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The county of Elk is situated in the southeastern part of the State of Kansas. and is bounded by Chautauqua County on the south, Montgomery and Wilson Counties on the east, Greenwood County on the north, and Butler and Cowley Counties on the west. The county is thirty-one miles long by twenty-one wide, and contains 661 square miles. 1

Organized in 1875. County seat Howard. Created out of the northern portion of what had been Howard county. Named for the Elk river, which traverses its area from northwest to southeast.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
Hatfield, F. J. 1861 - 6K Oct 2008 Joy FisherThe Registry
Mahin, Francis Milton 1869 - 3K Apr 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
Census Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1880 Census Images   Oct 1999 Jerry Tomlinson
& S-K Publications
History
Description File Size Date Submitter
Elk County Kansas Farm Directory 1956 KB Jul 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Elk County Medical Directory 1920 3K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 16 kb Dec 1997 Rosana Whitenight
Newspaper Articles
Description File Size Date Submitter
DEATH FROM AAPHYXIATION June 16, 1927 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
DIED IN CHURCH SUNDAY June 13, 1929 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
ELK COUNTY SHERIFF SHOOTS AND KILLS
MAN September 12, 1929
2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
FORMER HOWARD BOY BURNED TO DEATH
TUESDAY December 22, 1927
3 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
MURPHY FOR SHERIFF November 2, 1922 1K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Ralph Dewey A Suicide November 10, 1927 1K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Anderson, Ferne Lenora June 13, 1927 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Beaumont, Arlo 1918 1K Nov 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Brewington, Daisy April 10, 1901 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Boyer, Charles P. November 2, 2003 2K Aug 2007 Oz
Calvert, Willis Eugene December 20, 1927 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Churchman, Eunice April 29, 1901 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Coffman, Mattie McKenzie April 4, 1931 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Davis, Josie July 29, 1927 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Dewey, Druscilia Jane October 23, 1922 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Dewey, Ralph E. November 10, 1927 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Gibbon, John W. June 3, 1927 5K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Glasscock, Nelson Francis November 5, 1922 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Gorman, George Gillick December 3, 1927 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Hawkins, Thomas P. June 10, 1927 4 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Heater, Willis D. September 28, 1927 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Holcomb, Electa Mann October 30, 1922 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Hubbell, Margaret Catherine July 28, 1927 3 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Nichols, Henry M. November 6, 1922 3 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Overlin, Mary Jane August 31, 1922 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Poston, Martha J. June 10, 1901 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Shipley, George H. August 24, 1929 3K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Walter, Elizabeth November 30, 1899 2 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Wucherpfenig, Lillie May September 24, 1957 3 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Wucherpfenig, Alfred Franklin January 19, 1953 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Wyant, Robert H. "bob" June 30, 2004 1K Aug 2007 Oz
Probate Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Probate Record of Henry Kitterman 4 kb Aug 1998 Virginia Perry
Schools
Description File Size Date Submitter
Longton Intermediate Class 1902 -1903 3 KB Jan 2004 Robert Nay
Vital Records
Marriages
Description File Size Date Submitter
Ayres, Lee Greta - Sherman, Perry August 28, 1929 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Bird, Maurine - Fuller, G. A. August 21, 1928 1.5 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Burson, Edris Ethel - Hebb, Chester V. December 14, 1927 1.4 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Chaffin, Hazel - Lewis, Robert September 1922 1.5 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Cory, Eva May - Foust, Ora December 25, 1929 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Crismas, Goldia Irene - Hinderliter, Ralph Dale September 5, 1928 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Long, Bertha - Walworth, Bert July 1922 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Loyd, Marie - Leckliter, Darrel December 24, 1927 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Morgan, Florence - Andrews, Richard April 20, 1930 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Neff, Mabel Caroline - Ellis, George T. April 6, 1930 2K Aug 2007 L Morgan
Summerfelt, Myrtle K. - Needham, Park G. September 1922 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Woods, Daisy - McGuire, Harvey August 20, 1922 1 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan
Wills
Description File Size Date Submitter
W. H. MORGAN
Image of Will
2.7 KB Jul 2007 L Morgan

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