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Allen Anderson Atchison Barber Barton
Bourbon Brown Butler Chase Chautauqua
Cherokee
was McGee
Cheyenne Clark Clay Cloud
was Shirley
Coffey Comanche Cowley
was Hunter
Crawford Decatur
Dickinson Doniphan Douglas Edwards Elk
Ellis Ellsworth Finney
was Sequoyah
Ford Franklin
Geary
was Davis
Gove Graham Grant Gray
Greeley Greenwood Hamilton Harper Harvey
Haskell Hodgeman Jackson
was Calhoun
Jefferson Jewell
Johnson Kearny Kingman Kiowa Labette
Lane Leavenworth Lincoln Linn Logan
(1881) from Wallace
Lyon
was Breckenridge
Marion Marshall McPherson Meade
Miami
was Lykins
Mitchell Montgomery Morris
was Wise
Morton
was Kansas
Nemaha Neosho
was Dorn
Ness Norton
(Oro Territory)
Osage
was Weller
Osborne Ottawa Pawnee Phillips Pottawatomie
Pratt Rawlins Reno Republic Rice
Riley Rooks Rush Russell Saline
Scott Sedgwick Seward Shawnee Sheridan
Sherman Smith Stafford Stanton Stevens
Sumner Thomas Trego Wabaunsee
was Richardson
Wallace
Washington Wichita Wilson Woodson Wyandotte


Defunct Names and Dissolved Kansas Counties
Arapahoe
became part of Colorado 1861.
Breckenridge
now Lyon
Buffalo
1873-1881
see Gray
Calhoun
1859 became Jackson
Davis
becaame Geary in 1869
Dorn
now Neosho
andLabette
Foote created 1873-1881
seeGray
Garfield
1893 annexed to Finney
Godfrey
1855 became
Seward 1861
Howard
1867-1875
became Elk and Chautauqua
Hunter
now Cowley
Kansas
1872-1883
now Morton
Lykins
now Miami
Madison
became Breckenridge/Lyon and Greenwood
McGee
now Cherokee
Otoe
1860-1867
became part of Butler
Richardson
now Wabausee
Saint John
now Logan
Sequoyah
now Finney
some records in Ford County
"Old" Seward
now Howard
Shirley
now Cloud
Weller
1855-1859
became Osage
Wise
1855-1859
became Chase
Oro Territory
became Norton County
Peketon Territory
1854-1867
no population abolished


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County formation information from:

  1. Ancestry's Red Book American State, County & Town Sources,
    Edited by Alice Eichholz, PH. D., C. G.,
    Pub. Ancestry P. O. Box 476
    Salt Lake City, UT 84110

  2. "THE HANDYBOOK FOR GENEALOGISTS UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EIGHTH EDITION"
    Published by The Everton Press
    1991

  3. The Kansas State Historical Society


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