Linn County, Kansas Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 01:39, 3 August 2012 by Christophergreen (talk | contribs) (added Civil War battle)

Jump to: navigation, search

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Linn County

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]


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was 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.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. 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 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)