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Crawford County Kansas
Organized in 1867
The county seat is Girard.
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County was named for
Samuel J. Crawford, Governor of Kansas. Although both Pittsburg
are larger cities, Girard is the
county seat; other cities include Arma,
Cherokee, Mulberry, McCune,
Walnut and Hepler. The communities of
Camp 50, Capaldo, Chicopee, Cornell, Croweburg,
Curranville, Dunkirk, Englevale, Farlington, Foxtown, Franklin,
Greenbush, Gross, Kirkwood, Klondike, Monmouth, Opolis, Radley, Ringo,
South Radley and Yale lie within the boundaries of Crawford County.
Obituaries and Death Notices A-L
Obituaries and Death Notices M-Z
January 2016Obits for Lessen, Dohle, Clark, Lee;
Obit for Paul Joseph Mahoney (submitted by Jody Edens Spencer); Obit for Warren Pike (submitted by FoFG)
Reward Offered (crime news) submitted by Lori DeWinkler; Obits for A J Davidson, Benjamin F. Hankins; Irwin Becomes Candidate; Miss Viets Is Appointed (local news); Bullet Ends Argument (crime news); Wallace Ringle obit (submitted by Lori DeWinkler);
Marriage announcements for Zike-Bell, Marshall-Spriggs, Bigham-Hyde, Silva-Rae, Soper-Williams, Gesslein-Bradshaw; Williams-Hawley;
Marriage Licenses for Kennedy-Taylor, Pristernik-Schenk, Miner-Reece, Gesslein-Reedshaw, Oliverio-Fortino, Lightsey-Howard, Pollock-James;
Death notice for Rev. James Hannam;
September 2015Pittsburg City Directory 1912 (cont.) Listings for "A"; Obits for Evelyn Eichhorn submitted by Jody Eden Spencers; Pittsburg City Directory 1912 cont. (Telegraph and Telephone Companies, Theatres, Street and Ave Guide); obit for George L. Laidler submitted by Lori DeWinkler;
Obits for Samuel A Geir, Harvey P Smith, Ruth C Smith, Mary A Redman, Walter Andrew Rhoades;
Agnes Bruce obit; Louis "Truman" Ball obit;
Mary Carr's 50th Birthday celebration (newspaper items; local news);
1912 Pittsburg City Directory (cont): Churches, Colleges and Schools, Libraries, Newspapers, Parks and Public Grounds, Postoffice; 1912 Pittsburg City Directory: City Government, Board of Commissioners, Police Department, Justices' Court, Fire Department, City Water Works, County, County Commissioners, Courts, United States, Asylums Hospitals and Homes, Band and Orchestras, Banks and Bankers, Block Buildings Halls etc, Cemeteries
July 3015Obits for Mary Collesel; Jefferson Boulware; Harry J Hudson; Obits for Patricia A Brichalli and Jay Paul Brichalli (submitted by Maurene Richard Miller); Luiogi "Lui" Brichalli obit (submitted by Maurene Richard Miller); Obits for Carolyn Jeanne Hofer, Wilma Fay Hladky, Hazel M Watts, John Gallagher, Thomas Roy Jones, Myrtle G Vincent, Loren G Viets;
June 2015Obit for F L Allison; Timothy Cutler obit; birth announcements for infant Cleveland, infant Peterson, infant Elder, infant Cooper, infant Armstrong, infant twins Kanive; marriage announcements for Huntington - Kinnon; Lester - Herring; Ralph - Walker; Patton - Rice; Singleton - Askew; Dinty - Jenkins; Knight - Dozier; Poe - Slinkard; Frazier - Campbell; Dearing - Brown; Booth - Coulter; Kelly - Boore; Capelan - Sumputure; Barber - McMillan; Gendusa - Naso; Hudson - Nihles; Orla Samuel Casad bio added (submitted by Peggy Thompson); Obits for Harriet Piper, Willard H Sawyer, Mrs Robert Lance, Infant Marshall, Bessie Foreman, Infant Jepson, Barbara Henlein, L H Post; Obits added (all submitted by Lori DeWinkler) Samuel G Baker, Stella E Baker, Jenetti Jane Buzzard (Buzard), Gladys Pearl Shigley;
April 2015November 1908-January 1909 death records; court news articles submitted by Jim Dezotell; Gish-Guellow marriage announcement (news) submitted by Jim Dezotell; obit for Virginia Lee Baugh submitted by Jody Edens Spencer;
obit for Ruth Marie Zimmerman
February 2015Merritt Masters Sherman bio, Patrick Arthur O'Reilly bio; Peter N Cameron obit submitted by Frank Furillo;
Obits for Alice Juday and Charles E Juday, submitted by Joe McNally; Shomaker, Henry obit; Marriage Announcements for Turner and Gilmore, Morrow and Elam, Ledue and Eoussart, Jessoup and Dilsaver; Marriage Licenses issued for Bogan and DeMoss, Brown and Norris, O'Bryan and Eldridge, Delemater and Graham, Fouts and Walter, Garrison and White, Herrell and Brown, Porter and Coleman, Priquet and Bouillon, Stroud and Arner; obit for Loretta J Beard submitted by Jody Edens Spencer; Marriage Licenses issued for Barringer, Gill, Smith, Hicks, Trantum, Kinney, Bonwell, Gamble (January, 1917);
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