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Kansas County Data
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Originally called Sequoyah County, Finney County was created in 1883 and in 1893 Garfield County was annexed to it.  It is named after the David W. Finney, who was serving at Lt. Governor when it was organized.

Garden City is the county seat.  Besides the cities listed at the left, the communities of Friend, Gano, Kalvesta, Lowe, Pterson, Pierceville, Plymell, Ritchal, Rodkey, Tennis and Wolf lie within the boundarines of Finney County.


Garden City .. Garfield .. Ivanhoe .. Pierceville .. Plasant Valley .. Sherlock .. Terry


Garden City .. Holcomb


Finney County, Kansas Data



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Murders & Mysteries

Death Records

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Directories Obituaries
Divorces Schools


September 2015 ~ Newspaper Items & Obits
July 2015 ~ Newspaper Items & Obits
February 2015 ~ Marriages, Murders/Mysteries, Newspaper Tidbits, Obits



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