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Anderson County, Kansas

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  • Beulah May McAfee (1915 - 1919)
    Beulah May, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry McAfee, died last Friday, of pneumonia. The funeral took place Sunday, the service being conducted by Rev. Ross, of Kansas City. The age of the lit...
  • Wilbur Lee Motley (1944 - 2012)
    Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Jul 6 2017, 17:38:35 UTC
  • John M. Rand (1869 - d.)
    Residence • 1870 Kansas, United States Residence • 1875 Anderson, Smith, Kansas, United States Residence • 1880 Reeder Township, Anderson, Kansas, United States Residence • 1900 Sterus and Simms...
  • Roy Lee Lumbert (1905 - 1965)
  • Leslie Eldred Townsend (1908 - 1967)

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Anderson County, Kansas.

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In 1803, most of the land for modern day Kansas was acquired by the United States from France as part of the 828,000 square mile Louisiana Purchase for 2.83 cents per acre.

In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized, then in 1861 Kansas became the 34th U.S. state. In 1855, Anderson County was established, named for territorial legislator Joseph C. Anderson.

In 1887, the first photograph of a tornado was taken in Anderson county.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Amiot
  • Bush City
  • Central City
  • Colony
  • Garnett (County Seat)
  • Glenlock
  • Greeley
  • Harris
  • Indian Creek
  • Jackson
  • Kincaid
  • Lincoln
  • Lone Elm
  • Monroe
  • Mount Ida
  • North Rich
  • Northcott
  • Ozark
  • Putnam
  • Reeder
  • Rich
  • Scipio
  • Selma
  • Walker
  • Washington
  • Welda
  • Westphalia

Links

Wikipedia

Genealogy Trails

KS GenWeb

Anderson County Historical Society



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