Garden County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

Garden County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on November 02, 1909 from Deuel County. The county was named for the hopes of two real estate agents and citizens of the county seat,Oshkosh, Nebraska, that the county would be the "garden spot of the west". Learn More About State of Nebraska History

Garden County is bordered by Sheridan County  (north), Grant County  (east), Arthur County  (east), Keith County  (southeast), Deuel County  (south), Cheyenne County  (southwest), Morrill County  (west).

Garden County Cities and Towns include Lewellen, Lisco, shkosh.

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

Garden County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

Garden County, Nebraska Courthouse
Garden County, NE Courthouse

The Garden County Courthouse is located in Oshkosh, 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 Garden 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.

  • Garden County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1910. 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.
  • Garden County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1887. 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.
  • Garden Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1910 and Court Records from 1910. 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 1910,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

Garden County, Nebraska Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Nebraska Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

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