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Revision as of 01:17, 20 June 2013

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Reno 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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Reno County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Reno County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1867
County Seat Hutchinson
Courthouse
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Address Reno County Courthouse
206 W. 1st Ave.
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501-5245
Phone: 316.665.2934



County Courthouse

Reno County Courthouse
206 W First
Hutchinson, KS 67501-5245
Phone: 316.665.2934

County Clerk has birth and death records 1890-1910
and cemetery records 1865-1978.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Probate Judge has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Reno County was created 26 February 1867 from Marion County. County seat: Hutchinson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Kansas Church Records.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hutchinson

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kansas Land and Property for additional information about early Kansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.


Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • For information about Civil War records seeMarion County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Kansas tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. Tax lists were usually made every year, however, there may be gaps of several years. For more information, see the wiki page Kansas 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), Reno County, Kansas page 255, 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).