Welcome to Burt County
History and Genealogy


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Burt County, Nebraska was formed in 1854.

 The County seat is Tekamah.



Cities and Villages:








Adjacent Counties:


Thurston County, Nebraska - to the north


Monona County, Iowa - to the northeast


Harrison County, Iowa - to the southeast


Washington County, Nebraska - to the south


Dodge County, Nebraska - to the southwest


Cuming County, Nebraska - to the west




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Items of Interest





Burt County Events


History Burt County




1860 Mortality Schedule


News Articles   


Family Queries  


News Around Burt County  





1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes   


WW II Honor List   


 News Tidbits   




Crimes and Murders   


1860 U. S. Federal Census    


WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index   


1883 List of Prisoners   


Personal Stories   




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Last updated September 28, 2015






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has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley

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