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==== Atlas  ====
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Historical Atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas, published by John P. Edwards,1882.
  
 
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Early Township maps of Sedgwick County [http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/wcf/townships/index.asp http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/wcf/townships/index.asp] 
  
 
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*Obituaries from the Catholic Advance for 1999.   
 
*Obituaries from the Catholic Advance for 1999.   
 
*Miscellaneous obituaries which they have indexed.
 
*Miscellaneous obituaries which they have indexed.
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==== Photographs  ====
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The Wichita Photo Archives [http://www.wichitaphotos.org/ www.wichitaphotos.org] contains over 1,000 photographs of Wichita and Sedgwick County.
  
 
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Current townships include: Afton, Attica, Delano, Eagle, Erie, Garden Plain, Grand River, Grant, Greeley, Gypsum, Illinois, Kechi, Lincoln, Minneha, Morton, Ninnescah, Ohio, Park, Payne, Riverside, Rockford, Salem, Sherman, Union, Valley Center, Viola, Waco, and Wichita.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 18 January 2011

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Sedgwick County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1867--Sedgwick County was created 26 February 1867 from Butler and Marion Counties. County seat: Wichita [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Atlas

Historical Atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas, published by John P. Edwards,1882.

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Early Township maps of Sedgwick County http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/wcf/townships/index.asp 

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society Library has three Indexes of the obituaries in scrapbooks in their library.   

  • Index of obituaries  from The Wichita Eagle and Beacon for the period 1955 to 2008.
  • Obituaries from the Catholic Advance for 1999. 
  • Miscellaneous obituaries which they have indexed.

Photographs

The Wichita Photo Archives www.wichitaphotos.org contains over 1,000 photographs of Wichita and Sedgwick County.

Probate

Taxation

Townships

Current townships include: Afton, Attica, Delano, Eagle, Erie, Garden Plain, Grand River, Grant, Greeley, Gypsum, Illinois, Kechi, Lincoln, Minneha, Morton, Ninnescah, Ohio, Park, Payne, Riverside, Rockford, Salem, Sherman, Union, Valley Center, Viola, Waco, and Wichita.

Vital Records

Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, Death Index, 1887-1910.  Alphabetical index giving name and certificate number.

Societies and Libraries

Lawrence & Lucile Wulfmeyer Genealogy / Special Collections Center at the Wichita Public Library, 223 South Main Street, Wichita, Kansas, 67202. 316-261-8509.  Open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Closed major holidays.  Contains over 18,000 genealogy books and magazines covering Kansas, the Great Plains, the Midwest, the South, and the Colonial States.  Other major collections include:  Dawes Rolls Applications, Draper Manuscripts, Germans to America, Italians to America, and microfilm of the city's newspapers the Eagle and the Beacon.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).