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.







Adjacent Counties

Cities and Villages

Harlan - Nebraska - east

Norton - Kansas - south

Decatur - Kansas - southwest

Red Willow - Nebraska - west

Frontier - Nebraska - northwest

Gospher - Nebraska - north

Phelphs - Nebraska - northeast


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   

James Stratton

Chauncy Inman



WW II Honor List   

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index    

1883 Pensioners List   







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Last Updated February 25, 2015

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