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Jewell 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
Jewell County, Kansas
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Map of Kansas highlighting Jewell County
Location in the state of Kansas
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Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1867
County Seat Mankato
Courthouse
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Address Jewell County Courthouse
307 N. Commercial Street
Mankato, Kansas 66956-2025
Phone: 785.378.3121

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County Courthouse

Jewell County Courthouse
307 N Commercial
Mankato, KS 66956-2025
Phone: 785.378.3121

Clerk District Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court records.
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records 1886-1894,
cemetery records from 1860’s, land records from 1871,
military records from 1889, yearly census assessment rolls 1871-1908
and school recordes from 1884.[1]

History

Parent County

1867--Jewell County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Mankato [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Burr Oak web site with access to Burr Oak, Jewel County, Kansas Cemetery list.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Jewell County was not organized until after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jewell County, Kansas page 252, 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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