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Local Records Microfilm - Chautauqua Co.

Chautauqua County was formerly part of Howard Co. from 1867-1875. Howard County was established February 26, 1867. On March 25, 1875, Howard County was divided lengthwise into Elk and Chautauqua counties, primarily to settle the county seat feud. The Kansas State Historical Society also has microfilmed records for Elk County.

Below is an inventory of our local government records microfilm holdings for this county. Contact the reference staff by phone (785-272-8681, ext. 116 or 117) or email if you require a reel number that falls in the inclusive numbers listed. Please see our interlibrary loan page for information on how to request loans to any Kansas public library.

District & Probate Court, Howard County

Arranged by Docket #

#1-90 1871 [AR 5799]

#91-506 1872-1873 [5800]

#207-325 1873 [5801]

#326-451 1873-1875 [AR 5802]

#452-567 1875 [AR 5803]

Chautauqua County

Arranged by Docket #

#562-662 1875-1876 [AR 5804]

#663-667 1876 [AR 5805]

#668-713 1876 [AR 5806]

District Court Criminal & Civil Case Files

Arranged by Docket #

#714-796 1877-1878 [AR 5807]

#797-862 1878-1879 [AR 5808]

#863-938 1879-1880 [AR 5809]

#939-1015 1880-1881 [AR 5810]

#1016-1103 1881-1882 [AR 5811]

#1104-1197 1882-1883 [AR 5812]

#1198-1283 1883-1884 [AR 5813]

#1283 ½ –1374 1884-1885 [AR 5814]

#1375-1402 ½ 1885 [AR 5815]

Civil Case Files

Arranged by Docket #

#1-86 1884-1885 [AR 5816]

#87-159 1885-1886 [AR 5817]

#157-220 1886 [AR 5818]

#221-290 1886-1887 [AR 5819]

#291-369 1887 [AR 5820]

#370-445 1887 [AR 5821]

#446-518 1887-1888 [AR 5822]

#519-574 1888 [AR 5823]

#575-641 1888 [AR 5824]

#642-713 1888 [AR 5825]

#714-779 1888-1889 [AR 5826]

#780-837 1889 [AR 5827]

#838- 903 1889 [AR 5828]

#904-984 1889-1890 [AR 5829]

#985-1042 1890 [AR 5830]

#1043-1111 1890 [AR 5831]

#1112-1175 1890-1891 [AR 5832]

#1176-1197 1891 [AR 5833]

#1198-1261 1891 [AR 5834]

#1262-1313 1891-1892 [AR 5835]

#1314-1358 1892 [AR 5836]

#1359-1408 1892 [AR 5837]

#1409-1483 1892-1893 [AR 5838]

#1484-1560 1893-1894 [AR 5839]

#1561-1622 1894-1895 [AR 5840]

#1623-1695 1895-1896 [AR 5841]

#1696-1768 1896-1897 [AR 5842]

#1769-2033 1897-1898 [AR 5843]

#2034-2091 1898-1899 [AR 5844]

#2092-2153 1899-1900 [AR 5845]

#2154-2213 1900-1901 [AR 5846]

#2214-2290 1901-1902 [AR 5847]

#2291-2366 1902-1903 [AR 5848]

#2367-2427 1903-1904 [AR 5849]

#2428-2497 1904 [AR 5850]

#2498-2577 1904-1905 [AR 5851]

#2578-2629 1905 [AR 5852]

#2630-2691 1905-1906 [AR 5853]

#2692-2770 1906-1907 [AR 5854]

#2771-2846 1907-1908 [AR 5855]

#2847-2906 1908-1909 [AR 5856]

#2907-2978 1909 [AR 5857]

#2979-3043 1909-1910 [AR 5858]

#3044-3106 1910-1911 [AR 5859]

#3107-3165 1911-1912 [AR 5860]

#3166-3244 1912 [AR 5861]

#3245-3319 1912-1913 [AR 5862]

#3320-3396 1913-1914 [AR 5863]

#3397-3463 1914 [AR 5864]

#3464-3556 1914-1916 [AR 5865]

#3557-3642 1916 [AR 5866]

#3643-3730 1916-1917 [AR 5867]

#3731-3833 1917-1918 [AR 5868]

#3834-3873 1918 [AR 5869]

#3874-3975 1918-1920 [AR 5870]

#3876-4076 1920-1921 [AR 5871]

#4077-4179 1921 [AR 5822]

#4180-4281 1921-1922 [AR 5873]

#4282-4369 1922-1923 [AR 5874]

#4370-4464 1923-1924 [AR 5875]

#4465-4576 1924-1925 [AR 5876]

#4568-4666 1925 [AR 5877]

#4660-4769 1925-1927 [AR 5878]

#4770-4870 1927-1928 [AR 5879]

#4871-4960 1928-1929 [AR 5880]

#4961-5046 1929 [AR 5881]

#5047-5137 1929-1930 [AR 5882]

#5138-5217 1930-1931 [AR 5883]

#5218-5296 1931-1932 [AR 5884]

#5297-5350 1932 [AR 5885]

#5351-5418 1932-1933 [AR 5886]

#5419-5483 1933-1934 [AR 5887]

#5484-5558 1934-1935 [AR 5888]

