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ELLSWORTH County is comprised in that portion of the State of Kansas which commences at the east line of Range 6, west of the Sixth Principal Meridian, running thence west to the west line of Range 10, and embracing Townships 14, 15, 16 and 17. The county is twenty-four miles north and south, and thirty miles east and west, and contains 460,800 acres, or 720 square miles. This territory is divided into eight civil townships, and three commissioner districts.1

Organized in 1867. County seat Ellsworth. Named after Fort Ellsworth, a military post built on the bank of the Smoky Hill, in 1864. This fort was so called by General Curtis, in honor of the officer who constructed it, Allen Ellsworth, Second Lieutenant of Company H, Seventh Iowa Cavalry.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)

Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Ellsworth County Medical Directory 1920 3K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 6 kb Aug 1998 Jeanne LeeCunningham
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Hill, Angela M. (Steffek) July 29, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
MILLER, Amandus, 1939 1 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
MILLER, George Washington , 1942 1 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
MILLER, Jessie, 1929 1 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall

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