Cherokee County, Kansas Genealogy

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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)