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Douglas County is in the second tier west from Missouri. It is bounded on the north by Jefferson and Leavenworth Counties: on the east by Leavenworth and Johnson, on the south by Franklin, and on the west by Osage and Shawnee. The Kansas River runs along the northern boundary of Lecompton, a part of Wakarusa and Eudora Townships. 1

Organized in 1855. County seat Lawrence. In honor of Stephen A. Douglas, United States Senator from Illinois, and candidate for the presidency in 1860.2

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
Description File Size Date Submitter
Balch, William Monroe November 25, 1871 - November 17, 1941 9K Aug 2006 Sheila Lein
Balch, William Monroe November 25, 1871 - November 17, 1941 8K Aug 2006 Sheila Lein
Bowman, Christian 1829 - 1902 2K Sep 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Brown, John W. 1830 - 1878 4K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Clark, Lnnie C (Smith) June 18, 1868 - July 1, 1947 2K Aug 2006 Bill Boggess
Corning, Cyrus 5K Sep 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Garriss, Ichabod P. 1842 - 3K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Haney, Fred C. 1871 - 3K Mar 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Harman, Benjamin Franklin 1833 - December 23, 1910 8K May 2007 George Griffin
Knabe, George C. 1861 - 5K Mar 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Kreipe, Theodore F. 1860 - 5K Sep 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Mahin, Francis Milton 1869 - 3K Apr 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Martin, Clarence H. 1862 - 5K Sep 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Martin, George W. 1841 - 6K Nov 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Moore, W. Oscar May 1852 - 3K Mar 2007 Karen Isaacson
Cemeteries
Deeds
Description File Size Date Submitter
Beal, Jacob M - Beal, Jacob M March 19, 1861 2K Jun 2006 Craig Beal
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Douglas County Medical Directory 1920 6K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 25 kb Dec 1997 Judy Lutt
Newspaper Articles
Obituaries
Photos of Tombstones
Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas
Description File Size Date Submitter
Osborn, George W. Image 105K Feb 2007 Bill Osborn
Pierce, Evalina W. Image 40K Feb 2007 Bill Osborn
Woods, A. J. Image 24K Feb 2007 Bill Osborn
Woods, Isaac W. Image 25K Feb 2007 Bill Osborn
School Information
Description File Size Date Submitter
Graduates of Baker University, 1894 2 kb June 1997 Judy Lutt
Graduates of Baker University, 1894 (pic) 48 kb June 1997 Judy Lutt
Vital Records
Wills
Description File Size Date Submitter
Northway, Maria June 9, 1884 3K Mar 2006 Karen E. Griffin

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