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Shawnee County, Kansas History and Genealogy

More than 700 pages of Shawnee County, Kansas history and genealogy including 886 family biographies plus ten different maps featuring 48 Shawnee County, Kansas settlements

An informative and historical overview of Shawnee County, Kansas including three separate sections on one CD which include 10 historical maps (1851, 1862, 1883, 1886, 1899, 1902, 1905 (2), 1907, and 1911) showing the locations of 48 settlements; plus the full 1905 Richmond and Arnold History of Shawnee County, Kansas book by James L. King, including 206 family biographies; plus the 1883 History of Shawnee County, Kansas with 680 biographies from The History of the State of Kansas book by William G. Cutler (published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas).  An important resource for the study and research of Shawnee County, Kansas history (including Civil War history) and genealogy.

Fully searchable - find any name or location instantly!

This fascinating and detailed CD contains ALL of the following material in three separate sections, ALL on one CD:

Section One of three, all on one CD: Maps of Shawnee County, Kansas
Included here are the North East region of Kansas sections of 10 different historical maps:

A. A rare 1851 map that shows the area of Shawnee County, Kansas, ten years before the State of Kansas was formed. The area that would become Kansas is shown as then divided among the various Indian tribes.  All spellings of Kansas on this map are as Kanzas.

B. A map of 1862 (during the Civil War) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of nine settlements: Baptist Mission * Brownsville * Burlingame * Dayton * Massasoit * Tecumseh * Topeka * Uniontown * Washington *

C. A map of 1883 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Dover * Kingsville * North Topeka * Pauline * Redpath * Richland * Rossville * Silver Lake * Spencer * Tecumseh * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Waveland *

D. A map of 1886 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Blacksmith * Dover * Kingsville * Lynn Cr. * Muddy Cr. * North Topeka * Pauline * Plow Boy * Rossville * Saw Qua * Silver Lake * Spencer * Topeka * Wakarusa *

E. A map of 1899 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 22 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Esther * Grand Haven * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Seabrook * Shorey * Silver Lake * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Wanamaker * Waveland * Willard *

F. A map of 1902 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 15 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Dover * Grand Haven * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Wakarusa * Willard *

G. A map of 1905 (by Cram) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 26 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Kiro * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * South Topeka * Spencer * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Watson * Waveland * Willard *

H. A map of 1905 (by Peerless) Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 27 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Quinton Heights * Richland * Rossville * Seabrook * Shorey * Silver Lake * Swinburne * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Wakarusa * Wanamaker * Waveland * Whitfield * Willard *

I. A map of 1907 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 30 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Bishop * Dover * Elmont * Grand Haven * Kilmer * Kingsville * Kiro * Lowman Hill * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Quinton Heights * Richland * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * South Topeka * Swinburn (or Grove) * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Valencia * Vinewood * Wakarusa * Watson * Waveland * Willard *

J. A map of 1911 Shawnee County, Kansas showing the locations of 17 different settlements including the following: Auburn * Berryton * Dover * Elmont * Kingsville * Menoken * North Topeka * Oakland * Pauline * Rossville * Shorey * Silver Lake * Tecumseh * Tevis * Topeka * Wakarusa * Willard *

Section Two of three, all on one CD: The 1883 History of Shawnee County, Kansas from The History of The State of Kansas  by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas
This detailed 1883 history has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Shawnee County, Kansas from its earliest settlement up to 1883. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Shawnee County, Kansas including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of 680 different Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies - family histories.

    Here is just some of the information included:

  • Partial Contents:
  • Physical Features
  • Rivers and Streams
  • First Settlers in Shawnee County
  • Population
  • Political History
  • First Events in Shawnee County
  • Township Divisions
  • Shawnee County Organized
  • Pre Civil War Troubles
  • Troubles of 1856-57

  • Bull Creek

  • Hickory Point

  • Shawnee County in the Civil War
  • The Shawnee County Seat and Buildings
  • The State Capitol at Topeka
  • Insane Asylum
  • Kansas Emigrant Route
  • Prohibition - Temperance - Liquor Spilling
  • Churches
  • Societies and Organizations
  • Manufacturers and Industries
  • Cities, Towns and Villages:
  • Brownville

