Nebraska Census Records

Statewide KansasCensus records that exist are 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (fragment, see below), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.

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There are Industry and Agriculture Schedules 1860, 1870 and 1880.

The Mortality Schedules for the years 1860, 1870 and 1880. The Union Veterans Schedules exist for 1890.

Federal census records for 1860 to 1880, including mortality schedules, agriculture schedules, and industry schedules, have been copied and filed at the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Several territorial censuses were taken in Nebraska. Those original records can be found at the Nebraska State Historical Society and include censuses for 1854, 1855, and 1856. Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Records contains an index of those records. Censuses taken in 1867, 1874, 1875, 1878, and 1879 also included some information from Nebraska counties.

Nebraska Census RecordsThe 1885 state census has been copied on microfilm. It is available at the FHL, National Archives, and Nebraska State Historical Society. All household members were listed in those schedules, Mortality, agricultural, and industrial schedules were also included. The 1890 Census Substitute database includes an index of those records.

The state of Nebraska requires that school censuses be taken on an annual basis. Some of those records are available on microfilm at the FHL, as part of Nebraska’s USGenWeb archives, or through the Nebraska State Historical Society.

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