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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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Wichita County; 206 S 4th St; PO Drawer 968; Leoti, KS 67861-0279; Ph. 316.375.4454 Details: (Pro Judge has m & pro rec from 1887 & ct rec; City Clk has d & bur rec from 1887; Clk Dis Ct has div rec from 1887; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1885)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Wichita County; 206 S 4th St; PO Drawer 968; Leoti, KS 67861-0279; Ph. 316.375.4454 Details: (Pro Judge has m & pro rec from 1887 & ct rec; City Clk has d & bur rec from 1887; Clk Dis Ct has div rec from 1887; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1885)

History

Parent County

1873--Wichita County was created 6 March 1873 from Indian Lands. County seat: Leoti [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Sherman County was organized after the Civil War.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society has a number of scrapbooks in their library that contain obituaries cut from The Wichita Eagle and Beacon.  Site gives an alphabetical listing of names appearing in those scrapbooks for the years 1955-2008.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).