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Text Box: Washington County Historical & Genealogical Society
 216 Ballard St.
Washington, Kansas 66968
(785) 325-2198
  
 Officers
President -- Jack Barley
Vice-President --
       Duane Klozenbucher
Secretary -- Lorna Wilgers
Treasurer -- Arlene Dague
Board of Directors
Robert Boston -- Washington
          -- Hanover
Duane Durst -- Morrowville
          -- Haddam
Sue Meyerhoff -- Linn
          -- Palmer
          -- Clifton
Frances Wienck -- Barnes
Eileen Hansen -- Greenleaf
          -- Hollenberg
          -- Mahaska
Volunteer Staff
Curator -- Arlene Hiesterman
Research Librarian -- Mary Alice
    Pacey
Genealogy Research -- Mary A.
    Pacey, Jo Rippe
Newsletter Editor -- Joan Dague
Volunteers
Jack Barley
Jenne Barley
Bob Boston
Marvel Boston
Arlene Dague
Joan Dague
Duane Durst
Arlene Hiesterman
Dale "Doc" Hiesterman
Duane Klozenbucher
Irene Laue
Mary Alice Pacey
Helen Pannbacker
Jo Rippe
Dorothy Sawin
Malinda Scrogge
June Sheppard
Ramona Stettnisch
Janice Tegethoff
Lorna Wilgers
Mitch Zabokrtsky

 
 
General
The Washington County Historical & Genealogical Society Board of Directors meets at the Museum Family History Center on the third Thursday of every month except March, June, September and November.  The quarterly general meetings are held in March, June, September and November and rotates among the cities in Washington County.  (See the schedule below for the next meeting date, time and location.)
Quarterly General Meetings
The next quarterly meeting will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Kloppenberg Center, Hanover, Kansas.  Presentation will be on the Fleagle Gang by Dr. Dale Hiesterman.  The meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend these meetings.  Everyone is welcome.
On Display
+  Women's Clothing of the early 1900's
+  Funnell artifacts and history
 
Announcements
Emmons School is now open to visitors.
Historical Society Records
Births -- 22,851 registered
Obituaries -- More than 25,000
Burials in Washington County -- 34,957
Deaths outside Washington County -- 17,615
Cemeteries -- 85 Washington County, 5 in adjacent counties
Tombstones -- 32,300 transcriptions
U.S. Census -- 1860 - 1930 (except 1890)
Kansas Every-family Ag Census -- 1875 - 1925
Marriages -- 13,997
Marriage Licenses on microfilm -- June 1868 - June 1991
Newspapers on microfilm -- 1873 - 2001 on 350 Reels
Barnes -- Aug. 6, 1885 - Jan. 26, 1989
Clifton -- Mar. 16, 1878 - Nov. 6, 1969
Greenleaf -- Nov. 1901 - June 30, 1988
Haddam -- Nov. 22, 1879 - Oct. 20, 1949
Hanover -- Nov. 20, 1973 - May 25, 2007
Hollenberg -- Mar. 15, 1885 - Oct. 19, 1889
Linn/Palmer -- Feb. 23, 1884 - Dec. 25, 2008
Mahaska -- Oct. 19, 1917 - Oct. 9, 1924
Morrowville -- May 15, 1924 - Aug. 7, 1948
Washington -- Mar. 5, 1869 - Oct. 30, 2008
Family Files -- More than 2,000
Family Trees & Histories -- More than 50 volumes
Plat Books -- 1882, 1906, many years after 1920
Naturalization Papers -- (at court house)
Enemy Alien Registration List
Computer Records --
Draft Registration Records -- WWI and WWII
Civil War Records
Social Security Death Index
Membership
Membership in the WCHGS is open to anyone interested in Washington County Kansas history and/or genealogy.  Dues are:
$10.00 / yr., individual or family (January - December)
$100, individual life membership
$150, family life membership
Membership includes free use of research facilities with approval, quarterly newsletter, and attendance at quarterly meetings which have guest speakers.
Research & Production Rates*
  
 Basic Research  first hour
  Each additional hour
Volunteer time
$
10.00 / hr.
$5.00/hr
Trip to Courthouse
Per trip
Plus photocopy charges
$
10.00
.35 each
Cemetery visit for photo
1-5 miles
Each additional mile
$
12.50
1.00
Internet Look-ups
First hour
Each additional hour (you will be notified first)
$
10.00
5.00
Photo Scan
 
$
3.00/photo
 

We can also do photo retouching.  Please ask for rates.
Visitors are invited to come and do research on their own at no charge, except for copies.  All donations are welcome and are tax deductible.
*All fees are suggested donations
 
