University of missouri digital library includes county histories or other material for the following missouri counties. Suspended, 19301931 no numbers issued from june to aug. First called cottonwood, its name was changed to cottonwood falls in 1860 and, probably at the post offices request, to cottonwood springs three months later. Numerous biographies for early residents of douglas county, nebraska, and the city of omaha are included in this booklet excerpted from the rare 1882 book. Within the atlases are 122,745 historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research. Nebraska, which was admitted to the union as the 37th state on march 1, 1867, two years after the end of the american civil war, contains some of the nations shows this day in history. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories. The inspector will compare the vehicle identification number vin on your vehicle with the title and issue you an inspection certificate needed to obtain a nebraska title. Lincoln county is part of the north platte, nebraska micropolitan statistical area. Cox state journal company, printers, 1889 lancaster county neb.
Lincoln county, nebraska record dates edit edit source information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. See more ideas about nebraska, author and this or that questions. In an effort to make quality stories from nebraskas history more accessible, history nebraska has partnered with university of nebraska press as a distributor of. They also include the locations of rural churches, cemeteries, and schools. The lincoln nebraska family search center is affiliated with the larger family history library in. Nebraska national register sites in adams countynebraska state historical society. Western nebraska was acquired by treaty following the mexican war in 1848. Sailor and soldier statues at the durham museum in omaha photo by dennis danielson. The books listed here are books that were not published by hearthstone legacy publications. Illustrated biographical album of northeastern nebraska. Effective monday, april, all lincoln city libraries locations will close at 6. An illustrated history of lincoln county, nebraska, and. Johnsons history of nebraska omaha, 1880, by harrison johnson illustrated. Lincoln county nebraska historical society north platte.
This website is designed to introduce you to our rich history. Old historical city, county and state maps of nebraska. Lincoln memories volume ii pictorial history book pediment. Kimble university of nebraska press lincoln, ne 2014 prairie university. This collectors book features the memories of lincoln from the 1940s through 1969 in historic photographs. The health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, and volunteers are always our highest priority. You will need the outofstate title and the vehicle to be inspected. Help with reading books report a bad link suggest a new listing. Nebraska maps can be a major resource of considerable amounts of information on family history. Visit the history nebraska collections search for additional. Nebraska historical maps and atlases historic map works.
Nebraska scrap metal drive of world war ii james j. If you do not find the photograph or artifact you are looking for, please contact hn. Genealogy trails history group lincoln county vital records source. With brief historical sketches of the state and of lancaster county arthur badley hayes, samuel d. The public information contained herein is furnished as a public service by lincoln county. Online county histories, biographies and indexes usa. County atlases or plat books contain township maps that show rural landowners.
Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of lincoln county court, probate, and land records as a resource of family history and genealogy information. An historical sketch of knox county, nebraska, by solomon draper page. Buried away in nebraska courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of the many nebraska citizens. Nebraska has a long tradition of library service, beginning with military post libraries, continuing with literary society libraries founded during territorial times, women s club libraries, carnegie libraries, college and school libraries, and the modern libraries of today. New book traces history of dear old nebraska u nebraska. Nebraska book company nbc is a whollyowned subsidiary of nebraska book holdings, inc.
Everyday discount prices and great customer service. Lancaster county, nebraska wikipedia lincoln, the capital city, and lancaster. Due to the developing situation with the covid19 coronavirus and the museums concern for its volunteers and patrons we are suspending brownharano photograph distribution until at least april 1st. About us history nebraska publishes works that explore nebraska history and culture, including. Welcome to an engaged community county of lincoln, nc. Jul 30, 2010 history of the city of lincoln, nebraska. All libraries currently offer pickup service only until further notice. Facts and figures area, 77,227 sq mi 200,018 sq km. The museum endeavors to reach the broadest range of the public to educate about the historical significance of west central nebraska and the platte river valley. Knoll university of nebraska press lincoln, ne 195 the nature of home. Genealogy history news special offers nebraska county history and genealogy books. Lincoln nebraska family history center, lincoln, ne.
Lincoln nebraska family history center home facebook. Lincoln county offices will be closed may 25, 2020 in observance of memorial day. A few years later in 181218, robert stuart pioneered the oregon trail across nebraska and the first permanent nonnative american settlement was established at bellevue in 1823. State and county maps of nebraska historical atlases and.
Andreas history of the state of nebraska lincoln co. Employment all county facilities are closed to the public until further notice. The worldheralds david hendee brings the states history to life in a new book, nebraska. A narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the countys history.
