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Nebraska Genealogy Websites
Also see Organizations tab for Nebraska historical and genealogical organizations.
Census Records of Nebraska from Nebraska & Midwest Genealogical Record
(http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/topic/resources/OLLibrary/Journals/NMGR/censindx.html) -Provides links for Nebraska territorial & state census extractions published in the journal of the Nebraska Genealogical Society, "Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record", Volumes 9 - 22.
A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Nebraska State Historical Society
The Library/Archives Division of the Historical Society maintains a large collection of library, archival,and photographic materials that may be used in compiling family histories. These materials are available to all researchers in the Society's Reference Room at 1500 R Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. The
resources described in this guide are those most commonly used by genealogists in their research. The
Library/Archives holds many other documentary materials not listed here.
Nebraska DHHS: Family History (Genealogy)
http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Vital-Records-Family-History.aspx - Information about Nebraska vital records and how to obtain them, from the Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Nebraska Family History Research
(http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Nebraska_Family_History_Research) - This wiki on the Ancestry.com website offers guidance on conducting Nebraska genealogical research and links to many resources.
Nebraska GenWeb Project
(http://negenweb.net/) -The NEGenWeb Project is a collection of state and county sites provided by volunteers who are dedicated to helping promote free genealogical research in Nebraska.
Left: Humboldt Nebraska public square (1927) Wikimedia Commons
Right: J. C. Cram sod house in Loup County, Nebraska. (Photo credit Solomon D. Butcher, courtesy of the Library of Congress; LC-DIG-ppmsca-08379)
Omaha Public Library
The Omaha Public Library Main Branch has many unique Nebraska related genealogical resources. Most are print or on microfilm and may be requested from the 3rd floor reference desk. Some of the resources available are:
- town and county histories
- church and parish histories
- historical birth death and marriage records for Douglas County and several other counties
- cemetery records
- maps and gazetteers
- and many more
Visit the genealogical reference collection at:
W. Dale Clarke LIbrary
215 S. 15th St.
Omaha, NE 68102-1629