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Revision as of 14:45, 23 January 2013

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Ford 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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Ford County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Ford 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 Dodge City
Courthouse
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Address Ford County Courthouse
100 Gunsmoke Street
Dodge City, Kansas 67801-4482
Phone: 316.277.3184


County Courthouse

Ford County Courthouse
100 Gunsmoke
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: 316.277.3184

County Clerk has birth, death and burial records.
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and court records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
County Clerk has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Ford County was created 6 March 1873 from Marion County and unorganized territory. County seat: Dodge City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death-Burial Records Soldiers Home

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ford County, Kansas page 250, 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).