Ellis County, Kansas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Ellis County Kansas Courthouse.jpg
 Ellis County Courthouse
1204 Fort St;
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785.628.8410 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records 1886-1911;
Clerk District court has divorce, probate, court and naturalization
records; Register of Deeds has land, mililtary discharge & school records[1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

  • Ellis
  • Hays

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Ellis County was not organized until after the Civil War so no Civil War enlistment records exist.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Ellis Public Library: Library holdings can be searched in Pathfinder Central. The library may have cataloged unique items related to genealogy and local history, in addition to published works for this area.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ellis County, Kansas page 250 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).