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DICKINSON County is the third tier of counties from the north line of the State, and in the sixth tier from the east line or about one hundred and thirty miles west of the Missouri river. Measured from north to south, the county is thirty-six miles, and from east to west, it is twenty-four miles. The county contains 544,640 acres, or 851 square miles. It is bounded on the north by Clay County, on the south by Marion County, on the east by Davis and Morris counties, and on the west by Saline and Ottawa counties. The north, south and west boundary lines of the county are perfectly straight, but the east line is somewhat irregular.1.

Organized in 1857. County seat Abilene. In honor of Daniel S. Dickinson. who was a Senator from the State of New York. In 1847 he introduced, in the United States Senate, resolutions respecting territorial government, embodying the doctrine of popular sovereignty, afterwards incorporated in the Bill for the organization of Kansas Territory. He died in 1866.2.

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
Engle, Jacob H. June 14, 1850 - March 13, 1900 5K Dec 2006 Millie Mowry
Hayden, Francis M. 1852 - 4K Nov 2006 Joy Fisher The Registry
Census
Description File Size Date Submitter
1915 Kansas Census for Solomon, Dickinson County 168 kb Jul 1997 Robin DeJarnett
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Dickinson County Medical Directory 1920 5K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Dickinson County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 18 kb Dec 1997 Kathy Heidel
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
BEISEL, Mary, Oct. 13, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
CLARK, Iris G., Oct. 4, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
CLARK, Mary E., Oct. 16, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
DECKER, Wesley. Oct. 9, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
DIBBEN, Matt J., Oct. 3, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
EICHOLTZ, George H., 2002 KB May 2005 Unknown
Eshelman, Aven Lamar December 20, 2004 1K Aug 2007 Oz
GUNN, Evelyn, Oct. 14, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
HAMMOND, Kathryn, Oct. 14, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
HAWK, Michael W., Oct. 1, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
HEFTY, Barbara K., Oct. 1, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
JONES, Amesha T., Oct. 14, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
KIMBLE, Judy Joan, Oct. 7, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
KREUTZER, Kenneth J., Oct. 13, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
Kyle, Grace R. (Bernard) March 16, 2005 1K Aug 2007 Oz
MAUCH, Brian Leslie , Oct. 10, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
MCKEE, June, Oct. 10, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
PAYNE, Lesa Dianne, Oct. 16, 2002 1 KB May 2005 Unknown
PIVA, Myrtle Odell , Oct. 11, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
ROBINSON, Mary L., Oct. 14, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
ROEHRMAN, Roland O., Oct. 10, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
ROEHRMAN, Roland O., Oct. 10, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
STAATZ, Robert V., Oct. 01, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
STAMMEYER, Twila J., Oct. 13, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
UNRUH, Edith R., Oct. 4, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
ZEIGLER, Ethel Marie, Oct. 6, 2002 1 KBMay 2005 Unknown
Photos of Persons
Description File Size Date Submitter
Edmonson, Lenor, Vera, Lavada Image 124K May 2007 Maurice Jensen
Edmonson, Raymond, Lavada, Marlin 1918 Image 223K May 2007 Maurice Jensen
Vital Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Clay/Dickinson Counties, The Industry Herald (1886-1887) 9 kb Apr 2002 Sheryl McClure
Marriages
Description File Size Date Submitter
Davis, Mrs. Bertha - Truman, Austin D. January 26, 1915 1K Sep 2007 Jim Laird
Shulz, Lizzie - Evans, Carl February 24, 1910 1K Sep 2007 Jim Laird

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