 
 

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Officers
President -- Duane 
                  Klozenbucher
Vice-President --
       Melvin Wienck
Secretary -- Twyla Simnett
Treasurer -- Arlene Dague
Board of Directors
Robert Boston -- Washington
Duane Durst -- Morrowville
Sue Meyerhoff -- Linn
Frances Wienck -- Barnes
Eileen Hansen -- Greenleaf 
Volunteer Staff
Curator -- Arlene Hiesterman
Research Librarian --   
                Mary Alice Pacey
Genealogy Research -- Mary 
            Alice Pacey, Jo Rippe
Newsletter -- Museum
                         Volunteers
Volunteers
Jack Barley
Jenne Barley
Marilynn Barley
Bob Boston
Marvel Boston
George Clark
Arlene Dague
Joan Dague
Duane Durst
Kristy Harlen
Arlene Hiesterman
Dale Hiesterman
Julie Hillman
Betty Kastl
Duane Klozenbucher
Irene Laue
Mary Alice Pacey
Helen Pannbacker
Jo Rippe
Dorothy Sawin
Malinda Scrogge
June Sheppard
Ramona Stettnisch
Janice Tegethoff
Lorna Wilgers
Mitch Zabokrtsky

 
 
General
The Washington County Historical & Genealogical Society Board of Directors meets at the Museum Family History Center on the third Thursday of every month except March, June, September and November.  The quarterly general meetings are held in March, June, September and November and rotates among the cities in Washington County.  (See the schedule below for the next meeting date, time and location.)
Quarterly General Meetings
The next quarterly meeting will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. at the Greenleaf Community Center, Greenleaf, Kansas.  
Mitch Zabokrtsky will lead a discussion about schools in the early days.
Everyone is welcome - all ages will enjoy this interesting  history.  This is free and open to the public.
Announcements
The Mailing Address for the Washington County Historical Society is: 216 Ballard, Washington, KS  66968
Historical Society Records
Births -- 27,276 registered
Obituaries -- More than 40,000
Burials in Washington County -- 34,957
Deaths outside Washington County -- 20, 721
Cemeteries -- 85 Washington County, 
                       5 in adjacent counties
Tombstones -- 32,300 transcriptions
U.S. Census -- 1860 - 1930 (except 1890)
Kansas Every-family Ag Census -- 1875 - 1925
Marriages -- 15,325
Marriage Licenses on microfilm -- June 1868 - June 1991
Newspapers on microfilm -- 1873 - 2001 on 350 Reels
Barnes -- Aug. 6, 1885 - Jan. 26, 1989
Clifton -- Mar. 16, 1878 - Nov. 6, 1969
Greenleaf -- Nov. 1901 - June 30, 1988
Haddam -- Nov. 22, 1879 - Oct. 20, 1949
Hanover -- Nov. 20, 1973 - May 25, 2007
Hollenberg -- Mar. 15, 1885 - Oct. 19, 1889
Linn/Palmer -- Feb. 23, 1884 - Dec. 25, 2008
Mahaska -- Oct. 19, 1917 - Oct. 9, 1924
Morrowville -- May 15, 1924 - Aug. 7, 1948
Washington -- Mar. 5, 1869 - Oct. 30, 2008
Family Files -- More than 2,000
Family Trees & Histories -- More than 50 volumes
Plat Books -- 1882, 1906, many years after 1920
Naturalization Papers -- (at court house)
Enemy Alien Registration List
Computer Records --
Draft Registration Records -- WWI and WWII
Civil War Records
Social Security Death Index
Membership
Membership in the WCHGS is open to anyone interested in Washington County Kansas history and/or Genealogy.  Dues are:
$10.00 / yr., individual or family (January - December)
$100, individual life membership
$150, family life membership
Membership includes free use of research facilities with approval, quarterly newsletter, and attendance at quarterly meetings which have guest speakers.
Research & Production Rates*
 
Basic Research  first hour
  Each additional hour
Volunteer time
 
$10.00 / hr. $5.00/hr
Trip to Courthouse
Per trip
Plus photocopy charges
 
$10.00
.35 each
Cemetery visit for photo
1-5 miles
Each additional mile
 
$12.50
1.50
Internet Look-ups
First hour
Each additional hour (you will be notified first)
 
$10.00
5.00
Photo Scan
 
 
$3.00/photo
 

Visitors are invited to come and do research on their own.  All donations are welcome and are tax deductible.
*All fees are suggested donations