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   YORK COUNTY RESOURCES
 

    When writing to these resources, please be courteous and included a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

  • York County Historical Association
    2329 Nebraska Avenue, York, NE 68467
    Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 81, York, NE 68467
    Phone:  402-362-2990 or 402-362-7794   E-mail: yorkhistorical@windstream.net or nb60256@windstream.net
    Hours:  5:30-7:30 pm Monday & Wednesdays, 9:00-12:00 Saturdays, or by appointment

  • York County Courthouse
    510 Lincoln Avenue, York, NE 68467
    Hours:   8:30-5 Monday through Friday, Closed Holidays
    Records begin March 1870, when county was organized.

    Clerk & Register of Deeds
    (Marriage Licenses/Land Records)
    Phone:  402-362-7759
    Photocopies available; contact for costs.

    Clerk of County Court
    (Probate Records, Custody Papers)
    Phone:  402-362-4925
    Will do look-ups at no charge.
    Photocopies available; contact for costs.

    Clerk of District Court
    (Divorce Records, District Court Records)
    Phone:  402-362-4038
    Will do lookups at no charge.
    Photocopies available; contact for costs.

    Veterans' Service Office
    (Minimal records prior to WWI)
    Phone:  402-362-404

  • Grand Lodge, Nebraska State I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows)
    1008 S Hutchins Ave, York, NE 68467
    Phone:  402-362-7000
    Hours:  Variable, please call to schedule an appointment.
    Note:  York became the site for the Nebraska State IOOF Home in 1910. It housed elderly and/or infirmed adults members, and orphans and half-orphans of members. The Grand Secretary's office still maintains all the files on the adults.
   NEBRASKA RESOURCES
 

    When writing to these resources, please be courteous and included a SASE.

  • Nebraska State Historical Society
    Box 82554, 1500 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68501
    Phone:  402-471-3270

  • American Historical Society of Germans From Russia
    631 D Street, Lincoln, NE 68502-1199
    Phone:  402-474-3363
    Fax:   402-474-7229
    E-mail:  ahsgr@aol.com
    Home Page:  http://www.ahsgr.org/
    Note:  Their offices house an extraordinary collection of maps and genealogy resources. An absolute must for anyone with ties to Germany and Russia, including those with Mennonite backgrounds. They do charge a fee to use their research library.

  • Grand Lodge, Nebraska State I.O.O.F. (Odd Fellows)
    1008 S Hutchins Avenue, York, NE 68467
    Phone:  402-362-7000
    Hours:  Variable, please call to schedule an appointment.
    Note:  York became the site for the Nebraska State IOOF Home in 1910. It housed elderly and/or infirmed adults members, and orphans and half-orphans of members. The Grand Secretary's office still maintains all the files on the adults.





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