Difference between revisions of "Rice County, Kansas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(21 intermediate revisions by 14 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Rice County''  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rice County''' <br>
 +
 
 +
'''Rice 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.
 +
 
 +
{{KSDC}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Rice County
 +
| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Rice County svg.bmp
 +
| state = Kansas
 +
| state_map = KS-map.png
 +
| latd = 39.99
 +
| longd = 91.19
 +
| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
 +
| founded year = 1867
 +
| founded date = February 26
 +
| seat wl = Lyons
 +
| building image = Rice county courthouse.gif
 +
| building image size = 100px
 +
| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
 +
| building address = '''[[Rice County, Kansas Courthouse|Rice County Courthouse]]'''<br>101 W. Commercial Street<br>Lyons, Kansas 67554-2727<br>Phone: 316.257.2232
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
<br>[http://www.ricecounty.us/ Rice County Courthouse]<br>101 W Commercial Street<br>Lyons, KS 67554<br>Phone: 316.257.2232<br><br>Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1872, divorce, probate and court records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1871.<br>County Clerk has birth records 1895-1910 and burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rice County, Kansas page 255, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
'''1867--'''Rice County was created 26 February 1867 from Marion County. '''County seat:''' Lyons <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
+
 
 +
'''1867--'''Rice County was created 26 February 1867 from&nbsp;[[Marion County, Kansas|Marion]] County. '''County seat:''' Lyons <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 17: Line 43:
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 +
 +
*[[Barton County, Kansas|Barton]]
 +
*[[Ellsworth County, Kansas|Ellsworth]]
 +
*[[McPherson County, Kansas|McPherson]]
 +
*[[Reno County, Kansas|Reno]]
 +
*[[Stafford County, Kansas|Stafford]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 33: Line 65:
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
*For information about Civil War records see [[Marion County, Kansas|Marion]] County.<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
Line 43: Line 77:
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[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=204090&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Rice&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Rice|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Rice/ Rice County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
<references/>
+
 
 +
<references />  
 +
 
 +
{{Kansas|Kansas}}
 +
 
 +
<br> [Category:Kansas Counties]]
 +
 
 
[[Category:Rice_County,_Kansas]]
 
[[Category:Rice_County,_Kansas]]

Revision as of 18:04, 1 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Rice County

Rice 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.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Kansas
Online Records



Rice County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Rice 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 Lyons
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Rice County Courthouse
101 W. Commercial Street
Lyons, Kansas 67554-2727
Phone: 316.257.2232



County Courthouse


Rice County Courthouse
101 W Commercial Street
Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: 316.257.2232

Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1872, divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1871.
County Clerk has birth records 1895-1910 and burial records. [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Rice County was created 26 February 1867 from Marion County. County seat: Lyons [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • For information about Civil War records see Marion County.

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), Rice 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).


[Category:Kansas Counties]]