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Our Genealogy Helper for Paplin ...

So far, we have found very little information about Paplin. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Paplin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Paplin, please Contact Us.


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Paplin (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Paplin. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Paplin is historic, it would have been located within present day Howard County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Howard County: Buffalo, Greeley, Hall, Merrick, Nance, Sherman & Valley.

Below are the counties that are near Paplin. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Paplin:

  DirDistance
Howard     (The home county for Paplin)
  Dannevirke   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]<2>
  Cotesfield   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Farwell   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Elba   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Boelus   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Howard City   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Dannebrog   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Saint Paul   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Cushing   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Saint Libory   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Boone
  Cedar Rapids   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Primrose   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Buffalo
  Ravenna   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Sweetwater   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Pleasanton   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Sartoria   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Prairie Center   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Shelton   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Gibbon   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Riverdale   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Custer
  Mason City   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Comstock   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Wescott   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Ansley   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Westerville   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Weissert   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Berwyn   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Garfield
  Burwell   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Greeley
  Scotia   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Horace - Historic   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Brayton   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Wolbach   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Greeley Center   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Greeley   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Spalding   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Hall
  Cairo   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Cameron   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Alda   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Grand Island   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Wood River   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Doniphan   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Hamilton
  Phillips   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Merrick
  Palmer   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Worms   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Archer   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Chapman   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Hord   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Central City   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Nance
  Belgrade   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Fullerton   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sherman
  Ashton   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Loup City   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  North Loup City   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Rockville   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Hazard   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Litchfield   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
 
Valley
  North Loup   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Arcadia   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Ord   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Elyria   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Wheeler
  Ericson   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Paplin, see our County-by-County Page for Paplin.

Cemeteries Near Paplin ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Paplin.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Paplin covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  ESE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNE Dannevirke Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW St. Francis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Union Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SE Danish Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Czechoslovakia Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Bohemian National Graveyard   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Cotesfield Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSE Kelso Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Scotch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Elba Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Austin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Newspapers Published in Paplin ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 129 newspapers that have been published in the area around Paplin.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Paplin, there are papers which were published within 49 miles [78.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Paplin.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Paplin in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Paplin.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Paplin, with the one closest to Paplin listed first.

Ashton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Paplin
 - Ashton had no post office or railroad service
 
Ashton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Paplin
 - Ashton had a post office and railroad service
 
Dannevirke   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paplin
 - Dannevirke had no post office or railroad service
 
Dannevirke   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Paplin
 - Dannevirke had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farwell   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Paplin
 - Farwell had no post office or railroad service
 
Farwell   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Paplin
 - Farwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotesfield   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Paplin
 - Cotesfield had no post office or railroad service
 
Cotesfield   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Paplin
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 48 people in 2017)
 - Cotesfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Paplin
 - Elba had no post office or railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Paplin. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Paplin in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Paplin:

These websites are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Library/Archives Division of the Nebraska State Historical Society

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Nebraska to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Howard County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Custer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Garfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greeley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Merrick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nance County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Valley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wheeler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Nebraska

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Nebraska

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Nebraska

About Howard County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Paplin, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paplin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paplin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2803, Longitude: -98.7367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paplin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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