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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.osageco.org/ Osage County Courthouse]<br>717 Topeka Ave<br>Lyndon, KS 66451-0226<br>Phone: 785.828.4812&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Weller County Name changed to Osage 11 Feb 1859<br>County Clerk has birth records 1886-1921, <br>marriage records 1885-1911 and death records 1885-1909; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1863; <br>County Court has court records from 1929; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1858<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osage County, Kansas page 254, {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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'''1855--'''Osage County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Lyndon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[[Coffey County, Kansas|Coffey]]
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*[[Douglas County, Kansas|Douglas]]
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*[[Franklin County, Kansas|Franklin]]
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*[[Lyon County, Kansas|Lyon]]
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*[[Shawnee County, Kansas|Shawnee]]
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*[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas|Wabaunsee]]
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During the Civil War men from Osage county enlisted in the [[2nd_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry]], the [[11th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|11th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]] and the Osage County Militia Battalion.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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+Osage|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Osage/ Osage County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[[Category:Osage_County,_Kansas]]

Revision as of 16:28, 5 July 2012

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United States  > Kansas > Osage County

County Courthouse

Osage County Courthouse
717 Topeka Ave
Lyndon, KS 66451-0226
Phone: 785.828.4812 

Formerly Weller County Name changed to Osage 11 Feb 1859
County Clerk has birth records 1886-1921,
marriage records 1885-1911 and death records 1885-1909;
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1863;
County Court has court records from 1929;
Register of Deeds has land records from 1858[1]

History

Parent County

1855--Osage County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Lyndon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

During the Civil War men from Osage county enlisted in the 2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry, the 11th Regiment Kansas Cavalry and the Osage County Militia Battalion.

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), Osage County, Kansas page 254, {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).