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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wilson County''' <br>
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'''Wilson 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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<br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wilson County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Wilson County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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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= Fredonia
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| building image = Wilson 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 = '''[[Wilson County, Kansas Courthouse|Wilson County Courthouse]]'''<br>615 Madison Street<br>Fredonia, Kansas 66736-1383<br>Phone: 316.378.2186
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.woodsoncounty.net/ Wilson County Courthouse]<br>615 Madison Street<br>Fredonia, Ks 667736<br>Phone: 316-378-2186  
 
[http://www.woodsoncounty.net/ Wilson County Courthouse]<br>615 Madison Street<br>Fredonia, Ks 667736<br>Phone: 316-378-2186  
  
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and court records.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1887.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1885.<br> County Clerk has birth records 1885-1911, marriage records from 1860, <br>divorce and probate records from 1863, court records from 1934, and land records from 1861.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Woodson County, Kansas page 257, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Probate Judge has marriage, probate and court records.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1887.<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1885.<br> County Clerk has birth records 1885-1911, marriage records from 1860, <br>divorce and probate records from 1863, court records from 1934, and land records from 1861.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Woodson County, Kansas page 257, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Military  ====
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; During the Civil War men from Wilson, [[Woodson_County,_Kansas|Woodson]] and [[Greenwood_County,_Kansas|Greenwood]] counties organized a mounted militia regiment in 1861, the [[14th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]].<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; During the Civil War men from Wilson, [[Woodson County, Kansas|Woodson]] and [[Greenwood County, Kansas|Greenwood]] counties organized a mounted militia regiment in 1861, the [[14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]].<br>  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:17, 1 February 2013

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Wilson 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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Online Records



Wilson County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Wilson 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 Fredonia
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Wilson County Courthouse
615 Madison Street
Fredonia, Kansas 66736-1383
Phone: 316.378.2186



County Courthouse

Wilson County Courthouse
615 Madison Street
Fredonia, Ks 667736
Phone: 316-378-2186

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and court records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1887.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1885.
County Clerk has birth records 1885-1911, marriage records from 1860,
divorce and probate records from 1863, court records from 1934, and land records from 1861.[1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

     During the Civil War men from Wilson, Woodson and Greenwood counties organized a mounted militia regiment in 1861, the 14th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry.

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), Woodson County, Kansas page 257, 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).