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Records from McPherson County

Creator: McPherson County (Kan.)

Date: 1870 - 2002

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 216632

Abstract: Records from McPherson County, Kansas at the State Archives are on microfilm. They include records from the County Clerk, District and Probate Courts, Register of Deeds, and the County Treasurer. The records include information concerning estate administration and guardianship, marriage records, cemetery information, vital statistics and censuses, tax rolls of various kinds, deeds and other land ownership information, and school district information (some of which can also be found under the State Department of Education and its related state agencies).

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm.

Title (Main title): Records from McPherson County

Administrative History

Administrative History: McPherson County was organized out of unorganized land in 1867. The city and county seat of the county, also called McPherson, was established in 1872. It was named after Union General James Birdseye McPherson, who died in Atlanta in battle in 1864.

[Heidel, Kathy, "McPherson County, KS," http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mcpherso/ (accessed 4 June 2009).]

[McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau, "McPherson History," http://www.mcphersonks.org/community/history.php (accessed 4 June 2009).]


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Index Terms


    McPherson County (Kan.) -- History
    McPherson County (Kan.) -- Records and correspondence
    Commissioners of deeds -- Kansas
    District courts -- Kansas -- McPherson County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- McPherson County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- McPherson County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. McPherson County.