Welcome to Furnas County, Nebraska



History and Genealogy


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Furnas County is one of the ninety-three counties in the state of Nebraska.  


It is  located in the southwestern part of the state.  


It was named in honor of Robert Furnas, the third governor of the state.  


The county seat is Beaver City.



This county website is available for adoption





Adjacent Counties

Harlan, Norton, Kansas, Decatur, Kansas ,  

Red Willow, Frontier, Gospher and Phelphs.


Cities and Villages


Beaver City











Online Data


 Early History Furnas County

Hendley Class Photo 1928

Albert Batchelor 

Hendley Class Photo 1933

 New Hendley High School

Old Hendley Photographs

Hendley School Photo 1927


William Henry Kellogg

News Tidbits   

Hendley Class Photo 1935

Della Batchelor


Hendley 1932 Year Book

Pioneer Families   



WW II Honor List   

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index    

1883 Pensioners List   







 We regret that we are unable to perform personal research.



Data Contributions needed!

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Last Updated February 27, 2016







      All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited, has
      been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley

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