#5559-5637 1935-1936 [AR 5889]

#5638-5709 1936-1937 [AR 5890]

#5710-5798 1937-1938 [AR 5891]

#5799-5866 1938-1939 [AR 5892]

#5867-5918 1939-1940 [AR 5893]

#5919-5989 1940-1941 [AR 5894]

#5990-6050 1941 [AR 5895]

#6051-6094 1941-1942 [AR 5896]

#6095-6185 1942-1944 [AR 5897]

#6186-6280 1944-1945 [AR 5898]

#6281-6388 1945-1946 [AR 5899]

#6389-6495 1946-1948 [AR 5900]

#6496-6581 1948-1949 [AR 5901]

Criminal Case Files

Arranged by Docket #

# 1-55 1882-1884 [AR 6526.2]

# 56-115 1883-1890 [AR 6527]

# 116-174 1883-1890 [AR 6528]

# 175-261 1890- [AR 6529] (missing Docket #’s 178- # 187)

# 262-337 1893-1896 [AR 6530]

# 338-383 1896-1898 [AR 6531]

# 384-419 1898-1901 [AR 6532]

# 420-463 1901-1902 [AR 6533]

# 464-518 1902-1906 [AR 6534]

# 519-564 1905-1907 [AR 6535]

# 565-609 1907-1912 [AR 6536]

# 610-675 1911-1914 [AR 6537]

# 676-744 1913-1916 [AR 6538]

# 745-810 1915-1920 [AR 6539]

# 811-889 1919-1922 [AR 6540] (missing Docket #’s 876, #877)

# 891-962 1922-1925 [AR 6541]

# 963-1080 1924- [AR 6542]

# 1081-1168 1928-1935 [AR 6543]

# 1169-1291 1931-1935 [AR 6544]

# 1292-1405 1935-1946 [AR 6545] (missing Docket #1387)

Probate-A

Arranged by Case #

# 1A-53A 1871- 1908 [AR 6546]

# 54A-123A 1877-1901 [AR 6547]

# 124A-187A 1901 [AR 6548]

# 188A-246A 1892-1897 [AR 6549]

# 247A-326A 1895 [AR 6550]

# 327A-388A 1890 [AR 6551]

# 389A-452A 1897 [AR 6552]

# 453A-513A 1875 [AR 6553]

# 514A-588A 1897 [AR 6554]

# 589A-655A 1897 [AR 6555]

# 656A-702A 1899 [AR 6556]

# 703A-757A 1891 [AR 6557]

# 758A-805A 1885 [AR 6558]

# 806A-863A 1903 [AR 6559]

# 864A-919A 1901 [AR 6560]

# 920A-959A 1892 [AR 6561]

Probate & Confidential Case Files

Arranged by Case #

# 1-55 1934 [AR 6562]

# 56-127 1908 [AR 5902] (missing Case #65 & #72)

# 128-230 1909 [AR 6563] (missing Case # 136)]

# 231-308 1906 [AR 6564] (missing Case # 79)

# 309-382 ½ 1914-1915 [AR 6565] (missing Case # 313-315, # 319, # 339)

# 383-472 1915-1917 [AR 6566] (missing Case # 384, # 411)

# 473-554 1917-1919 [AR 6567]

# 555-669 1919-1920 [AR 6568] (missing Case # 569, # 592, # 610)

# 670-745 1920-1923 [AR 6569]

# 746-824 1922-1923 [AR 6570]

# 825-848 1923-1924 [AR 6571]

Probate & Civil Case Files

Arranged by Case #

# 849-914 1924-1926 [AR 6572]

# 915-1002 1926-1927 [AR 6573]

# 1003-1041 1927-1928 [AR 6574]

# 1042-1102 1928-1929 [AR 6576]

# 1103-1161 1929-1930 [AR 6577]

# 1162-1220 1930-1931 [AR 6578]

# 1121-1225 1931 [AR 6579]

# 1226-1276 1931-1933 [AR 6580] (missing Case # 1242-1243, # 1250, # 1270, # 1276)

# 1277-1333 1933-1934 [AR 6581]

# 1334-1388 1934-1935 [AR 6582]

# 1389-1460 1935-1936 [AR 6583]

Probate

Arranged by Case #

# 1461-1522 1936-1946 [AR 6584]

# 1523-1581 1938-1941 [AR 6585]

# 1582-1641 1939-1941 [AR 6586]

# 1642-1654 1940-1942 [AR 6587]

Probate, Mixed

Arranged by Case #

# 1655-1716 1940-1941 [AR 6588] (missing Case # 1665, # 1703)

# 1717-1754 1941-1943 [AR 6589]

# 1755-1820 1941-1944 [AR 6590]

# 1821-1889 1943-1944 [AR 6591]

# 1890-1929 1944-1945 [AR 6592]

# 1930-1989 1945 [AR 6593]

# 1990-2059 1945-1947 [AR 6594]

# 2059-2102 1947-1964 [AR 6595]

# 2102-2145 1970-1949 [AR 6596]

# 2146-2189 1948-1979 [AR 6597]

# 2190-2240 1948-1949 [AR 6598]

# 2241-2268 1949-1950 [AR 6599]