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Kansas 1865 State Census

1865 census pageThe Kansas State Board of Agriculture conducted a census of the state in 1865.

Information contained in 1865 state census
Indexes to 1865 state census
Microfilm of 1865 state census schedules

Information Contained in the Census

The 1865 census lists all members of household by name, including age, sex, race or color, and state or country of birth.

1865 State Census Indexes

Indexes on Microfilm

The microfilm index circulates through interlibrary loan. Please list the year and reel number when placing an interlibrary loan request.

  • KS-1 No Name - Babcock, Eli
  • KS-2 Babcock, James - Bell, Isaac F.
  • KS-3 Bell, Isabel - Boutwell, Emily
  • KS-4 Boutwell, G.H. - Buckley, Mrs. (Jas.)
  • KS-5 Buckley, Jas. - Carter, Joseph
  • KS-6 Carter, Joseph - Cogwen, John
  • KS-7 Coh - Cory, Wm. R.
  • KS-8 Cosby, Hattie - Davis, Andrew
  • KS-9 Davis, Amelia - Dexter, Silas
  • KS-10 Dey, John - Duty, John
  • KS-11 Duval, Arthur - Ferrell, Josephine
  • KS-12 Ferrell, Josiah - Gaites, Henry
  • KS-13 Galager, Pat - Gould, W.H.
  • KS-14 Gould, W.H. - Hanford, Isabel
  • KS-15 Hanford, Mariah - Hensley, Sarah
  • KS-16 Hensley, Sarah A. - Hott, D.
  • KS-17 Hott, John W. - James, M.E.
  • KS-18 James, M.E. - Kelly, Mrs. Edw.
  • KS-19 Kelly, Elen - Landers, S.B.
  • KS-20 Landers, Squire - Love, W.T.
  • KS-21 Love, Wm. - McKey, J.W.
  • KS-22 McKey, M.C. - Mathews, Adelia
  • KS-23 Mathews, Anne - Montgomery, Saml.
  • KS-24 Montgomery, Sarah - Nickells, W.S.
  • KS-25 Nickels, Andrew J. - Paul, L.B.
  • KS-26 Paul, Laura - Pound, Isabella B.
  • KS-27 Powell, Abriham Lincoln - Reilly, E.
  • KS-28 Reilly, Elizabeth - Root, Caroline
  • KS-29 Root, Charles A. - Seal's, Amond
  • KS-30 Seals, Alexander - Sloan, M.P.
  • KS-31 Sloan, Mary - Squires, Wm. M.
  • KS-32 Stableton, Ed - Sutton, Emily
  • KS-33 Sutton, Eselbert - Todd, Rhoady
  • KS-34 Todd, Riley - Walden, Evastus C.
  • KS-35 Walden, J. - Whipps, Wm.
  • KS-36 Whirlow, Cassius M. - Wise, G.W.
  • KS-37 Wise, George - Zwan Ziger, Theresa

Indexes Online

Printed Indexes

Available in the Historical Society's reference room.

  • Leavenworth County (call no. K 929.4 Pam vol. 1, no. 2)
  • Osage County (call no. K 929.4 -Os1 1865)
  • Ottawa County (call no. K 929.4 -Sa3c 1865)
  • Pottawatomie County (call no. K 929.4 -P85 1865)
  • Riley County (call no. 929.4 -R45 1855-1880)
  • Saline County (call no. K 929.4 -Sa3c 1865)
  • Saline County (call no. K 929.4 -Sa3 1865)
  • Wabaunsee County (call no. K 929.4 -W11 1865)

Census Microfilm

The 1865 state census schedules on microfilm circulate through interlibrary loan from the KSHS. Please indicate the year and reel number when requesting microfilm.

  • K-1 Allen, Anderson, and Atchison Counties
  • K-2 Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Clay and Coffey Counties
  • K-3 Davies, Dickinson, Doniphan and Douglas Counties
  • K-4 Franklin, Greenwood, Jackson, Jefferson, and Johnson Counties
  • K-5 Leavenworth County
  • K-6 Linn, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Miami and Morris Counties
  • K-7 Nemaha, Neosho, Osage, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Riley, Saline, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Woodson, and Wyandotte Counties
  • K-8 Social Statistics (no names listed)