Ellsworth County, Kansas Genealogy

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Ellsworth 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.  
 
Ellsworth 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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Ellsworth 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

Ellsworth County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Ellsworth County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1867
County Seat Ellsworth
Courthouse
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Address Ellsworth County Courthouse
210 N. Kansas Ave.
Ellsworth, Kansas 67439-0396
Phone: 785.472.3022

Contents

County Courthouse

Ellsworth County Courthouse
210 N Kansas Ave; PO Box 396
Ellsworth, KS 67439
Phone: 785.472.3022 

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records.
City Clerk has death and burial records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
County Court has court records
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1867--Ellsworth County was created 26 February 1867 from Marion County and unorganized territory.

County seat: Ellsworth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Ellsworth
  • Holyrood
  • Kanopolis
  • Wilson

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Kanopolis Cemetery Index gives:

  • Name 
  • Date of birth
  • D of death
  • Block
  • Lot
  • Plot
  • MilitaryBranch
  • Plot Owner

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • For information about Civil War records see Marion County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

J.H. Robbins Library, Ellsworth: Library holdings can be searched in Pathfinder Central. The library may have cataloged unique items related to genealogy and local history, in addition to published works for this area.

Lang Memorial Library, Wilson: Library holdings can be searched in Pathfinder Central. The library may have cataloged unique items related to genealogy and local history, in addition to published works for this area.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ellis County, Kansas page 250, 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).