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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Edwards County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Edwards County''' <br>
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'''Edwards 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Edwards County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Edwards 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 = 1874
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| founded date = March 7
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| seat wl = Kinsley
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| building image = Edwards 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 = '''[[Edwards County, Kansas Courthouse|Edwards County Courthouse]]'''<br>312 Massachusetts Ave.<br>Kinsley, Kansas 67547-1099<br>Phone: 319.659.3000
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.edwardscounty.org/ Edwards County Courthouse]<br>312 Massachusetts Ave<br>Kinsley, KS 67547-1099<br>Phone: 316.659.3121<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1874.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1874. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Edwards County, Kansas page 250{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1874--'''Edwards County was created from [[Kiowa_County,_Kansas|Kiowa]] County. '''County seat:''' Kinsley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1874--'''Edwards County was created from [[Kiowa County, Kansas|Kiowa]] County. '''County seat:''' Kinsley <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ford County, Kansas|Ford]]
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*[[Hodgeman County, Kansas|Hodgeman]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Kansas|Kiowa]]
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*[[Pawnee County, Kansas|Pawnee]]
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*[[Pratt County, Kansas|Pratt]]
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*[[Stafford County, Kansas|Stafford]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231904790468_60" />
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
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*For information about Civil War records see [[Kiowa County, Kansas|Kiowa]] County.<br>
  
 
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== 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=203764&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Edwards&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Edwards|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Edwards/ Edwards County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:27, 1 February 2013

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Edwards 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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Edwards County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Edwards County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 7, 1874
County Seat Kinsley
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Edwards County Courthouse
312 Massachusetts Ave.
Kinsley, Kansas 67547-1099
Phone: 319.659.3000


County Courthouse

Edwards County Courthouse
312 Massachusetts Ave
Kinsley, KS 67547-1099
Phone: 316.659.3121

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1874.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1874. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1874--Edwards County was created from Kiowa County. County seat: Kinsley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • For information about Civil War records see Kiowa County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Edwards County, Kansas page 250At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).