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Kansas 1905 State Census

Kansas 1905 census pageThe Kansas State Board of Agriculture conducted a census of the state in 1905.

Contents of 1905 state census
Indexes to 1905 state census
Microfilm of census schedules

Information Contained in the Census

The 1905 census lists all members of household by name, including age, sex, race or color, and state or country of birth. Also listed: where from to Kansas (state or country) and military record (condition of discharge, state of enlistment, letter or name of company or command, number of regiment or other organization to which attached, arm of the service, and name of military prison if confined in one).

Indexes Available

Indexes on Microfilm

This microfilm circulates through interlibrary loan from KSHS. Please list the year and reel number when placing an interlibrary loan request.

Bourbon County [City of Fort Scott only]

  • KS-1 Unknown surname, Mrs. - Foster, Guy
  • KS-2 Foster, J.F. - Maberry, Paul
  • KS-3 Maberry, Silas - Straler, J.W.
  • KS-4 Strater, Alvin M. - Zook, Nettie

Crawford County [City of Pittsburg only]

  • KS-41 Abbet, Jennie - Boxley, M.R.
  • KS-42 Boxley, W.R. - Gadberry, Lola
  • KS-43 Gadberry, Riley - McClenan, Mirtle
  • KS-44 McClure, A.E. - Rusing, Lula
  • KS-45 Rusmisel, Lizy - Zwinger, E.

Douglas County [City of Lawrence only]

  • KS-29 Abbott, Eleanor- Beard, J.W.
  • KS-30 Beard, Jane A. - Hamilton, C. ?
  • KS-31 Hamilton, Forrest - Myres, Will
  • KS-32 Ober, Grace - Whipple, Frank C.
  • KS-33 Whipple, Geo. Z. - Zuttermeister, L.

Franklin County [City of Ottawa only]

  • KS-39 Abbey - Geisler, Louis
  • KS-40 Geisler, Louise - Shawver, Carrie
  • KS-41 Shawver, Clara - Zimmerman, Nora

Leavenworth County [City of Leavenworth only]

  • KS-33 Sister Dionica - Carson, Leslie
  • KS-34 Carson, Leslie - Gill, Merrill
  • KS-35 Gillam, Annie - Kaufman, Ida
  • KS-36 Kaufmann, Mary - Mullen, Joseph
  • KS-37 Mullen, Meria - Seymour, Leo
  • KS-38 Shackleford, O. - Wise, Charles G.
  • KS-39 Wise, Elizabeth - Zwerlein, Thelka

Reno County [City of Hutchinson only]

  • KS-4 Aaron, Albert - Colt, S.F.
  • KS-5 Colt, Sophronia - Kent, Ada
  • KS-6 Kent, D.W. - Smith, Daisey
  • KS-7 Smith, Delia F. - Zook, John

Saline County [City of Salina only]

  • KS-45 Abbott, Fred - Bailey, G.G.
  • KS-46 Bailey, George - Lill, Mary
  • KS-47 Lill, Raymond - Zook, Clarence

Shawnee County [City of Topeka, Topeka Township & Soldier Township only]

  • KS-48 Abbey, Nellie - Blossem, Ethel
  • KS-49 Blossom, George O. - Close, Mary
  • KS-50 Closson, G.W. - Drane, Victor
  • KS-51 Dransfield, Edith - Gilchrist, Gertrude
  • KS-52 Gilchrist, Gladys - Hering, H.G.(?)
  • KS-53 Hering, J.T. - Keil, Alex
  • KS-54 Keil, David - McDonald, T.E.
  • KS-55 McDonald, W.B. - Morris, Thos.
  • KS-56 Morris, W.D. - Poister, J.C.
  • KS-57 Poister, Stella - Schwarz, C.H.A.
  • KS-58 Schwarz, Mary E. - Stewart, Nina
  • KS-59 Stewart, Olivia - Waterbury, Kate
  • KS-60 Waters, Andrew - Zutervern, Louie

Sedgwick County [City of Wichita only]

