Shawnee County, Kansas History and Genealogy
More than 700 pages of Shawnee County, Kansas history and genealogy including 886 family biographies plus ten different maps featuring 48 Shawnee County, Kansas settlements
An informative and historical overview of Shawnee County, Kansas including three separate sections on one CD which include 10 historical maps (1851, 1862, 1883, 1886, 1899, 1902, 1905 (2), 1907, and 1911) showing the locations of 48 settlements; plus the full 1905 Richmond and Arnold History of Shawnee County, Kansas book by James L. King, including 206 family biographies; plus the 1883 History of Shawnee County, Kansas with 680 biographies from The History of the State of Kansas book by William G. Cutler (published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas). An important resource for the study and research of Shawnee County, Kansas history (including Civil War history) and genealogy.
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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 Shawnee County, Kansas
A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Shawnee 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 1862 (during the Civil War) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of nine settlements: Baptist Mission * Brownsville * Burlingame * Dayton * Massasoit * Tecumseh * Topeka * Uniontown * Washington *
C. A map of 1883 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Dover * Kingsville * North Topeka * Pauline * Redpath * Richland * Rossville * Silver Lake * Spencer * Tecumseh * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Waveland *
D. A map of 1886 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Blacksmith * Dover * Kingsville * Lynn Cr. * Muddy Cr. * North Topeka * Pauline * Plow Boy * Rossville * Saw Qua * Silver Lake * Spencer * Topeka * Wakarusa *
E. A map of 1899 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 22 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Esther * Grand Haven * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Seabrook * Shorey * Silver Lake * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Wanamaker * Waveland * Willard *
F. A map of 1902 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Dover * Grand Haven * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Wakarusa * Willard *
G. A map of 1905 (by Cram) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 26 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Kiro * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * South Topeka * Spencer * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Watson * Waveland * Willard *
H. A map of 1905 (by Peerless) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 27 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Quinton Heights * Richland * Rossville * Seabrook * Shorey * Silver Lake * Swinburne * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Wanamaker * Waveland * Whitfield * Willard *
I. A map of 1907 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 30 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Bishop * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Kiro * Lowman Hill * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Quinton Heights * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * South Topeka * Swinburn (or Grove) * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Vinewood * Wakarusa * Watson * Waveland * Willard *
J. A map of 1911 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 17 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Wakarusa * Willard *
Section Two of three, all on one CD: The 1883 History of
Shawnee County, Kansas from The History of The State of Kansas by
William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas
Here is just some of the information included:
Troubles of 1856-57
