Bourbon County, Kansas

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bourbon County''' <br>
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kansas|Kansas]]&nbsp;&gt;Bourbon County'' <br>
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'''Bourbon 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Bourbon County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Bourbon County svg.bmp
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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 = Fort Scott
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| building image = Bourbon 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 = '''[[Bourbon County, Kansas Courthouse|Bourbon County Courthouse]]'''<br>210 S. National Ave.<br>Fort Scott, Kansas 66701-1328<br>Phone: 316.223.3800
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.bourboncountyks.org/ Bourbon County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;210 S National Ave<br>Fort Scott, KS 66701-1328<br>Phone 316.223.3800 <br>
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Clerk Circuit has divorce records from 1870.<br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records from 1870<br>and court records from 1963. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bourbon County, Kansas 248 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855--'''Bourbon County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Fort Scott <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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*[[Allen County, Kansas|Allen]]
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*[[Anderson County, Kansas|Anderson]]
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*[[Crawford County, Kansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Linn County, Kansas|Linn]]
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*[[Neosho County, Kansas|Neosho]]
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*[[Vernon County, Missouri|Vernon County, Missouri]]
  
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Men from&nbsp;Bourbon county enlisted in&nbsp;the 1st Regiment, Company A and in the 2nd&nbsp;Regiment.
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Bourbon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Bourbon/ Bourbon County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Bourbon 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.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Kansas
Online Records

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

Bourbon County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Bourbon 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 Fort Scott
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Bourbon County Courthouse
210 S. National Ave.
Fort Scott, Kansas 66701-1328
Phone: 316.223.3800

Contents

County Courthouse

Bourbon County Courthouse
 210 S National Ave
Fort Scott, KS 66701-1328
Phone 316.223.3800

Clerk Circuit has divorce records from 1870.
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records from 1870
and court records from 1963. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

    Men from Bourbon county enlisted in the 1st Regiment, Company A and in the 2nd Regiment.

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), Bourbon 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).