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Thomas County, Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Coordinates: 39.99°0′N 91.19°0′W / 39.99°N 91.19°W / 39.99; -91.19

Thomas County, Kansas
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Location in the state of Kansas
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Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 6, 1873
County Seat Colby
Courthouse
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Address Thomas County Courthouse
300 N. Court Ave.
Colby, Kansas 67701-2439
Phone: 785.462.2561


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County Courthouse

Thomas County Courthouse
300 N Court Street
Colby, KS 67701
Phone: 785.462.2561

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records
1885-1910 and burial records from 1910.
Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce court
and naturalization records from 1885.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1884
and military discharge records. [1]

History

Parent County

1873--Thomas County was created 6 March 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Colby [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Thomas County was organized after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Thomas County, Kansas page 256, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).



 

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