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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Pottawatomie County''' <br>
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=== Cities ===
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'''Pottawatomie 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.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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{{KSDC}}
  
=== County Government Site ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Pottawatomie County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Pottawatomie 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 = 1857
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat wl = Westmoreland
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| building image = Pottawatomie 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 = '''[[Pottawatomie County, Kansas Courthouse| Pottawatomie County Courthouse]]'''<br>207 N. 1st Street<br>Westmoreland, Kansas 66549-0187<br>Phone: 785.457.3314
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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[http://www.pottcounty.org/ Pottawatomie County Courthouse]<br>207 N First; Westmoreland<br>KS 66549-0187<br>Phone: 785.457.3314 <br>
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1885-1910.<br>Unified Court System has divorce, probate 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), Pottawatomie 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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'''1857--'''Pottawatomie County was created 20 February 1857 from [[Riley County, Kansas|Riley]] and Calhoun(old) Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Westmoreland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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*[[Jackson County, Kansas|Jackson]]
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*[[Marshall County, Kansas|Marshall]]
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*[[Nemaha County, Kansas|Nemaha]]
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*[[Riley County, Kansas|Riley]]
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*[[Shawnee County, Kansas|Shawnee]]
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*[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas|Wabaunsee]]
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==== Land  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_River Kansas River]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Blue_River_(Kansas) Big Blue River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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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]]
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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+Pottawatomie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Pottawatomie/ Pottawatomie County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Pottawatomie 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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Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Pottawatomie County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1857
County Seat Westmoreland
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Pottawatomie County Courthouse
207 N. 1st Street
Westmoreland, Kansas 66549-0187
Phone: 785.457.3314



County Courthouse

Pottawatomie County Courthouse
207 N First; Westmoreland
KS 66549-0187
Phone: 785.457.3314

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1885-1910.
Unified Court System has divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1857--Pottawatomie County was created 20 February 1857 from Riley and Calhoun(old) Counties.
County seat: Westmoreland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Pottawatomie County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

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), Pottawatomie 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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).