Burt County, Nebraska Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1854--Burt County was created 23 November 1854 as an original county. County seat: Tekamah 
- Argo Cemetery
- Arizona Cemetery
- Craig Cemetery
- Grace Cemetery
- Hillcrest Cemetery
- Holy Family Cemetery
- Lyons Cemetery
- Oakland Cemetery
- Pioneer Cemetery (in Cuming Co. but operated by Oakland, Burt County)
- Saint Josephs Cemetery
- Salem Cemetery
- Silver Creek Cemetery
- Tekamah Cemetery
In addition to the federal census of 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 (check Nebarska State census page for availability) Burt County can also be found in several territorial and state census. Some of those are posted online:
History of the State of Nebraska first published in 1882 by The Western Historical Company, A. T. Andreas, Proprietor, Chicago, IL. Includes a detailed chapter on Burt County. Republished on the web by NEGenWeb Project Resource Center On-Line Library. (Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska: Burt County Produced by Karen Elliott.)
"Burt County Nebraska in the World War, VICTORY" 1919 , published by The Burt County Herald, Tekamah, NE. (Produced by William Wever, T&C Miller with index.)Republished on the web by NEGenWeb Project Resource Center On-Line Library.
"Noteworthy Men of Tekamah and Vicinity", by Ott Brothers, 1905. Republished on the web by NEGenWeb Project Resource Center On-Line Library.
A history of Burt County, Nebraska : from 1803 to 1929. Wahoo, Neb. : Ludi Print. Co., [1929?] Available online through Heritage Quest (check with your local library through which you may have access already to Heritage Quests databases) Also available online through BYU Digital Archives.
Story of an old town : with reminiscences of early Nebraska and biographies of pioneers by DeMilt, A. P. Omaha, Neb. : Douglas Print. Co. 1902 [about Decatur, Burt County, NE, chapter 6 is about early Burt County in general with biographical sketches] Available online through Heritage Quest (check with your local library through which you may have access already to Heritage Quests databases).
Who's Who in Burt County, Nebraska, 1940. by Douglas C. Sutherland. Transcribed by Karen Elliott for NEGenWeb Project.
A Craig scrapbook: a story of a village in Burt County, Nebraska by Lang, Russell Clark; Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, c2008 Available online by BYU Digital Archives.
1884 Atlas of State: Record of County Officials of Burt County, Nebraska 1855 - 1884. Transcribed and submitted by Bonnie Marks for USGenWeb Project.
Societies and Libraries
- Burt County, Nebraska USGenWeb Project
- Family History Library Catalog
- Nebraska Genealogy: Burt County Page
- Linkpendium: Burt County
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).