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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Morris County''' <br>
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'''Morris 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Morris County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Morris County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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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 = Council Grove
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| building image = Morris 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 = '''[[Morris County, Kansas Courthouse|Morris County Courthouse]]'''<br>501 W. Main Street<br>Council Grove, Kansas 66846-1701<br>Phone: 316.767.5518
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[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>
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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>Probate Judge has marriage 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 17:57, 1 February 2013

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Morris 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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Morris County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Morris 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 Council Grove
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Morris County Courthouse
501 W. Main Street
Council Grove, Kansas 66846-1701
Phone: 316.767.5518



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, 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).