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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Osage County''' <br>
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'''Osage 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 = Osage County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Osage 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 = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Lyndon
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| building image = Osage 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 = '''[[Osage County, Kansas Courthouse|Osage County Courthouse]]'''<br>717 Topeka Street<br>Lyndon, Kansas 66451-0226<br>Phone: 785.828.4812
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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<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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== 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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204027&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Osage&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Osage_County,_Kansas]]
 
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Revision as of 17:59, 1 February 2013

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Osage 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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Osage County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Osage 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 Lyndon
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Osage County Courthouse
717 Topeka Street
Lyndon, Kansas 66451-0226
Phone: 785.828.4812



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, 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).