Rooks County, Kansas Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Rooks County Courthouse
115 N Walnut Street
Stockton, KS 67669-1663
Phone: 785.425.6718

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. [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Rooks County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: Stockton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Rooks County was organized after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Probate

Obituaries

Obituary Index for the Plainville Times, 1888-2006. Provides the following information:

  • Last Name
  • Given Names
  • Age
  • Death Date
  • Newspaper Date

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).