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Cherokee County, Kansas History, Genealogy, and Maps

Cherokee County, Kansas history and genealogy including 619 family biographies plus sixteen different maps featuring 54 Cherokee County, Kansas settlements

An informative and historical overview of Cherokee County, Kansas including three separate sections on one CD which include 16 historical maps (1851, 1855, 1859, 1862, 1867, 1875, 1883, 1884, 1886 (2), 1899, 1902, 1905 (2), 1911, and 1923) showing the locations of 54 settlements; plus the panoramic or bird's eye view map of Baxter Springs, Kansas in 1871; plus the 1883 History of Cherokee County, Kansas with 298 biographies from "The History of the State of Kansas" book by William G. Cutler (published in 1883 by A.T. Andreas); plus the History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens, edited and compiled by Nathaniel Thompson Allison and published by Biographical Publishing Company, 1904.  An important resource for the study and research of Cherokee County, Kansas history (including Civil War history) and genealogy.

All for as little as $6.95!  Details below.

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in three separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of three, all on one CD: Maps of Cherokee County, Kansas
Included here are the southeast region of Kansas sections of 16 different historical maps:

A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Cherokee County, Kansas, ten years before the State of Kansas was formed. The area that would become Kansas is shown as then divided among the various Indian tribes.  All spellings of Kansas on this map are as Kanzas.

B. A map of 1855 McGee County (later Cherokee County) and the Cherokee Lands.

C. A map of 1859 McGee County (later Cherokee County) and the Cherokee Neutral Lands.

D. A map of 1862 (during the Civil War) McGee County (later Cherokee County) and the Cherokee Lands.

E. A map of 1867 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of: Cherokee Neutral Lands * Coxe's Creek * Pawnee *

F. A map of 1875 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of: Baxter (Baxter Springs) * Bridlong * Cloud * Coalfield * Columbus * Gregory * Neutral *

G. A map of 1883 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 26 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Brush Creek * Cherry * Columbus * Crestline * Empire City * Galena * Hallowell * Keelville * Livingston * Lone Tree * Lostine * Lowell * Melrose * Messer * Morton * Neutral City * Pleasant View * Rockwell * Sherman City * Star Valley * Stilson * Tehama * Varck * Weir City * Wirtonia *

H. A map of 1884 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 21 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Brush Creek * Cherry * Columbus * Empire City * Galena * Hallowell * Keelville * Lowell * Melrose * Messer * Newcastle * Pleasant View * Quaker Valley * Rockwell * Scammonville * Sherman * Star Valley * Stilson * Tehama * Weir *

I. A map of 1886 (by Bradley) Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 12 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Brush Creek * Checo * Coalfield * Columbus * Keelville * Lewiston * Lowell * Neutral City * Sherman * Weir City * Wirtoma *

J. A map of 1886 (Rand McNally) Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 14 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Boro * Coalfield * Columbus * Favor * Fruitland City * Galena * Keelville * Messer * Millersburg * N. Memphis * Oswego * Tehama * Wier City *

K. A map of 1899 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 19 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Cherry * Columbus * Crestline * Faulkner * Friendship * Galena * Hallowell * Keelville * Lowell * Melrose * Messer * Neutral * Pleasant View * Scammon * Sherman Junction * Sherwin * Varck * Weir *

L. A map of 1902 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Columbus * Crestline * Empire City * Faulkner * Galena * Hallowell * Lowell * Melrose * Mineral * Scammon * Sherman * Sherwin Junction * Stippville * Weir *

M. A map of 1905 (by Cram) Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 28 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Cokedale * Columbus * Crestline * Eldon * Empire City * Faulkner * Folsom * Friendship * Galena * Hallowell * Keelville * Kniveton * Lowell * Melrose * Messer * Mineral * Neutral * Pleasantview * Scammon * Sherman * Sherwin Junction * Starvale * Stippville * Tehama * Varck * W. Mineral * Weir *

N. A map of 1905 (by Peerless) Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 26 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Columbus * Crestline * Eldon * Empire City * Faulkner * Friendship * Galena * Hallowell * Keelton * Kniveton * Lowell * Mackie * Melrose * Messer * Mineral * Neutral * Pleasantview * Scammon * Sherman * Sherwin Junction * Stippville * Tehama * Varck * W. Mineral * Weir *

O. A map of 1911 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 12 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Columbus * Faulkner * Galena * Hallowell * Mineral * Scammon * Sherwin Junction * Stippville * Stone City * W. Mineral * Weir *

P. A map of 1923 Cherokee County, Kansas showing the locations of 19 different settlements: Baxter Springs * Cokedale * Columbus * Crestline * Empire City * Faulkner * Galena * Hallowell * Kniveton * Lowell * Melrose * Messer * Mineral * Neutral * Scammon * Sherwin * Stippville * W. Mineral * Weir *

The following map is a panoramic or perspective map (or sometimes called aerial view or bird's eye view map) of Baxter Springs, Kansas.  This has an incredible amount of detail showing the names of the streets and buildings.

