Greenwood County, Kansas Genealogy
Greenwood 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.
|Greenwood County, Kansas|
Location in the state of Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
|Founded||August 30, 1855|
|Address|| Greenwood County Courthouse|
311 N. Main Street
Eureka, Kansas 67045-1321
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Greenwood County Courthouse
311 N Main; PO Box 268
Eureka, KS 67045-1321 Phone: 316.583.7421
County Clerk has birth records 1885-1947,
marriage records 1885-1911 and death records 1885-1965.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land and military records. 
1855--Greenwood County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Eureka 
During the Civil War men from Greenwood County enlisted in the 1st Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the 12th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K, and the 14th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Men from Wilson, Woodson and Greenwood counties organized a mounted militia regiment in 1861.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Greenwood County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenwood County, Kansas page 251, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).