An illustrated history of lincoln county, nebraska, and her people a narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the. Oct, 2017 she also consulted campus history books primarily, the two volumes of centennial history of the university of nebraska by robert manley and r. The county assessorregister of deeds office does not levy, nor collect taxes. It is the states most populous county, home to over onefourth of nebraska s residents. Cemeteries in lincoln county, nebraska, a find a grave. History nebraska closed to public until further notice 05052020. Family history researching in lincoln county, nebraska. Taylor, 1876 platte county page, produced by sherri brakenhoff. Sometimes there are pictures and a directory of county residents at the end.
The history nebraska library has a collection of over 800 county atlases or plat books ranging from the approximately 1885 to the present. Property ownership maps or plat books kansas historical. The settlement served as the county seat of lincoln county until the union pacific railroad established north platte as a primary station. History of the settlement of sidney and cheyenne county in the nebraska panhandle. Welcome to the lincoln county historical museum website. Available also through the library of congress web site as a raster image. Welcome to an engaged community theres a better way to personalize your website experience. The books in this section are all printed books most are hardbound, and are not cds or dvds. Lincoln county is located in the western central part of the state, nearly 250 miles west from the missouri river in a direct line, with its southern boundary fortyeight miles north from the kansas line.
The history of lincoln, nebraska began with the settlement of the village of lancaster in 1856. Record rains hit lincoln, lancaster county and southeast nebraska. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the. Discover librarianselected research resources on nebraska history from the questia online library, including fulltext online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Seward county, nebraska, history of by ww cox, 1888. Nebraska book company provides consultative services and an online presence to independent and institutional stores. Despite the county s name, the state capital city of lincoln is not in or near lincoln county. Acrevalue helps you locate parcels, property lines, and ownership information for land online, eliminating the need for plat books. A narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the county s history. Biographies of douglas county nebraska history of omaha ne. Supplemented with the county histories and the biographies, and making due allowance for errors, typographical and otherwise, unavoidable in a work of such magnitude, we present the history of nebraska, with a full consciousness of having fulfilled to the utmost the promises made in our prospectus, and with the hope that the citizens of the. Younkers collectors edition greatest moments in nebraska corhuskers football history younkers collectors edition by texas footballepic sports corp. We are excited, once again, to be working with the nebraska state historical society to bring this heirloomquality coffeetable book to the community.
It is bordered by iowa and missouri, across the missouri river e, kansas s, colorado sw, wyoming nw, and south dakota n. Plats of cities are included but city lot owners are not listed. Once the taxing jurisdictions, such as school districts and local governments county board, city council, fire districts, etc. National register of historic places listings in adams county. Brownharano photos lincoln county historical museum. Books published by history nebraska history nebraska. Click download or read online button to get an illustrated history of lincoln county nebraska and her people book now. Lincoln county, tennessee genealogy, books, cds, maps. Harlan county nebraska township and plat maps 1921. Prior to settlement from the westward expansion of the united states, plains indians, descendants of indigenous peoples who occupied the area for thousands of years lived in and hunted along salt creek. The lincoln county nebraska historical society, located in north platte, ne, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of north platte. The county was created in 1859, and the original county seat was the village of lancaster. Welcome to the lincoln lancaster county genealogical society where our mission is preserving the past for future generations. Particular attention also given to the social, commercial, educational, religious and civic development of the county.
An illustrated history of lincoln county, nebraska, and her. An illustrated history of lincoln county, nebraska, and her people. Vital records information for the united states nebraska marriage records, 18551908 includes lincoln county source. Please check back frequently as new items are added often. Particular attention also given to the social, commercial, educational, religious and civic development of the county from the early days to the present time, volume 1 ebook written by ira l. Lincoln county, nebraska genealogy familysearch wiki. To that end, all history nebraska sites will be closed to the public until further notice. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county andor the state government agency. Douglas county, nebraska genealogy trails history group. The county is fiftyfour miles in length from east to west, and fortyeight miles from south to north.
This onevolume history quickly became the standard text for the college student and reference for the general reader, unmatched for three generations. The nebraska territory was settled extensively under the homestead act of 1862 during the 1860s, and in 1867 was admitted to the union as the 37th u. There is a collection of maps called the sanborn fire insurance maps, which can be found at the nebraska state historical society. Mclaren sawyer, and prairie university by robert knoll as well as digital newspaper archives scanned through the center for digital research in the humanities at nebraska. Soon after, eastern nebraska was explored by lewis and clark in 1804a1806. Written by william cutler and published by andreas in 1882, this extraordinary book provides a detailed and comprehensive history of nebraska. The first decade of the 20 th century saw enrollment at nu increase by a third, and by 1909 nearly 4,000 students were in attendance the university began to outgrow its original fourblock city campus, and in 1906 constructed a student activity center, known as the temple building, the first university building south of r street. The nebraska library commission archives, located at the nebraska library commission. With myconnection, the profile you create allows you to set up a unique starting point for the tasks and transactions that you want to complete in your time on this website.
