Genealogy & History


  • Free Forms from Family Tree Magazine – Getting organized and knowing how to address government agencies and organizations can help you get quicker, more effective results. Family Tree Magazine has created forms that can help you access and organize your family history information.
  • Gale Genealogy Connect is a collection of nearly 600 genealogy research and reference publications in searchable PDF format. Some records go as far back as 1600!
  • KDHE Office of Vital Statistics
  • HeritageQuest is a genealogical resource to search federal census records (1790-1940), family and local histories, and more. Powered by ProQuest.
  • National Archives – The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper.

Local Genealogy


  • Kansas Historical Society
  • Kansas Memory – Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet.  The value of the site is in its rich content–letters, diaries, photographs, government records from the State Archives, maps, museum artifacts, and historic structures in Kansas.

Local Sumner County History

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