Included is a total of 680 Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies 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 206 family biographies are included in the additional book described below on this page): Abbott * Adams * Aldrich * Alleaume * Allen * Anderson * Andrews * Archer * Armstrong * Arnold * Austin * Bacher * Bailey * Bain * Baird * Baker * Barker * Barnard * Bartram * Bates * Baxter * Beal * Beam * Beaubien * Beckstrom * Bennett * Beseau * Bessant * Binns * Bird * Black * Blades * Blakesley * Bond * Bonebrake * Bowers * Bradford * Brandon * Brockway * Brown * Buck * Buckman * Buechner * Bunce * Burgess * Bush * Butterfield * Caleb * Callaham * Campbell * Carey * Carriger * Carroll * Carson * Carter * Cary * Case * Castle * Caswell * Cellers * Chamberlain * Charles * Chase * Chilson * Chivers * Church * Clark * Clements * Cline * Coblentz * Codington * Coldren * Cole * Collins * Conwell * Cook * Corey * Corning * Cotter * Council * Counts * Coursey * Coville * Cox * Crane * Cranel * Crawford * Crosby * Cross * Crumrine * Cummins * Curtis * Cutler * Dalton * Davies * Davis * Davison * Dawson * Day * De Graff * De Viney * Dean * Dennis * Devendorf * Dick * Dickinson * Dillon * Disney * Dobbins * Dolman * Dornblazer * Downs * Dreyer * Dudley * Dunlap * Dunn * Early * Easter * Eaton * Edson * Edwards * Eggers * Emery * Engelke * England * Enos * Ewart * Ewings * Farmer * Farnsworth * Faught * Faxon * Felter * Fernald * Firestone * Fish * Fisher * Fleck * Fleischer * Fleishman * Flickinger * Forbes * Ford * Foster * Foucht * Foulks * Franklin * Frederick * Freeland * Freeman * Fritz * Fuller * Gabbey * Gandy * Garlinghouse * Garvey * Gavitt * Geiger * Gemmell * George * Gibson * Gifford * Gilbert * Giles * Gilkerson * Gilmore * Goddard * Goldstandt * Gordon * Gorham * Graves * Green * Greer * Greif * Griffing * Griffith * Griswold * Grubb * Gunn * Guthrie * Hackney * Hadley * Hagan * Halderman * Hall * Hallowell * Hankla * Harding * Hardy * Harr * Harris * Harrop * Hartzell * Harvey * Haskell * Hass * Hathaway * Hawes * Hay * Haywood * Hazen * Heath * Heil * Heintzman * Herald * Herboldsheimer * Hewins * Hewitt * Hibbard * Hibben * Holcomb * Hollenbeck * Holman * Holmes * Hood * Hopkins * Horne * Horton * Howard * Hudson * Hughes * Huntington * Hutchingson * Hutchins * Isenhart * Jackson * James * Jameson * Jamieson * Jarrett * Jarvis * Jenkins * Jetmore * Jewell * Johnson * Johnston * Jones * Kassebaum * Kellam * Keller * Kelsey * Kemble * Kendall * Kennedy * Kerr * Kiernan * Kilmer * King * Kinsey * Kirk * Kisinger * Kistler * Kitchell * Klemp * Klussman * Knox * Krauss * Kuester * La Vore * Lane * Lawless * Lea * Lee * Lendberg * Lenfestey * Lescher * Lewis * Liewrance * Lillie * Lindsay * Lipp * Lishear * Little * Lockard * Long * Louderbough * Lovewell * Lowenthal * Lukens * Lyon * Lyons * MacDonald * Maddox * Magill * Magor * Mangold * Manspeaker * Marburg * Marshall * Martin * Maskill * Matney * Maxwell * McCabe * McCafferty * McClelland * McClintock * McClure * McCullough * McElroy * McFadden * McFarland * McGee * McGowan * McIntosh * McIntyre * McKinlay * McLaughlin * McPherson * McQuiston * McVicar * Merrill * Metsker * Miller * Milligan * Milliken * Mills * Minard * Miner * Minkler * Mitchell * Moeller * Moffet * Mohler * Moore * Moran * Morris * Morrow * Morton * Moss * Moulton * Mowers * Mulvane * Munk * Munn * Murnan * Myers * Naylor * Needham * Neeley * Neiswender * Nellis * Nelson * Noble * Noel * Norris * Norton * Norton * O'Halaron * Oldfield * Oliver * Olmstead * Ortman * Otis * Page * Paige * Palmer * Parks * Parmelee * Partelan * Partridge * Patell * Patterson * Pattison * Paul * Pay * Peck * Perry * Peters * Peyton * Phillips * Picard * Piety * Plily * Plummer * Pollard * Porter * Powell * Pratt * Prescott * Price * Prouty * Purl * Quintard * Quinton * Rain * Ramer * Rankin * Rapier * Rawson * Redden * Reed * Reid * Rhodes * Riggs * Ritchie * Robb * Roberts * Robinson * Roby * Rockey * Roots * Ropes * Ross * Rossington * Rousseau * Rowles * Ryan * Safford * Sage * Saunders * Savoir * Sawyer * Scott * Sedgwick * Sheafor * Shearer * Shelton * Shepard * Sherman * Shields * Shreve * Shuler * Shull * Siddall * Silver * Sims * Sipes * Skinner * Slade * Slayton * Slie * Slusher * Smelser * Smith * Snoddey * Snyder * Sowers * Spencer * Spreng * St. John * Standley * Stearns * Steel * Stephens * Stephenson * Stevenson * Stiles * Stone * Stoyell * Strait * Strawn * Strickler * Stringham * Strong * Stroup * Stumbaugh * Summers * Surfis * Swearingen * Sweet * Swift * Swingle * Taft * Talmadge * Tatman * Taylor * Tefft * Tevis * Thacher * Thomas * Thompson * Thrapp * Tice * Tillotson * Tillson * Tilson * Tipton * Tomlinson * Tomson * Topping * Trostel * Troutman * Tuttle * Updegraff * Urschel * Vail * Valentine * Van Vleck * Vance * Vandervere * Vanorsdol * Vawter * Veale * Voorhees * Vrooman * Wade * Walker * Ward * Warner * Warrington * Washburn * Waterman * Watson * Watt * Wax * Waysman * Webb * Welch * Welchhans * Wellhouse * Welsh * Wendel * White * Whiting * Wikidal * Wilder * Wilhide * Wilkerson * Williams * Wilmarth * Wilson * Wilt * Wiltschek (Wiltschech) * Wingert * Wissmann * Wohlke * Wood * Woodford * Woodward * Worden * Yager * Yarrington * York * Young * Youngs * Yount * Zickefoose * Zirkle *
Section Three of three, all on one CD: The 1905 History of
Shawnee County, Kansas by James L. King
Here is just some of the information included:
Silver Lake Township
The Siege of Lawrence
Foraging For Supplies
Helping A Free State Champion
Topeka Home Defenders
Battle of the Blue
Second Militia Regiment
Union Pacific Railroad
Santa Fe Railroad
Rock Island Railroad
Missouri Pacific Railroad
First House in Topeka
Meaning of Topeka Name
Topeka Business Men
From 1880 to 1890
Population by Years
Halls and Opera Houses
Included is a total of 206 Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies 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 680 family biographies are included in the additional book described above on this page): Alkire * Allen * Arnold * Aye * Baker * Barnes * Bates * Bedwell * Bergundthal * Berry * Betts * Biddle * Binns * Bird * Blakemore * Bonebrake * Bowman * Bradshaw * Bromich * Brown * Bruce * Burgess * Burke * Campbell * Campdoras * Clark * Clemens * Clugston * Coburn * Cofran * Coldren * Conant * Coney * Cook * Corning * Cowgill * Crane * Curry * Curtis * Cuthbert * Dana * Dawson * Dean * Decker * Dickey * Dickinson * Disney * Downing * Duck * Dudley * Entsminger * Fagan * Farnsworth * Farrell * Faxon * Firestone * Fish * Forbes * Foster * Frost * Gage * Gemmell * Giles * Glenn * Green * Guibor * Guild * Guthrie * Hackney * Hagan * Hammatt * Hawley * Hayden * Hayes * Heath * Hibbard * Hickey * Higgins * Hindman * Hoch * Holcomb * Horton * Howard * Howe * Hughes * Humphreys * Hungate * Huron * Jewell * Johnson * Jordan * Keck * Keith * Kellam * Kimball * King * Kingman * Knowles * Knox * Koger * Kreipe * Lakin * Leavitt * Lewis * Lovewell * Lucas * Lydic * Mackey * MacVicar * Madden * Magaw * Magill * Mallory * Martin * Maunsell * McAfee * McClurkin * McFarland * McKeever * McLellan * McQuiston * Menninger * Metcalf * Miller * Mills * Millspaugh * Mitchell * Moeser * Mohler * Moore * Neese * Neiswanger * Neiswender * Nellis * Newman * Noble * Norton * Osborn * Parker * Penwell * Plass * Poindexter * Popenoe * Powell * Quinton * Ream * Reed * Reid * Roberts * Sardou * Sheldon * Sherer * Shimer * Shull * Sims * Skinner * Snyder * Spencer * Stanton * Stewart * Stinson * Stormont * Sutherin * Swan * Sweet * Taylor * Tomson * Trapp * Valentine * Van Vleck * Voigt * Walker * Washburn * Wayne * Webb * Wellhouse * Wikidal * Williams * Williamson * Wilmarth * Wilson * Wood * Yager *
Shawnee County is located in east central Kansas and is bordered by: Wabaunsee County, Kansas * Pottawatomie County, Kansas * Jackson County, Kansas * Jefferson County, Kansas * Douglas County, Kansas * and Osage County, Kansas *
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