Lincoln county is located in the western central part of the state, nearly 250 miles west from the missouri river in a direct line, with its. Professional sites, private sites or organization sites. These are books that were published by a wide variety of publishers between. The following is a list of photograph collections in the holdings of history nebraska. History of the state of nebraska, originally published by the western historical co. Particular attention also given to the social, commercial, educational, religious and civic development of the county from the early days to the present time.
Excerpts typed by alice stipak, from ne roots list another book that was begun online by a family. Nebraska s 10 largest cities are omaha, lincoln, bellevue, grand island, kearney, fremont, hastings, north platte, norfolk and columbus. This is a list of photo collections, not of individual photographs. The following are web links to family history and genealogy, records and resources relating to lincoln county. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world. As of the 2010 census, the population was 285,407,making it the secondmost populous county in nebraska. Cemeteries in lincoln county, nebraska find a grave. History of cheyenne county, nebraska history of burt, cuming. This database is a work in progress and is constantly growing. History of nebraska was originally created to mark the territorial centennial of nebraska, and revised to coincide with the statehood centennial.
County of lincoln, nc official website lincoln county. This is a list of the national register of historic places listings in adams county, nebraska. The lincoln county war, a documentary history by frederick. Virtual field trips offer facility tours, educational experiences, and additional resources for teachers. Nebraska history magazine quarterly history nebraska s free email newsletter books blog nebraska timeline weekly newspaper column our readers range from professional historians to history buffs to curious people who simply find that learning about the past helps them better enjoy living and. As of the 2010 united states census, the population was 36,288. Lincoln mayor chris beutler is elected to a third term. Discover all things about nebraska with our complete series of books. Nbc began in 1915 as an independent college bookstore and has evolved into a key resource and consulting partner to over 2,000 college retailers nationwide. The llcgs was founded by 4 friends in 1975 over donuts and coffee. All assessment information was collected for the purpose of developing the annual property tax roll as provided for in chapter 77 of the nebraska revised statutes. Library news lincoln city libraries lincoln, nebraska. Nebraska state historical society, po box 82554, lincoln, ne. Discover lincoln county like you have never seen it before.
Our fulltext nebraska county histories form the cornerstone of local, civil war, and. York county, ne history york county development corporation. Andreas history of the state of nebraska table of contents. The sheridan county regionorigin and early history nebraska history magazine vol 16. Written by william cutler and published by andreas in 1882, this extraordinary book provides a detailed and. Boone, chariton, clay, harrison, henry, johnson, linn, marion, monroe civil war. The map, all associated data, and measurements are approximate and not to be used for any official purpose. Local history books on nebraska arcadia publishing. Due dates extended to june 1 all lincoln city libraries are closed to the public except to pick up reserved materials. Andreas history of the state of nebraska county index. Lancaster county, nebraska church books lancaster co.
Also there is a collection of about 500 plat books and county atlases from almost every nebraska county for the years of 1885 to around 1947. The history of nebraska dates back to its formation as a territory by the. Includes index and portraits of early cuming county residents. We have tried to make this a comprehensive list, however, new collections, manuscript collections with photographs, and museum collections with photographs may not be reflected. The acrevalue lincoln county, ne plat map, sourced from the lincoln county, ne tax assessor, indicates the property boundaries for each parcel of land, with information about the landowner, the parcel number, and the total acres. The farmers and homesteaders around this area helped with leveling, grading, and laying the track during the two years it took to complete the project. Nebraska county atlases and plat books history nebraska.
The state of nebraska collection contains 2,193 atlases spanning 144 years of growth and development 1864 through 2008. Library of congress maps that are available online nebraska library of congress maps that are available online united states. We are a volunteerrun organization dedicated to promoting genealogy. Nebraska 4h institute of agriculture and natural resources.
Our nebraska books mark important moments in the state of nebraska history. The lincoln county sheriffs inspection station is located at 302 north jeffers, north platte, ne. The lincoln county war, a documentary history book. Including its history, the buffalo bill ranch state historical park, the fort mcpherson national cemetery, and more sharon clyde on.727 156 599 1118 739 694 1066 710 1364 1174 525 550 1265 1258 498 917 120 1130 330 741 636 713 1475 1058 800 368 317 922 797 590 257 301 42 750 1408 169