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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Linn County''' <br>
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'''Linn 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.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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{{KSDC}}
  
=== County Government Site ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Linn County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Linn 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 = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Mound City
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| building image = Linn 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 = '''[[Linn County, Kansas Courthouse|Linn County Courthouse]]'''<br>P.O. Box B<br>Mound City, Kansas 66056-0601<br>Phone: 913.795.2668
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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Linn County Courthouse<br> PO Box B; <br>Mound City, KS 66056-0601<br> Phone: 913.795.2668<br><br>Clerk District Court has probate and court records from 1855. <br>Register of Deeds has land records and military records from 1900.<br>County Library/Museum has birth, marriage, and death records from 1855, <br>divorce records, cemetery records from 1910, <br>military records 1861-1865 and newspapers from 1864. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Linn County, Kansas page 252, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855--'''Linn County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Mound City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Allen County, Kansas|Allen]]
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*[[Anderson County, Kansas|Anderson]]
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*[[Bates County, Missouri|Bates County, Missouri]]
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*[[Bourbon County, Kansas|Bourbon]]
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*[[Franklin County, Kansas|Franklin]]
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*[[Miami County, Kansas|Miami]]
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*[[Vernon County, Missouri|Vernon County, Missouri]]
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battles  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Linn County.
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*October 25, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks003.htm Mine Creek], also known as Battle of the Osage<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August, 2012)</ref>
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*October 25, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks004.htm Marais des Cygnes], also known as Battle of Osage, Battle of Trading Post<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ks004.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August, 2012)</ref><br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/KSmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Kansas.
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During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the [[2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Company I; [[2nd Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry|2nd Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry]], Company F; [[6th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry|6th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry]], Company K; [[7th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|7th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Companies B and G; [[11th Regiment, Kansas Infantry|11th Regiment, Kansas Infantry]], Company A; [[12th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry|12 Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry]], Company K;&nbsp; <span style="text-decoration: underline;" />[[15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Company M.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Manhattan Kansas Family History Center]]
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*[[Mound City Kansas City Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Linn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Linn/ Linn County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Linn 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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Linn County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Linn County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Mound City
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Linn County Courthouse
P.O. Box B
Mound City, Kansas 66056-0601
Phone: 913.795.2668



County Courthouse

Linn County Courthouse
PO Box B;
Mound City, KS 66056-0601
Phone: 913.795.2668

Clerk District Court has probate and court records from 1855.
Register of Deeds has land records and military records from 1900.
County Library/Museum has birth, marriage, and death records from 1855,
divorce records, cemetery records from 1910,
military records 1861-1865 and newspapers from 1864. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battles

The following Civil War battles were fought in Linn County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Kansas.

During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the 2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Company I; 2nd Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry, Company F; 6th Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry, Company K; 7th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Companies B and G; 11th Regiment, Kansas Infantry, Company A; 12 Regiment, Kansas Militia Infantry, Company K;  15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Company M.

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), Linn County, Kansas page 252, 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August, 2012)