• The library staff will search newspaper obituaries by exact date of death only. All obituaries are $5.50 per lookup. Please email your requests to If anyone is interested in donating historical material to the library, please call or email us.


Microfilm Newspapers                                                                                tree-clip-art-14

St. Helena Gazette: 1858-1859 and 1877-1878

Cedar County News: Feb 24, 1898-present

Hartington Herald: June 11, 1892-1944

Wynot Tribune: June 6 1907-July 26 1917

Census Records: 1880,1900,1910,1920 and 1930


History of Cedar County by J. Mike McCoy

History of Cedar County by Twila Anderson. Reprint c1982

History of the State of Nebraska by A. T. Andeas.  Reprint c1882.

Heinrich Stuckenhoff: The Church Builder if North Eastern Nebraska by Joseph H. Wachter

Immaculate Conception Church: St Helena, Ne 1896-1996

SS Philip & James Catholic Church: Observing 96 Year of Catholic Faith, 1904-2000

SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church: 125 Year of Faith and Family 1877-2002

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Constance, Ne  1896-1996

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fordyce, Ne  1909-2009

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, Ne 1886-1986 and 1886-2011

Hartington 75 Diamond Jubilee Book 1958

Hartington 100 Centennial: 1983-1983

St. Helena Sesquicentennial History Book 1858-2008

Randolph Q125 Book, 1886-2011

Coleridge Diamond Jubilee 1883-1958

A Journey of Faith: Holy Trinity/Cedar Catholic High School 1900-2005

1899 & 1917 Cedar County Plat Book

* Many Family History Books are also available

Genealogy Links and Resources

Cedar County Genealogy:

Cedar County Courthouse, Box 695, Hartington, Ne  68739,

Cedar County Historical Museum, 304 W. Franklin, Box 335, Hartington, Ne  68739, Naturalization books of Cedar County, histories of various towns in Cedar County, biographies of families who settled in Cedar County, scrapbooks and more.

Wintz Funeral Home, 203 W. Franklin, Box 505 Hartington, NE  68739

Nebraska State Historical Society:, PO Box 82554, 1500 R Street,
Lincoln, Ne  68501

RecordsBase; Public Records Search Base and Online Genealogy Website

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