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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.

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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.

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All data we come across will be added to these sites.

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Kansas County Data

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Johnson County is named for Rev. Thomas Johnson, and was one of the first counties established in the Kansas Territory in 1855.  The Oregon-California and Santa Fe Trails, that originated in nearby Independence, Missouri, passed through the county.  The renowned gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok settled for a time in the county, becoming constable of Monticello Township in 1858.

The county seat is Olathe.


Aubry .... Gardner .... Lexington .... McCamish .... Monticello (defunct) .... Olathe .... Oxford .... Shawnee (defunct) .... Spring Hill


Bonner Springs .... De Soto .... Edgerton .... Fairway .... Gardner .... Lake Quivira .... Leawood .... Lenexa .... Merriam .... Mission .... Mission Hills .... Mission Woods .... Olathe .... Overland Park .... Prairie Village .... Roeland Park .... Shawnee .... Spring Hill .... Westwood .... Westwood Hills


Johnson County, Kansas Data


Land Records
Births / Birthdays Marriages / Anniversaries/ Engagements
Cemeteries Military
Death Records Miscellaneous
Directories Newspaper Items
History Obituaries


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