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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Jefferson County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.jfcountyks.com/ [[Image:Jefferson County Kansas Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;<br>Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>300 W Jefferson St; PO Box 321<br>Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0321<br>Phone: 785.863.2272&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records;<br>Reg of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Kansas page 252, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Visit the [http://www.jfcountyks.com/ Jefferson County ]home page.  ====
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855--'''Jefferson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Oskaloosa <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  ====
 
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*[[Atchison County, Kansas|Atchison]]
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*[[Douglas County, Kansas|Douglas]]
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*[[Jackson County, Kansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Leavenworth County, Kansas|Leavenworth]]
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*[[Shawnee County, Kansas|Shawnee]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39885 Underwood Cemetery, Perry] BillionGraves
  
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_River Kansas River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the [[15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Companies C and F.
  
 
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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]]
  
 
== 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=203872&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Jefferson/ Jefferson County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 17:00, 3 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Jefferson County

County Courthouse

Jefferson County Kansas Courthouse.jpg
 
Jefferson County Courthouse
300 W Jefferson St; PO Box 321
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0321
Phone: 785.863.2272 

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
Clerk District Court has divorce records;
Reg of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Visit the Jefferson County home page.

Parent County

1855--Jefferson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Oskaloosa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jefferson County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the 15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Companies C and F.

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), Jefferson County, Kansas page 252, {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. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).