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blockquote> In formation, the county is exactly square, being thirty miles north and south and the same number east and west. The territory embraced within the county limits is divided into five civil townships, Ellis embracing a strip nine miles wide on the west side of the county, extending from the north to the south line of the county.1

Organized in 1867. Hays is the county seat. Named in memory of George Ellis, First Lieutenant of Company I, Twelfth Kansas Infantry, killed in battle April 30, 1864, at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas.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
Lydic, James R. 1855 - 4K Sep 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Ellis County Medical Directory 1920 3K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
History - Other
Description File Size Date Submitter
Centennial Historical Society; Officers And Committees; May 6, 1876 May 10, 1876 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Organizational Meeting--Historical Society, Ellis County; 1876 May 3, 1876 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 5 kb Dec 1997 Rosana Whitenight
Newspaper Articles
Description File Size Date Submitter
Arrest Of Henry Bauer, Alias "Dutch Henry" June 21, 1876 3K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Complaint Abandoned Timber Entry Against F. C. Hogeman And Joseph E. Wilson June 7, 1876 2K Jan 2008 Cic. Stetter
MAN SHOT AT HAYS May 12, 1911 1 KB May 2005 Elizabeth Macdonald
Married February 16, 1901 2K Jan 2008 Elizabeth Macdonald
The shooting of William B. Kirkland May 13, 1911 3 KB May 2005 Elizabeth Macdonald
Shooting Affray May 12, 1911 1 KB May 2005 Elizabeth Macdonald
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Allen, Nathen A. July 18, 1968 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Artman, John C. M.D. December 21, 2005 2K Aug 2007 Oz
Carr, Clark M. April 17, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Carr, Father Of Gen. March 1, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Cox, Miss April 26, 1876 3K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Cushman, Charlotte February 23, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Doniphan, John March 22, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Grenell, Angeline March 13, 1910 [1] 2K Jan 2008 Elizabeth Macdonald
Grenell, Angeline March 13 1910 [2] 2K Jan 2008 Elizabeth Macdonald
Grennell, Angeline March 13, 1910 [3] 1K Jan 2008 Elizabeth Macdonald
Grenell, Israel August 12, 1905 1K Jan 2008 Elizabeth Macdonald
Gunther, Father Of J. J. And F. W. March 8, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Herl, Clifford P. October 31, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz .
Hill, Virginia A "Ginger" June 22, 2005 2K Aug 2007 Oz .
Humphrey, Edith June 28, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Humphrey, Edith May June 28, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Jacobs, A Young Man Named June 7, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Jones, Child Of John April 9, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Kirkland, William May 13, 1911 KB May 2005 Elizabeth Macdonald
Main, Charles M. July 5, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
McDonald, John February 9, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Mead, Daughter Of Mr. & Mrs. W. B. April 28, 1879 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Mullen, Child Of Mr. Thomas March 1, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Patterson, (Not Identified) April 13, 1879 1K Oct 2007 Cic. Stetter
Patterson, A Man Named May 2, 1879 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Randall, Frank June 28, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Shurtz, Wife Of Gen March 22, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Vital Records
Marriage Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Clason, Carrie - Baldwin, Charles June 25, 1876 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter

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