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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wabaunsee County''' <br>
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'''Wabaunsee 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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{{KSDC}} <br> <br>
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<br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wabaunsee County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Wabaunsee County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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| state_map = KS-map.png
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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 = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl= Alma
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| building image = Wabaunsee 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 = '''[[Wabaunsee County, Kansas Courthouse|Wabaunsee County Courthouse]]'''<br>215 Kansas Ave.<br>Alma, Kansas 66401-0278<br>Phone: 785.765.2421
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.wabaunsee.kansasgov.com/ Wabaunsee County Courthouse]<br>215 Kansas Street<br>Alma, KS 66401<br>Phone: 785.765.3414<br><br>Formerly Richardson Co. Name changed to Wabaunsee 11 Feb 1859.<br>County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1892-1910.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabaunsee 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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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_River Kansas River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''Oregon National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in ''Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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=== Civil War  ===
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Men from Waubaunsee county enlisted in:
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/2nd_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry 2nd Regiment, Kansas Infantry],[http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/statewide/military/civilwar/adjutant/2i/b.html Company B]
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*8th Regiment, Kansas Infantry, Company E
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/2nd_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry 2nd Regiment, Kansas Cavalry], Companies A, B, F, K
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry 5th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry], Company A
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/6th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry 6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry], Company F
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/9th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry 9th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry], Company E
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/11th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry 11th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry], Companies E, G, K, L, M
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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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=204196&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Wabaunsee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Wabaunsee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Wabaunsee/ Wabaunsee County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Wabaunsee/ Wabaunsee County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Wabaunsee 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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Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Wabaunsee County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Alma
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Wabaunsee County Courthouse
215 Kansas Ave.
Alma, Kansas 66401-0278
Phone: 785.765.2421


County Courthouse

Wabaunsee County Courthouse
215 Kansas Street
Alma, KS 66401
Phone: 785.765.3414

Formerly Richardson Co. Name changed to Wabaunsee 11 Feb 1859.
County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records 1892-1910.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Wabaunsee County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Alma [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Wabaunsee County, Kansas Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Civil War

Men from Waubaunsee county enlisted in:

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), Wabaunsee 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).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).