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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Cherokee County Courthouse<br> 300 E Maple<br> Columbus, KS 66725<br> Phone: 316.429.2159&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly McGee Co. Name changed to Cherokee 18 Feb 1860<br>&nbsp;Register of Deeds has land records&nbsp;from 1866, <br>Probate Court has probate records&nbsp;from 1870; <br>County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Kansas 249 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1855--'''Cherokee County was created 30 August 1855 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1855--'''Cherokee County was created 30 August 1855 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Craig_County,_Oklahoma|Craig County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Craig County, Oklahoma|Craig County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Crawford_County,_Kansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Crawford County, Kansas|Crawford]]  
*[[Jasper_County,_Missouri|Jasper County, Missouri]]
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*[[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper County, Missouri]]  
*[[Labette_County,_Kansas|Labette]]
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*[[Labette County, Kansas|Labette]]  
*[[Newton_County,_Missouri|Newton County, Missouri]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton County, Missouri]]  
*[[Ottawa_County,_Oklahoma|Ottawa County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Oklahoma|Ottawa County, Oklahoma]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/KS/Cherokee_County Cherokee County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Cherokee County.
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*October 6, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks002.htm Baxter Springs], also known as Baxter Springs Massacre<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August, 2012)</ref><br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/KSmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Kansas<br>
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*Cherokee County was organized after the Civil War.<br>
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Men from&nbsp;this County enlisted in 1st Infantry Regiment, Company A.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=14369 Joplin, Missouri newspapers] and [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=58&ci=19965 Neosho, Missouri newspapers] from the early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Cherokee County communities.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203686&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Cherokee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Cherokee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Cherokee/ Cherokee County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 01:08, 8 August 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Cherokee County

County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse
300 E Maple
Columbus, KS 66725
Phone: 316.429.2159 

Formerly McGee Co. Name changed to Cherokee 18 Feb 1860
 Register of Deeds has land records from 1866,
Probate Court has probate records from 1870;
County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records[1]

History

Parent County

1855--Cherokee County was created 30 August 1855 from unorganized territory. County seat: Columbus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Cherokee County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Kansas
  • Cherokee County was organized after the Civil War.

Men from this County enlisted in 1st Infantry Regiment, Company A.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cherokee County, Kansas 249 {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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August, 2012)