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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Chautauqua County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Chautaqua County''' <br>
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'''Chautauqua 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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{{KSDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chautauqua County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Chautauqua County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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| state_map = KS-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1875
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| founded date = March 3
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| seat wl = Sedan
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| building image = Chautauqua county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Chautauqua County, Kansas Courthouse|Chautauqua County Courthouse]]'''<br>215 N. Chautauqua Street<br>Sedan, Kansas 67361-1397<br>Phone: 316.725.3282
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=== How do I find birth, marriage or death information?  ===
 
=== How do I find birth, marriage or death information?  ===
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Birth, marriage and death information can be found in vital records. Information about these events may also be found in other records. Registration of births and deaths by the state began in July 1911, marriages in May 1913.  
 
Birth, marriage and death information can be found in vital records. Information about these events may also be found in other records. Registration of births and deaths by the state began in July 1911, marriages in May 1913.  
  
County births and deaths before July 1911<br> County Marriages before May 1913<br>State births and [http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/death_howto.html deaths] from July 1911<br>State marriages from May 1913  
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County births and deaths before July 1911<br> County Marriages before May 1913<br>State births and [http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/death_howto.html deaths] from July 1911<br>State marriages from May 1913.
 
 
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=== How do I find a map showing where a person lived in the county?  ===
 
=== How do I find a map showing where a person lived in the county?  ===
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=== &nbsp;How do I find siblings for a person I know about?  ===
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=== How do I find siblings for a person I know about?  ===
  
<br> County Courthouse  
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
History
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[http://www.kansastreasurers.org/countyservices/chautauqua.htm Chautauqua County Courthouse]<br>215 N Chautauqua<br>Sedan, KS 67361<br>Phone: 316.725.3282 <br>
  
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Register of Deeds has death and burial records from 1871, land records from 1870 and military records from 1940. <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chautauqua County, Iowa 248 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
 
'''1875--'''Chautauqua County was created 3 March 1875 from Howard (Old)&nbsp;County. '''County seat:''' Sedan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1875--'''Chautauqua County was created 3 March 1875 from Howard (Old)&nbsp;County. '''County seat:''' Sedan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
Boundary Changes  
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
Record Loss  
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
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Populated Places  
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==== Populated Places ====
  
Neighboring Counties  
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Cowley County, Kansas|Cowley]]  
 
*[[Cowley County, Kansas|Cowley]]  
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*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington County, Oklahoma]]
 
*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington County, Oklahoma]]
  
Resources  
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=== Resources ===
  
Cemeteries  
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Church  
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Court  
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Land  
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Local Histories  
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Military  
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*For information about Civil War records see Howard County.<br>
  
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Probate  
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Taxation  
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== <br> Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== <br> Societies and Libraries  ===
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== External Links  ==
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=== External Links  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Chautauqua/ Chautauqua County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Chautauqua/ Chautauqua County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Chautauqua 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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Chautauqua County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Chautauqua County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 3, 1875
County Seat Sedan
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Chautauqua County Courthouse
215 N. Chautauqua Street
Sedan, Kansas 67361-1397
Phone: 316.725.3282


How do I find birth, marriage or death information?

Birth, marriage and death information can be found in vital records. Information about these events may also be found in other records. Registration of births and deaths by the state began in July 1911, marriages in May 1913.

County births and deaths before July 1911
County Marriages before May 1913
State births and deaths from July 1911
State marriages from May 1913.

How do I find a map showing where a person lived in the county?

Places/Localities Maps


How do I find siblings for a person I know about?

County Courthouse

Chautauqua County Courthouse
215 N Chautauqua
Sedan, KS 67361
Phone: 316.725.3282

Register of Deeds has death and burial records from 1871, land records from 1870 and military records from 1940.
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.[1]

History

Parent County

1875--Chautauqua County was created 3 March 1875 from Howard (Old) County. County seat: Sedan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories


Military

  • For information about Civil War records see Howard County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

External Links

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chautauqua County, Iowa 248 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).