Kansas Family History Societies (G-O)

This section lists county associations from Jefferson to Osage giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Jefferson County Genealogical Society

The association has a comprehensive collection of resources, which incorporate:

  • 1855-1920 Federal and State Censuses
  • Atlases and Maps
  • Cemetery Records from the 1850's
  • Church Histories
  • Family Histories
  • Marriages 1850's to 1930's

Resources also include:

  • Military Sources
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Resource Books
  • School Records
  • Town Histories

Details of obituaries from Jefferson County are also accessible.

Website:
http://jeffcoksgensoc.org/

Labette County Genealogical Society

Many resources are accessible at Parsons Public Library, Parsons. 

They also have on-line indexes to Marriages, Anniversaries and Obituaries mentioned in Newspapers from 1990-2005 and 1990-2008 respectively. 

For a fee, members are willing to conduct genealogical research on your behalf.

Website:
http://www.ksgenweb.com/society/parsons/

Montgomery County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1967 to help people interested in Montgomery County genealogy.  Many publications are sold by the society, which include:

  • Chautauqua Co. Cemeteries
  • Cherry, Drum Creek, Liberty and West Cherry Township Books
  • Cherryvale City Book
  • History and Families of Montgomery Co. 1869-1994

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ksmontgo/mgcogen.bak


Norton County Genealogical Society

Many on-line indexes are available on the site, which incorporate:

  • Marriages up to 1930
  • Obituaries in Scrapbooks
  • Old Obituaries from Newspapers 1881-1929
  • Register of Births

Information regarding Norton Co. Cemeteries is also on the site, along with details of towns and communities of the area and the 1895 Kansas Agricultural Census Transcriptions for Grant Township. Details of Newspapers of Norton Co. are also available. 

In addition, there is also a list of Post Offices taken from Kansas Post Offices 1828-1961 by Robert W. Baughman and the History of the Early Settlement of Norton County.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ksnorton/ 


Osage County Historical Society

Many resources are accessible at Hawley Genealogical Research Centre, which include:

  • Cemetery Records
  • Civil and Criminal Court Cases 1861-1954
  • Family Histories and Research Files
  • Federal and State Censuses 1860-1930
  • Forgotten Settlers of Kansas - pedigree charts
  • Historic Places in Osage Co.
  • Marriage Affidavits - indexed by bride and groom
  • Newspapers

Resources also include:

  • Osage Co. Declaration of Intent and Naturalisation Records
  • Osage Co. Land Ownership Atlases 1879, 1899 and 1918
  • Osage County Settlements
  • Obituaries
  • School Histories
  • Scrapbook Index
  • Tax Assessment Master Index - Assessments of land and property 1890-1975

It is possible to buy Osage Co. Naturalisations from the organisation.

Website: 
http://www.osagechs.org/ 



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