  • Carthage

  • Indianola

  • Kansopolis

  • Kenamo

  • Mairsville

  • Rochester

  • Rossville

  • Silver Lake

  • Tecumseh

  • Topeka

  • Uniontown

  • Wakarusa Village

  • Washington

  • Williamsport

  • Shawnee County Biographical Sketches
  • Included is a total of 680 Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies including each of the following family surnames: (many other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these family biographies) (an additional 206 family biographies are included in the additional book described below on this page):  Abbott * Adams * Aldrich * Alleaume * Allen * Anderson * Andrews * Archer * Armstrong * Arnold * Austin * Bacher * Bailey * Bain * Baird * Baker * Barker * Barnard * Bartram * Bates * Baxter * Beal * Beam * Beaubien * Beckstrom * Bennett * Beseau * Bessant * Binns * Bird * Black * Blades * Blakesley * Bond * Bonebrake * Bowers * Bradford * Brandon * Brockway * Brown * Buck * Buckman * Buechner * Bunce * Burgess * Bush * Butterfield * Caleb * Callaham * Campbell * Carey * Carriger * Carroll * Carson * Carter * Cary * Case * Castle * Caswell * Cellers * Chamberlain * Charles * Chase * Chilson * Chivers * Church * Clark * Clements * Cline * Coblentz * Codington * Coldren * Cole * Collins * Conwell * Cook * Corey * Corning * Cotter * Council * Counts * Coursey * Coville * Cox * Crane * Cranel * Crawford * Crosby * Cross * Crumrine * Cummins * Curtis * Cutler * Dalton * Davies * Davis * Davison * Dawson * Day * De Graff * De Viney * Dean * Dennis * Devendorf * Dick * Dickinson * Dillon * Disney * Dobbins * Dolman * Dornblazer * Downs * Dreyer * Dudley * Dunlap * Dunn * Early * Easter * Eaton * Edson * Edwards * Eggers * Emery * Engelke * England * Enos * Ewart * Ewings * Farmer * Farnsworth * Faught * Faxon * Felter * Fernald * Firestone * Fish * Fisher * Fleck * Fleischer * Fleishman * Flickinger * Forbes * Ford * Foster * Foucht * Foulks * Franklin * Frederick * Freeland * Freeman * Fritz * Fuller * Gabbey * Gandy * Garlinghouse * Garvey * Gavitt * Geiger * Gemmell * George * Gibson * Gifford * Gilbert * Giles * Gilkerson * Gilmore * Goddard * Goldstandt * Gordon * Gorham * Graves * Green * Greer * Greif * Griffing * Griffith * Griswold * Grubb * Gunn * Guthrie * Hackney * Hadley * Hagan * Halderman * Hall * Hallowell * Hankla * Harding * Hardy * Harr * Harris * Harrop * Hartzell * Harvey * Haskell * Hass * Hathaway * Hawes * Hay * Haywood * Hazen * Heath * Heil * Heintzman * Herald * Herboldsheimer * Hewins * Hewitt * Hibbard * Hibben * Holcomb * Hollenbeck * Holman * Holmes * Hood * Hopkins * Horne * Horton * Howard * Hudson * Hughes * Huntington * Hutchingson * Hutchins * Isenhart * Jackson * James * Jameson * Jamieson * Jarrett * Jarvis * Jenkins * Jetmore * Jewell * Johnson * Johnston * Jones * Kassebaum * Kellam * Keller * Kelsey * Kemble * Kendall * Kennedy * Kerr * Kiernan * Kilmer * King * Kinsey * Kirk * Kisinger * Kistler * Kitchell * Klemp * Klussman * Knox * Krauss * Kuester * La Vore * Lane * Lawless * Lea * Lee * Lendberg * Lenfestey * Lescher * Lewis * Liewrance * Lillie * Lindsay * Lipp * Lishear * Little * Lockard * Long * Louderbough * Lovewell * Lowenthal * Lukens * Lyon * Lyons * MacDonald * Maddox * Magill * Magor * Mangold * Manspeaker * Marburg * Marshall * Martin * Maskill * Matney * Maxwell * McCabe * McCafferty * McClelland * McClintock * McClure * McCullough * McElroy * McFadden * McFarland * McGee * McGowan * McIntosh * McIntyre * McKinlay * McLaughlin * McPherson * McQuiston * McVicar * Merrill * Metsker * Miller * Milligan * Milliken * Mills * Minard * Miner * Minkler * Mitchell * Moeller * Moffet * Mohler * Moore * Moran * Morris * Morrow * Morton * Moss * Moulton * Mowers * Mulvane * Munk * Munn * Murnan * Myers * Naylor * Needham * Neeley * Neiswender * Nellis * Nelson * Noble * Noel * Norris * Norton * Norton * O'Halaron * Oldfield * Oliver * Olmstead * Ortman * Otis * Page * Paige * Palmer * Parks * Parmelee * Partelan * Partridge * Patell * Patterson * Pattison * Paul * Pay * Peck * Perry * Peters * Peyton * Phillips * Picard * Piety * Plily * Plummer * Pollard * Porter * Powell * Pratt * Prescott * Price * Prouty * Purl * Quintard * Quinton * Rain * Ramer * Rankin * Rapier * Rawson * Redden * Reed * Reid * Rhodes * Riggs * Ritchie * Robb * Roberts * Robinson * Roby * Rockey * Roots * Ropes * Ross * Rossington * Rousseau * Rowles * Ryan * Safford * Sage * Saunders * Savoir * Sawyer * Scott * Sedgwick * Sheafor * Shearer * Shelton * Shepard * Sherman * Shields * Shreve * Shuler * Shull * Siddall * Silver * Sims * Sipes * Skinner * Slade * Slayton * Slie * Slusher * Smelser * Smith * Snoddey * Snyder * Sowers * Spencer * Spreng * St. John * Standley * Stearns * Steel * Stephens * Stephenson * Stevenson * Stiles * Stone * Stoyell * Strait * Strawn * Strickler * Stringham * Strong * Stroup * Stumbaugh * Summers * Surfis * Swearingen * Sweet * Swift * Swingle * Taft * Talmadge * Tatman * Taylor * Tefft * Tevis * Thacher * Thomas * Thompson * Thrapp * Tice * Tillotson * Tillson * Tilson * Tipton * Tomlinson * Tomson * Topping * Trostel * Troutman * Tuttle * Updegraff * Urschel * Vail * Valentine * Van Vleck * Vance * Vandervere * Vanorsdol * Vawter * Veale * Voorhees * Vrooman * Wade * Walker * Ward * Warner * Warrington * Washburn * Waterman * Watson * Watt * Wax * Waysman * Webb * Welch * Welchhans * Wellhouse * Welsh * Wendel * White * Whiting * Wikidal * Wilder * Wilhide * Wilkerson * Williams * Wilmarth * Wilson * Wilt * Wiltschek (Wiltschech) * Wingert * Wissmann * Wohlke * Wood * Woodford * Woodward * Worden * Yager * Yarrington * York * Young * Youngs * Yount * Zickefoose * Zirkle *

