McPherson County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide2016-06-18T13:58:12+00:00

McPherson County, Nebraska Genealogy Guide

McPherson County, Nebraska (Map It) was created on March 31, 1887 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska Territory. The county was named in honor of James Birdseye McPherson, a general in the American Civil War. Learn More About State of Nebraska History

McPherson County is bordered by Hooker County  (north), Thomas County  (northeast), Logan County  (east), Lincoln County  (southeast), Keith County  (southwest), Arthur County  (west).

McPherson County Cities and Towns include Ringgold, Tryon.

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

McPherson County, Nebraska Courthouse Records

McPherson County, Nebraska Courthouse
McPherson County, NE Courthouse

The McPherson County Courthouse is located in Tryon, 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 McPherson 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.

  • McPherson County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1890. 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.
  • McPherson County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1890. 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.
  • McPherson Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1890 and Court Records from 1890. 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 1890,400, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain and function as juvenile courts.

McPherson County, Nebraska Census Records

McPherson County, Nebraska Vital Records

McPherson County, Nebraska Resources

McPherson County, Nebraska External Links

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