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McPherson County is one of the central counties of Kansas, and is one of the best wheat producing sections in the portion of the State. The county is principally watered by the Little Arkansas, a branch of the Arkansas River.1

Organized, 1870. County seat, McPherson. In honor of Major-General James B. McPherson, United States Volunteers, who was killed in battle at Atlanta, Ga., July 22, 1864.2

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
WAITE, Mr. and Mrs. L. M; Social Register - Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS 1921 1 kb Feb 1999 Kathi Travers
Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
McPherson County Medical Directory 1920 4K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 15 kb Dec 1997 Kenneth Thomas
Obituaries
File Description File Size Date Submitter
Achilles, Micheal E. November 4, 2005 2K Jan 2008 Oz
Achilles, Wilbur "Wib" June 17, 2004 2K Jan 2008 Oz
Allen, Charles B. May 8, 1911 12K Sep 2007 Cic. Stetter
Clark, Billy V. October 17, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Damon, Eleanor (Walker) September 27, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Decker, Robert E. May 11, 1991 1K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Dick, Thos. C. April 15, 1910 2K Nov 2007 Jim Laird
Dougherty, Florence Marie January 16, 2006 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Givens, Isaac April 27, 1905 2K Jan 2011 Brenda Abplanalp
Johnson, Harold W. May 13, 1970 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Johnson, Loretta (Allen) May 9, 1991 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Kaeppel, Lana Y. (Johnson) June 14, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Lindstrom, Axel Moore 1918 1K Oct 2007 Joy Fisher
McDonald, Tom J. May 12, 1970 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Miller, Ella M. (Detweiler) January 2, 2006 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Nightingdale, Dessye B. August 3, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Overholt, Daisy M. May 13, 1970 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Rasmussen, Maria (Linderholm) May 9, 1991 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Reardon, Louella (Cox) May 1, 1947 2K Nov 2007 Jim Laird
Scott, Eleanor L. March 25, 2004 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Smith, Carl May 10, 1991 2K Nov 2007 Cic. Stetter
Snowberger, Nettie Marie (Ring) October 6, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Swisher, Frances O. (Coons) January 21, 2006 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Photos of Tombstones
McPherson City Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
Coughenour, Family Image 47K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Coughenour, Holcomb,& Popp, Family Image 67K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Coughenour, John M, Hattie L,& Mary A. Image 62K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Coughenour, Robert H. Image 68K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Holcomb, David Don, Robert Wm. & Crystal Image 44K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Popp, Oscar, Barbara Ann, & Vera L. Image 72K Feb 2007 Bill J. Hyde
Vital Records
Marriages
Description File Size Date Submitter
Votaw, Cora - Loucks, J. C. "Coll" December 21, 1887 2K Feb 2008 Cic. Stetter


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