Johnson County, Kansas Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1855--Johnson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Olathe [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

1856-1969 Civil Court Cases indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb. Includes accession, location, folder and case numbers. Records are held at the Johnson County Archives

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Johnson County Obituaries, Death Notices, News Articles & Probate Notices Taken from Johnson County, KS Newspapers 1860-1907 (not complete)

Probate

Johnson County Obituaries, Death Notices, News Articles & Probate Notices Taken from Johnson County, KS Newspapers 1860-1907 (not complete)

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records

The State of Kansas began recording births in 1911. No birth records were kept in Johnson County prior to 1911.

Death Records

The State of Kansas began recording deaths in 1911. No death records were kept in Johnson County prior to 1911.

Divorce Records

1853-1882 divorces are indexed on Johnson County KSGenWeb and include the record ascession number. These records are on file at the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS. To obtain a copy, see the web page for Johnson County Archives.

Marriage Records

1857-1907 marriage registers are indexed on Johnson County KSGenWeb and includes marriage book and page number. Other information may include date, age, residence, presiding official, and location. Browse by bride or groom. Index donated by the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).