Cuming County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Cuming County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on March 16, 1855 from Burt County. The county was named in honor of Thomas B. Cuming, first Secretary of Nebraska Territory. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Cuming County is bordered by Thurston County  (northeast), Burt County  (east), Dodge County  (south), Colfax County  (southwest), Stanton County  (west), Wayne County  (northwest).

Cuming County Cities and Towns include West Point, Wisner, Bancroft, Beemer.

Cuming County Townships include Bancroft, Beemer, Bismark, Blaine, Cleveland, Cuming, Elkhorn, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Logan, Monterey, Neligh, St. Charles, Sherman, Wisner.

A Map of Cuming County, Nebraska contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Cuming County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Cuming County, Nebraska Courthouse
Cuming County, NE Courthouse

The Cuming County Courthouse is located in West Point, Nebraska. Learn More About State of Nebraska Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Cuming county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Cuming County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1866. The County Clerk is responsible for Marriage Licenses and can also be expected to hold delayed birth registrations. Other records of interest to the researcher include military discharges, voter registrations, estray notices, marks and brands, physician’s registers, farm and ranch names, and school registers.
  • Cuming County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1869. The County Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining and securing the land records of the county. The duties include preserving of old land records and maintaining records that have been recorded which include, warranty deeds, mortgages, deeds of trust, plats and any other documents that affect a specific piece of land in the county.
  • Cuming Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1869 and Court Records from 1862. The Clerk of Courts duties include misdemeanor cases, including preliminary hearing in felony cases, civil cases involving less than $45,000, small claims involving less than 1862,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

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Cuming County, Nebraska Vital Records

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