Riley County, Kansas Genealogy

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Riley 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

Riley County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Riley 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 Manhattan
Courthouse
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Address Riley County Courthouse
110 Courthouse Plaza
Manhattan, Kansas 66502-6018
Phone: 785.537.0700


Contents

County Courthouse


Riley County Courthouse
110 Courthouse Plaza
Manhattan, KS 66502-6018
Phone: 785.537.0700

CountyClerk has birth and death records 1885-1886 and 1892-1909.
City Clerk has birth and death records from 1910.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

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), Riley County, Kansas page 255, 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).