Allen County, Kansas Genealogy

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This article is about a southeast Kansas county. For other uses, see Allen.

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kansas  Gotoarrow.png  Allen County

County Courthouse


Allen County; 1 N Washington St; Iola, KS 66749-2841; Ph. 316.365.7491 Details: (Clk Dis Ct has m rec from 1856, div, pro & ct from 1860 & nat rec 1871-1929; Reg of Deeds has land & mil rec from 1860) www.allencounty.org/

History

Parent County

1855--Allen County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Iola [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Wallace, Duncan L. . History of Allen and Woodson counties, Kansas : embellished with portraits of well known people of these counties, with biographies of our representative citizens, cuts of public buildings and a map of each county. Iola, Kan.: Iola Register,1901. Digital version at:  Internet Archive

Maps

Military

Civil War

Men from Allen County enlisted in:

 The Iola Battalion in 1861

     Ninth Regiment

         Three companies, commanded by Captains Coleman, Flesher and Killen

     Tenth Regiment

         Two companies, commanded by Captain N. B. Blanton

     Seventh Regiment

         Commanded by General J. H. Lane

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).