  • KS-60 Adelaide, Marie Sister - Adams, Archie
  • KS-61 Adams, Austin - Burns, S.S.
  • KS-62 Burns, Wayne - Dillon, Lorine
  • KS-63 Dillon, Luretta - Greenamyer, Baby
  • KS-64 Greenamyer, Guy - Johnson, Leon R.
  • KS-65 Johnston, A.R. - Massey, Mabel
  • KS-66 Massey, Mary - Pollock, S.C.
  • KS-67 Polock, Mary - Slocum, A.R.
  • KS-68 Slocum, Clyde C. - Weaver, Zella
  • KS-69 Webb, A.H. - Zurling, Joe

Wyandotte County [Cities of Kansas City, Argentine & Rosedale only]

  • KS-7 Abbey, C.H. - Anter, Bessie
  • KS-8 Anter, Cytha - Bishop, Alberta
  • KS-9 Bishop, Alvis - Budke, L.K.
  • KS-10 Budke, Willie - Clark, L.
  • KS-11 Clark, L.M. - Daniels, Lee A.
  • KS-12 Daniels, Lucy - Dyson, Jennie
  • KS-13 Eachterberg, Emily - Forword, Herbert
  • KS-14 Fosberg, Anna - Gray, Edna
  • KS-15 Gray, Ella - Hayes, Nancy
  • KS-16 Hayes, Nellie - Howlett, Jenton
  • KS-17 Hoyt, Uriah - Jordon, George
  • KS-18 Jordon, Jennie - Lash, Herriott
  • KS-19 Lasher, Bertha - McCoy, Gladys
  • KS-20 McCoy, Grace Ethel - Mathews, Gertrude
  • KS-21 Mathews, Grace - Mulvey, Mary
  • KS-22 Mulvey, Pat - Pete, Sarah J.
  • KS-23 Pete, William - Reid, Allie
  • KS-24 Reid, Anna - Scherfield, Lucy
  • KS-25 Scherfield, M. - Smith, Anna
  • KS-26 Smith, Anna - Sullivan, Jas. F.
  • KS-27 Sullivan, Jas. S. - Utter, Ella
  • KS-28 Utter, G. - Wilkerson, Cris
  • KS-29 Wilkerson, Edith - Zwaschka, Mike

Printed Indexes

Available in the Historical Society's reference room.

  • Riley County (call no. K 929.4 -R45 1905)
  • Wilson County (call no. K 929.4 -W69 1905)

Census Microfilm

The 1905 state census circulates through interlibrary loan from KSHS. Please indicate year and reel number when requesting microfilm.

