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Richardson County, Nebraska


Richardson County was named for Hon. William A. Richardson,
of Illinois, who was the third Territorial Governor.

The organization of the county in 1854, when it was
created by Proclamation of acting Governor Cuming.  

Upon assembling the first Territorial Legislature, in 1855, the county
was re-organized in present form.  When it was first created it occupied a
large amount of the space now a part of Johnson and Pawnee Counties.

The county seat is Falls City.  

We regret that we are unable to perform personal research

This county website is up for adoption.

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data for this county, we're looking for hosts.   View our
Volunteer Information Page and contact Kim

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Bordering Counties

Nemaha County, Nebraska,  Holt County, Missouri,  

Doniphan County, Kansas,  Brown County, Kansas,  

Nemaha County, Kansas  and  Pawnee County, Nebraska.

Cities and Villages

Barada, Dawson, Falls City, Humboldt, Preston,
Rulo, Salem, Shubert, Stella and Verdon.

Online Data


Hon. Lorenzo Crounse

 Richardson's Pioneers

 Batchelder Family

Earliest Settlers In Richardson County

Family Queries

John B. Didier  

School Photographs




1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes  

News Articles  

WW II Honor List

County Marriages


WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index

News and Tidbits   

1883 Pensioners List

 Please report any problems or broken links, thanks......

Data Contributions needed

If you have any family data such as obits, births, marriages, etc.
pertaining to Richardson County and would like to have it posted
to this site, please contact us.

 Last updated:  February 19, 2015

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

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