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Pony Express

List of Riders

On off-site page listing some of the young men who rode for some of the various Pony Express services.

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Denver Public Library

Geneaolgy Data Files

Files on the NE Civil War Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) posts and rosters, plus a listing of NE Civil War Veterans.

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1882 Andreas' History of Nebraska

Keith County

The Keith County page of this well recognized reference book.

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1887 Nebraska State Journal

Ogallala Settler Promo

The Sunday June 5, 1887 Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln was a special immigration issue. Towns statewide sent promotional articles for publication.

1890 Nebraska State Gazetteer

Keith County Farmers

Keith County Businesses

Many county farmers/ranchers and businesses listed here.

Historical Articles

"The Law at the End of the Trail"

"Ogallala--Nebraska's Cowboy Capital"

Well researched articles about Ogallala's history and heydays.

Delinquent Taxpayers

Tax Records

A listing of delinquent taxpayers from 1909 - 1927. Index has a brief explanation of the listings. Listings are comprised of names and townships.

1935 Union Pacific Seniority Roster


A typed roster and mirror table of U.P. Section Hands arranged by name and Section, and what we believe to be date of employment. Includes "Sections" Sarben, Keystone, Lewellen, Oshkosh, Broadwater, Northport, Gering, Lyman, Yoder, and Cottier.

1940 Who's Who in Keith County

Historical Text


A directory of prominent citizens of the time with short bios of each, along with an excellent overview of the history of the area.

1948 Telephone Directory

Directory Index

A telephone directory, much like the ones we have today, listing names, town or farm residence, and businesses. Includes Ogallala, Brule, and Big Springs.

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1890 Census of Civil War Veterans...

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Census Index Page
Family Obituaries...

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Cemeteries, Deaths and Burials, and Obituaries Page
1975 Keystone Memories...

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Books We Own
Nebraska Days...

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Family Histories

LDS Microfilms... Available from Family History Centers
  • Probate Records 1895-1976; film 1 598 326
  • Nebraska Census 1885; 0 499 559
  • US Federal Census; various film numbers

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