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Harvey County is situated on the eastern line of the central belt of counties in the State, about seventy five miles north of the Indian territory, and about one hundred and ten miles south of the Nebraska State line, being only about thirty miles in a southeasterly direction from the geographical center of the State. It is bounded on the north by McPherson and Marion; east, Marion and Butler; south, Sedgwick, and on the west by Reno County. The county contains fifteen congressional townships, is thirty miles from east to west, eighteen from north to south, and ranks fourth in being one of the smallest counties in the state.1

Organized in 1872. County seat Newton. Named for James M. Harvey, Captain of Company G, Tenth Regiment of Kansas Infantry, and Governor of the State from 1869 to 1873.2

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
Armour, J. A. 1873 - 4K Jul 2005 Joy Fisher The Registry
Buck, Albert A. 1875 - 2K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Howard, J. E. 1848 - 3K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Harvey County Medical Directory 1920 5K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Harvey County, KS 1883 - List of Pensioners on the Roll 19 KB Oct. 1997 Rosana Whitenight
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
AYRES, Irene 1927 1 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
BLAIR, Milford O., 2003 1 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
Cecil, Wilburn 1918 1K Dec 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Gates, Miine Marie Miller July 25, 1989 2K Jul 2009 Ronnie Bowman
Hall, Thomas Edward, 2002 2 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
Stender, Waneta F. Haney July 22, 2008 2K Jul 2009 Ronnie Bowman
Vitals extracted from Harvey County, Kansas records or submitted by family members. Record of Births, Deaths, & Marriages, 1947 3 KB May 2005 Carrie Hall
Photos of Tombstones
Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Harvey County, Kansas
Stender, Waneta F. Image 90K Jul 2009 Ronnie Bowman
Halstead Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
White, George & Lucinda C. Image 211K Mar 2008 Richard Johnson
Vital Records
Marriages
Description File Size Date Submitter
Schmutz, Elizabeth - Horsch, John November 14, 1886 1K Nov 2005 Susan Martin

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