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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Geary County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.geary.kansasgov.com/ Geary County Courthouse]<br>8th &amp; Franklin; <br>Junction City, KS 66441<br>Phone: 785.238.3912&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Davis County. Name changed to Geary 28 Feb 1889<br>Probate Court has marriage and probate from 1860; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1860;<br>County Court has court records from 1937; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1858<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Geary County, Kansas page 250, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1855--'''Geary County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Junction City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1855--'''Geary County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Junction City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Clay County, Kansas|Clay]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Kansas|Dickinson]]
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*[[Morris County, Kansas|Morris]]
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*[[Riley County, Kansas|Riley]]
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*[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas|Wabaunsee]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Junction City Kansas Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=203813&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Geary&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Geary|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Geary/ Geary County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 19:39, 2 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Geary County

County Courthouse

Geary County Courthouse
8th & Franklin;
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 785.238.3912 

Formerly Davis County. Name changed to Geary 28 Feb 1889
Probate Court has marriage and probate from 1860;
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1860;
County Court has court records from 1937;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1858[1]

History

Parent County

1855--Geary County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Junction City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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), Geary County, Kansas page 250, {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).