered by
Webster County to the West,
Clay County to the North,
Thayer County to the east, and the Kansas border
on the south..
Communities in Nuckolls County
Nelson (the county seat)
View complete list of Nuckolls County
Communities and Place Names
with a bit of history for them.
Also, a special place for a bit about
Superior and Hardy.
The Nuckolls County Genealogical Association
(new and updated)
has generously given much time and effort to gather tombstone inscriptions from all cemeteries in Nuckolls County. View the list of cemeteries and tombstone incriptions from this
Nuckolls County page.
Newspapers in Nuckolls County
Nuckolls county was created in 1860 though it
was not organized until June of 1871. It was formed from Clay
county and Nelson is its present county seat.
The history of the county as part of the state of Nebraska begins
with the Great Trail era. The Overland Route from Saint Joseph,
Missouri to California entered Nebraska in Jefferson county and
passed through Nuckolls County along the course of the Little
Blue River. Though settlement began as early as 1858, this
area was at that time on the cutting edge of the frontier. The
threat from the First Americans was great and reached a peak
with the Great Raid in August 1864.
By 1866 all Whites had been driven from the county, but by 1870
settlers were returning in numbers. In June of the next year the
orgainization and first election took place.
Elkton was the first county seat. In the election of 1873 the
county seat was centralized in Nelson. Superior, located in
the southern part of the county is the largest town and was
surveyed in 1875.
Saint Stephens, located in the northwestern portion of the county,
was the first church established in the county.
Link to Nuckolls County HISTORY
Nuckolls County Resources
Nebraska State Historical Society
1-800-833-6747 (Good in or out of Nebraska)
Searching for ancestors that may have been in Nebraska
before 1882? Here is the best place to look on line.
Nuckolls County [Andreas' Project] is not on line yet, but
should be in February. (the typist is typing as fast as possible!)
Volunteers are typing the entire two volumes of Andreas'
History of Nebraska and putting it on line. Please visit the
Andreas' 1884 History of Nebraska on line
In March and April, 1996, a group of
genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive
Genealogy Database Project. The idea was to provide a single
entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases
would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and
cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more
than one county, they could be located in the index.
At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing to
coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the
contents of the web page.
In June, as the Kentucky project was nearing completion, it
was decided to start a page for each of the remaining states, and
as with the Kentucky project, volunteers were found to host the
state pages. If the state in which you are interested does not have
a page and you wish to be responsible for it, of if you would like to
contribute your data or create a county page within a given state,
contact the person responsible for maintaining that state and/or
Interested in knowing more about the project? Read page
requirements, download sample pages and gif files to help get you
started, find free web space to put your pages, lots of links for
graphics and backgrounds you can use, html editors you can
download, subscribe to state mailing lists and lots of other help. -
There is also a World Wide Project. Visit the
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Without Automatic Subject fill-in:
My Nebraska Ancestors: REIMAN and GABLE
some of my cousins: DANEHEY, FELKER, GESTRING,
HUZBL, LEMKE, LINENBERGER, REINING,
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The original Nuckolls county site was a modification of the
Nemaha county site designed by John McCoy, October 1996.
Besides John, I am also indebted to Laurie Saikin and
Connie Snyder for their most valuable assistance 1997.
Thanks are acknowledged to Dale 'Doc' Schneider for originally hosting these pages
on his dsenter server. Thanks now goes to USGENNET INC for hosting these
Copyright 1997-2011 Bill Oliver
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