Lyon County, Kansas

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://lyoncounty.org/index/ Lyon County Courthouse]<br>402 Commercial<br>Emporia, KS 66801-4000<br>Phone: 316.342.4950&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Breckenridge Co. Name changed to Lyon 5 Feb 1862<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1861, <br>divorce records from 1860, probate records from 1859 <br>and court records from 1858; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1856; <br>City Clerk has birth and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lyon County, Kansas page 253, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://lyoncounty.org/index/ Lyon County Courthouse]<br>402 Commercial<br>Emporia, KS 66801-4000<br>Phone: 316.342.4950<br><br>Formerly Breckenridge Co. Name changed to Lyon 5 Feb 1862.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1861, <br>divorce records from 1860, probate records from 1859 <br>and court records from 1858.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1856. <br>City Clerk has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lyon County, Kansas page 253, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 00:45, 30 November 2012

United States  > Kansas > Lyon County

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County Courthouse

Lyon County Courthouse
402 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-4000
Phone: 316.342.4950

Formerly Breckenridge Co. Name changed to Lyon 5 Feb 1862.
Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1861,
divorce records from 1860, probate records from 1859
and court records from 1858.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1856.
City Clerk has birth and death records. [1]

History

Parent County

1857--Lyon County was created 17 February 1857 as an original county. County seat: Emporia [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

During the Civil War men from Lyon County enlisted in the Emporia Guards, the Emporia Artillery and the Emporia Cavalry, 2nd Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Company H; 8th Regiment Kansas Infantry, Company H which was tranferred to the 9th Regiment Kansas Infantry, Company B; and the 11th Regiment Kansas Cavalry, Company C.

Newspapers

Emporia Gazette

Obituaries

 Emporia Gazette Death Notices Index 1892-1989 - Site gives information on the Index and how to obtain a copy of the obituary.

Emporia Gazette Death Notices Index 1990-1999  - Site gives information on the Index and how to obtain a copy of the obituary.

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), Lyon County, Kansas page 253, 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).