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Transcript Deeds - Davis Co. to Riley Co.

Creator: Riley County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1858-1869

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF552 - MF553

Unit ID: 196315

Space Required/Quantity: 0.01 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Transcript Deeds - Davis Co. to Riley Co.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Copies of deeds, mortgages, and other records transferring ownership. Typically provide information concerning date of transfer, names of parties involved, amount owed and when/how it should be paid, brief description of property, and witness or testimony by an official such as the Register of Deeds, notary public, etc. Page margins provide individuals' names and the book/page number to cross-reference with the index (see series 196314). Property was not always real estate but could also be chattel goods and other personal property.

Microfilm:

  • MF 552 no. 3: NO LTR/NUM 1858-1869
  • MF 553: NO LTR/NUM 1860-1865

Index Terms

Subjects

    Commissioners of deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Property -- Kansas -- Riley County -- Ownership

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Riley County. County Offices. Register of Deeds.

Notes

General Note: Davis and Riley Counties exchanged territory in 1873. Davis County, named after Jefferson Davis (who was then Secretary of War) by the territorial legislature when the county was established, was renamed Geary County in 1889.