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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Morris County Courthouse<br> 501 W Main Street <br>Council Grove, KS 66846<br> Phone: 316.767.5518&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Wise County. Name changed to Morris 11 Feb 1859<br>&nbsp;Probate&nbsp;Judge has marriage&nbsp;and probate record<br> City Clerk has burial and death; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morris 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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[http://www.morriscountyks.org/ Morris County Courthouse]<br>501 W Main Street <br>Council Grove, KS 66846<br>Phone: 316.767.5518&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Wise County. Name changed to Morris 11 Feb 1859<br>&nbsp;Probate&nbsp;Judge has marriage&nbsp;and probate record<br>City Clerk has burial and death; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morris County, Kansas page 253, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:10, 3 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Morris County

County Courthouse

Morris County Courthouse
501 W Main Street
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: 316.767.5518 

Formerly Wise County. Name changed to Morris 11 Feb 1859
 Probate Judge has marriage and probate record
City Clerk has burial and death;
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1855--Morris County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Council Grove [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Men from Morris county enlisted in the Morris County Rangers--Cavalry, Neosho Guards--Cavalry, Clark's Creek Rangers--Cavalry, Neosho Rangers, Cavalry and Council Grove Guards--Infantry and the 6th Regiment, Kansas Southern Division.

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), Morris County, Kansas page 253, {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).