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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wyandotte County''' <br>
  
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'''Wyandotte 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 = Wyandotte County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Wyandotte 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 = 1859
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| founded date = January 29
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| seat wl= Kansas City
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| building image = Wyandotte 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 = '''[[Wyandotte County, Kansas Courthouse|Wyandotte County Courthouse]]'''<br>9400 State Ave.<br>Kansas City, Kansas 66112<br>Phone: 913.573.2876
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.wycokck.org/ Wyandotte County Courthouse]<br>710 N 7th Street<br>Kansas City, KS 66112<br>Phone: 913.573.2800<br><br>City Clerk has birth and death records. Probate Judge has marriage and probate records<br>Clerk District Court has divorce records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wyandotte 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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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158491 Grinter Chapel Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158491 Grinter Chapel Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39923 Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39923 Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=159178 Lenexa Cemetery, Lenexa]&nbsp; West 87th Place and Pflumm Rd.
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148923 Maywood Church Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148923 Maywood Church Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39927 Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39927 Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City]  
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*Mount Hope Cemetery, Kansas City
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158843 Old Quindaro Cemetery, Kansas City]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39841 Quindaro Cemetery, Kansas City]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39905 Riverview Cemetery, Bonner Springs]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39905 Riverview Cemetery, Bonner Springs]  
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158520 White Church Cemetery, Kansas City]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148064 St. John Catholic Cemetery, Lenexa]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158520 White Church Cemetery, Kansas City]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=39847 Woodlawn Cemetery, Kansas City]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
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During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the [[1st_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|1st Regiment Kansas Infantry Volunteers]], [[1st_Regiment,_Kansas_Colored_Infantry|1st Regiment Kansas Colored Troops]], [[2nd_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry]], [[5th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|5th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]], [[6th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|6th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]], [[10th_Regiment,_Kansas_Infantry|10th Regiment Kansas Infantry]], 12th Regiment Kansas Cavalry,&nbsp; [[15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Company E, and the[[16th_Regiment,_Kansas_Cavalry|16th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]].
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During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the [[1st Regiment, Kansas Infantry|1st Regiment Kansas Infantry Volunteers]], [[1st Regiment, Kansas Colored Infantry|1st Regiment Kansas Colored Troops]], [[2nd Regiment, Kansas Infantry|2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry]], [[5th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|5th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]], [[6th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|6th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]], [[10th Regiment, Kansas Infantry|10th Regiment Kansas Infantry]], 12th Regiment Kansas Cavalry,&nbsp; [[15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Company E, and the[[16th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|16th Regiment Kansas Cavalry]].  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====

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United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Wyandotte County

Wyandotte 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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Wyandotte County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Wyandotte County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1859
County Seat Kansas City
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Wyandotte County Courthouse
9400 State Ave.
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
Phone: 913.573.2876




County Courthouse

Wyandotte County Courthouse
710 N 7th Street
Kansas City, KS 66112
Phone: 913.573.2800

City Clerk has birth and death records. Probate Judge has marriage and probate records
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1859--Wyandotte County was created 29 January 1859 from Leavenworth and Johnson Counties.
County seat: Kansas City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemetery Index - Wyandotte County Historical Museum - Trowbridge Research Library [1]

BillionGraves:

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kansas City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the 1st Regiment Kansas Infantry Volunteers, 1st Regiment Kansas Colored Troops, 2nd Regiment Kansas Infantry, 5th Regiment Kansas Cavalry, 6th Regiment Kansas Cavalry, 10th Regiment Kansas Infantry, 12th Regiment Kansas Cavalry,  15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Company E, and the16th Regiment Kansas Cavalry.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Tax List for Wyandotte County - Wyandotte County Historical Museum - Trowbridge Research Library [2]

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), Wyandotte 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).
  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).