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Gage County, Nebraska

Gage County was founded on March 16, 1855 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Gage County Seat is located in Beatrice and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Gage County are Lancaster CountyOtoe County – northeast corner, Johnson CountyPawnee CountyMarshall County, Kansas, Washington County, Kansas, Jefferson CountySaline County .

Townships located in the county include Adams, Barneston, Blakely, Blue Springs-Wymore, Clatonia, Elm, Filley, Glenwood, Grant, Hanover, Highland, Holt, Hooker, Island Grove, Liberty, Lincoln, Logan, Midland, Nemaha, Paddock, Riverside, Rockford, Sherman, Sicily.

Gage County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940Mortality Schedules are available for 1860, 1870 and 1880 . Industry and Agriculture Schedules exist for 1860, 1870 and 1880 . The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Gage County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Gage County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Gage County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Gage County court, probate, and land records as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in Nebraska courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Nebraska citizens. The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few facets of their lives in the Gage County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

Gage County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Gage County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to submit your own preferred Gage County genealogy or family history related sites.

Gage Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Gage Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Gage Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Gage Co. NE Census Records

Gage Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Gage Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gage Co. NE General and History Websites

Gage Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gage Co. NE Military Records

Gage Co. NE Schools & Directories