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Grant County, Nebraska

Grant County was founded on March 31, 1887 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory.

Currently the Grant County Seat is located in Hyannis and also the county government website is unknown

Places adjoining Grant County are Cherry CountyHooker CountyArthur CountyGarden CountySheridan County.

Grant County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940. The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.

Grant County Society and Family History Resources

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

Grant County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Grant 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 Grant 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.

Grant County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Grant 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 Grant County genealogy or family history related sites.

Grant Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Grant Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Grant Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Grant Co. NE Census Records

Grant Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Grant Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Grant Co. NE General and History Websites

Grant Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Grant Co. NE Military Records