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Rooks 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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County Courthouse

Rooks County Courthouse
115 N Walnut Street
Stockton, KS 67669-1663
Phone: 785.425.6718

Clerk District Court has birth and death records 1888-1905,
marriage and divorce records from 1888, probate records from 1881 and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Rooks County was organized after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Obituaries

Obituary Index for the Plainville Times, 1888-2006. Provides the following information:

  • Last Name
  • Given Names
  • Age
  • Death Date
  • Newspaper Date

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).

 

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