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When was Bourbon County, KS Created?
Bourbon County was established on August 25, 1855 (organized on September 12, 1855) from one of the original 36 counties. The county was named for Bourbon County, Kentucky, the birthplace of Col. Samuel A. Williams, a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from Fort Scott in 1855, who requested that the county be so named.
What cities and towns are in Bourbon County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Arcadia, Barnesville, Bronson, Devon, Fort Scott, Fulton, Garland, Harding, Hiattville, Mapleton, Pawnee Station, Redfield, Uniontown, Xenia.
Where can find Bourbon County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bourbon 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 Bourbon 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 Bourbon County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bourbon County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Bourbon Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bourbon Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bourbon Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.
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 Bourbon County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Bourbon 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 Bourbon County, KS?
A list of Bourbon County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Bourbon County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Bourbon County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Bourbon 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.