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  • Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wyandotte County, KS.

  • Harvey County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harvey County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1872, Harvey County was founded, and named in honor of the fifth Governor of Kansas James M. Harvey. Adjacent Counties * Butler County * Sedgwick County * Marion County * McPherson County * Reno County Cities & Towns *Annelly*Burrton*Halstead*Hesston*Newton (County Seat)*North Newton*Sedgwi...

  • Kingman County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kingman County, Kansas. Official Website In 1872, Kingman County was established and named for Samuel A. Kingman, chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court. Adjacent Counties Reno County Harper County Barber County Pratt County Sumner County Sedgwick County Cities Cunningham Kingman (County Seat) Nashv...

  • Pratt County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pratt County, Kansas. Official Website In 1867, Pratt County was established. It was named for Caleb Pratt, who migrated from Massachusetts to Lawrence, became active in politics, served in the First Kansas Infantry in the Civil War and was killed during the War. Adjacent Counties Kingman County Barber County Kiowa Count...

  • Jewell County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jewell County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1887, Jewell County was established and named for Lieutenant Colonel Lewis R. Jewell of the 6th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Adjacent Counties * Cloud County * Republic County * Mitchell County * Nuckolls County, Neb. * Osborne County * Smith County * Webster County, Neb.

  • Cowley County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Cowley County, Kansas.= Official Website =The land that would be Cowley County was visited by the explorer DeSoto in 1537. In 1803, most of modern Kansas was secured by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized, then in 1861 Kansas became the 34th U.S. state.Cowley County was of...

  • Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sedgwick County, KS.

  • University of Kansas

    University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest in the U.S. state of Kansas. KU branch campuses are located in the towns of Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, with the main campus located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest location in Lawrence. Founded March 21st, 1865, the university was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by t...

  • Thomas County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Thomas County, KS.

  • Logan County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Kansas.Logan County was first created in 1871 as St. John County. St. John was formed from the area to the east of range 38 in what was then part of Wallace County. The Kansas State Legislature changed the name from St. John to Logan in 1885 and in turn, was named for Gen. John A. Logan. Adjacent Counties * Gove County *...

  • Phillips County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Phillips County, Kansas. Official Website The county was established in 1867 and was named for another William Phillips, a Free-State supporter who was murdered September 1, 1856. Adjacent Counties Harlan County, Neb. Franklin County, Neb. Smith County Norton County Graham County Rooks County Cities, Townships...

  • Pottawatomie County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Official Website The county was established in 1857 and takes its name from the Potawatomi Tribe. Adjacent Counties Marshall County Nemaha County Jackson County Shawnee County Riley County Wabaunsee County Cities & Townships Belvue | Blue | Blue Valley | Center | Clear Creek | Emm...

  • Hodgeman County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hodgeman County, Kansas.= Official Website =Hodgeman County was founded in 1867. It was named for Amos Hodgman, member of the 7th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Adjacent Counties * Edwards County * Pawnee County * Ford County * Gray County * Finney County * Ness County Townships & Communities *Benton*Center*Hanston*Hallet*Jetmore*...

  • Cherokee County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, Kansas. Official Website History In 1803, United States acquired from France the 828,000-square mile Louisiana Purchase, the former French lands west of the Mississippi River, for 2.83 cents per acre. This territory included most of the land for modern-day Kansas.In the 1830s, the United States conducted Indian Remova...

  • Johnson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Kansas.= Official Website = History This was part of the large territory of the Osage people, who occupied lands up to present-day Saint Louis, Missouri. After Indian Removal, the United States government reserved much of this area as Indian territory for a reservation for the Shawnee people, who were relocated from ea...

  • Sherman County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sherman County, KS.

  • Jefferson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1855, Jefferson County was established, and was named for President Thomas Jefferson. Settlement of the county was slowed by events prior to and during the Civil War, but the present day unincorporated community of Thompsonville was the first established in 1851 by Mormon settlers who in...

