OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Holt County, Nebraska
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
West County was founded on January 13, 1860 from Unorganized area of the Nebraska . On January 09, 1862 the County was renamed Holt County.
Currently the Holt County Seat is located in O’Neill and also the county government website is http://www.co.holt.ne.us/
Places adjoining Holt County are Boyd County, Knox County, Antelope County, Wheeler County, Garfield County, Loup County, Rock County, Keya_Paha County .
Townships located in the county include Antelope, Atkinson, Belle, Chambers, Cleveland, Coleman, Conley, Deloit, Dustin, Emmet, Ewing, Fairview, Francis, Golden, Grattan, Green Valley, Holt Creek, Inman, Iowa, Josie, Lake, McClure, Paddock, Pleasant View, Rock Falls, Sand Creek, Saratoga, Scott, Shamrock, Sheridan, Shields, Steel Creek, Stuart, Swan, Verdigris, Willowdale, Wyoming.
Holt County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules exist for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. Mortality Schedules are available for 1870 and 1880 . Industry and Agriculture Schedules exist for 1870 and 1880 . The Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free downloadable and printable census forms to help with your research.
Holt County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Holt County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Nebraska State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Holt County Historical Society, 401 E Douglas St, O’Neill, NE 68763; Phone:(402) 336-2344
- North Central Nebraska Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 362, O’Neill NE 68763
- Northern Nebraska Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 362, O’Neill NE 68763
- Holt County, Nebraska Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Holt County, Nebraska Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Holt County (usgwarchives.net)
Holt County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers often fail to notice the great importance of Holt County court, probate, and land records as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in Nebraska courthouses and archives just about everywhere could be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Nebraska citizens. The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few facets of their lives in the Holt County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.
- Holt County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 204 N 4th St, O’Neill, NE 68763
- Phone: (402) 336-1762
- Holt County Clerk
- Marriage Records: 1878
- Holt County Register of Deeds
- Land Records: 1862
- Holt Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1862
- Court Records: 1862
- Nebraska Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Nebraska for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
- Ordering Vital Records – You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for Nebraska Birth Certificate, Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate Applications to mail.
Holt County Links
The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Holt County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to submit your own preferred Holt County genealogy or family history related sites.
Holt Co. NE Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Nebraska Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Nebraska historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Nebraska (1868–1983) (genealogybank.com)
- Holt County, Nebraska Books (amazon.com)
- Search Nebraska Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Holt County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Holt Co. NE Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- Nebraska Vital Records Research Guide
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Holt Co. NE Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Nebraska Court Records Research Guide
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Holt Co. NE Census Records
- Nebraska Census Records Research Guide
- Holt County, NE Census Records Links
- Holt County, NE Census QuickFacts
Holt Co. NE Cemeteries & Church Records
- Nebraska Cemetery Research Guide
- Holt Co., Nebraska Graves (findagrave.com)
- Holt County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Holt Co., Nebraska Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Holt County, Nebraska
- Holt Co., Nebraska Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Nebraska Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Holt County, Nebraska
- Holt County, Nebraska Church Books (amazon.com)
Holt Co. NE Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Nebraska Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Holt Co. NE General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Nebraska
- Holt County, Nebraska Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Holt County, Nebraska Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Holt Co. NE Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Holt County, Nebraska (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Nebraska – Counties – Holt (cyndislist.com)
- Holt County Nebraska (genealogytrails.com)
- Holt Co. NEGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Holt County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Holt Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Holt Co. NE Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Nebraska Links and Information
- 1895 Holt County Map (livgenmi.com)
Holt Co. NE Military Records
- Nebraska Military Records Research Guide
- Nebraska Military Records (fold3.com) provides you with access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Nebraska both males and females that served. Suitable for Holt County genealogists, researchers, historians and a lot more.