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County Resources:

Gage County
[private]

1876 Nebraska map, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Nebraska

Territory: 1855–1867
Statehood: 1 Mar 1867
37th state of the United States

Bordering states:
North: South Dakota
South: Kansas
East: Iowa, Missouri (SE)
West: Colorado, Wyoming

Capital: Lincoln

Largest city: Omaha

Map: Nebraska, 1876, (click map to enlarge), Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Counties: Original eight counties: Burt, Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Forney, Pierce, Richardson, and Washington. Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties. Counties in 2020: 93.

Resources

Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites

1866 Nebraska Constitution

Brian P Croft, “Mapping Nebraska, 1866-1871: County Boundaries, Real and Imagined,” Nebraska History.

Nebraska Access, Nebraska Library Commission,

Nebraska State Historical Society Publications

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 1, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1918.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 2, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1919.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 3, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1920.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 4, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1921.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 5, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1922.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 6, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1923.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 7, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1923.

Maps

Nebraska Maps, Library of Congress

Nebraska Landowner Maps, Library of Congress

Interactive Map of Nebraska County Formation History, Maps of U.S.

Historical Maps Works: Nebraska

Manuscripts

Nebraska Manuscripts, Archive Grid

Nebraska Manuscripts, Library of Congress

Record Sets-State Level

Nebraska Record Sets (Ancestry Collections)

Nebraska Record Sets (Family Search)

Virtual Libraries

State of Nebraska

Johnson’s History of Nebraska, Harrison Johnson, 1880.

Outline of Nebraska History, Albert Watkins, 1910.

The Provisional Government of Nebraska Territory and The Journals of William Walker, William E. Connelley, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1899.

Custer County

History of Custer County, Nebraska, 1919, W. L. Gaston and A. R. Humphrey

Portrait and biographical album of Otoe and Cass Counties, Nebraska, 1889, Chapman Brothers

Otoe County

Portrait and biographical album of Otoe and Cass Counties, Nebraska, 1889, Chapman Brothers

Additional websites

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Nebraska

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Newspapers

Newspapers.com: Nebraska

Newspapers Archive: Nebraska

Genealogy Bank: Nebraska

Chronicling America, digitized: Nebraska

NewsLibrary: Nebraska

Community History Archive Newspapers: Nebraska

Small Town Newspapers
(Scroll to Nebraska)

Nebraska Newspapers

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