Welcome to Russell County

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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.

If you are interested in joining Genealogy Trails as the host of this state site or any of our county websites, view our Volunteer Page for all the ins and outs of becoming a host.
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We would very much like to make you part of this project.

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

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

We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to these sites.




Russell County is divided into twenty-five townships. 

Russell is the county seat.



Big Creek .. Center .. Fairfield .. Fairview .. Grant .. Lincoln .. Luray .. Paradise .. Plymouth .. Russell .. Waldo .. Winterset


Bunker Hill .. Dorrance .. Fairport .. Gorham .. Lucas .. Luray .. Paradise .. Russell .. Waldo  


Russell County, Kansas Data


Land Records
Births & Birthdays Marriages
Cemeteries Military
Census Newspaper Items
Death Records Obituaries
Directories Pictures
Divorces Schools


November 2018 - Directory - 1901 Patrons List
August  2018
 ~ Newspaper Items



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