    Section Three of three, all on one CD: The 1905 History of Shawnee County, Kansas by James L. King
    This detailed (628 pages in all) 1905 history has an incredible amount of historical and genealogical information about Shawnee County, Kansas from its earliest settlement up to 1905. This is an exact photo replica of all the pages pertaining to Shawnee County, Kansas including all of the historical and family biographical information. Included are a total of 206 different Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies - family histories.

      Here is just some of the information included:

  • Partial Contents:
  • History of Shawnee County, Kansas
  • History of Shawnee County
  • The Shawnee Indians in Kansas
  • Beginning of the Shawnee Nation
  • Kansas Indian Villages
  • The Tribe in Shawnee County
  • The Kaw Indians
  • The Kaw Half-Breeds
  • Shawnee County Boundaries and Townships
  • Shawnee County Organized
  • Description of Shawnee County
  • First White Settlement in Shawnee County
  • Shawnee County Officials
  • Population
  • Post Offices in Shawnee County
  • Shawnee County Township Histories
  • Auburn Township

  • Dover Township

  • Menoken Township

  • Mission Township

  • Monmouth Township

  • Rossville Township

  • Silver Lake Township

  • Williamsport Township

  • Soldier Township

  • Tecumseh Township

  • Topeka Township

  • The History of Kansas
  • Pre Civil War Events - Border Troubles
  • The Siege of Lawrence

