Atchison County, Kansas Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Atchison County''' <br>
  
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Atchison 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> <br>
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>[http://www.atchisoncountyks.org/ Atchison County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;423 N 5th Street<br>Atchison, KS 66002<br>Phone: 758.367.1653 <br>
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County Clerk has birth records 1891-1906 and death records 1891-1911; <br>City Clerk has birth and death records from 1911.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce Records. <br>Magistrate Court has probate records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Atchison County, Kansas 248 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855--'''Atchison County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Atchison <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brown County, Kansas|Brown]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan County, Missouri]]
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*[[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan]]
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*[[Jackson County, Kansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Kansas|Jefferson]]
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*[[Leavenworth County, Kansas|Leavenworth]]
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*[[Platte County, Missouri|Platte County, Missouri]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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"The story of a Kansas parish&nbsp;: being a compilation from the records and a partial survey of the work and some of the workers of Trinity Church, Atchison, Kansas, from 1857 to 1911 (1911)" by Francis S White.
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Some great stories and detailed information about the church's growth from 1859 forward, including photos of the ministers. You can read this book online at archive.org, no copyrights.
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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"History of Atchison County, Kansas (1916)" by Ingalls, Sheffield Lawrence, Kansas, Standard Publishing Co.
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This book gives a lot of local information, including biographies and photos of prominent citizens, history of towns, churches, railroads, etc. You can read it online at archive.org&nbsp;; no copyrights
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River Missouri River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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==== Military  ====
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*Men from&nbsp;Atchison County enlisted in&nbsp;1st Infantry Regiment, Company A.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Atchison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Atchison/ Atchison County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Atchison_County,_Kansas]]

Revision as of 21:05, 28 December 2012

This article is about a northeastern Kansas County. For other uses, see Atchison.

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Atchison 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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Contents

County Courthouse


Atchison County Courthouse
 423 N 5th Street
Atchison, KS 66002
Phone: 758.367.1653

County Clerk has birth records 1891-1906 and death records 1891-1911;
City Clerk has birth and death records from 1911.
Clerk District Court has divorce Records.
Magistrate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

"The story of a Kansas parish : being a compilation from the records and a partial survey of the work and some of the workers of Trinity Church, Atchison, Kansas, from 1857 to 1911 (1911)" by Francis S White.

Some great stories and detailed information about the church's growth from 1859 forward, including photos of the ministers. You can read this book online at archive.org, no copyrights.

Court

Land

Local Histories

"History of Atchison County, Kansas (1916)" by Ingalls, Sheffield Lawrence, Kansas, Standard Publishing Co.

This book gives a lot of local information, including biographies and photos of prominent citizens, history of towns, churches, railroads, etc. You can read it online at archive.org ; no copyrights

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Atchison County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

  • Men from Atchison County enlisted in 1st Infantry Regiment, Company A.      

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), Atchison 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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).