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When was Jewell County, KS Created?
Jewell County was established on February 26, 1867 (organized in 1870) from Unorganized Territory. The county was named in honor of Lt. Col. Lewis R. Jewell of the Sixth Kansas Cavalry, who died 30 Nov 1862 of wounds received in action at Cane Hill, Arkansas, on 28 Nov 1862.
What is the County Seat of Jewell County, KS?
The County Seat is located in Mankato and the county government website is unknown
What counties are adjacent to Jewell County, KS?
Bordering Counties are Nuckolls County, Nebraska, Republic County, Cloud County, Mitchell County, Osborne County, Smith County, Webster County, Nebraska.
What cities and towns are in Jewell County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Mankato, Jewell, Burr Oak, Esbon, Formoso, Randall, Webber.
Where can find Jewell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Jewell 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 Jewell 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 Jewell County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Jewell County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Jewell Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Jewell Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Jewell 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 Jewell County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Jewell 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 Jewell County, KS?
A list of Jewell County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Jewell County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Jewell County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Jewell 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.