  • K-1 Allen County cities of Bassett, Elsmore, Gas City, Humboldt & Iola [part]
  • K-2 Allen County [Iola, part; LaHarpe; Moran; & Twps. A-D]
  • K-3 Allen County [Twps. E-Z]
  • K-4 Anderson County [Colony, Garnett, Greeley, Harris, Kincaid & Twps. A-Q]
  • K-5 Anderson County [Twps. R-Z] and Atchison, wards 1-2 [Atchison Co.]
  • K-6 Atchison, wards 3-5 [Atchison Co.]
  • K-7 Atchison County [Twps. B-M]
  • K-8 Atchison [Twps. S-W] and Barber [Hazleton, Kiowa, Medicine Lodge, Sharon & Twps. A-Me] Counties
  • K-9 Barber [Twps. Mi-V] and Barton [Claflin, Ellinwood, Great Bend, Hoisington, Pawnee Rock & Twps. A-B] Counties
  • K-10 Barton County [Twps. C-W]
  • K-11 Bourbon County cities of Bronson, Fulton & Fort Scott, wards 1-4
  • K-12 Bourbon County [Fort Scott, ward 5; Uniontown; & Twps. D-O]
  • K-13 Bourbon County [Twps. P-W]
  • K-14 Brown County [Everest, Fairview, Hamlin and Hiawatha]
  • K-15 Brown County [Twps. Mo-W]
  • K-16 Butler [Augusta, Brainerd, Douglass, El Dorado, Latham, Leon, Whitewater & Twps. A-B] Counties
  • K-17 Butler County [Twps. C-M]
  • K-18 Butler County [Twps. P-W]
  • K-19 Chase County
  • K-20 Chautauqua County [Cedar Vale, Chautauqua, Hendricks, Peru, Sedan & Twps. B-J]
  • K-21 Chautauqua County [Twps. L-W] and Cherokee County cities of Baxter Springs & Columbus
  • K-22 Cherokee County cities of Empire, Galena, Scammon and Weir
  • K-23 Cherokee County [Twps. C-N]
  • K-24 Cherokee County [Twps. P-Sp]
  • K-25 Cheyenne and Clark Counties
  • K-26 Clay County [Clay Center, Clifton, Green, Morganville, Vining, Wakefield & Twps. A-F]
  • K-27 Clay County [Twps. G-U]
  • K-28 Cloud County [Aurora, Clyde, Concordia, Glasco, Miltonvale, Jamestown & Twps. A-C]
  • K-29 Cloud County [Twps. E-Su]
  • K-30 Coffey County [Aliceville, Burlington, Lebo, LeRoy, Waverly & Twps. A-L]
  • K-31 Coffey [Twps. N-S] and Comanche Counties
  • K-32 Cowley County cities of Atlanta, Arkansas City, Burden, Dexter, Udall and Winfield, [part]
  • K-33 Cowley County [Winfield city, part; & Twps. B-H]
  • K-34 Cowley County [Twps. L-T]
  • K-35 Cowley County [Twps. V-W] and Crawford County cities of Arcadia, Cherokee, Frontenac, Girard, Harvard & Curron
  • K-36 Crawford County cities of Hepler, McCune, Midway, Mulberry & Pittsburg [part]
  • K-37 Crawford County [Pittsburg, part; Walnut; & Twps. B]
  • K-38 Crawford County [Twps. C-Sheri]
  • K-39 Crawford [Twps. Sherm-Y] and Decatur [Oberlin & Twps. A-Ce] Counties
  • K-40 Decatur County [Twps. Co-S]
  • K-41 Dickinson County [Abilene, Chapman, Enterprise, Herrington, Hope, Solomon &Twps. B]
  • K-42 Dickinson County [Twps. C-L]
  • K-43 Dickinson County [Twps. N-W] and Doniphan County cities of Denton, Doniphan, Elwood, Highland, Leona, Severance & Troy
  • K-44 Doniphan County [Wathena, White Cloud & Twps. B-U]
  • K-45 Doniphan County [Twps. W] and Douglas County cities of Baldwin, Eudora & Lawrence, ward 1
  • K-46 Douglas County [Lawrence, wards 2-6; Lecompton, & Twps. C-G]
  • K-47 Douglas County [Twps. K-W]
  • K-48 Edwards County and Elk County cities of Elk Falls, Grenola, Howard, Longton & Moline
  • K-49 Elk County [Oak Valley & Twps. E-W]
  • K-50 Ellis County [Ellis, Hays & Twps. B-P]
  • K-51 Ellsworth County [Ellsworth, Holyrood, Kanopolis, Wilson & Twps. B-E]
  • K-52 Ellsworth [Twps. G-W] and Finney Counties
  • K-53 Ford County
  • K-54 Franklin County [Ottawa, Pomona & Twps. A-C]
  • K-55 Franklin County [Twps. F-Pom]
  • K-56 Franklin [Twps. Pot-W] and Geary [Junction City & Twps. B-L] Counties
  • K-57 Geary [Twps. M-W] and Gove Counties
  • K-58 Graham and Grant Counties
  • K-59 Gray, Greeley and Greenwood [Eureka, Fall River, Hamilton, Madison, Severy & Twps. B-P] Counties
