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The North Platte Genealogy Society information is on the second floor of the North Platte Public Library, 4th and Sycamore, North Platte. The Society meets every third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Library.

North Platte Genealogical Society
120 W 4th Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Phone: (308) 535-8036

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Census Records

1870 Federal Census (not indexed)
1880 Federal Census (indexed)
1885 State Census (indexed)
1920 Federal Census index

Marriage Records

Lincoln County marriage index from 1867 thru 1910. Later marriages records are available from the Lincoln County Clerk of Court.


1907 City and County Directory
1913 City Directory
1914 City Directory
Later directories from about 1918 are available at the North Platte Library. For a listed person, information includes the mailing addresses, land descriptions owned by the person, and the type of business the person was engaged in.

Church Records

Church records include some death, marriage and baptism records for the Lutheran, Episcopal and Presbyterian churches. Presbyterian Church records available are up to about 1950.

GAR Records

Post membership records are available, including some obits and tombstone pictures.

Cemetery Records

North Platte City Cemetery records.
Gaslin Cemetery records - not complete.
Fort McPherson National Cemetery - contact Ramona Wickenkamp (see below). She has a list of burials at the National Cemetery, and can lookup information.

Other cemeteries: A two volume set of cemetery records is available at the North Platte Public Library. One volume contains information on the city cemetery, done in about 1975, and is not complete. The other volume contains information on other cemeteries in the county, and was also done in about 1975.

Other Records

Partial list of early Union Pacific Railroad workers (not indexed).
1920 County History every name index.
Early businesses
Brand owners
Civil War veterans

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Ramona Wickenkamp
a member of the North Platte Genealogy Society will do lookups.

You can E-Mail Ramona by clicking on her name above or write to her at the following address:
Ms Ramona Wickenkamp
721 Gilman
North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 534-3995

The Genealogy Society has access to newspapers, starting in 1932. Charges for obituary lookups are as follows:

For a lookup of an obituary where you have the date of death, or very nearly the correct date: $2.00 minimum, plus 25 cents for a copy of the obituary. For a lookup of an obituary where you have the month and year: $3.00 minimum, plus 25 cents for a copy of the obituary. Lookups of obituaries were the month and year aren't supplied will not be done.

The charge for other lookups will depend on the amount of information supplied.

If you have other questions contact the Lincoln County Coordinator by sending an E-Mail message.