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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Sumner County''  
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{{Kansas-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Sumner County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>[http://www.co.sumner.ks.us/ Sumner County Courthouse]<br>500 N Washington<br>Wellington, KS 67152<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1341516783305_705" /><br>Phone: 316.326.3395&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records; <br>County Clerk has&nbsp;has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sumner County, Kansas page 256, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1867--'''Sumner County was created 26 February 1867 from [[Butler County, Kansas|Butler]] and&nbsp;[[Marion County, Kansas|Marion]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Wellington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1867--'''Sumner County was created 26 February 1867 from [[Butler County, Kansas|Butler]] and&nbsp;[[Marion County, Kansas|Marion]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Wellington <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  ====
  
*[[Butler_County,_Kansas|Butler]]
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*[[Butler County, Kansas|Butler]]  
*[[Cowley_County,_Kansas|Cowley]]
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*[[Cowley County, Kansas|Cowley]]  
*[[Grant_County,_Oklahoma|Grant County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Grant County, Oklahoma|Grant County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Harper_County,_Kansas|Harper]]
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*[[Harper County, Kansas|Harper]]  
*[[Kay_County,_Oklahoma|Kay County, Oklahoma]]
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*[[Kay County, Oklahoma|Kay County, Oklahoma]]  
*[[Kingman_County,_Kansas|Kingman]]
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*[[Kingman County, Kansas|Kingman]]  
*[[Sedgwick_County,_Kansas|Sedgwick]]
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*[[Sedgwick County, Kansas|Sedgwick]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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A [http://books.google.com/books?id=jHcUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA160-IA3 ''Portrait and biographical album of Sumner County, Kansas containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county...''] (1885) is available online free from Google Books. Parts I and II contain biographies of the U.S. presidents and Kentucky governors. Part III (starts about p.160) contains biographies of Sumner County residents.
  
 
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*Sumner County was organized after the Civil War began. Please see [[Butler_County,_Kansas|Butler]] and [[Marion_County,_Kansas|Marion]] counties for Civil War records<br>
  
 
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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]]
  
 
== 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=204180&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Sumner&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Sumner|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Sumner/ Sumner County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:35, 5 July 2012

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Sumner County

County Courthouse


Sumner County Courthouse
500 N Washington
Wellington, KS 67152
Phone: 316.326.3395 

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
Clerk District Court has divorce records;
County Clerk has has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1867--Sumner County was created 26 February 1867 from Butler and Marion Counties. County seat: Wellington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

A Portrait and biographical album of Sumner County, Kansas containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county... (1885) is available online free from Google Books. Parts I and II contain biographies of the U.S. presidents and Kentucky governors. Part III (starts about p.160) contains biographies of Sumner County residents.

Maps

Military

  • Sumner County was organized after the Civil War began. Please see Butler and Marion counties for Civil War records

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), Sumner County, Kansas page 256, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).