Nebraska Genealogy

Nebraska Genealogy is designed to help you to find online genealogy data for Nebraska. We hope this website will assist you in establishing your Nebraska family history.

At present we have a series of pages devoted to identifying the various genealogical resources online. You can access this list from every page on the site, as they’ll always appear on the right side.

We will be updating these pages frequently with additional Nebraska genealogy and historical data, so please visit often.


Nebraska Obituaries by County

Compendium of History Reminiscence and Biography Of Nebraska
Work in progress, many early Nebraska names.

Nebraska County AHGP Websites

Nebraska Genealogy is the host for the Nebraska American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP). Please take a few minutes and check out the counties available on those pages.

We also host Adams and Clay County websites for AHGP. If you have a Nebraska County page and need a host, please use our submit form!

History of Oakdale Nebraska

This flourishing town is situated in the southeast part of the county, on the south bank of Cedar Creek, about one mile west of its confluence with the Elkhorn, at an elevation of about 1,600 feet above the level of the sea. It was named “Oakdale” from the fact of…
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Biography of William Ramsdell

William Ramsdell is a native of Michigan. His first visit to Nebraska was in 1865 when he came in the service of the Government because of the depredations committed at that time by the Sioux Indians. He, with his Company arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on the 17th of June,…
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Remembrances of Mrs M. E. Babcock

Mr. William N. and Mrs. M. E. Babcock came to Nebraska in the fall of 1870, remaining through the winter in Ashland. Mr. Babcock took up a Claim in February, 1871, and they moved onto it in May of that year. The land joined Dr. Smith‘s on the West, part…
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Biography of William McGhie

William McGhie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and was therefore a citizen of no mean city. Having been born in the “Granite City” amidst its seats of learning, culture and art, beautified with its world famed granite buildings; there is no knowing what might have been the filling in of…
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Early History of Exeter, Nebraska by W. J. Waite

My good friend and neighbor, Rev. G. R. McKeith, has asked me (W. J. Waite) for a few lines regarding my recollections of the early days of Exeter. I have gotten somehow out of the writing habit and my first recollection of Exeter is somewhat vague. The first time I…
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