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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Montgomery County''' <br>  
  
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<br> '''Montgomery 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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[[Category:Montgomery County, Kansas]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Montgomery County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Montgomery 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 = 1867
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| founded date = February 26
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| seat wl = Independence
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| building image = Montgomery 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 = '''[[Montgomery County, Kansas Courthouse|Montgomery County Courthouse]]'''<br>217 E. Myrtle<br>P.O. Box 446<br>Independence, Kansas 67301-0446<br>Phone: 316.330.1200
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== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>[http://www.mgcountyks.org/ Montgomery County Courthouse]<br>217 E Myrtle; PO Box 446; <br>Independence, KS 67301<br>Phone: 316.330.1200<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records 1886-1911.<br>Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1870.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records from 1870.<br>Register of deeds has land records from 1870. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County, Kansas page 253, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1867--'''Montgomery County was created 26 February 1867 from [[Wilson County, Kansas|Wilson]] County. '''County seat:''' Independence <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chautauqua County, Kansas|Chautauqua]]
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*[[Elk County, Kansas|Elk]]
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*[[Labette County, Kansas|Labette]]
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*[[Neosho County, Kansas|Neosho]]
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*[[Nowata County, Oklahoma|Nowata County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Washington County, Oklahoma|Washington County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Wilson County, Kansas|Wilson ]]<br>
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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*For information about Civil War records see [[Wilson County, Kansas|Wilson]] County.<br>
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Independence Kansas 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+Montgomery|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Montgomery/ Montgomery County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Montgomery 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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Montgomery County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Montgomery County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1867
County Seat Independence
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Montgomery County Courthouse
217 E. Myrtle
P.O. Box 446
Independence, Kansas 67301-0446
Phone: 316.330.1200



County Courthouse


Montgomery County Courthouse
217 E Myrtle; PO Box 446;
Independence, KS 67301
Phone: 316.330.1200

County Clerk has birth and death records 1886-1911.
Probate Court has marriage and probate records from 1870.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records from 1870.
Register of deeds has land records from 1870. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1867--Montgomery County was created 26 February 1867 from Wilson County. County seat: Independence [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • For information about Civil War records see Wilson County.

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), Montgomery County, Kansas page 253, 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).