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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Ottawa County''' <br>
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'''Ottawa 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 = Ottawa County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Ottawa 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 = 1860
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| founded date = February 27
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| seat wl = Minneapolis
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| building image = Ottawa 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 = '''[[Ottawa County, Kansas Courthouse|Ottawa County Courthouse]]'''<br>307 N. Concord Street<br>Minneapolis, Kansas 67467-2140<br>Phone: 785.392.2279
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.ottawacounty.org/ Ottawa County Courthouse ]<br>307 N Concord<br>Minneapolis, KS 67467<br>Phone: 785.392.2279<br><br>County clerk has marriage, divorce and probate records.<br>City Officers have birth records from 1911 and death 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), Ottawa County, Kansas page 254, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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During the&nbsp; Civil War the settlers of Ottawa County were driven out by Indian raids and returned in 1863, but spent their energy in defending themselves against the Indians.&nbsp; After the war there was an influx of discharged Civil War Veterans coming to take advantage of their soldiers' claims.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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=204046&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Ottawa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Ottawa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Ottawa/ Ottawa County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Ottawa/ Ottawa County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 18:00, 1 February 2013

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Ottawa 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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Ottawa County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Ottawa County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1860
County Seat Minneapolis
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Ottawa County Courthouse
307 N. Concord Street
Minneapolis, Kansas 67467-2140
Phone: 785.392.2279


County Courthouse

Ottawa County Courthouse
307 N Concord
Minneapolis, KS 67467
Phone: 785.392.2279

County clerk has marriage, divorce and probate records.
City Officers have birth records from 1911 and death records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1860--Ottawa County was created 27 February 1860 from unorganized territory. County seat: Minneapolis [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

During the  Civil War the settlers of Ottawa County were driven out by Indian raids and returned in 1863, but spent their energy in defending themselves against the Indians.  After the war there was an influx of discharged Civil War Veterans coming to take advantage of their soldiers' claims.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Obituary Index for the Minneapolis Messenger 1920-2003.  Index gives the name and death date.  Instructions for ordering a copy are included on the web page. 

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), Ottawa 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).