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Vital Statistics Records

Creator: Washington County. County Clerk

Date: 1885-1911

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF1014

Unit ID: 196373

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Vital Statistics Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Registers of births, deaths, marriages, and sometimes contagious diseases for Washington County. Information under births includes child's name, date and place of birth, race, personal information regarding parents (such as nationality and age, mother's maiden name and father's occupation), and medical attendant information. Deaths includes information regarding name of deceased, date and place of death, cause of death, personal information such as race and occupation, marital status and nationality, and undertaker's and physician's names. Information regarding marriages includes bride's and groom's names and some personal information, parents' names, when and where married, witness' names, etc. Contagious diseases includes name of afflicted, some personal information, disease and any complications, treatment and precautions taken, etc.

Microfilm:

  • MF 1014: VOLUMES A - B 1885-1897
  • MF 1014 no. 2: VOLUMES C - D 1898-1911

Index Terms

Subjects

    Washington County (Kan.) -- Population
    Washington County (Kan.) -- Statistics, Vital
    Communicable diseases -- Kansas -- Washington County
    County clerks -- Kansas -- Washington County
    Marriage -- Kansas -- Washington County
    Registers of births, etc. -- Kansas -- Washington County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Washington County. County Offices. County Clerk.