Shirley County, Kansas Genealogy

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Shirley County, Kansas was organized February 27, 1860 , organized September 6,1866, but was defunct by May 27, 1867. Kansas Historical Society

County Seat

The Shirley County seat was Columbia . Historical Society

Origin of Name

It may have be named for William Shirley, governor of Massachusetts Colony from 1741 to 1756.

Location

Shirley County was name was changed to Lyon County . More infomation can be gained at Kansas Historical Society

Present Records

If any records from this time exist they may be found in Cloud County , or Family History Library Catalog

Family History Centers

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