Barton County, Kansas Genealogy

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United States  > Kansas > Barton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1867--Barton County was created 26 February 1867 from Marion County. County seat: Great Bend [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Obituary Index for the Great Bend Tribune 1992-2003 Great Bend, Kansas.  Can be accessed by name and by the date the obituary appeared in the newspaper.  Index gives the Name, obituary date or dates, the town and the age.  Copies can be ordered from the Great Bend Public Library.

Barton County Index of Obituaries & Death Notices 1925-1999.  Includes people that lived in or around Barton County during their lives. Index gives name, year of birth and death. name of newspaper, date of death, and possible other information.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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