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Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This county site is available for adoption

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If you have information that you'd like to share about any town, family, county or subject, please send it to us and we'll make sure it gets posted to the right county.

Types of Data We're Looking to Post Online

Send transcribed biographies, obituaries, vital records, census records, newspaper gleanings, military records, or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed those names and dates,and any other type of data you think would be helpful to researchers.


Regretfully, we do not have time to do research for anybody.

All data we come across will be added to these site.
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Kansas County Data
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Franklin County was organized in 1855.  It was named for American statesman Benjamin Franklin.

Ottawa is the county seat.  Besides the cities listed, the communities of Centropolis, Homewood, LeLoup, Peoria and Richter lie within the boundaries of Franklin County.


Appanoose .. Centrpololis .. Cutler .. Franklin .. Greenwood .. Harrison .. Hayes .. Homewood .. Lincoln .. Ohio .. Ottawa .. Peoria .. Pomona .. Pottawatomie .. Richmond .. Williamsburg


Ottawa .. Wellsville .. Pomona .. Richmond .. Williamsburg .. Princeton .. Lane .. Rantoul


Franklin County, Kansas Data



 Biographies Military
Births / Birthdays Newspaper Items
Cemeteries Obituaries
Death Records Schools


NOVEMBER, 2016  ~  Obits


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