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'''1855--'''Woodson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Yates Center <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1855--'''Woodson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Yates Center <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
[[State Library of Kansas Info and Links|History of Woodson County]], by Mrs. S. E. Chase, 1877<br>  
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[http://www.kansasmemory.org/item/219876 History of Woodson County], by Mrs. S. E. Chase, 1877<br>  
  
 
History of the State of Kansas, by William G. Cutler, 1883. [http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/woodson/woodson-co-p1.html Woodson County section.]<br>  
 
History of the State of Kansas, by William G. Cutler, 1883. [http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/woodson/woodson-co-p1.html Woodson County section.]<br>  

Revision as of 03:31, 4 December 2011

United States  > Kansas > Woodson County

County Courthouse

105 W. Rutledge
Yates Center, KS

County Clerk

History

Parent County

1855--Woodson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Yates Center [1]

History of Woodson County, by Mrs. S. E. Chase, 1877

History of the State of Kansas, by William G. Cutler, 1883. Woodson County section.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Incorporated

  • Yates Center
  • Toronto
  • Neosho Falls

Unincorporated

  • Piqua
  • Vernon
  • Rose
  • Batesville
  • Athens

Ghost Towns

  • Defiance
  • Kalida

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Find A Grave Cemeteries in Woodson County

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Drought Reports, Kansas Territory, 1860
Includes a report from E. Condit of Woodson County

Lands in the New York Indian Reserve, Kansas Territory, 1860
No names but good historical background.

The Story of a Kansas Pioneer, by Melissa Genett Anderson
Life story of a woman who moved to Neosho Falls, Woodson County, in 1860. Filled with details of what life was like.

The Illinois Picnic Association of Woodson County was formed "for the benefit of the Ill. settlers." Includes names. 1881.

American Legion Auxiliary, Woodson County, 1921

Maps

Standard Atlas of Woodson County, Kansas, 1904
Maps of townships, plats of towns, and owners' names.

Military

Woodson County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

GenWeb Transcribed Births and Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Kansas Historical Society
Online primary sources for Woodson County. Free; no registration required.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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