  • Pawnee County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pawnee, Kansas. Official Website Established in 1867, the county is named for the Pawnee Indian Tribe. Adjacent Counties Barton County Stafford County Rush County Edwards County Hodgeman County Ness County Cities, Townships & Communities Ash Valley | Browns Grove | Burdett | Conkling | Frizell | Garfield | Gr...

  • Bourbon County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bourbon County, Kansas. History The Great Plains of North America were inhabited by nomadic Native Americans. From the 16th century to 18th century, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, France secretly ceded New France to Spain, per the Treaty of Fontaineble...

  • Parker Cemetery, Arkansas City, Kansas

    This project is for those who are buried in Parker Cemetery, located on 3514 East Vine Avenue, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas. Find a Grave

  • Barton County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Barton County, Kansas.= Official Website =Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas . As of the 2010 census, the county population was 27,674. Its county seat and most populous city is Great Bend. The county is named in honor of Clara Barton , responsible for the founding of the American Red Cross. Pawnee Rock, the...

  • Overland Park, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Overland Park, Kansas. Official Website Overview Wikipedia Located in Johnson County, Overland Park traces its roots to 1905, with the arrival of its founder, William B. Strang Jr. who began to plot subdivisions along an old military roadway, which later became the city's principal thoroughfare. Strang developed large portion...

  • Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Kansas City, Kansas

    This project is for those buried in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, located on 1150 North 38th Street, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. The cemetery was established in 1901 at what was the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas. Originally ten acres, Mt Calvary now encompasses thirty-four acres. This cemetery erected its first mausoleum in 1974 and is also known as Mount Calvary Cemetery ....

  • Ottawa County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ottawa County, Kansas. Official Website Ottawa County was established in 1860 and organized in 1866. It was named for the Ottawa Indian Tribe. Adjacent Counties Cloud County Clay County Dickinson County Saline County Mitchell County Lincoln County Cities, Towns, Townships & Communities Ada | Bennington | Blai...

  • Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Topeka, Kansas.Topeka is the capital of Kansas and the county seat of Shawnee County.The city, laid out in 1854, was one of the Free-State towns founded by Eastern antislavery men immediately after the passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Bill. In 1857, Topeka was chartered as a city.The city is well known for the landmark U.S. Supreme Cour...

  • Ellis County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ellis County, Kansas.= Official Website =Ellis County was founded on February 26, 1867. It is named for George Ellis, first lieutenant of the Twelfth Kansas Infantry. Ellis County is the official German Capital of Kansas. German immigrants settled in Hays, Ellis, Victoria, and nearby villages in the 1870s and 1880s. In 1942, the Walke...

  • Labette County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Labette County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was named after LaBette creek, the second-largest creek in the county, which in turn, was named after French-Canadian fur trapper Pierre LaBette who had moved to the area, living along the Neosho River, and marrying into the Osage tribe in the 1830s and 1840s.In the 1840s Labette C...

  • Kansas City, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. It is not to be confused with Kansas City, Missouri = Official Website =In October 1872, "old" Kansas City, Kansas, was incorporated. The first city election was held on October 22 of that year, by order of Judge Hiram Stevens of the Tenth Judicial District, and resulted in the election of Mayor ...

  • Russell County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Russell County, KS.

  • Kansas with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of Kansas.* Allen* Anderson* Atchison* Barber* Barton* Bourbon* Brown* Butler* Chase* Chautauqua* Cherokee* Cheyenne* Clark* Clay* Cloud* Coffey* Comanche* Cowley* Crawford* Decatur* Dickinson* Doniphan* Douglas* Edwards* Elk* Ellis* Ellsworth* Finney* Ford* Franklin* Geary* Gove* Graham* Grant* Gray* Greeley* Greenwood* Hami...

  • Osborne County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Osborne County, Kansas. The county was established in 1867 and was named in honor of Captain Vincent B. Osborne, a Civil War soldier who lost a leg in a battle on January 17, 1865, at Joy's Ford on the Arkansas River. Adjacent Counties Jewell County Smith County Mitchell County Lincoln County Russell County Ellis Cou...

