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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Seward County'''<br>
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'''Seward 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 = Seward County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Seward County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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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 = 1873
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| seat wl= Liberal
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| building image = Seward 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 = '''[[Seward County, Kansas Courthouse|Seward County Courthouse]]'''<br>415 N. Washington Ave.<br>Liberal, Kansas 67901-3497<br>Phone: 316.626.3201
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.sewardcountyks.org/ Seward County Courthouse]<br>415 N Washington<br>Liberal, KS 67901<br>Phone: 316.626.0211<br><br>City Clerk has birth and death and burial records. <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records.<br>County Clerk has newspapers from 1873. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Seward County, Kansas page 255, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*Seward County was organized after the Civil War.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Liberal Kansas Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=204149&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Seward&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Seward/ Seward County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 02:26, 2 February 2013

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Seward 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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Seward County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Seward County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1873
County Seat Liberal
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Seward County Courthouse
415 N. Washington Ave.
Liberal, Kansas 67901-3497
Phone: 316.626.3201



County Courthouse

Seward County Courthouse
415 N Washington
Liberal, KS 67901
Phone: 316.626.0211

City Clerk has birth and death and burial records.
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records.
County Clerk has newspapers from 1873. [1]

History

Parent County

1873--Seward County was created in 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Liberal [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Seward 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), Seward 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).