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When was Mitchell County, KS Created?
Mitchell County was established on February 26, 1867 (organized on 1870) from Unorganized Territory. The county was named in honor of William D. Mitchell, who entered the Union army as a private in Company K, Second Kansas Cavalry. Promoted to captain in a Kentucky regiment, he was killed in action at Monroe's Cross Roads, North Carolina, in 1865..
What cities and towns are in Mitchell County, KS?
Cities and towns located in the County include Beloit, Cawker City, Glen Elder, Tipton, Simpson, Hunter and Scottsville.
Where can find Mitchell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Mitchell 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell County, KS census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Mitchell 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.
Mitchell Co. Mortality Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Mitchell Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Mitchell 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 Mitchell County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Mitchell 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 Mitchell County, KS?
A list of Mitchell County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kansas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Mitchell County, KS Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Mitchell County, KS?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Mitchell 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.