The site of the last Indian raid in Kansas in 1878, when it
was attacked by Cheyenne under the leadership of Dull Knife. For
more information visit the |
Last Indian Raid
and Welcome to Decatur County, Kansas.
If you have information that you could share with us such as stories, pictures, memorabilia, etc, or if you would like to help by transcribing data for the web site please email me. Working together we can make this a valuable resource site as we read through old public records, walk cemeteries, and sort through boxes of photographs and postcards while we research our family histories...
Phil and Sharleen Wurm your Decatur County Host
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Luanne Henthorn your Decatur County Co-Host
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County site Search Engine
Knowing that everyone is in a hurry to find the person they are looking for I have included this search engine for your convenience. But DO NOT rely on it totally. Handwriting and human error can cause you not to find the person you are searching for. Use the search engine but then go back and check out the resources available since not all pages are searched by this.
Decatur County Resources Online
George Washington Jackson--House Mover
Registered Deaths 1885-1911
Registered Births 1885-1911
Marriage Record Index
1881-1912 and 1917-1926
Homesteading patients, Etc.
|Maps and Atlases
1905, 1921 and 1949 Atlases
Early County Maps
Past and Present with
Photo Albums and information
Rural School Districts, Teachers
Civil War Vets, WWI and WWII
Old Photos of early settlers
in the County
Pictures and Much More
Surnames, Personal WebPages,
1885, 1895 Ag
1900 by Townships
|Naturalization Records||Look-ups and Research Contacts|
|Genealogy Society||Sister Site:
Decatur County Museum
|County Newspapers and Articles|
|Other Decatur County Links||Kansas Genealogy Links||Useful Research Tools|
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This site was established Oct 2001 by Sharleen Wurm and Ardie Grimes and is dedicated to free access to records, documents and photos of historical and genealogical value. Documents contained herein may be copied for personal, non-commercial use as long as this message remains on all copied material. These records, documents and photos may not be reproduced, published or re-published for any reason, in any format, including electronic (web pages or CD's) and print, without prior written consent of the contributors or copyright holders.
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