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When was Gray County, KS Created?
Gray County was established on March 13, 1881 (Organized on July 20, 1887) from the now extinct Buffalo County and the now extinct Foote County. The County was abolished in 1883 and reorganized on March 05, 1887 from Ford County and Finney County. The county was named in honor of Alfred Gray (1830-1880), secretary of the Kansas Board of Agriculture.
What cities and towns are in Gray County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cimarron, Montezuma, Copeland, Ingalls and Ensign.
Where can find Gray County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Gray 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 Gray 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 Gray County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Gray County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Gray 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 Gray County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Gray 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 Gray County, KS?
A list of Gray County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Gray County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Gray County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Gray 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.