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Divorce Case Files

Creator: Coffey County. District Court

Date: 1864-1917

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 59233

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 7.00 Microfilm roll(s) (16mm)

Title (Main title): Divorce Case Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Shows parties involved, dates, motions files, petition, petition answered, grounds for divorce, testimony of witnesses, legal instruments, date and whether divorce granted. All of these documents were usually filed in a large cardboard enclosure known as a "jacket," which was labeled on the spine or front with the case number and plaintiff/defendant, then filed in sequential order. Case files form the foundation of information that was later entered into dockets and journals.

Microfilm:

  • AR 3357: Nos. 1278-2373 1881-1888
  • AR 3358: Nos. 2374-3564 1888-1895
  • AR 3359: Nos. 3574-4582 1895-1903
  • AR 3360: Nos. 4583-5629 1903-1910
  • AR 3361: Nos. 5633-7266 1910-1916
  • AR 3362: Nos. 7279-7389 1916-1917
  • AR 3367: Nos. 6-1254 1864-1882

Index Terms

Subjects

    Coffey County (Kan.)
    Divorce -- Law and legislation -- Kansas
    Divorce records -- Kansas -- Coffey County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Coffey County. Courts. District Court.