  • Lincoln County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Kansas. The county was established in 1867 and named for President Abraham Lincoln. Adjacent Counties Ellsworth County Saline County Mitchell County Osborne County Ottawa County Russell County Cities, Townships & Communities Ash Grove | Barnard | Battle Creek | Beaver | Beverly | Cedron | Color...

  • Osage County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Osage County, Kansas. Official Website The county was originally organized in 1855 as Weller County, and was renamed in 1859 after the Osage River that runs through it, which is itself named for the Osage Native American Tribe. Adjacent Counties Douglas County Franklin County Coffey County Lyon County Wabaunsee Count...

  • Trego County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trego County, KS.

  • Scott County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Scott County, KS.

  • Wallace County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wallace County, KS.

  • Republic County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Republic County, KS.

  • Hamilton County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, Kansas.The county was founded in 1873 and named for Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the U.S. Treasury. Adjacent Counties * Greeley County * Prowers County, Colo. * Wichita County * Kearny County * Stanton County Cities, Communities & Townships *Bear Creek*Coolidge*Kendall *Lamont*Liberty*Medway*Richland*Syr...

  • Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Kansas

    This project is for those buried in Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas. Maplewood Cemetery was so named September 28, 1869 following years of inactivity and a civil war. It was readied for selling plots with an onslaught of sales August 2, 1870 among the many early purchasers was a Louisa Spencer. The west half of Block 9 was set aside for a "Potters Field", and the ...

  • Cloud County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cloud County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1867, Cloud County was established.Cloud county was originally named "Shirley" county, but civic leaders feared that sounded too much like the name of a prostitute. It was then renamed "Cloud" county in honor of Colonel William F. Cloud.Cloud County was formed from the existing Washington Co...

  • Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who are interred in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Notable Burials *Joan Marie Finney (McInroy) (1925-2001) - Governor of Kansas*Otto "The Claw" Schnellbacher (1923-2008) - NFL & NBA player Find a Grave

  • Norton County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Norton County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was established in 1867 and was named for Civil War soldier Orloff Norton, who was killed at Cane Hill, Arkansas, in 1864. Adjacent Counties * Decatur County * Sheridan County * Furnas County, Neb. * Harlan County, Neb. * Phillips County * Graham County Cities, Towns & Communities *...

  • Woodson County Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodson County, KS.

  • Allen County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allen County, Kansas .= Official Website =Allen County is a county located in southeast portion of the U.S. state of Kansas . It is 504 square miles, or 322,560 acres in size. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,371. Its county seat and most populous city is Iola. Not to be confused for Allen, Kansas in Lyon County Adjacent C...

  • Shawnee County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Shawnee County, KS.

  • Linn County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Linn County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was established in 1867 and was named for Lewis F. Linn, a U.S. Senator from Missouri. Adjacent Counties * Bates County, Missouri * Bourbon County * Allen County * Anderson County * Franklin County * Miami County * Vernon County Cities, Townships & Communities

  • McPherson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in McPherson County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was established in 1867 and was named for Civil War General James B. McPherson.From the 1820s to 1870s, the Santa Fe Trail passed through, what is now McPherson County. The trail entered the county, east of Canton, then south of Galva, then north of Inman, and west towards Lyons...

  • Jackson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county, first named Calhoun County for pro-slavery South Carolina Senator John C. Calhoun, was renamed in 1859 for President Andrew Jackson. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Indian Reservation, near the center of the county, comprises about 18.5% of the county's area. Adjacent Counties * Brown...

  • Doniphan County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Doniphan County, Kansas.Doniphan County was established on August 25, 1855, then organized on September 18, 1855. It is named for the U.S. cavalry commander Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan[3] (1808–1887) of Liberty, Missouri, who played an important part in the Mexican–American War. Adjacent Counties * Atchison County * Buchanan County,...

  • Geary County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Geary County, Kansas.= Official Website =Geary County was originally named Davis County in 1855 after Jefferson Davis (then the United States Secretary of War). During the American Civil War, when Davis became president of the Confederacy, attempts were made to change the county's name, but both failed. Federal and state census record...

