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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Russell County''' <br>
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'''Russell 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Russell County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Russell County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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| state_map = KS-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1867
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| founded date = February 26
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| seat wl= Russell
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| building image = Russell county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Russell County, Kansas Courthouse|Russell County Courthouse]]'''<br>401 N. Main Street<br>Russell, Kansas 67665-0113<br>Phone: 785.483.4641
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.russell.kansasgov.com/ Russell County Courthouse]<br>401 N Main Street<br>Russell, KS 67665<br>Phone: 785.483.4641<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate, <br>court records 1876 and divorce records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Russell 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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'''1867--'''Russell County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Russell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1867--'''Russell County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Russell <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  ====
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*[[Barton County, Kansas|Barton]]
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*[[Ellis County, Kansas|Ellis]]
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*[[Ellsworth County, Kansas|Ellsworth]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Kansas|Lincoln]]
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*[[Osborne County, Kansas|Osborne]]
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*[[Rooks County, Kansas|Rooks]]
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*[[Rush County, Kansas|Rush]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
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*Russel County was organized after the Civil War.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[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=204117&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Russell&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Russell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Russell/ Russell County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:42, 1 February 2013

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Russell 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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Russell County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Russell 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 Russell
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Russell County Courthouse
401 N. Main Street
Russell, Kansas 67665-0113
Phone: 785.483.4641



County Courthouse

Russell County Courthouse
401 N Main Street
Russell, KS 67665
Phone: 785.483.4641

County Clerk has marriage, probate,
court records 1876 and divorce records. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Russel 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), Russell 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).