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Thayer County, Nebraska

Thayer County was founded on January 26, 1856 from Jefferson County.

Currently the Thayer County Seat is located in Hebron and also the county government website is

Places adjoining Thayer County are Jefferson CountyWashington County, Kansas, Republic County, Kansas, Nuckolls CountyFillmore County .

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

Thayer County Society and Family History Resources

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

Thayer County Courthouse and Government Records

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

Thayer County Links

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

Thayer Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications

Thayer Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Thayer Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Thayer Co. NE Census Records

Thayer Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records

Thayer Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Thayer Co. NE General and History Websites

Thayer Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Thayer Co. NE Military Records