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Chase County, named after Salmon P. Chase, who was United States Senator from, and Governor of, Ohio, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, was organized in 1859. It was south and west of the center of population of Kansas in 1875, and in 1880 this center had moved some distance west of it. The northern boundary of the county is 102 miles south of the Nebraska line; its eastern line, 96 miles from the State of Missouri; its southern boundary, 75 miles from the Indian Territory; and its western boundary, 285 miles from the State of Colorado. Between it and Missouri there are four counties; there are six organized counties on the line west of it. Its area is about 750 square miles.1.

Organized in 1859. County seat, Cottonwood Falls. Created out of portions of Wise and Butler counties, and named in honor of Salmon P. Chase, successively Governor of Ohio, United States Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.2.

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

Biographies
File Description File Size Date Submitter
Harper, William H. 1858 - 2K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Chase County Medical Directory 1920 2K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
File Description File Size Date Submitter
Chase County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 9 kb Dec 1997 Judy Lutt
Chase County, KS Civil War Veterans (known) 36 kb Dec 1997 Judy Lutt
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Shutt, John February 8, 1913 2K Aug 2007 Tricia Teiber
Photos of Tombstones
Prairie Grove Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
Berlin, Augustus & Mary Jane Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Clements, Robert & Anna Mary Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Cochran, F. P. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Cook, Elizabeth M. Image 62K Sep 2007 Brenda
Cottbehuet, Nellie Beth Image 59K Sep 2007 Brenda
Davis, Andrew J. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Doolittle, Dudley Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Doolittle, May Coleman Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Doolittle, Joseph Harmon Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Foreman, A. P. Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Foreman, Elizabeth A. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Foreman, William T. Image 59K Sep 2007 Brenda
Hildebrand, Charles E. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Hildebrand, Nora D. Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Kaufman, Christian Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Kaufman, Eliza K. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Kaufman, Mary Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Kaufman, Sarah E. Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Miller, Sylvester Image 59K Sep 2007 Brenda
Morton, Fred L. & Katie M. Image 61K Sep 2007 Brenda
Pitzer, Joseph Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Sayre, Ernest E. Image 64K Sep 2007 Brenda
Sayre, Rosa Elizabeth Image 63K Sep 2007 Brenda
Smith, Robert & Emma Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Talkington, Mary Reese Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda
Whetherholt, Sarah E. Image 60K Sep 2007 Brenda


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