Nebraska Genealogy & LDS Family History Centers

Tracing your roots in Nebraska is much easier than you might think, thanks to the resources available at Nebraska family history centers across the state. These offshoots of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City offer a wealth of resources at your fingertips to find your family origins and build your family tree. The offices are all run by the Nebraska LDS church, but the research material inside is available to all Nebraska residents at no charge. From an extensive collection of printed documents and microfilm to the latest in technology, the family history center in your neighborhood can provide you with everything you need to discover your past.

Alliance Nebraska Family History Center
1327 Hammond Ln
Alliance, Nebraska 69301
(308) 762-1308
Notes: during inclement weather please call first

Chadron Nebraska Family History Center
936 W 10th
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
No set schedule at this time

Grand Island Family History Center
212 W 22nd St
Grand Island, Nebraska 68801
(308) 381-2614
Notes: Winter hours are shortened and call ahead on bad weather days to make sure they are open

Hastings Family History Center
1725 Crane Ave
Hastings, Nebraska 68901
(402) 463-3402

Lincoln Family History Center
3000 Old Cheney Rd
Lincoln, Nebraska 68516
(402) 423-8201

Omaha Family History Center
14680 California Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68154
(402) 393-7641

Papillion Family History Center
12009 S 84th St
Papillion, Nebraska 68046
(402) 339-0461
Notes: 3/4 mile South of Highway 370 in LDS Church

Scottsbluff Ward FHC
501 Winter Creek Dr
Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361
(308) 635-7012

Nebraska Genealogy Resources

The promise of land brought many early pioneers to Nebraska. The Homestead Act of 1862 provided families 160 acres in return for living on the land for 5 years. Make sure to consult land records to learn more about your family. Plat maps may also be available that can assist you in recreating your ancestor's community.

Nebraska Health and Human Services System, Vital Records
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska State Historical Society
P.O. Box 82554
1500 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68501

Nebraska State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5608
Lincoln, NE 68505-0608

Beatrice Public Library
100 North 16th St.
Beatrice, NE 68310
(402) 223-3584

United Methodist Archives
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Special Collections
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100

Nebraska Genealogy Websites


Nebraska USGenWeb

Cyndi's List-Nebraska

FamilySearch Wiki-Nebraska

Nebraska Record Collections

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