USGenWeb Census Project
http://www.us-census.org/
http://www.us-census.org/states/
http://www.us-census.org/states/nebraska/
http://www.us-census.org/states/nebraska/b-ne.htm#Butler

USGenWeb Census Project
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~census/
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~census/states.htm
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~census/states/nebraska/

Butler Co. NE Census

updated April 02, 2003

Nebraska Census & Counties

Records Census Records for Nebraska (information about census, not data) off site
Counties Nebraska Counties: 1854-Present (maps and information) off site

Nebraska Territorial Census

1854 Nebraska Territorial Census (Butler was not a county yet)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/census/states/nebraska/neother.htm#terr

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1855 Nebraska Territorial Census (Butler was not a county yet)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/census/states/nebraska/neother.htm#terr

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1856 Nebraska Territorial Census (Butler was not a county yet)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/census/states/nebraska/neother.htm#terr

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1860 Nebraska Territorial Census
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ne/state/census/1860/f0039.txt
Pg 95 shows households with Plattsmouth P.O. addresses but attributed to Butler Co. NE possibly due to efforts by Waverly Town Company, of Plattsmouth, NE. [Andreas, part 1]

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1861-1865 Remember, Nebr. Civil War and Veteran's records for this period (also 1893 census)
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/state/military.html
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~necivwar/

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off site
Various years Nebraska Civil War Veterans buried in Oklahoma
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/ne/state/military/burial/cwokla.txt

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Nebraska Federal Census

All decades Census: GenealogyDatabase.com
In fall 2000, this census image database should go online.  Users must "register" and there will probably be a fee.  All decades 1790-1920 will ultimately be there.

Ancestry.com also will have census online for a fee.  Description of this service

off site
1867 Nebraska admitted as a state.
1868 Butler County was organized with precincts, in 1868, according to one history.   Here is one scenario on its origins: In 1854, Cass Co. was large and included what would become Greene Co.  In early 1856, the legislature decided to make the counties a more uniform and manageable size, so both York and Greene Counties were divided. York County was split into York and Polk Counties; Greene County was divided into what is now Lancaster, Seward and Butler Counties.
1869 Butler Co. 1869 Census (on site version excerpted from the link below):
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/topic/resources/OLLibrary/Journals/NMGR/Vol22/nmgrp005.html#cc
on site
off site
Various decades
1870-1920
USGenWeb Archives -- Nebr. Census (white pages)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/census/states/nebraska/nebraska.htm
USGenWeb Archives: Nebraska State Files

off site
off site
Various decades
1870-1920
The USGenWeb Census Project -- Nebr. Census (blue pages)
http://www.us-census.org/states/nebraska/nebraska.htm

off site
1870 probably not transcribed nor scanned
Roll M593-828 1870 NE Census: Black Bird, Buffalo, Burt, Butler, Cass, Cedar, Cheyenne, Clay, Colfax, Cuming, Dakota, Dawson, Dixon, Dodge, and Gage Counties
1880 1880 Census Butler Co. [not much yet]
Roll T9-0744 1880 NE Census: Butler, Cass, Cedar, Chase, and Cheyenne Counties
1882 "History of Nebraska" list of Butler Co. names prior to 1882 [not census] off site
1883 "Civil War Veterans Nebraska" list of Nebr. names [not census] off site
1885 1885 Nebr. Agricultural Census. If you find this online, please let us know.
Roll M352-6 1885 NE Census: Butler County

1885 Nebraska Census: LDS Microfilm 0 499 559

1890 While not a census, this Gazetteer lists names
1890-91 Butler Co. Farmers (alphabetical lists)
1890-91 Butler Co. Businesses (names by town)
1890-1891 Nebraska State Gazetteer (at NEGenWeb)

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on site

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1890 Roll M123-36 1890 Veteran's Census: Adams, Butler, Chase, Clay, Dundy, Fillmore, Franklin, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Hamilton, Harlan, Hayes, Hitchcock, Jefferson, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps, Polk, Red Willow, Saline, Seward, Thayer, Webster, and York Counties
http://www.usgwarchives.org/ne/state/stamilit.htm#rosters [see if Butler Co. is there]
  • Nebraska Civil War Grand Army of the Republic (Denver CO Library)
  • http://www.denver.lib.co.us/ebranch/whg/datafile.html#nebgar
  • Nebraska Civil War Veterans (look for links to name lists like these)
    • A-Bunch
    • Bundy-Dawson
    • Day-Gilroy
    • Gilson-Hunter
    • Hunting-Mansfield
    • Manso-Oldham
    • Olds-Saunders
    • Sausman-Thomson
    • Thorman-Zwaig
 

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1891 Scroll and look for Butler Co. (publications--not surnames)
Rosters - 1891 Vet Census Extracts from NSGS (publication series)
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1893 1893 Nebr. Census of CW Veterans (scroll and look for Butler Co town names)
http://www.crosswinds.net/~holtnebr/1893/nebraska.html

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1900 1900 Census Butler Co. [not much yet]
Roll T623-918 1900 NE Census: Burt, Butler, and Cass (part: EDs 1-6, and ED 7, sheets 1-2) Counties.
1910 Roll T624-839 1910 NE Census: Boyd, Burt, Brown, Butler, and Buffalo Counties.
1920 Roll T625-982 1920 NE Census: Butler, Franklin, Cass, and Cheyenne Counties.
1930 Roll ? 1930 NE Census: Microfilm was released on 1 April 2002. You can learn about it at
http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/1930cen.html
http://www.ancestry.com/main1930.htm

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