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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Riley County''' <br>
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Riley 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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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>Riley County Courthouse<br> 110 Courthouse Plaza<br> Manhattan, KS 66502-6018<br> Phone: 785.537.0700<br><br>CountyClerk has birth and death&nbsp;records 1885-1886 and 1892-1909.<br>City Clerk has birth and death records from 1910.<br>Probate Court has probate 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), Riley 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  ====
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'''1855--'''Riley County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Manhattan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1855--'''Riley County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Manhattan <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  ====
  
*[[Clay_County,_Kansas|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Kansas|Clay]]  
*[[Geary_County,_Kansas|Geary]]
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*[[Geary County, Kansas|Geary]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_Kansas|Marshall]]
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*[[Marshall County, Kansas|Marshall]]  
*[[Pottawatomie_County,_Kansas|Pottawatomie]]
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*[[Pottawatomie County, Kansas|Pottawatomie]]  
*[[Pottawatomie_County,_Kansas|Wabaunsee]]
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*[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas|Wabaunsee]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Kansas|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Kansas|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Manhattan Kansas Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=204094&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Riley&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Riley|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Riley/ Riley County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://kansas-genealogy.com/Riley-County-Genealogy.htm Riley County Genealogy] (Kansas Genealogy)<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 14:07, 31 December 2012

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Riley 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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Online Records


County Courthouse


Riley County Courthouse
110 Courthouse Plaza
Manhattan, KS 66502-6018
Phone: 785.537.0700

CountyClerk has birth and death records 1885-1886 and 1892-1909.
City Clerk has birth and death records from 1910.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Riley County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Manhattan [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 Riley 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), Riley 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).
  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).