St. John's Parish, German Evangelical Church [RG4361.AM]

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.)

 

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