Guide to dawson county, nebraska ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth. Nebraska buried at walnut grove cemetery, cozad, nebraska generation iv. Usa 1,060,369 nebraska 12,5 nebraska newspapers and obituaries 3,058 dawson county newspapers and obituaries 49. Dawson county was formed in 1871 and plum creek was named the capitol county seat. Nebraska farm bureau federation 5225 south 16th street, lincoln, ne 68512 p. Goteborg, sweden, are believed to be the only two cities named gothenburg in the world. Gothenburg is a city in dawson county, nebraska, united states. American community survey separates various ethnicities depending on the areas population of persons from less than 5. Dawsonarea historical tornado activity is slightly above nebraska state average.
In the nebraska license plate system, dawson county is represented by the prefix 18 it had the 18thlargest number of. Nebraska is named after gothenburg, sweden, and is noted for its swedish heritage. County courthouse edit edit source howard county courthouse 512 indian street p. Find 7 listings related to dawson county department roads in lexington on. We have several items and books dedicated to the great state of nebraska, farnam, and our long and distinguished heritage. Nebraska capitol pawnee tribe genoa indian school hastings. Nebraska dawson county 1919 anderson publishing co. Dawson county, nebraska detailed profile houses, real. Barn quilts of dawson county nebraska about facebook. The library is open during our regular hours to all visitors. They are popping up on businesses, mailboxes, garages, homes, fences and more. This is a list of photo collections, not of individual photographs.
Nebraska public health is taking action to address this threat. As of the 2010 united states census, the population was 24,326. Dawsonhome is a furniture and decor center featuring bassett, uttermost, revelation, klaussner, comfort design, classic home, ann gish bedding and benjamin. Dawson genealogy shows that this surname indicates a male descendent of the medieval daw, which is a nickname for david. This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Usgenweb nebraska archives social statistics schedule, 1860 u. Dawson county is in the states central region region. Howard county, nebraska genealogy familysearch wiki. Nebraska vital records only has information about events that took place in nebraska.
The dawson county historical society maintains a research library and archive in our. In nebraskas early days and even well into the 20th century oneroom schoolhouses were the norm for rural kids. Dawson county, nebraska genealogy familysearch wiki. Newspaper directory to find information about american newspapers published between 1690present. Dawson countys demographic and housing acs survey of 24,205 being 0. Search images from our native american collections, the macdonald studio collection lincoln, ne, and historical events from all over nebraska. Nebraska state historical society, 18601954 tract books index. Welcome to barn quilts of dawson county nebraska, where beauty, history and inspiration merge. American community survey separates various ethnicities depending on the areas population of persons from less than 5 years of age to 85 years old and over. Federal population schedules exist for 1860, 1870, 1880 free index, 1890 fragment, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940. Home browse united states nebraska dawson county 1919. Dawson county department roads in lexington, ne with.
Dawson county, ne free public records criminal arrests. Casde lexington dawson county virtual nebraska university. The public information contained herein is furnished as a public service by dawson county. The beautiful dawson county bank is currently restored as the dan grafton. Dawson family history shows that this surname is usually of english and irish extraction. It is important that we preserve records, furniture, and memorabilia of earlier days as well as those of the present, so that our children and grandchildren may learn by observation how our forefathers have brought our county to be a place in which we are proud to live and be one of its citizens.
The county was named in honor of jacob dawson, the first postmaster in the settlement of lancaster county, nebraska. Zip codes in dawson county include 68863, 68834, 68878, 69, 69171, 69028, and 68850. Dawson county, georgia deed book a 18581867 on page 65. Before the days of bus transportation and consolidated school districts, schools served small numbers of children who lived nearby. Dawson county is part of the lexington, ne micropolitan statistical area. The county was named after the union general oliver otis howard. Comprehensive lawyer profiles including fees, education, jurisdictions, awards, publications and social media. Peirce, county judge, dawson county, located in plum creek, neb. Census online dawson county federal census index source. Barn quilt designs tell a story about a person, their family or their heritage.
