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Nebraska State Vital Records

Nebraska State Vital Records Office
Nebraska Health and Human Services System
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065
(402) 471-2871
Records include birth and death records since 1904, and marriage and divorce records since January 1909.

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Articles

1913 Omaha, Nebraska Tornado

Nebraska and Kansas Territories, 1854

Indian Nations of Washington and Nebraska Territories, 1857

Nebraska, 1884

Iowa-Nebraska Boundary, Near Omaha

Department of Health Contact Information (Nebraska to New Jersey)

Databases

Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 1

Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 2

Nebraska, The Land and the People, Vol. 3

Nebraska Census, 1854-70

Nebraska Volunteers, 1861-69

Nebraska Pawnee Scouts, 1861-69

Fort Omaha, Nebraska Directory, 1888-96

Omaha, Nebraska Directories, 1889-90

Nebraska Resident Military Roster on June 1, 1891

Beatrice, Nebraska Directory, 1893-94

Fremont, Nebraska Directory, 1891-92

Adams County, Nebraska Directory, 1890

North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska Directory, 1907-08

Kearney, Nebraska Directory, 1890-91

McCook, Nebraska Directory 1886

Buffalo County, Nebraska Directory, 1890-91

Nebraska Monthly Meeting: Quaker Records

Search Aids

Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, & Washington, 1727-1900 Marriage Index

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Services
Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Resources
Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
State Archives Division
Nebraska State Historical Society
Division of Reference Services
1500 R Street, P.O. Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554
Telephone: (402) 471-4771
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30-4:30, Saturday 8:00-5:00, Sunday 1:30-5:00 closed state holidays
Records include census records from 1860-1920, newspapers dating back to territorial times, naturalization records, land records, Grand Army of the Republic records, county histories, family group sheets and files, maps, marriage records, deed records, probate records, and Nebraska state census records from 1885.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Nebraska State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5608
Lincoln, NE 68505-0608
Telephone: (402) 266-8881
By appointment only
Publications: Ancestree, The New Brass Key

Eastern Nebraska Genealogical Society
c/o Clare Mares
P.O. Box 541
Fremont, NE 68026
Telephone: (402) 721-9553

 

See also: Nebraska Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Nebraska Documents

 

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