Difference between revisions of "Rush County, Kansas Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Rush)
(12 intermediate revisions by 9 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Rush County''  
+
{{Kansas-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Rush County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 +
 +
[http://www.rushcountykansas.org/ Rush County Courthouse]<br>715 Elm Street<br>La Crosse, KS 67548<br>Phone: 785.222.2731&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, death and burial records; <br>Probate Judge has marriage records from 1876, <br>probate and court records; Clerk District&nbsp;Court has divorce 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), Rush 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--'''Rush County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' La Crosse <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 16: Line 20:
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 +
 +
*[[Barton County, Kansas|Barton]]
 +
*[[Ellis County, Kansas|Ellis]]
 +
*[[Ness County, Kansas|Ness]]
 +
*[[Pawnee County, Kansas|Pawnee]]
 +
*[[Russell County, Kansas|Russell]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 32: Line 42:
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
*Rush County was organized after the Civil War.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
Line 42: Line 54:
  
 
== 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=204110&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Rush&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Rush|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Rush/ Rush County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 +
 +
<references />
 +
 +
{{Kansas|Kansas}}
  
 
[[Category:Rush_County,_Kansas]]
 
[[Category:Rush_County,_Kansas]]

Revision as of 18:48, 5 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Rush County

County Courthouse

Rush County Courthouse
715 Elm Street
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785.222.2731 

County Clerk has birth, death and burial records;
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1876,
probate and court records; Clerk District Court has divorce records;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1867--Rush County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. County seat: La Crosse [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Rush County was organized after the Civil War.

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), Rush County, Kansas page 255, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).