Dawson county, named for nicholas mosby dawson, had been formed on august 21, 1876, but was attached to howard county for judicial purposes until february, 1905, when separate organization was authorized. For the names of residents living in the dwellings in many counties, consult atlases published by either directory service company or farm and home publishers when available in the database. Dawson county s demographic and housing acs survey of 24,205 being 0. After coming to america from sweden in 1881, bergstrom worked for a time on the union pacific railroad, then homesteaded in dawson county near gothenburg. April 26, 1842 and died march 11, 1924 in cozad, dawson co. It seems ironic that dawson county, one of the most traditionally republican counties in nebraska, should be named after a prominent 19th century democrat. Usa 1,060,369 nebraska 12,5 dawson county 186 dawson county newspapers and obituaries 49. She died two weeks ago and leaves a husband and seven children, two girls and five boys. The policies for the 4h premium fund will be announced at a later date. Aug 28, 2016 these 20 oneroom schoolhouses in nebraska will take you back in time.
Dawson county lawyers compare top attorneys in dawson. The county is located in the south central area of the state. The map, all associated data, and measurements are approximate and not to be used for any official purpose. Dawson county the handbook of texas online texas state. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance. Dawson county is nebraskas 15th biggest county 1,019 square miles. Dawson county has federal census schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Farnam, nebraska welcome to the farnam public librarywelcome. Maps in this atlas contain names of the property owners. The following is a list of photograph collections in the holdings of history nebraska. Explore tombstones and graves in dawson county, ne. Dawson county, ne land for sale 8 listings land and farm.
The dawson county historical society maintains a research library and archive in our museum in lexington. Dawson county is named after democratic pennsylvania congressman, john littleton dawson, while others believe it was named after jacob dawson, an early nebraska settler. Dawson county, ne land for sale 11 listings landwatch. Our mission takes us beyond our museum in lexington, working with local historical societies, civic groups, and other organizations across nebraska. Dawson county s first election to choose officials and select the county seat was held on march 20, 1905.
County courthouse edit edit source dawson county courthouse 700 n washington st lexington, ne 68850 phone. Situated in midnebraska dawson county stretches east and west forty. Dawson county historical and genealogical society dawson. Dawson county was established by the territorial legislature in 1860 and officially became a county in 1871 by proclamation of acting governor william james.
Sharing the latest guidance and information with local health departments, hospitals, health care providers, first responders and local and state labs through our extensive health alert network to ensure a wellcoordinated response in nebraska engaging in active and ongoing communication with the centers. We have tried to make this a comprehensive list, however, new collections, manuscript collections with photographs, and museum collections with photographs may not be reflected. Nebraska extension in dawson county 1002 plum creek parkway p. He was obliged to live in a car on the side track of the u. The 2020 dawson county fair will be closed to the public. We try our best, but we cannot guarantee that all of the information here is accurate and uptodate. The history of dawson county f georgia racing hall of fame. These 20 oneroom schoolhouses in nebraska will take you back in time. Situated in mid nebraska dawson county stretches east and west forty.
The constitution of the state of nebraska distributes the judicial power of the state among the supreme court, court of. The deceased was a daughter of william and anna kirvin weadick, and was born and reared in this vicinity. Save to favorites threshing demonstration in front of the harper wright building. Brought to you by the nebraska library commission, with funding from the state of nebraska and the u. The 2020 dawson county fair will not allow any vendors, entertainment or carnival. Our research and reference collection contains a wide array of historical books, photographs, and other records from dawson county and the surrounding region.
We invite you to follow the art form throughout our quai. In a biography for john littleton dawson, it states. Location of dawson county, nebraska this site is privately owned and operated and is not affiliated with any government entity. Dawson genealogy shows that this surname indicates a male descendent of. Photograph and artifact collections database discover history nebraskas most popular images. The county treasurer offices, which issue vehicle titles and registrations, may follow a different closing schedule, please check with the county treasurer for their closing information. Locate dawson real estate and other county court records held by the county clerk including birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce records.
Most farming activity in dawson county is focused on crop production. Sheriff gary reiber is the current head of the dawson county sheriffs office. Dawson county, nebraska genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. Dawson countys first election to choose officials and. All assessment information was collected for the purpose of developing the annual property tax roll as provided for in chapter 77 of the nebraska revised statutes. The constitution of the state of nebraska distributes the judicial power of the state among the supreme court, court of appeals, district courts, and county courts. We are working hard to build this new database and adding new images often.1080 229 448 739 732 539 1465 360 642 368 634 430 716 721 1476 67 1500 11 1269 1263 942 540 558 718 942 648 1225 1315 1491 909 977 703 180 872 931 199 683 870 217 447