  • Clay County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Kansas.= Official Website = History In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized, then in 1861 Kansas became the 34th U.S. state. In 1857, Clay County was established.When the first counties were created by the Kansas legislature in 1855, the territory within the present limits of the county was attached to Riley County fo...

  • Harper County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harper County, Kansas.= Official Website =Harper County was settled starting in 1877. It was named for Sergeant Marion Harper of the 2nd Kansas Cavalry, who died of wounds suffered near Waldron, Arkansas, in December 1863. Adjacent Counties * Grant County, Okla. * Alfalfa County, Okla. * Barber County * Kingman County * Sumner County ...

  • Franklin County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1855, Franklin County was established. The county was named after Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties * Douglas County * Miami County * Osage County * Anderson County * Linn County * Coffey County Cities & Towns *Lane*Minneola (Ghost Town)*Norwood (Ghost Town)*Ottawa (County Seat)*Pomona...

  • Miami County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Miami County, Kansas.= Official Website = History The county was originally established in 1855 as Lykins County, after Dr. David Lykins. Lykins was a Baptist missionary to the Native American Indian tribes in the area, and had built a school for them in what is now rural Miami County. He also served as a member of the territorial co...

  • Greenwood County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greenwood County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1855, Greenwood County was established, and named for Alfred B. Greenwood, a U.S. Congressman from Arkansas. Adjacent Counties * Coffey County * Lyon County * Woodson County * Elk County * Butler County * Chase County * Wilson County Cities & Towns

  • Leavenworth National Cemetery

    Wikipedia = Find a Grave Leavenworth National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Leavenworth, Kansas. It occupies 128.8 acres of land. As of the end of 2005 it had 30,875 interments. It is sometimes locally referred to as "Old Soldiers' Home".

  • Union-Graham Cemetery,Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA

    Union-Graham Cemetery,Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA: Union/Graham Cemetery now refers to the Cemetery located at 433 N. Michigan in Winfield Kansas, the cemetery actually started out as two separate cemeteries. Over the years the names were combined, but burial records are still kept separate for the two cemeteries. Limestone block markers have been installed over the last several years ...

  • Ness County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ness County, Kansas.Ness County was established in 1867 and was named for Corporal Noah V. Ness of the 7th Kansas Cavalry. Adjacent Counties * Ellis County * Trego County * Rush County * Hodgeman County * Pawnee County * Finney County * Lane County * Gove County Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Morton County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Morton County, Kansas.= Official Website =Morton County was established in 1886, and named for Oliver Morton, who was a United States Senator from Indiana from 1867 to 1877. Adjacent Counties * Cimarron County, Okla. * Baca County, Okla. * Stanton County * Texas County, Okla. * Stevens County Cities, Townships & Communities *Cimarron*...

  • Kansas State University

    Wikipedia =Kansas State University, commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public doctoral university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Kansas State was opened as the state's land-grant college in 1863 – the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas. It had a record high enrollment of 24,766 students for the Fall 2014 semester.Branch...

  • Leavenworth County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Leavenworth County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1855, Leavenworth County was established and was named, as was its county seat, after Henry Leavenworth, an officer in the War of 1812.By a special act of Congress, the reservation for the U.S. Penitentiary was deeded by the War Department to the Justice Department in 1897 to build the...

  • Wichita County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wichita County, KS.

  • Neosho County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Neosho County, Kansas.= Official Website =Neosho County was originally called Dorn and changed in 1861 to Neosho, after the river which traverses the county from northwest to southeast. The name was given to the river by the Osages. Adjacent Counties * Allen County * Bourbon County * Crawford County * Labette County * Montgomery Coun...

  • Brown County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Brown County, Kansas. History From the 16th century to 18th century, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, France secretly ceded New France to Spain, per the Treaty of Fontainebleau.19th century In 1802, Spain returned most of the land to France, but keeping ...

