Sedgwick County, Kansas Genealogy

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United 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

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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