  • Foraging For Supplies

  • Helping A Free State Champion

  • The Civil War
  • Kansas Regiments

  • Topeka Home Defenders

  • Battle of the Blue

  • Second Militia Regiment

  • The Spanish American War
  • Kansas Regiments

  • State Officials from Shawnee County
  • Newspapers
  • Shawnee County Seat Location
  • Association of Old Settlers
  • Railroads in Shawnee County
  • Union Pacific Railroad

  • Santa Fe Railroad

  • Rock Island Railroad

  • Missouri Pacific Railroad

  • The Hospital For The Insane
  • Washburn College
  • Bethany College
  • The Flood of 1903
  • First Events in Shawnee County
  • Cities, Towns and Villages:
  • Auburn

  • Dover

  • Indianola

  • Rossville

  • Silver Lake

  • Tecumseh

  • Topeka

  • First House in Topeka

  • Pioneer Settlers

  • Meaning of Topeka Name

  • Topeka Business Men

  • From 1880 to 1890

  • Population by Years

  • Prohibition

  • Halls and Opera Houses

  • Schools

  • Churches

  • Wakarusa (Kingston)

  • Shawnee County Biographical Sketches
  • Included is a total of 206 Shawnee County, Kansas family biographies including each of the following family surnames: (several thousand other family surnames are also mentioned throughout the book text and within these family biographies) (an additional 680 family biographies are included in the additional book described above on this page):   Alkire * Allen * Arnold * Aye * Baker * Barnes * Bates * Bedwell * Bergundthal * Berry * Betts * Biddle * Binns * Bird * Blakemore * Bonebrake * Bowman * Bradshaw * Bromich * Brown * Bruce * Burgess * Burke * Campbell * Campdoras * Clark * Clemens * Clugston * Coburn * Cofran * Coldren * Conant * Coney * Cook * Corning * Cowgill * Crane * Curry * Curtis * Cuthbert * Dana * Dawson * Dean * Decker * Dickey * Dickinson * Disney * Downing * Duck * Dudley * Entsminger * Fagan * Farnsworth * Farrell * Faxon * Firestone * Fish * Forbes * Foster * Frost * Gage * Gemmell * Giles * Glenn * Green * Guibor * Guild * Guthrie * Hackney * Hagan * Hammatt * Hawley * Hayden * Hayes * Heath * Hibbard * Hickey * Higgins * Hindman * Hoch * Holcomb * Horton * Howard * Howe * Hughes * Humphreys * Hungate * Huron * Jewell * Johnson * Jordan * Keck * Keith * Kellam * Kimball * King * Kingman * Knowles * Knox * Koger * Kreipe * Lakin * Leavitt * Lewis * Lovewell * Lucas * Lydic * Mackey * MacVicar * Madden * Magaw * Magill * Mallory * Martin * Maunsell * McAfee * McClurkin * McFarland * McKeever * McLellan * McQuiston * Menninger * Metcalf * Miller * Mills * Millspaugh * Mitchell * Moeser * Mohler * Moore * Neese * Neiswanger * Neiswender * Nellis * Newman * Noble * Norton * Osborn * Parker * Penwell * Plass * Poindexter * Popenoe * Powell * Quinton * Ream * Reed * Reid * Roberts * Sardou * Sheldon * Sherer * Shimer * Shull * Sims * Skinner * Snyder * Spencer * Stanton * Stewart * Stinson * Stormont * Sutherin * Swan * Sweet * Taylor * Tomson * Trapp * Valentine * Van Vleck * Voigt * Walker * Washburn * Wayne * Webb * Wellhouse * Wikidal * Williams * Williamson * Wilmarth * Wilson * Wood * Yager *

    Shawnee County is located in east central Kansas and is bordered by: Wabaunsee County, Kansas * Pottawatomie County, Kansas * Jackson County, Kansas * Jefferson County, Kansas * Douglas County, Kansas * and Osage County, Kansas * 

    Each of the two sections on this CD is in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and requires the free Acrobat Reader program to view. You probably already have this program on your computer but if not, a free copy of the program is included on the CD. Each of the books is designed to look just like a regular book and is bookmarked to move easily and quickly from one section another. This CD was designed by, and is available exclusively from Hearthstone Legacy Publications.

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    The cost for this CD containing all three sections described above is only $9.95 plus shipping, or only $6.95 as a digital download. A large amount of history and genealogy information for very little cost! A truly fascinating view of Shawnee County, Kansas from its first settlement to 1905.

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