Howard County Lookups

Howard County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

If you own or know of any Howard County reference resources or books, whether listed or not, and will do look-ups, please let us know. As you can see, volunteers are needed.

Feel free to request a look-up from the following reference resources. Please limit your request to one name per request. Please put Howard COUNTY LOOKUP in the subject line of your request to ensure the message is not overlooked or accidentally deleted. In the first line of the message please put the title of the resource in which you are requesting the lookup.

If you request a lookup, don't forget to thank your volunteer for his or her time.

Howard County Resources

Resource Lookup Volunteer

Boelus, NE: The First Hundred Years: 1885-1985
By Duane Berck.

Lenise Cook

St. Paul Republican, 2 Nov 1916 thru 16 Oct 1919 (this is not indexed so please be as specific as possible as to date)

Howard County Herald, 15 Feb 1923 thru 8 Jul 1926 (this is not indexed, so please be specific about dates)
Howard County Marriages, Books 5 and 6 (thru 1942) (Indexes to books 1 thru 4 are on the main Howard County page)
U.S. Census for Howard County 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 (we are looking for volunteers to transcribe this to post on the website.  If you are interested please contact Lenise)

Denise Baker has offered to help anyone with roots in Saint Libory. Her family has lived in the area over 100 years and she has access to local information and records.

Edward Johnson has offered to share information on John Isaac Haggstrom, Rebert Haggstrom, Anders Oakeson, Martin William Oakeson, Andrew Vang, Nels and Engebrect Johnson and others. Most are buried in North Logan, Fairdale, Wolbach and St. Paul's Elmwood cemeteries.

 Addresses in Howard County

Howard County Historical Society

6th St.
P.O. Box 304
St. Paul, NE 68873-0304
(308) 754-4454


Howard County Court House

612 Indian Street
Saint Paul, NE

Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

619 Howard Ave,
Saint Paul, NE 68873-1999
Phone: (308)754-5558

Saint Paul City Office

704 6th Street
Saint Paul, NE 68873-1631
Phone: (308) 754-4483


Professional Researchers

The following are people who are willing to do research in Howard County for a fee. Listing here does not imply any endorsement or guarantee, but is merely offered as a service.

Thelma Christensen (no e-mail access, so contact by mail or phone)

311 Bruce Street
Saint Paul, NE 68873
Phone: (308) 754-4811

Experience: Has been doing research for 27 to 28 years.
Areas of search: Will search the newspaper archives in St. Paul (going back to 1870's) for obituaries, etc. when available, will search for headstones in the Elmwood and Catholic cemeteries in St. Paul and the Elba cemetery. Will research delayed birth records, probate records, deed records, school census, and marriage records in the courthouse, and has tombstone records for the Warsaw and Turkey Creek cemeteries.

Charges - $10 an hour (current as of 10/2000)



 Lenise Cook - - - - last updated Sunday, 16-Mar-2008 23:16:07 CDT