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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cherokee County''' <br>
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'''Cherokee 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.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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{{KSDC}}
  
=== County Government Site ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cherokee County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Cherokee 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 = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Columbus
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| building image = Cherokee 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 = '''[[Cherokee County, Kansas Courthouse|Cherokee County Courthouse]]'''<br>110 W. Maple Street<br>Columbus, Kansas 66725-0014<br>Phone: 620.429.3880
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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Cherokee County Courthouse<br> 110 W. Maple<br> Columbus, KS 66725<br> Phone: 620.429.3880<br><br>Formerly McGee Co. Name changed to Cherokee 18 Feb 1860<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1866, <br>Probate Court has probate records 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>
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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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  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Craig County, Oklahoma|Craig County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Crawford County, Kansas|Crawford]]
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*[[Jasper County, Missouri|Jasper County, Missouri]]
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*[[Labette County, Kansas|Labette]]
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*[[Newton County, Missouri|Newton County, Missouri]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Oklahoma|Ottawa County, Oklahoma]]
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/KS/Cherokee_County Cherokee County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
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==== Military  ====
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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.
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==== 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>
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== '''''Births'''''  =====
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===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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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)
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 01:50, 2 February 2013

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Cherokee 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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Cherokee County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Cherokee County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Columbus
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Cherokee County Courthouse
110 W. Maple Street
Columbus, Kansas 66725-0014
Phone: 620.429.3880



County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse
110 W. Maple
Columbus, KS 66725
Phone: 620.429.3880

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 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)