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ALLEN County is located in the southeastern part of the State, in the second tier of counties west of the Missouri River, and about fifty miles north of Indian Territory. In extent it is twenty-one miles north and twenty-four miles east and west, containing 504 square miles, or 322,560 acres.

The county is divided into ten townships as follows: Osage, Deer Creek, Geneva, Iola, Elm, Marmaton, Elsinore, Salem, Humboldt, Cottage Grove. 1.

Organized in 1855. County Seat, Iola. Named in honor of William Allen, of Ohio, who was for many years a member of the United States Senate from that Commonwealth, and also its governor. He favored the doctrine of popular sovereignty on the opening of the Territory of Kansas to settlement. 2.

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)
Biographies
Description File Size Date Submitter
Carpenter, A. G. 1831 - 6K Mar 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Davis, William January 12, 1838 - 5K Feb 2011 J. Robison
Cemeteries
Census Records
1880
Description File Size Date Submitter
ED 01: 1| ED 01: 2| ED 01: 3| ED 01: 4| 31-88 KB Jun 2006 Shari Meyeres
ALLEN COUNTY, KS - 1% of
the U.S. 1880 Census
15 KB    
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Allen County Medical Directory 1920 5K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
World War II
Description File Size Date Submitter
ALLEN County WWII Honor List
Of Dead and Missing - 1946
4 kb Apr 2002 Mary Ann Hetrick
Miscellaneous Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Allen County, Notaries Public
in Second Biennial Report,
June 30, 1880
1 kb May 2002 Mary Ann Hetrick
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Bell (Maiden = Savage), Amanda Ellen June 20, 1943 1K Jun 2007 Joyce Edwards
Brown, Dr. Henry A. August 30, 1926 2K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Coleman, Samuel J. February 1, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Hays, John Daniel November 8, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Hill, Richard Hastings February 26, 2008 5K Nov 2009 David Hill
Johnson, Floyd Russell January 8, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Kitterman, Abigail 1.68 K Aug 1998 Virginia Perry
Knight, Nadja Jean February 21, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
McIlvain, Phyllis J. (Clark) June 7, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
McKinley, Effa [Effie] Nee Neff
November 30, 1937
2K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
McKnight, Sadie [Sada] Nee Neff
March 12, 1907
2K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, Eli August 27, 1910 5K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, Ella April 14, 1875 3K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, Nancy Nee Barnes
November 28, 1910
4K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, O.P. [Homer/Omer]
March 15, 1937
3K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, Sarah Frances Nee Ashby
April 1936
3K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Neff, Selby August 29, 1859 2K Jun 2006 Jennifer Neff
Ross, George 2.43 K Apr 1998 Don Ross
Ross, James Albert 3.03 K Apr 1998 Don Ross
Ryherd, Brig Gen Clarence H. July 12, 2005 3K Aug 2007 Oz
Thompson, Fred Lavern February 21, 1999 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Photographs
Photographs of Tombstones - Ellison Cemetery
Vital Records
Death Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Bell (Maiden = Savage), Amanda Ellen June 20, 1943 2K Jun 2007 Joyce Edwards
Marriage Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Bell, Dicy A - Hildebrant, Garfield A March 26, 1907 1K Jun 2007 Joyce Edwards
Bell, Ethel - Keith, William Jefferson (Jeff) December 25, 1905 2K Jun 2007 Joyce Edwards
Massey, Gereldine -
Brown, Lloyd Neff June 30, 1924
4K Jul 2006 Jennifer L. Neff
Neff, Effa [Effie] - McKinley, George
June 16, 1908
2K Jul 2006 Jennifer L. Neff
Neff, Sadie [Sada] -
McKnight, Charles Lorne 1900
1K Jul 2006 Jennifer L. Neff


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