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





This county website is available for adoption.



If you can make a basic webpage

and have a desire to transcribe data for this county, we're looking for hosts.

View our Volunteer Information page and contact Kim.







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   






We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.


All data we come across will be added to this site.


We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again

to view the updates we make to this site.  







Please report any problems or broken links, thanks


     If you have any family data such as obits, births, marriages, etc. pertaining to Burt County and would like to have it posted

     to this site, please contact us.



    There are state and county sites that are up for adoption. If you would like to become a volunteer host for any of the sites available, contact Kim.



All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited, has been transcribed

and contributed by:  Frances Cooley


Last updated December 26, 2014


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