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== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Trego County, Kansas ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.tregocountyks.com/ Trego County Courthouse]<br>216 Main Street<br>WaKeeney, KS 67672-2189<br>Phone: 785.743.5773&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Distric Court has&nbsp;divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trego 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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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
  
== History ==
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|organized= February 26,  1867
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|county seat= WaKeeney
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|parent county= unorganized territory <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trego County, Kansas. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Ellis County, Kansas Genealogy|Ellis]]
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|county2= [[Gove County, Kansas Genealogy|Gove]]
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|county3= [[Graham County, Kansas Genealogy|Graham]]
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|county4= [[Ness County, Kansas Genealogy|Ness]]
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|county5= [[Rooks County, Kansas Genealogy|Rooks]]</br><center>[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Description ===
  
'''1867--'''Trego County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' WaKeeney <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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The County was named for Edgar Poe Trego. The County has WaKeeney as its seat and the County was created June 21, 1879. The County is located in the central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Trego, Kansas," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trego_County,_Kansas" 9/12/2017.</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{KS Courthouse Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''Trego County Courthouse'''<br>216 N. Main Street<br>WaKeeney, Kansas 67672-2189<br>Phone: 785.743.5773<br>[http://www.tregocountyks.com/ Trego County Website]<br><br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trego County, Kansas. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Trego County, Kansas Record Dates  ===
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 237.</ref> '''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Trego County, Kansas Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| colspan="7"| <center> Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1911.  General compliance by 1917.<ref>“Kansas Research Outline”, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Department, 2000), 40.</ref></center>
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==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ellis County, Kansas|Ellis]]
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=== Boundary Changes ===
*[[Gove County, Kansas|Gove]]
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{{KS Boundary Changes Intro|Trego}}
*[[Graham County, Kansas|Graham]]  
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*'''Parent County:''' Trego County was created 26 February 1867 from unorganized territory.
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*'''County seat:''' WaKeeney <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trego County, Kansas. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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*'''Map''': [http://www.mapofus.org/kansas/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Kansas] - shows boundary changes for Kansas Counties
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*'''Chronology''': [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/KS_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Kansas Historical Boundary Changes] - legislative details of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
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== Resources  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{KS Populated Places Intro|Trego}}
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The following are locations in Trego County, Kansas:
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{KS Historical Timeline Intro|Trego}}
  
[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/trego/Cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Trego County Cemeteries].&nbsp; Lists the names of the cemeteries, provides the location, and transcription of the cemetery.&nbsp; The transcription may provide:
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== Resources ==
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{{KS Resources Intro|Trego}}
  
*Name  
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=== Bible Records ===
*Date of Birth  
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{{KS Bible Intro|Trego}}
*Date of Death  
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{KS Biographies Intro|Trego}}
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{KS Business Records Intro|Trego}}
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{KS Cemeteries Intro|Trego}}
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Trego County, Kansas''' online and in print</center>
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| width="23%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=18&GScnty=981&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.ksgenweb.org/trego/Cemeteries/ KSGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kansas/trego.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://kansasgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=98 Kansas Gravestones]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="23%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|532240|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Trego+Kansas&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="23%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=18&CScnty=981 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kansas&county=Trego&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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[http://www.ksgenweb.com/trego/Cemeteries/ Trego County Cemeteries.]&nbsp; Lists the names of the cemeteries, provides the location, and transcription of the cemetery.&nbsp; The transcription may provide:
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*Name
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*Date of Birth
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*Date of Death
 
*Remarks
 
*Remarks
  
==== Church ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{KS Census Intro|Trego}}
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==== State and Territorial Census Records ====
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*'''1855-1925''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1088 Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — ($), Index and images; covers census years '''1855-1859, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925'''
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*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|1860 U.S. Federal Census for Kansas Territory}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Index and images
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*'''1860''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7667 1860 U.S. Federal Census for Kansas Territory] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — ($), Index and images
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*'''1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1824715|Kansas State Census, 1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1875''' - {{RecordSearch|1825178|Kansas State Census, 1875}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1825188|Kansas State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1825193|Kansas State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/hr/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1919-1961''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2270 Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — Partial index (4 counties) and images
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==== Federal Census Records ====
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The 1870 Census was the first Federal Census taken for Kansas after it became a state in 1861.<ref>William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 119.</ref> For links to Federal Census indexes, see [[Kansas Census]].<br>
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=== Church Records ===
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{{KS Church Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{KS Court Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{KS Directories Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{KS Emigration Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{KS Ethnic Groups Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Military ====
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{KS Funeral Homes Intro|Trego}}
  
