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Altoona
Altoona City Cemetery, Wilson County, Kansas
dates to 25 Mar 1977
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS 1977
Cemetery
Little Sandy & Farmington Cemeteries
Listing and Photos
Cemetery
Fredonia Cemetery
Directions: If you are coming in from the east on 400 Turn to the west off 400 to Washington St. Follow this to Cement Plant RD Turn to the south follow for several blocks and you will find the cemetery on the east side of the road. If coming in from the west come in off 400 on Harper RD which turns into 3rd street, take 3rd to Washington and turn to the east go about 5 1/2 blocks to Cement RD again turn to the south and follow for several blocks to the cemetery
Cemetery
Weakley Cemetery
Directions: Coming to Fredonia on 400 hwy, turn left at the first exit, which is Bacani Plaza. Follow this road (hwy 47) all the way to stop sign (in 2002 Pumpin Petes on right). Go striaght across, follow this road (paved) until you come to a cross-roads. Turn right, stay on paved road. Follow this to a curve (aprox. 2 miles), curve left. This is all on paved road. Weakley cementery should be on your left after curve.
Census
1860 census records of Godfrey and Wilson counties, Kansas Territory
Sherman Lee Pompey
Census
Index - 1875 Wilson County, Kansas, state census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS 1982
Census
Index - 1880 Wilson County, Kansas, federal census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS 1976
Census
Index - 1885 Wilson County, Kansas, state census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS 1982
Census
Index - 1895 Wilson County, Kansas, state census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS 1982
Census
Index - 1900 Wilson County, Kansas, federal census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS 1982
Census
Index - 1905 Wilson County, Kansas, decennial state census
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS 1982
Court
Probate journals, 1869-1918
on 6 microfilm reels, estate records, 1866-1912: from probate judge's files
Court
Wilson County Estate Records from Probate Judges Files 1866-1912
vol. I & II, published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS 1981
History
History of Neosho and Wilson counties, Kansas
containing sketches of our pioneers - revealing their trials and hardships in planting civilization in these counties - biographies of their worthy successors and portraits of prominent people of the counties - past and present. Published by L. Wallace Duncan in 1902. alsoo reprinted in 1977 with a name index added.
History
History of Wilson County, Kansas
compiled by Lela J. McBride Brockway Tindle, and published in 1988.
History
History of Wilson County, Kansas, to 1885
by Charles W. Lafferty (Thesis M.S. Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg, 1940)
History
Wilson County History
published 1988
History
Wilson County Kansas: people of the south wind
compiled by Lela J. McBride Brockway Tindle
Marriage
Wilson County Marriage Records, 1864-1919
4 microfilm reels
check with your local Family History Center Library
Marriage
Wilson County Marriages 1864-1900
compiled by Claire Ramsey
Marriage
Wilson County Marriages 1901-1910 inclusive
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Quarterly, Neodesha, KS
Neodesha
City Directory Index - 1904, 1909, 1913, 1916, published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS
Obits
W. A. Rankin Memorial Library Obituary Index
Obits
Index to Obituaries in the Neodesha Register 1883-1911
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS
Quarterly
The Heritage Genealogy Society Quarterly 1972-1990
Tax
Index - 1890 Wilson County, Kansas, Personal Property Tax
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, July 1976
Tax
Index - 1890 Wilson County, Kansas, Real Estate Property Tax
published by Heritage Genealogical Society, Neodesha, KS

Library
Fredonia Public Library
Fredonia, Kansas; will do some research. See their web page for resource listings.
Library
William A. Rankin Memorial Library
Neodesha, Kansas; will do some research and has some publications available for sale. See their web page for resource listings.
Society
Wilson County Historical Society
402 N. 7th St., Fredonia, KS 66736, 620-378-3965
Lookups
Anna Wilhelm alwilhelm@holtonks.net
1906 List of Cemeteries in Kansas, including Wilson County - this is a list of cemeteries only; individuals buried there are not listed
Lookups
 
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