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Our Genealogy Helper for Rescue ...

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

We've added Rescue to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Rescue, 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 Rescue (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 Rescue. 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 Rescue is historic, it would have been located within present day Saunders County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saunders County: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy & Seward.

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

  DirDistance
Saunders     (The home county for Rescue)
  Prague   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]<2>
  Morse Bluff   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Malmo   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Weston   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Cedar Bluffs   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Colon   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Wahoo   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Valparaiso   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Mead   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Ithaca   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Leshara   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Ceresco   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Burt
  Oakland   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Craig   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Butler
  Abie   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Linwood   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Bruno   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Octavia   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Brainard   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  David City   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Dwight   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Garrison   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Bellwood   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Millerton   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Rising City   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Ulysses   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Cass
  Greenwood   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  South Bend   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Colfax
  Rogers   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Schuyler   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Richland   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Howells   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Clarkson   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Leigh   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Cuming
  Monterey   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Aloys   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  West Point   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Beemer   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Dodge
  North Bend   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Ames   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Inglewood   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Fremont   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Hooper   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Nickerson   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Scribner   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Snyder   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Dodge   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Fontanelle   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Winslow   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Crowell   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Douglas
  Valley   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Venice   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  King Lake   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Waterloo   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Elk City   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Elkhorn   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bennington   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Boys Town   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Millard   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Lancaster
  Agnew   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Davey   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Raymond   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Malcolm   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Waverly   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Belmont   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Gaslight Village   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Emerald   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Havelock   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lincoln   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Walton   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Platte
  Carriage House Estates   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Columbus   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Sheldonville   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Duncan   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Oconee   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Platte Center   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Creston   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Tarnov   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Monroe   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Humphrey   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Polk
  Shelby   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Osceola   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Stromsburg   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sarpy
  Linoma Beach   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Gretna   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Chalco   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Seward
  Bee   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Garland   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Staplehurst   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Seward   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Tamora   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Pleasant Dale   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Grover   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Goehner   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Utica   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Milford   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Washington
  Arlington   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Washington   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Kennard   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Blair   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Herman   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
York
  Gresham   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Rescue ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Rescue.

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 Rescue covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  E Willow Creek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSE Znami Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Bohemian National Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  ESE Bohemian National Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE St. John Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Linwood Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Nimburg Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W St.s Peter & Paul Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Bohemian Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE St. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNE Czech National Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Dawson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Fricke Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Fleming Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  E Holy Rosary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Old Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE National Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Edensburg Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Woodland Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Rescue ...

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 322 newspapers that have been published in the area around Rescue.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Rescue, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Rescue.

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.

Rescue itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

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

Prague   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rescue
 - Prague had no post office or railroad service
 
Prague   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rescue
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 304 people in 2017)
 - Prague had a post office and railroad service
 
Nimburg   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rescue
 - Nimburg had no post office or railroad service
 
Nimburg   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rescue
 - Nimburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Abie   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rescue
 - Abie had no post office or railroad service
 
Abie   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Rescue
 - 1895 population of 110 people (with 66 people in 2017)
 - Abie had a post office and railroad service
 
Linwood   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rescue
 - 1895 population of 309 people (with 84 people in 2017)
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Bruno   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rescue
 - Bruno 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 Rescue. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Rescue in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Rescue:

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 Saunders County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Burt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colfax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cuming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Platte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Seward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
York 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, for Saunders County

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
 
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      Iowa

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Rescue ...

While our initial data about Rescue came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Rescue in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Rescue.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Rescue:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

1895 Map of Nebraska - shows location of Rescue

Published by Rand McNally & Co.


The GNIS database contains an entry for Rescue. See our Misc Page for Rescue for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Saunders County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saunders County: www.co.saunders.ne.us/

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 Rescue, 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rescue) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rescue. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rescue

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rescue. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3442, Longitude: -96.8706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rescue 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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