Q. A 1871 Panoramic view of Baxter Springs, Kansas

Section Two of three, all on one CD: The 1883 History of Cherokee County, Kansas from The History of The State of Kansas  by William G. Cutler and published by A. T. Andreas
This detailed 1883 history has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Cherokee County, Kansas from its earliest settlement up to 1883. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Cherokee County, Kansas including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of 298 different Cherokee County, Kansas family biographies - family histories.

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • Partial Contents:
  • History of Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Cherokee County Boundaries
  • The Cherokee Neutral Lands
  • Early Settlements in Cherokee County
  • Lead and Zinc Mining
  • The Battle and Massacre at Baxter Springs, Kansas
  • Cherokee County Organization
  • County Seat Troubles
  • Schools
  • Population
  • Cherokee County, Kansas Cities, Towns and Villages:
  • Baxter Springs

  • Columbus

  • Crestline

  • Empire City

  • Galena

  • Weir City

  • Other Towns

  • Cherokee County Biographical Sketches
  • Included is a total of 298 Cherokee County, Kansas family biographies (to view a sample biography, click here) including each of the following family surnames: (many other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these family biographies) (an additional 321 family biographies are included in the additional book described below on this page):  Adams * Alderson * Allen * Amos * Anderson * Andrews * Archer * Arnold * Auman * Austin * Baker * Bartlett * Baum * Baxter * Beall * Benham * Benson * Best * Bischofsberger * Boice * Brooks * Brown * Brunson * Burgess * Burlison * Burrows * Burton * Byrd * Caldwell * Calverley * Campbell * Carney * Carter * Case * Cave * Chatelle * Chew * Childs * Clevenger * Cline * Coan * Cody * Coleman * Collins * Commons * Cool * Cooper * Cooter * Coulter * Covert * Cowan * Cowley * Craig * Crawford * Crowell * Dana * Daniels * Daugherty * Dausenburg * Davidson * Davis * Demuth * Dennis * Dennison * Dill * Dilworth * Dixon * Dowell * Dresser * Duncan * Eddy * Eichelberger * Erickson * Erwin * Evans * Fallis * Faulkner * Ferris * Filler * Finkelstein * Flynn * Forkner * Foster * Frantz * Freligh * French * Fulkerson * Gardner * Gates * Gillespie * Glaser * Goede * Goodner * Goodrich * Grant * Graves * Gregg * Griffith * Grisham * Guthrie * Hainer * Haines * Hammett * Hampton * Harland * Harper * Harris * Hartley * Harvey * Haseltine * Heasley * Henckel * Henry * Hill * Hilliard * Hodgkins * Hoff * Hoffman * Hood * Hoover * Houx * Hoyt * Hubbard * Iliff * Ingham * James * Jarrett * Jessup * Johnson * Jones * Jordon * Kennedy * Lane * Lawton * Lea * Leadbeter * Lee * Leeper * Lewis * Lindsey * Lisle * Long * Loser * Lowdermilk * Lykins * Mahan * March * Marshall * Martin * Masters * McClain * McClellan * McClure * McCormick * McDowell * McKay * McKinsey * McMickle * McMillen * McNeill * McPherson * McReynolds * McWilson * Mendenhall * Michener * Miller * Milliken * Montgomery * Moore * Moran * Murdock * Murphy * Murray * Naylor * Nelson * Nichols * Noble * Null * Opperman * Osborn * Page * Parker * Patty * Pepper * Perkins * Perry * Pfenning * Pickering * Pinkston * Pinnick * Pitzer * Polster * Potter * Prill * Pritchard * Pursel * Railsback * Rakestraw * Ramsey * Ratcliff * Rauch * Read * Redell * Reinhardt * Richards * Robb * Robeson * Rodgers * Sands * Saunders * Scammon * Scovell * Sears * Shackle * Shearman * Sheridan * Skidmore * Slusser * Smith * Spencer * Stauffer * Stephenson * Stockslager * Svance * Swanson * Tamblyn * Taylor * Teeter * Theis * Thompson * Thornton * Throop * Tompkins * Townsend * Tuttle * Tutton * Vance * Varnum * Vaughan * Veatch * Viereck * Vincent * Wade * Wadleigh * Walke * Walters * Watson * Weir * Wells * West * Whitcraft * Wiggins * Wiley * Willard * Williams * Williamson * Wilson * Wiswell * Woodruff * Wright * Yeager * Yoas * Zimmerman *

    Section Three of three, all on one CD: The 1904 History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens
    This detailed and rare volume (630 pages in all) originally published in 1904: The History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens, Edited and Compiled by Nathaniel Thompson Allison, Published by Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1904.

