Allen County, Kansas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Allen County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''Allen 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. <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Allen County
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| county_map = KS-allen.png
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| state = Kansas
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| state_map = KS-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Iola
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| building image = Allen county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Allen County, Kansas Courthouse|Allen County Courthouse]]'''<br>1 N. Washington<br>Iola, Kansas 66749-2841<br>Phone: 316.365.7491
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.allencounty.org/ Allen County Courthouse]<br>1 N Washington Street<br>Iola, KS 66749-2841<br>Phone: 316.365.7491<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1856, <br>divorce, probate and court records 1860 <br>and naturaltization records 1871-1929.<br>Register of Deeds has land and military records from 1860. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Allen County, Kansas 248 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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'''1855--'''Allen County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Iola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1855--Allen County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Iola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>'''
  
 
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*Wallace, Duncan L. . ''History of Allen and Woodson counties, Kansas&nbsp;: embellished with portraits of well known people of these counties, with biographies of our representative citizens, cuts of public buildings and a map of each county''. Iola, Kan.: Iola Register,1901. Digital version at:&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofallenwo00dunc#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archive]
  
 
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Men from Allen County enlisted in:
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&nbsp;The Iola Battalion in 1861
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Ninth Regiment
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Three companies, commanded by Captains Coleman, Flesher and Killen
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Tenth Regiment
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Two companies, commanded by Captain N. B. Blanton<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Seventh Regiment
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Commanded by General J. H. Lane
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Iola Kansas Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. {{FHL|Kansas%2C+Allen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203619&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Allen&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Allen/ Allen County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Allen/ Allen County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 01:42, 2 February 2013

This article is about a southeast Kansas county. For other uses, see Allen.

United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Allen County

Allen 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

Allen County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Allen County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Iola
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Allen County Courthouse
1 N. Washington
Iola, Kansas 66749-2841
Phone: 316.365.7491

Contents

County Courthouse

Allen County Courthouse
1 N Washington Street
Iola, KS 66749-2841
Phone: 316.365.7491

Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1856,
divorce, probate and court records 1860
and naturaltization records 1871-1929.
Register of Deeds has land and military records from 1860. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Allen County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Iola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Wallace, Duncan L. . History of Allen and Woodson counties, Kansas : embellished with portraits of well known people of these counties, with biographies of our representative citizens, cuts of public buildings and a map of each county. Iola, Kan.: Iola Register,1901. Digital version at:  Internet Archive

Maps

Military

Civil War

Men from Allen County enlisted in:

 The Iola Battalion in 1861

     Ninth Regiment

         Three companies, commanded by Captains Coleman, Flesher and Killen

     Tenth Regiment

         Two companies, commanded by Captain N. B. Blanton

     Seventh Regiment

         Commanded by General J. H. Lane

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), Allen County, Kansas 248 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).