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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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Sheridan County Courthouse<br> PO Box 899<br> Hoxie, KS 67740-0899<br> Phone: 785.675.3361<br><br>County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1887-1910.<br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court 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), Sheridan County, Kansas page 256, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1873--'''Sheridan County was created 6 March 1873 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Hoxie <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Decatur County, Kansas|Decatur]]
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*[[Gove County, Kansas|Gove]]
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*[[Graham County, Kansas|Graham]]
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*[[Norton County, Kansas|Norton]]
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*[[Thomas County, Kansas|Thomas]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/sheridan/Cemeteries/cemeteries.html Sheridan County Cemeteries].&nbsp;&nbsp;Provides&nbsp;the name of the cemetery,&nbsp;&nbsp;location and and transcription of the graves.&nbsp; The transcription may provide:
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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*Sheridan County was organized after the Civil War.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Sheridan/ Sheridan County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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[[Category:Sheridan_County,_Kansas]] [[Category:Kansas_Counties]]

Revision as of 01:44, 4 December 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Sheridan County

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County Courthouse

Sheridan County Courthouse
PO Box 899
Hoxie, KS 67740-0899
Phone: 785.675.3361

County Clerk has incomplete birth and death records 1887-1910.
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1873--Sheridan County was created 6 March 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Hoxie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Sheridan County Cemeteries.  Provides the name of the cemetery,  location and and transcription of the graves.  The transcription may provide:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Date of death
  • Remarks

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Sheridan 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), Sheridan County, Kansas page 256, 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).