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Morris County is situated in the center of the eastern half of the State. This county is bounded on the north by Davis County, and a portion of Wabaunsee; on the south by Chase County and a part of Marion; on the east by Lyon County and a portion of Wabaunsee, and on the west by a part of Dickinson and Marion counties. 1

Organized as Wise in 1855. County seat, Council Grove. Originally named for Henry A. Wise, who was Governor of Virginia during the John Brown seizure of Harper's Ferry....Name was changed to Morris in February, 1859, in honor of Thomas Morris, a United States Senator from Ohio in 1832.2

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
Uhls, L. L. 1857 - 7K Mar 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Morris County Medical Directory 1920 3K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Morris County, KS 1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 15 kb Aug 1998 Carole Sklenar
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Barber, Emma R., 1929 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Barber, Thomas B., 1927 1 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
BETTYS, Harry, 1922 1 kb Oct 2002 James Laird
Bowman, Pauline Marteel, 1998 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Droege, Ermal V. Thomas, 1994 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Gardner, R. J. June 30, 1917 1K Mar 2012 Ken Wright
Hager, Billie Lou, 1949 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Hager, Gazer Lawrence, 1950 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Hager, Revia Mary, 1972 1 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Thomas, Frederick, 1937 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Thomas, Frederick W., 1937 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Thomas, Mabel C., 1949 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Thomas, Preston Barber, 1975 3 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Photos of Tombstones
Beman Cemetery, Cedar Grove
Description File Size Date Submitter
Sharp-Crozier, Francis C. & Lucinda M. (Ritter) Image 270K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Burton Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
Cress, George W. Image 201K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Parker-Cress, Nancy Image 176K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Dunlap Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
GRAY, J W Image 55K Sept 2005 Bruce Bulen
KIDD, Charles E Image 46K Sept 2005 Bruce Bulen
KIDD, Lida B Image 70K Sept 2005 Bruce Bulen
KIDD, Mary E (EDWARDS) Image 71K Sept 2005 Bruce Bulen
PARRISH, Alfred Image 96K Sept 2005 Bruce Bulen
Four Mile Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
Cress-Sharp, Henry Edward & Zoe Eilene Image 108K Feb 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Palmer-Sharp, Alexander Hugh & Eliza Ellen Image 97K Feb 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Sharp, James Archie Theodore Image 146K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Sharp, Legrand Ora Image 103K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Sharp, Mamie Florence Image 53K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
Greenwood Cemetery
Description File Size Date Submitter
Sharp, Roy John Image 56K Mar 2007 Dan S. Sharp
School Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
Council Grove High School Graduates since 1891 29 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas
Council Grove High School Students and Faculty-- 1918 5 kb Aug 1998 Kenneth Thomas


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