  • Atchison County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Atchison County, Kansas .= Official Website = History Named for David Rice Atchison (1807-1886), United States senator from Missouri at the time of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. French explorers and trappers were the first Europeans to journey across what became Atchison County. Etienne de Bourgmont, military commander of the French colony...

  • Dickinson County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dickinson County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1857, Dickinson County was founded. The county was named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a New York senator.The Eisenhower Library is in Abilene. In addition to exhibits relating to the life and presidency of the 34th US President, the site is also the location of the tombs of President...

  • Ellsworth County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ellsworth County, Kansas.= Official Website = Overview Ellsworth County was established February 26, 1867. The county was named after the old Fort Ellsworth, named in honor of 2nd Lieutenant Allen Ellsworth of the 7th Iowa Cavalry (Company H), who supervised construction of the fort in 1864 during the American Civil War. On November ...

  • Marshall County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marshall County, Kansas.The Oregon Trail crosses Marshall County. The Infamous Donner Reed Party rested along the banks of the Big Blue river and lost one of its members, Sarah Keyes, who is still buried at Alcove Springs (located outside of Marysville). Many documented pioneer bodies are buried surrounding Alcove Spring.In 1849 Franc...

  • Nemaha County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nemaha County, Kansas.= Official Website =Nemaha County was created in 1855 and was named for the Nemaha river, an Indian word meaning either "muddy water" or "no papoose." Adjacent Counties * Brown County * Richardson County, Neb. * Jackson County * Pottawatomie County * Marshall County * Pawnee County, Neb. Cities, Townships & Commu...

  • Elk County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Elk County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1875, Elk County was established and named for the Elk River. Adjacent Counties * Chautauqua County * Montgomery County * Cowley County * Butler County * Greenwood County * Wilson County Cities *Elk Falls*Grenola*Howard (County Seat)*Longton*Moline Other Townships & Communities: Busby, Cave Sp...

  • Chase County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chase County, Kansas.= Official Website = History The Great Plains of North America was inhabited by nomadic Native Americans. From the 16th century to 18th century, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, France secretly ceded New France to Spain, per the Trea...

  • Wilson County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profile of those who were born, lived or died in Wilson County, KS.

  • Godfrey/Seward County, Kansas Territory, (1855-1867)

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Godfrey/Seward County, Kansas Territory.Seward County was named Godfrey until 1861. The county was completely dissolved in 1867.* KSHS * KS GenWeb

  • Fort Scott National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Fort Scott National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located near Fort Scott, in Bourbon County, Kansas. Find a Grave

  • Stafford County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died Stafford County, KS.

  • Seward County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Seward County, KS.

  • Hesston College

    Wikipedia =________________________Hesston College, a two-year college founded in 1909, is located in Hesston, Kansas, United States, 35 miles (56 km) north of Wichita. The college has an enrollment of about 450 students who typically come from about 30 states and 30 other countries. It has a faculty-student ratio of 1:14.[History]In 1909, the Mennonite Church founded the Hesston College, becau...

  • Rice County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Rice County, KS.

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Upper Plains

    North American Tribes===Upper Plains==Includes the Following States Iowa | Kansas | Minnesota | Missouri | Nebraska | North Dakota | South Dakota Includes the Following TribesApache ( Jicarilla) Arapaho Arikara Assiniboin Blackfoot Brulé Sioux Caddo Cheyenne Cherokee Chippewa Chiwere Family Comanche Dakota (Sioux) Delaware Dotame Foxes Gros Ventre Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Hidatsa Hunkpapa...

  • Barber County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Barber County, Kansas.Barber County was named for Thomas Barber, an abolitionist who was killed in Douglas County in 1855 during the Wakarusa War. Communities *Aetna*Deerhead*Eldred*Elm Mills*Forest City (Ghost Town)*Gerlane*Hardtner*Hazelton*Isabel*Kiowa*Lake City*Lasswell (Ghost Town)*McAdoo Township*Medicine Lodge (County Seat)*Min...

