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Lincoln County Kansas
GOVERNMENT


BEVERLY POLL BOOK FROM 1871
In 1911, a poll book for Beverly was found from 1871, the year of the county's formation, with a list of the original voters. Note the familiar names.

ELECTED OFFICIALS OF 1873
A list of Lincoln Center and township officials elected in 1873, taken from the Lincoln County News, April 10, 1873

NOTARIES AND JUSTICES
Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace for Lincoln County, 1875, 1876 and 1879-1880, taken from the Secretary of State's report for the State of Kansas

ELECTED COUNTY OFFICIALS
List of those who have served as County Clerk, County Treasurer, Register of Deeds, County Attorney and Sheriff, 1898-2000

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
List of those elected county commissioners from Districts 1, 2 and 3, 1898-2000

LINCOLN GOVERNMENT IN 1913
Part of a series of articles on Lincoln in 1913; includes brief sketches of city officials

EQUAL SUFFRAGE CLUBS, 1894
A listing of Equal Suffrage Clubs formed in Lincoln County in 1894, including the number of members and officers elected

NEW BOARDS OF TOWNSHIP OFFICERS, 1896
A list of the new township officers for 1896

POPULATION FIGURES FOR THE COUNTY, 1896
Taken from the Lincoln Sentinel, with some history.

POPULATION NUMBERS FOR FOUR LARGEST TOWNS, 1904
Taken from the Lincoln Republican

POPULATION NUMBERS FOR SIX DECADES
Population numbers for towns and townships for 1890, 1900, 1910 and 1930, 1940 and 1950

JUDGE SAMPSON OBED HINDS
A brief historical sketch of the former Lincoln Countian and jurist

HISTORY OF THE PROBATE COURT
Data on marriages and other court proceedings during the county's early days.

BUZICK CLIPPINGS FROM THE STATE LIBRARY
Bill Sowers shared these clippings of Lincoln County's Henry S. Buzick Jr. from his time in the legislature.

HISTORY OF THE POOR FARM
A brief history of the poor farm, which was established in 1895 and disbanded in the 1930s; obituaries of some of the residents of the poor farm are included.

POOR FARM STATISTICS, 1897
This includes names of people placed at the farm by township trustees

DESCRIPTION OF THE POOR FARM, 1907
This is a rundown of a visit to the facility


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Bill and Diana Sowers, Lincoln County Coordinators
Tracee Hamilton, Lincoln County Coordinator