*Trego County was organized after the Civil War.<br>
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{KS Genealogies Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{KS Guardianship Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{KS Land Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{KS Histories Intro|Trego}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{KS History Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{KS Maps Intro|Trego}}
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[[File:Trego, Kansas.JPG|300px|right]]
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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=== Migration ===
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{{KS Migration Intro|Trego}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Military Records ===
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{{KS Military Intro|Trego}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*Trego County was organized after the Civil War.
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Trego|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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{{KS Naturalization Intro|Trego}}
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Trego/ Trego County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{KS Newspapers Intro|Trego}}
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{{KS Newspaper abstracts|Trego}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{KS Obituaries Intro|Trego}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{KS Other Records Intro|Trego}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{KS Periodicals Intro|Trego}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{KS Probate Intro|Trego}}
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'''Online Records
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*'''1803 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9065 Kansas Wills and Probate Records 1803-1987] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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=== School Records ===
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{{KS Schools Intro|Trego}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{KS Tax Intro|Trego}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{KS Vital Intro|Trego}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{KS Vital Records - Birth Intro|Trego}}
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*'''1818 - 1936''' {{RecordSearch|1674839|Kansas, Births and Christenings, 1818-1936}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1885 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|2727732|Kansas County Birth Records, 1885-1911}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/hr/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1885 - 1911''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2567 Kansas, Births and Christenings Index, 1885-1911] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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==== Marriage ====
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{{KS Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Trego}}
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*'''1811 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|2381595|Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1840 - 1935''' {{RecordSearch|1674845|Kansas, Marriages, 1840-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1855 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|1851040|Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1855 - 1911''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60292 Kansas, County Marriages, 1855-1911] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — images $
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==== Death ====
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{{KS Vital Records - Death Intro|Trego}}
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*'''1885 - 1930''' {{RecordSearch|1674844|Kansas, Deaths and Burials, 1885-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1885 - 1930''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2570 Kansas, Deaths and Burials, Index, 1885-1930] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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==== Divorce ====
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{{KS Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Trego}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{KS Research Facilities Intro|Trego}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{KS Archives Intro|Trego}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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=== Libraries ===
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{{KS Libraries Intro|Trego}}
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=== Museums ===
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{{KS Museums Intro|Trego}}
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'''Trego County Historical Society Museum'''<br>Trego County Fairgrounds<br> 128 N 13th St<br> WaKeeney, KS 67672<br>Telephone Number: 785-743-3964<br>E-mail:[mailto:tregohistorical@ruraltel.net tregohistorical@ruraltel.net]<br>[http://tregohistorical.org/ Website]
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== Societies ==
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{{KS Societies Intro|Trego}}
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'''Trego County Historical Society Museum'''<br>Trego County Fairgrounds<br> 128 N 13th St<br> WaKeeney, KS 67672<br>Telephone Number: 785-743-3964<br>E-mail:[mailto:tregohistorical@ruraltel.net tregohistorical@ruraltel.net]<br>[http://tregohistorical.org/ Website]
  
== References  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{KS Websites Intro|Trego}}
  
<references />
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*[http://www.ksgenweb.com/trego/index.html USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|204194|Kansas|Trego}}The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Trego/ Trego County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
{{Kansas|Kansas}}  
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== Research Guides ==
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{{KS Research Guides Intro|Trego}}
  
[[Category:Trego_County,_Kansas]]
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== References ==
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<references />
  
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[[Category:Trego_County,_Kansas]][[Category:Kansas_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 18:43, 25 September 2017

United States
Kansas
Trego County

Guide to Trego County, Kansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: WaKeeney
Organized: February 26, 1867
Parent County(s): unorganized territory [1]
Neighboring Counties
Ellis  • Gove  • Graham  • Ness  • Rooks
See County Maps
Courthouse
KansasTregoCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Trego County svg.bmp
Adoption
This page is available for adoption

County Information

Description

The County was named for Edgar Poe Trego. The County has WaKeeney as its seat and the County was created June 21, 1879. The County is located in the central area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse

Trego County Courthouse
216 N. Main Street
WaKeeney, Kansas 67672-2189
Phone: 785.743.5773
Trego County Website

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records. [1]

Trego County, Kansas Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1899 1879 1899 1880 1879 1879 1855
Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1911. General compliance by 1917.[4]

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in Trego County, Kansas:

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Trego County, Kansas online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Kansas Cemeteries for more information

Trego County Cemeteries.  Lists the names of the cemeteries, provides the location, and transcription of the cemetery.  The transcription may provide:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Death
  • Remarks

Census Records

Kansas became a territory in 1854 and the first territory census taken was in 1855. It was also enumerated as Kansas Territory in the 1860 Federal Census, although there were 15 counties that were marked with "no population" in them. The state continued to take state censuses after it was admitted to the Union in 1861.[5] See links listed below.

State and Territorial Census Records

Federal Census Records

The 1870 Census was the first Federal Census taken for Kansas after it became a state in 1861.[6] For links to Federal Census indexes, see Kansas Census.

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Kansas Church Records.


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kansas Land and Property for additional information about early Kansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Trego County, Kansas Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Kansas Local Histories.


Maps and Gazetteers

Trego, Kansas.JPG

Migration

Military Records

  • Trego County was organized after the Civil War.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Trego County, Kansas Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

In most counties in Kansas, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, inventories, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Kansas, Trego and click Probate records.


Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

Kansas tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. Tax lists were usually made every year, however, there may be gaps of several years. For more information, see the wiki page Kansas Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Kansas Office of Vital Statistics or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also Kansas Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Birth

Marriage

Death

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Museums

Trego County Historical Society Museum
Trego County Fairgrounds
128 N 13th St
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Telephone Number: 785-743-3964
E-mail:tregohistorical@ruraltel.net
Website

Societies

Trego County Historical Society Museum
Trego County Fairgrounds
128 N 13th St
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Telephone Number: 785-743-3964
E-mail:tregohistorical@ruraltel.net
Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trego County, Kansas. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Trego, Kansas," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trego_County,_Kansas" 9/12/2017.
  3. Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 237.
  4. “Kansas Research Outline”, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Department, 2000), 40.
  5. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 118-119.
  6. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 119.