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When was Rush County, KS Created?
Rush County was established on February 26, 1867 (organized on 1874) from Unorganized and Peketon Territory. The county was named in honor of Alexander Rush, captain of Co. H, 2nd Kansas Colored Infantry, who was killed in action at Jenkins' Ferry, Ark., on 30 Apr 1864..
What cities and towns are in Rush County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include La Crosse, Otis, Bison, McCracken, Rush Center, Liebenthal, Timken, Alexander.
Where can find Rush County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Rush County vital records can be found at the Kansas Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from July 1, 1911; marriage records from May 1913 and divorce records from July 1951. 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 Rush 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.
What Rush County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Rush County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Another census resource is the Kansas State Census Collection from 1855-1925. You'll find free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Kansas Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Rush County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Rush County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Kansas Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Rush County, KS?
A list of Rush County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Rush County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Rush County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Rush 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.