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Records from Republic County

Creator: Republic County (Kan.)

Date: 1868 - 1990

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 216952

Abstract: The majority of the records housed at the State Archives from Republic County come from the probate and district courts and consist of case files for estate administration and guardianship cases, and marriage licenses. The Archives also holds County Commissioners' journals of proceedings; County Clerk's registers for marriages, births, and deaths; and two small volumes of records from Scandia's City Clerk. Most of the records for this county are on microfilm.

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm + 2 volumes.

Title (Main title): Records from Republic County

Administrative History

Administrative History: Republic County is toward the center of Kansas, on the northern border with Nebraska. It was established in 1860 and named for the Republican River. The valley of that river was the seat of the Pawnee Republic, a major division of the Pawnee tribe.

Belleville is the Republic County seat. Townships include Albion, Beaver, Belleville, Big Bend, Courtland, Elk Creek, Fairview, Farmington, Freedom, Grant, Jefferson, Liberty, Lincoln, Norway, Richland, Rose Creek, Scandia, Union, Washington, and White Rock Township.

[Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas Counties -- Republic County, Kansas." http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/places/counties.php?county=RP (accessed 22 June 2009).]

Index Terms

Subjects

    Republic County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Republic County (Kan.) -- History
    Republic County (Kan.) -- Management
    Republic County (Kan.) -- Statistics, Vital
    Scandia (Kan.) -- Management
    Marriage records -- Kansas -- Republic County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Republic County -- Records and correspondence
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Republic County

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Republic County.