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Kansas County Data
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Organized in 1870, Cowley County was named after Lt. Matthew Cowley, 9th Kansas, who died during the Civil War.

Winfield is the county seat; besides the cities listed, other communities include Akron, Floral, Grand Summit, Hackney, Kellogg, Maple City, New Salem, Otto, Rock Silverdale, Tisdale and Wilmot.


Beaver .. Bolton .. Cedar .. Creswell .. Dexter .. Fairview .. Grant .. Harvey .. Liberty .. Maple .. Ninnescah .. Omnia .. Otter .. Pleasant Valley .. Richland .. Rock Creek .. Salem .. Sheridan .. Silver Creek .. Silverdale .. Springdale .. Spring Creek .. Tisdale .. Vernon .. Wanut .. Windsor


Winfield .. Arkansas City .. Udall .. Burden .. Dexter .. Atlanta .. Geuda Springs .. Cambridge




Cowley County, Kansas Data



Birth Records





Newspaper Items

Directories Obituaries


September 2015 ~ Obits
August 2015 ~ Obits
July 2015 ~ Obits
June 2015 ~ Newspaper Items
May 2015 ~ Newspaper Items, Obits
March 2015 ~ 63 bios and 6 obits
February 2015 ~ 8 obits - Brown, Harter, Coates


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