Rock County NEGenWeb Project
a part of the USGenWeb Project


Welcome to the Rock County Nebraska Genealogy & History Project.
The main purpose for these pages is to provide you with genealogical & historical research assistance for those who are digging for your roots and heritages in Rock County. If you are not able to find what you need, please be patient for these pages are developing over time. Also, if you have any information that you would love to contribute and share with others, contact the county coordinator and let's add your priceless information.

About Rock County Nebraska

Rock County originated in 1888 after separating from Brown County. Bassett became the county seat that same year. The first courthouse, a frame building, was constructed in 1889. It was destroyed in a fire in 1897. A second courthouse served the county until the 1930s. In the fall of 1938 area businessmen appeared before the county board to request a special courthouse bond election. The issue passed and was added to funds provided by the federal Works Projects Administration. Construction began in 1939 and by 1940 the Art Deco-style courthouse was completed. Click here to learn more about the first coursthouse.

About the Rock County Coordinator

My name is Susan Blattner. I am the Rock County Coordinator. I live
in Bassett, Nebraska. I can do some lookups, but limited on time and
resources, however, please ulitize our "Lookups link and see whose
available for your research needs. If you have any questions, suggestions
or any Rock County records or resources to add on our county's website,
then please contact me [ ].

A Path to Follow ...

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Surrounding Neighboring Counties

Rock County is surrounded by the following neighboring counties: Keya Paha     Holt     Loup     Brown

About USGenWeb & NEGenWeb Opportunity

The NEGenWeb Project was formed June, 15, 1996, when Dale Schneider created the Nebraska Genealogy Project as a part of the USGenWeb Genealogy Project. At that time, there was very little available on the web for those who were researching genealogy in Nebraska. Over the next year, volunteers were recruited to coordinate the WebPages for each county... (To Learn More...)

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