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Records from Wallace County

Creator: Wallace County (Kan.)

Date: 1883-1994

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 216650

Abstract: This collection contains a microfilmed index of marriages in Wallace County, Kansas between 1887-1994; and naturalization records from 1883-1939.

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm.

Title (Main title): Records from Wallace County

Administrative History

Administrative History: Wallace County was established on March 11, 1868. It was named in honor of Gen. William H. L. Wallace. Commander of the Second Division at the Battle of Shiloh (6 Apr 1862); he was wounded in action and died a few days later, on 10 Apr 1862. Sharon Springs is the county seat. Townships include: Harrison, Sharon Springs, Wallace, and Weskan.

[Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas Counties - Wallace County, Kansas." http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/places/counties.php?county=WA (accessed June 4, 2009.)]

Index Terms

Subjects

    Wallace County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Wallace County (Kan.) -- History
    Wallace County (Kan.) -- Statistics, Vital
    Marriage records -- Kansas -- Genealogy
    Naturalization records -- Kansas -- Wallace County

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Wallace County.