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  • Liberal is the County Seat of Seward County.
    For early birth and death records (before July 1911) contact:
    Seward County Court House
    Courier Address:
    Seward County Clerk
    415 North Washington
    Liberal, KS 67901-3462
    Phone Numbers:
    County Clerk - (620) 626-3201
    Register of Deeds - (620) 626-3220
    Research - (620) 626-3221
    Register of Deeds - UCC (620) 626-3222
    Seward County Links
  • About Seward County
  • Development of the Kansas counties from 1855 - 1903
  • Digital Library (Skyways)
  • Digital Library (USGenWeb Archives)
  • Mid-America Air Museum
    2000 West 2nd
    Liberal, KS 67901
    (620) 624-5263
  • On the Web Relating to Seward County Genealogy (Lycos)
  • Resources at RootsWeb
  • Public Domain Submitted Data:

    Bible Records

    Biographies

    Cemeteries (Skyways)
    Cemeteries (Tombstones)
    - Arkalon Cemetery
    - Banner Cemetery
    - Bixler Cemetery
    - Fargo Springs Hillside Cemetery
    - Golden Plains Cemetery
    - Kismet District Cemetery
    - Liberal Cemetery (Section 1, Block A) - A - K, L - Z
    - Liberal Memorial Cemetery & Restlawn Memorial Gardens - A - E, F - K, L - R, S - Z
    - Mennonite Cemetery
    - Springfield Cemetery

    Census Records
    - 1880 Federal Census ED 402
    - 1900 Federal Census ED 293
    - 1900 Federal Census ED 294

    Churchs

    History (Directories>

    Land Records

    Military Records
    - 1883 Kansas Pensioners
    - 1893 Veteran Enlistees
    - Kansas in the Civil War
    - Seward Co. Digital Library
    - USGenWeb Military Archives (Special Collections)

    Newspaper Articles

    Obituaries

    Online Documents
    - KSGenWeb Archives at Blue Skyways
    - KSGenWeb Archives at RootsWeb
    - Kansas Legislators Past and Present
    - USGenWeb Archives

    Photos

    Towns
    - Golden Plains Community
    - Hayne, Kansas
    - Kismet, Kansas
  • Kismet Library
    - Liberal, Kansas
  • Liberal Memorial Library
  • Obituary Index (searchable)
  • Resources at Liberal Memorial Library
    - Little Known or Extinct Towns of Kansas
  • Adobe (Seward co.)
  • Arkalon (Seward co. Vacated 1895.)
  • Fargo Springs (Seward co. Vacated 1897.)
  • Loco (Seward co.)
  • Oak City (Seward co. Vacated 1897.)
  • Springfield (Seward co. Vacated 1897.)
    - Populated places in Seward County KS (GNIS)
    - Seward County Community Page

    Vital Records
    Birth Records
    Deaths
    Marriage Records



    ARCHIVES SUBMISSION FORMS: These forms allow you to type your record and submit it. This will create a file in a format acceptable for KSGenWeb Archives and ready for posting.
  • Information of Interest:

    Books Online
    - Cutler's History of the State of Kansas + Unorganized counties (includes Seward County)
    - A Standard History of Kansas & Kansans
    + Biography Index
    + "REGISTRATION OF AXIS ALIENS IN KANSAS, January 1918 thru June 1918
    - Books We Own List

    Cemetery Information
    - Cemeteries in Seward County KS (GNIS)
    - City of the Silent
    - Electric Cemetery
    - Find A Grave
    - FuneralNet
    - Interment.net
    - Seward County Cemeteries
    - USGenWeb Tombstone Project

    Census Information
    - 1880 Census - Searchable
    - 1930 Census Info - NARA
    - 1930 Census Info - Institutions - NARA
    - Census Links
    - Kansas Census' Federal and State
    - Kansas State Historical Society (Census Indices)
    - USGenWeb Census Project
    - Kansas Census
    - Seward Co. KS Census
    - USGenWeb Census Project at Rootsweb
    - Kansas Census at Rootsweb

    Directories
    - The Ultimate White Pages

    Land Records Resources
    - Bureau of Land Management

    Lookups
    - Seward County Lookups

    Maps
    - 1895 U.S. Atlas
    - Kansas County Formation Map
    - Kansas Map ca. 1910
    - Kansas Maps 1855 - 1903

    Mortuaries & Funeral Homes
    - Funeral Homes in Kansas
    - Mortuaries

    Newspapers
    - Kansas State Historical Society Newspaper Microfilm Index
    - Seward Co. Newspapers - US Newspaper Links

    Native American Resources
    - Dawes Final Rolls
    - Guion-Miller Index
    - Native American Resources (Scroll down page to Native American links)
    - Post Offices

    Schools
    - Current Seward Co. Schools
    - KS One Room School House Project (Seward County)
    - Kansas State Ag College Graduates

    Ships Lists
    - The Olive Tree

    Vital Records Kansas
    - Birth, Marriage and Death Records (KSHS)
    - SSDI online

     

     

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  • Please contact me, so I can add a link to your Seward County related genealogy site.

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