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ROOKS County is in the second tier of the northwestern counties of Kansas, and fifth from the western boundary of the State. It contains 576,000 acres of land and is divided into twenty-one townships.

Organized in 1872. Stockton. In memory of John C. Rooks, private of Company I, Eleventh Kansas Infantry, who died December 11, 1862, at Fayetteville, Ark., of wounds received in the battle of Prairie Grove, December 7, 1862.

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)
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Rooks County Medical Directory 1920 2K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Patron's Directory 1904 30K Oct 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Rooks County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 6 kb Nov 1997 Kenneth Thomas
Description File Size Date Submitter
Crowell, Mark Loucis 1918 1K Feb 2008 Joy FisherThe Registry

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