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Kansas County Data

Osage County was organized in 1855, and was originally called Weller County.  The name was changed in 1859, after the river which runs through the county.

Lyndon is the county seat.  Besides the cities listed, the communities of Barclay, Four Corners, Michigan Valley, Peterton, Vassar, Swissvale, Ridgeton and Rosemont lie within the boundaries of Osage County.


Agency .. Arvonia .. Barclay .. Burlingame .. Dragoon .. Elk .. Fairfax .. Grant .. Junction .. Lincoln .. Melvern .. Olivet .. Ridgeway .. Scranton .. Superior .. Valley Brook


Osage City .. Carbondale .. Lyndon .. Burlington .. Overbrook .. Scranton .. Quenemo .. Melvern .. Olivet


Osage County, Kansas Data


Land Records
Births & Birthdays Maps
Cemeteries Marriages
Census Military
County Seat Native Americans
Death Records Newspaper Items
Directories Obituaries
Family Histories Reunions
History Schools
Immigration Taxes


September 2015 ~ Cemetery Photos & Obits
May 2015 ~ Death Certificates ~ Submitted by Bill & Jan
February 2015 ~ Newspaper Items & Obits

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