|Name||Address||City||State||Zip Code||Phone Number|
|Custer County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices|
|Custer County Clerk||431 South 10th Avenue||Broken Bow||NE||68822||308-872-5761|
|Ansley City Clerk||217 NILE St||Ansley||NE||68814||308-935-1467|
|Callaway Clerk||157 East Kimball Street||Callaway||NE||68825||308-836-2262|
|Comstock City Hall||115 E Main||Comstock||NE||68828||308-628-4124|
|Sargent City Clerk||106 2nd Street||Sargent||NE||68874||308-527-4200|
|Custer County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases|
|Custer County Clerk Website|
|Custer County Clerk's Office Marriage Licenses|
|Custer County Divorce Certificates|
|Custer County Genealogy Records|
|Custer County Marriage Certificates & Records|
|Married Couples||2,578 (53.8%)|
|Unmarried Couples||233 (2.2%)|
|Never Married Men||1,151 (26.7%)|
|Never Married Women||692 (15.6%)|
|Separated Men||101 (2.3%)|
|Separated Women||76 (1.7%)|
|Widowed Men||86 (2.0%)|
|Widowed Women||538 (12.1%)|
|Divorced Men||349 (8.1%)|
|Divorced Women||486 (11.0%)|
Marriage Records in Nebraska
Marriage Records in Custer County, Nebraska is maintained by the Marriage Licenses Department. This department issues marriage licenses based on the information contained in the certificate provided by the Clerk of Court. All marriage licenses are printed with the names of the couple, their parents and the officiant. They are then stamped with a seal from the clerk of court. Marriage records are recorded in the county office which holds the record.
Marriage records are public record, that means anyone can access them. You don’t need a special permission or an admission before accessing these records. If you are conducting your own public record search, you need a personal identification number, known as an EIN. An e-mail address is also needed to conduct a marriage records search. To get more information about your searches, you may check the Omaha paper’s free marriage records web site or seek assistance from the county office.
Most people who search for marriage records in Custer County do so on the Internet. This is because the county has web sites that provide access to this type of records. Omaha World Herald and the Omaha World newspaper published the records previously. Now you have the opportunity to get copies of the records from the web site. The web site is run by the Nebraska State Archives and they are responsible for preserving the records. These records are then made accessible to the general public.
Accessing the records is easy and simple. You may do it online at the county’s website. Once you are there, you will see a search box for searching for marriage records. Enter the information that you want and click on “search.” Within seconds, the results will be displayed on the screen.
Before the Internet, these records were held in the public archives in the county where the marriages happened. Such records were then digitized and put on microfilm. It took quite some time before the records found their way to books and other material that could be accessed by the general public. There was also a great deal of patience and hard work involved in retrieving the microfilms from the archiving units. Such records were mostly only available to research scholars and professionals.
Thankfully, times have changed. Today, you can view marriage records online. In addition, you can obtain copies of such records by paying a small fee. If you would like to save money while searching, you may search the records for free. However, you must know that the free searches will not give you as much detail as the paid ones.