  • Chautauqua County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chautauqua County, Kansas.= Official Website =Chautauqua County was created by an act of the Kansas legislature on June 1, 1875 by the division of Howard County into Elk County (the northern half) and Chautauqua County (the southern half). Adjacent Counties * Elk County * Montgomery County * Washington County, Okla. * Osage County, Ok...

  • Butler County, Kansas

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Butler County, Kansas.= Official Website = History The Great Plains of North America was inhabited by nomadic Native Americans. From the 16th century to 18th century, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, France secretly ceded New France to Spain, per the T...

  • Lane County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lane County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1873 and was named after James H. Lane who was a leader of the Jayhawker abolitionist movement and served as one of the first U.S. Senators from Kansas. Adjacent Counties * Gove County * Ness County * Scott County * Finney County Cities, Townships & Communities *Alamota*...

  • Montgomery County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, Kansas.= Official Website =Montgomery County was surveyed and organized in 1869 and was named for General Richard Montgomery who was killed at the Battle of Quebec. Adjacent Counties * Labette County * Nowata County, Okla. * Neosho County * Chautauqua County * Elk County * Wilson County * Washington County, Okla.

  • Lutheran Cemetery, Russell County, Kansas

    This project is for those interred in Lutheran Cemetery in Russell County, Kansas. The cemetery has also been known as Dubuque Lutheran Cemetery and Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.From Dubuque in Barton County drive north on Ne 90 Ave, then left onto S County Line Rd and turn right onto Dorrance Dubuque Rd for a couple miles, then left onto 198th St to the intersection with Winterset Lane. Cemetery...

  • Stevens County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Stevens County, KS.

  • Kearny County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kearny County, Kansas.= Official Website =The original Kearney County was established on March 6, 1873 and was dissolved in 1883. It was reestablished with its original borders in 1887, and organized on March 27, 1888. The county is named in honor of Philip Kearny, a U.S. Army officer in the Mexican–American War and a Union army gener...

  • Marion County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, Kansas.= Official Website ==History=In 1855, Marion County was established. The first settlers in Marion County located on Doyle Creek, near the present site of Florence. They were Moses Shane, who came in 1858, and whose death the next year was the first in the county; Patrick Doyle, in 1859, for whom Doyle Creek and T...

  • Douglas County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Kansas.In 1855, Douglas County was established. Douglas County was opened for settlement on May 15, 1854, and was named for Stephen A. Douglas, a senator from Illinois. The county was practically at the center of the Bleeding Kansas years as leaders in Lecompton (the territorial capital) wanted Kansas to be a slave sta...

  • Wabaunsee County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wabaunsee County, KS.

  • Western Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted the Old West that ran approximately 1940-1975. The studio and network (NBC) were set on ending the Vriginian series, as evidenced by rivals CBS and ABC making demographic moves away from rural oriented shows (see "rural purge" for more information). The final episode aired on March 24, 1971 ending its 9-season run. Bonanza ended its 14 season run on January 16, 1...

  • Rooks County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rooks County, KS.

  • Rush County, Kansas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rush County, KS.

  • Greeley County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greeley County, Kansas.= Official Website =In 1873, Greeley County was established. The county is named after Horace Greeley of Chappaqua, New York, editor of the New York Tribune. Greeley encouraged western settlement with the motto "Go West, young man". Adjacent Counties * Cheyenne County, Colo. * Wallace County * Kiowa County, Colo...

  • Finney County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Finney County, Kansas.= Official Website =Finney County began about 1880 as Buffalo County and Sequoyah County, named after Sequoyah, the Cherokee Indian responsible for the development of the Cherokee alphabet. The two counties were renamed Finney County in honor of then Lieutenant Governor David Wesley Finney. Charles "Buffalo" Jone...

  • Clark County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Kansas.= Official Website =The county was named for Charles F. Clarke, a captain in the 6th Kansas Cavalry, was commissioned Adjutant-General on June 12, 1862. The original spelling of "Clarke" was changed by usage to the shorter version. Adjacent Counties * Ford County * Kiowa County * Comanche County * Harper County, O...

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