Library staff is available to assist with using the Otoe County genealogy resources for research (with limited census information for Cass and Nemaha Counties). The library also fulfills genealogy requests.

How to Submit a Genealogy Research Request

Please send your detailed genealogy/history research request to

Provide a mailing address and telephone number. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for a response.

We do not charge for our research service. However, we do suggest a $10.00 minimum donation to the library.

Morton-James Public Library Genealogy & History Resource List

Digital Archives of Otoe County Nebraska
Otoe County Genealogical Society
Nebraska Bureau of Vital Statistics
14th & M Sts.
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065
Birth and death records (since 1904 only)
Nebraska State Historical Society
1500 R St.
P.O. Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501
Syracuse newspapers available at the Otoe County Museum of Memories
366 Poplar Street
Syracuse, NE 68446
Wyuka Cemetery – Nebraska City, NE – Surname Index for Burials/Plots

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