Sheridan County, Kansas

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Sheridan 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

Sheridan County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Sheridan County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 6, 1873
County Seat Hoxie
Courthouse
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Address Sheridan County Courthouse
P.O. Box 899
Hoxie, Kansas 67740-0899
Phone: 785.675.3361


Contents

County Courthouse

Sheridan County Courthouse
PO Box 899
Hoxie, KS 67740-0899
Phone: 785.675.3361

County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1887-1910.
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1873--Sheridan County was created 6 March 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Hoxie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Sheridan County Cemeteries.  Provides the name of the cemetery,  location and and transcription of the graves.  The transcription may provide:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death
  • Remarks

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Sheridan County was organized after the Civil War.

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), Sheridan County, Kansas page 256, 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).