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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4410.AM:  St. John’s Lutheran Church (Rural) (Beemer, Neb.)



Records:  1876-1970

Beemer, Cuming County, Neb.:  Lutheran Church

Size:  2 volumes on 1 reel of microfilm



BACKGROUND NOTE



St. John’s Lutheran Church was organized in 1876 by a group of German settlers in Bismarck Precinct of rural Cuming County, Nebraska. A few years later, the town of Beemer was platted nearby. St. John’s affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. On April 13, 1969, this congregation and that of the Zion Lutheran Church in Wisner voted to become one congregation.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The records of the St. John’s Lutheran Church (Rural) of Beemer, Nebraska, consist of two volumes on one reel of microfilm. The records date from 1876-1970. Both volumes contain the records of baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, and deaths. The second volume also contains a copy of the constitution of the congregation, a list of members, and a brief chronicle of the churchs history. The entries were made in the German language until the 1920s when the use of English began.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume




  1. 1876-1893

  2. 1894-1970



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Beemer (Neb.) — Churches

Cuming County (Neb.) — Churches

Germans in Nebraska

Lutheran Church in Nebraska

St. John’s Lutheran Church (Rural) (Beemer, Neb.)



 



Revised 09-15-2008   TMM