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''[[United States|United States]] [[Kansas]] Rooks County''
Revision as of 03:23, 16 December 2012
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Rooks County Courthouse
115 N Walnut Street
Stockton, KS 67669-1663
Clerk District Court has birth and death records 1888-1905,
marriage and divorce records from 1888, probate records from 1881 and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records. 
1867--Rooks County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Stockton 
- Rooks County was organized after the Civil War.
Obituary Index for the Plainville Times, 1888-2006. Provides the following information:
- Last Name
- Given Names
- Death Date
- Newspaper Date
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Rooks County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- 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.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).