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Deeds - Numerical Index

Creator: Riley County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1858-1968

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reels MF588 - MF591

Unit ID: 196320

Space Required/Quantity: 0.06 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Deeds - Numerical Index

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Deeds organized numerically, such as by section or by ward in Manhattan or lot number in other cities. General deeds are organized by township, then by section/township/range, and finally by compass direction (northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast). Provides information concerning date of filing, grantor's and grantee's names, book and page number, consideration (amount paid), nature of instrument (letter only, such as D, M, "Rel" for release, etc.), description, and remarks (typically indicating release from obligation).

City deeds indexes typically provide more basic information concerning only names, book and page number, and lot information. Cities include Manhattan, Leonardville, Bala, Lasita, Fairmont, Ogden, Union, Riley, Keats, Army City, Randolph, Cleburne, and Stockdale with additions typically indexed separately for each city or town.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 588: NUMERICAL INDEX TO DEEDS 1858-1955
  • MF 588 no. 2: TOWNSHIPS 6-7 1858-1955
  • MF 589: NUMERICAL INDEX TO DEEDS 1858-1961
  • MF 589: TOWNSHIPS 8-9 1858-1961
  • MF 589 no. 2: TOWNSHIPS 10-11 1858-1961
  • MF 589 no. 3: MANHATTAN WARDS 1-2
  • MF 590 no. 2: MANHATTAN WARDS 5-7
  • MF 590 no. 3: LEONARDVILLE, BALA, LASITA 1863-1968
  • MF 590 no. 4: FAIRMONT, OGDEN 1858-1964
  • MF 591: UNION, RILEY, KEATS, ARMY CITY 1858-1968
  • MF 591 no. 2: RANDOLPH, CLEBURN, STOCKDALE 1858-1968

Index Terms


    Commissioners of deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County -- Indexes
    Real property -- Ownership

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Riley County. County Offices. Register of Deeds.