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Norton County was established on February 26, 1867 (Organized on August 22, 1872) from Unorganized Land. The county was named in honor of Capt. Orloff Norton of Co. L, 15th Kansas Cavalry, who was killed by guerillas near Cane Hill, Ark., on 11 Nov 1864..
Places next to Norton County are Furnas County, Nebraska (north), Harlan County, Nebraska (northeast), Phillips County (east), Graham County (south), Sheridan County (southwest), Decatur County (west).
Cities and towns situated in Norton County consist of Norton, Almena, Lenora, Clayton, Edmond.
Norton County vital records can be found at the Kansas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Kansas for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Norton County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Kansas Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Norton County consists of Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules can be found for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Norton Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1880. Norton Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Norton Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You'll find free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research.
A list of Norton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Researchers often forget the advantages of Norton County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of genealogical information and facts. Buried away in Kansas courthouses and archives everywhere could be the dreams and frustrations of the many Kansas citizens.
The possibilities are excellent that your particular ancestors and forefathers have left a detailed record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Norton County court records. Even if your forebears is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other methods that could have lead to her or him to appear in court records.
The below specifics denotes what birth, death, marriage, property, wills, and court records are in Norton County. The years stated listed below could be the first recognized records data in this county.
The following are links to Genealogy, Records and Resources associated to Norton County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to submit your own most liked Norton County genealogy or family history associated sites.