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State of   KANSAS -   (The Sunflower State)
      The 34th U.S. state to join the Union:   29-January-1861
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    African-Americans - Nicodemus Township area (Graham County)
    Native Americans in Kansas - (GHLL website)
    Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation - (Jackson County, Kansas)
    Wyandots in Kansas - the founding of Kansas City area.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.

Census & related Lists of various kinds:
    1855 Census - State Census (eligible voters).
    State Census Index (1895)
    1895 Kansas State Census - A search engine for those counties indexed.
    Kansas Pioneers List - Pioneers Project, a database collection of information identifying
         early Kansas settlers (on or before 1885).
    Breckenridge County - 1860 Census (see Breckenridge - extinct county, below).

Families and Surnames:
    Family Surname List - The Kansas Surname List is a way for individuals to contact others researching the same names in Kansas.


Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Ghost Towns of Kansas - Once, where pioneers and homesteaders thrived are now
         forgotten towns that have long since become dust.

Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Graham County - Nicodemus Township (Kansas Historical Marker)
    Old Kansas Maps - (Kansas Collection Graphics).

    History Masters - "Any student of history knows that there is a great deal to be learned
         from those who have gone before. And, of course, there is much to be learned from
         the histories of other countries. Many civilizations have risen and fallen in the
         thousands of years since humans have been interacting with each other, and it
         makes for compelling stories, ancient as well as modern." - blog quote.

Migrations to, from, across:
    Migration of the Wyandots to Kansas - the founding of Kansas City.

National Archives - Central Plains Region, serves Iowa, Kansas Missouri and Nebraska
         (located in Kansas City, MO).

National Parks, Playgrounds, Recreational Areas etc.:
    African-American Migration - Nicodemus Township area (Graham County)
    Cottonwood Ranch - Kansas State Historic Site.
    Hollenberg Pony Express Station - The building still stands and, along with the visitor
         center, tells the stories of the Hollenbergs, pioneer life, and the Pony Express at this
         National Historic Landmark.

  • State of Kansas
  • State Capital City Topeka   (Capital since 1856 - located in   Shawnee County)

    The State name:  Named after the Kansas River by the French after the Kansas, Omaha, Kaw, Osage and Dakota Sioux Indian word "KaNze" meaning, in the Kansas language "south wind." The state name for Arkansas shares its origins with Kansas.an Iroquois Indian name meaning "large" or "beautiful" river.
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Kansas
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    * When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our Message Board, we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S). If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own Ancestors listing.
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