Seward (old) County, Kansas

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*'''3 June 1861''' the former [[Godfrey County, Kansas|Godfrey County, Kansas]] name was changed to the '''old Seward County''', Kansas.  
 
*'''3 June 1861''' the former [[Godfrey County, Kansas|Godfrey County, Kansas]] name was changed to the '''old Seward County''', Kansas.  
*'''26 February 1867 the former '''old Seward County''' name was changed to [[Howard County, Kansas|Howard County]].'''  
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*'''26 February 1867 the former '''old Seward County'''name was changed to [[Howard County, Kansas|Howard County]].'''  
 
*'''11 Mar 1875''' Howard County was split into [[Elk County, Kansas|Elk]] and [[Chautauqua County, Kansas|Chautauqua]] counties.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 250 Godfrey, 251 Howard, 256 Seward (old) County, Kansas. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <ref name="KSCO">"Seward County, Kansas (defunct)" in ''Kansas Counties'' in Kansas Historical Society at http://www.kshs.org/geog/geog_counties/view/county:SE (accessed 26 June 2012).</ref>
 
*'''11 Mar 1875''' Howard County was split into [[Elk County, Kansas|Elk]] and [[Chautauqua County, Kansas|Chautauqua]] counties.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 250 Godfrey, 251 Howard, 256 Seward (old) County, Kansas. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <ref name="KSCO">"Seward County, Kansas (defunct)" in ''Kansas Counties'' in Kansas Historical Society at http://www.kshs.org/geog/geog_counties/view/county:SE (accessed 26 June 2012).</ref>
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Seward (old) County

Not to be confused with the present-day Seward County, Kansas.

Originally Godfrey (later named Seward (old)) County was attached to Allen County for civil and military purposes. Godfrey County was never organized.[3]

For information about residents of the old Seward County, Kansas 1861-1867 try searching records of:

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 250 Godfrey, 251 Howard, 256 Seward (old) County, Kansas. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Seward County, Kansas (defunct)" in Kansas Counties in Kansas Historical Society at http://www.kshs.org/geog/geog_counties/view/county:SE (accessed 26 June 2012).
  3. "Godfrey County, Kansas (defunct)" in Kansas Counties in Kansas Historical Society at http://www.kshs.org/geog/geog_counties/view/county:GR (accessed 26 June 2012).