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CRAWFORD County lies in the eastern tier, and in the second tier from the southern boundary of the State. It is bounded on the north by Bourbon county, on the east by Missouri, on the south by Cherokee County, and on the west by Labette and Neosho Counties. 1

Organized in 1867. County seat Girard. This county was, by act of the legislature of 1867, created out of the northern half of Cherokee, which prior to that date reached to Bourbon. It was named in honor of Samuel J. Crawford who was elected Governor in 1864, and served nearly four years.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
Jones, James M. 1843 - 3K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History
File Description File Size Date Submitter
Election of State Officers, 1864 2 kb Nov 1998 Jim Bullock
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Crawford County Medical Directory 1920 9K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
File Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 35 kb July 1998 Cathy Stwalley
James O. Gates Civil War Veteran, Widow's Pension Claim
of Josephine Gates of Crawford County, Kansas
20 kb Sep 2003 Vlouise Helmer
Obituaries
File Description File Size Date Submitter
CREE, Ellen F.(Mrs. T. B) -1959 2 kb Jun 2002 Wanda Purcell
Moody, William Terry March 26, 2011 3K Jul 2011 Theresa Lundberg
Morrison, Garrett Weir June 29, 2004 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Parlier, Charles E. January 9, 2005 2K Aug 2007 Oz
Williams, Mary January 7, 1894 1K Apr 2013 Ken Wright
Photos of Tombstones
Bethany (Twin) Cemetery June 17, 2011 Image 247K Sep 2011 Theresa Lundberg
Frontenac Cemetery, Frontenac, Kansas
Highland Park Cemetery Also Known As: Hobson Cemetery, 2025 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas
Mount Carmel Cemetery, Frontenac, Kansas
Mount Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg, Kansas
Oak Grove Cemetery June 17, 2011 Image 292K Sep 2011 Theresa Lundberg
West Bethany (Twin) Cemetery June 17, 2011 Image 294K Sep 2011 Theresa Lundberg

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