      Here is just some of the information included:

  • Early Settling of Cherokee County
  • The Passing of the Indian
  • Removal of Cherokees from Georgia
  • The Cherokee Neutral Lands
  • First White Settlements in Cherokee County
  • The Joy Purchase
  • The Land League
  • Cherokee County Townships
  • The First Settlers in Cherokee County
  • Old Settlers Annual Reunion
  • Cherokee County Organized
  • The “County Seat War”
  • Cherokee County Officials 1866-1902
  • Where the Settlers Came From
  • Cherokee County Population 1880 to 1900
  • Schools in Cherokee County
  • Churches in Cherokee County
  • Coal Mining
  • Lead and Zinc Mining in Cherokee County
  • Railroads of Cherokee County
  • The Baxter Springs Massacre, 1863
  • Roster of Ex-Union Soldiers Living in Cherokee County (very lengthy list of Civil War soldiers)
  • Ex-Union Soldiers Reunion
  • Early Cherokee County Settlers Reminiscence
  • Cherokee County Cities, Towns and Villages:
  • Baxter Springs

  • Columbus

  • Empire City

  • Galena

  • Mineral City

  • Scammon

  • Weir City

  • Other Locations

  • Cherokee County Family Biographical Sketches
  • This volume includes is a total of 321 family biographies in Cherokee County, Kansas including each of the following family surnames: (several thousand other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these family biographies) (an additional 298 family biographies are included in the additional book described above on this page):  Abbott * Allen * Allison * Ankrum * Applegate * Armstrong * Ashley * Ashmore * Baker * Ball * Barrett * Batten * Baxter * Beltzhoover * Benham * Bennett * Benson * Betty * Blue * Boggs * Boss * Bowman * Boyd * Boyer * Bradshaw * Branson * Braun * Brewster * Brookhart * Brooks * Brown * Buergin * Bulger * Burrows * Burton * Bush * Buzard * Cadwalader * Caldwell * Callahan * Canfield * Carver * Cheshire * Cheyne * Clabourn * Coe * Coles * Coltrane * Conklin * Cool * Coon * Cooper * Cooter * Covert * Cowley * Crawford * Cross * Crowe * Crowell * Cruickshank * Cunningham * Davidson * Davis * De Voe * Dean * Dennison * Dixon * Dodson * Dorsey * Douglass * Dowd * Dresia * Dugger * Dunbar * Duncan * Ecke * Edwards * Eisenhart * Elliott * Ellis * Evans * Ewers * Ferguson * Finley * Fisher * Fitzgerald * Fleming * French * Fribley * Fudge * Galpine * Gibbs * Glasse * Graham * Gray * Haines * Hale * Hamblin * Hamilton * Hamlet * Hanks * Hannon * Harper * Hasson * Haynes * Headley * Heaton * Hefley * Henderson * Herman * Hess * Hiller * Hisle * Hoag * Hoffmire * Hogg * Hohnsbeen * Holt * Hood * Hord * Hornor * Housholder * Howard * Hubbard * Hughes * Hull * Hurlbut * Jessup * Johnessee * Johnson * Johnston * Jones * Junkens * Kanatzer * Kennedy * Kenny * Kline * Knighton * Kutz * Laizure * Lamaster * LaRue * Lathrop * Lisle * Logan * Long * Luckey * Lundin * Lyerla * Majors * Markham * McClellan * McCombs * McCormick * McDonald * McDowell * McGregor * McLaughlin * McMahon * McMickle * McNay * McNeill * Meredith * Merrill * Metzler * Middaugh * Millner * Millstead * Moll * Moore * Morrow * Mountjoy * Murphy * Myers * Nash * Newton * Noble * North * Northrup * Norton * Oglesby * O'Malley * O'Reagan * Page * Pargen * Patterson * Pattyson * Paul * Pender * Pendergrass * Perkins * Peters * Pickering * Pinson * Pixley * Polster * Porter * Puttkamer * Rains * Randall * Rawlings * Revell * Rhoads * Richart * Rickner * Riker * Rittenhouse * Roach * Robinson * Rogers * Rohrbough * Ryan * Sadler * Sapp * Savage * Sawyer * Sayer * Scammon * Schermerhorn * Schmell * Seibert * Shaffer * Shearer * Shideler * Simkin * Skidmore * Skinner * Slease * Small * Smith * Smyres * Snider * Souder * Sparks * Sparlin * Spencer * Spiva * Stauffer * Stephens * Steward * Stice * Stone * Stoskopf * Stott * Strother * Sweeney * Taylor * Thomas * Topping * Tracewell * Trotter * Vollmar * Von Wedell * Wade * Wagner * Walker * Wallace * Ward * Watson * Watts * Weaver * Wenzel * West * Westervelt * Wheeler * Whitmore * Wiggins * Willard * Williams * Wilson * Wimmer * Winter * Wiswell * Wolfe * Woods * Wright * Youngman *

    Cherokee County is located in the southeast corner of Kansas and is bordered by: Jasper County, Missouri * Newton County, Missouri * Crawford County, Kansas * Labette County, Kansas * Ottawa County, Oklahoma * and Craig County, Oklahoma * (click on highlighted county names for a complete description)

    Each of the three sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another. This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

    Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

    The cost for this CD containing all three sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $6.95 as a digital download. A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Cherokee County, Kansas from its first settlement to 1904.

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