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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4361.AM:  St. John’s Parish, German Evangelical Church (McWilliams Precinct, Otoe County, Neb.)



Records:  1871-1917

McWilliams Precinct, Otoe County, Neb.:  German Evangelical church

Size:  1 reel of microfilm



HISTORICAL NOTE



There is little information available except that this church was organized in January of 1871, in Otoe County, Nebraska. Some biographical notes on persons mentioned in this volume may be found in R.E. Dale’s “Otoe County Pioneers.”



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing one volume of records of St. John’s Parish, German Evangelical Church in Otoe County, Nebraska. This volume, spanning the years 1871-1917, contains membership rolls, confirmations, baptisms, burials, communications, weddings and charity. The entries are written entirely in German.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume section




  1. Parish order and list of members, pp. 1-13

  2. Supplement to list of members, pp. 14-15

  3. Register of confirmations, pp. 40-48 (continued on p.180)

  4. Baptisms, pp. 50-98

  5. Burials, pp. 200-216

  6. Communions, pp.300-306

  7. Weddings, pp. 350-360

  8. Gifts of love, pp. 370-383



Note: Inside the back cover there is a diagram of the graveyard of the church.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebraska

German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nebraska

Germans in Nebraska

Otoe County (Neb.) — Churches

St. John’s Parish, German Evangelical Church (McWilliams Precinct, Otoe County, Neb.)



 



Revised 06-08-2009   TMM