  • K-60 Greenwood County [Twps. J-T]
  • K-61 Harper County [Anthony, Attica, Bluff City, Harper & Twps. A-C]
  • K-62 Harper County [Twps. E-S]
  • K-63 Harvey County [Burrton, Halstead, Hesston, Newton, Sedgwick, Walton & Twps. A-D]
  • K-64 Harvey [Twps. E-W] and Haskell Counties
  • K-65 Hodgman and Jackson [Twps. A-G] Counties
  • K-66 Jackson [Circleville, Holton, Netawaka, Whiting & Twps. J-W]
  • K-67 Jefferson County [Valley Falls, Winchester, McLouth, Meriden, Nortonville, Oskaloosa, Perry & Twps. A-Ka]
  • K-68 Jefferson County [Twps. Ke-U]
  • K-69 Jewell County [Burr Oak, Formosa, Jewell, Mankato, Randall & Twps. A-Er]
  • K-70 Jewell County [Twps. Es-P]
  • K-71 Jewell County [Twps. R-W] and Johnson County cities of DeSoto, Edgerton, Gardner & Olathe
  • K-72 Johnson County [Springhill & Twps. A-O]
  • K-73 Johnson [Twp. S], Kearney and Kingman [Kingman & Twps. A-B] Counties
  • K-74 Kingman County [Twps. C-W]
  • K-75 Kiowa County and Labette County cities of Altamont, Chetopa, Edna & Mound Valley
  • K-76 Labette County cities of Oswego & Parsons
  • K-77 Labette County [Twps. A-Mon]
  • K-78 Labette [Twps. Mou-W] and Lane Counties
  • K-79 Leavenworth County cities of Basehor, Fairmount, Lansing & Leavenworth, wards 1-4
  • K-80 Leavenworth, wards 4-6
  • K-81 Leavenworth County [Leavenworth, ward 6; LeNape, Linwood, Tonganoxie & Twps. A-H]
  • K-82 Leavenworth [Twps. K-T] and Lincoln [Barnard, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove & Twps. B] Counties
  • K-83 Lincoln County [Twps. C-V]
  • K-84 Linn County [Blue Mound, LaCygne, Mound, Parker, Pleasanton, Prescott & Twps. B-L]
  • K-85 Linn [Twps. P-V] and Logan [Oakley, Russell Springs & Twps. A-Mc] Counties
  • K-86 Logan County [Twps. Mo-W] and Lyon County cities of Americus & Emporia
  • K-87 Lyon County [Hartford, Neosho Rapids, Reading & Twps. A-E]
  • K-88 Lyon County [Twps. F-W] and McPherson County cities of Canton, Galva, Inman, Lindsborg & Marquette
  • K-89 McPherson County [McPherson, Moundridge, Windom & Twps. B-H]
  • K-90 McPherson County [Twps. J-U]
  • K-91 Marion County [Florence, Hillsboro, Lehigh, Marion, Peabody & Twps. B-D]
  • K-92 Marion County [Twps. E-P]
  • K-93 Marion County [Twps. R-W] and Marshall County cities of Axtell, Beattie City, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Irving, Marysville, Oketo, Summerfield & Vermillion
  • K-94 Marshall County [Waterville & Twps. B-L]
  • K-95 Marshall County [Twps. M-W]
  • K-96 Meade County and Miami County cities of Louisburg, Osawatomie & Paola
  • K-97 Miami County [Twps. M-P]
  • K-98 Miami County [Twps. R-W]
  • K-99 Mitchell County [Asherville, Beloit, Cawker City, Glen Elder, Scottsville, Simpson & Twps. A-Ca]
  • K-100 Mitchell County [Twps. Ce-W]
  • K-101 Montgomery County cities of Caney, Cherryvale & Coffeyville [part]
  • K-102 Montgomery County cities of Coffeyville [part] & Elk City
  • K-103 Montgomery County cities of Indpendence & Liberty
  • K-104 Montgomery County [Twps. C-F]
  • K-105 Montgomery County [Twps. I-W]
  • K-106 Morris County [Council Grove, Dunlap, Dwight, Parkville, White, Wilsey & Twps. C-N]
  • K-107 Morton County and Nemaha cities of Centralia, Corning, Goffs, Oneida & Sabetha
  • K-108 Nemaha County [Seneca, Wetmore & Twps. A-G]
  • K-109 Nemaha County [Twps. H-Re]
  • K-110 Nemaha County [Twps. Ri-W] and Neosho County city of Chanute, wards 1-3
  • K-111 Neosho County [Chanute, ward 4; Erie; St. Paul; & Twps. B-Ce]
  • K-112 Neosho County [Twps. Ch-M]
  • K-113 Neosho [Twps. S-W] and Ness County
  • K-114 Norton County [Almena, Lenora, Norton & Twps. A-M]
  • K-115 Norton County [Twps. N-W] and Osage County cities of Burlingame, Carbondale, Lyndon, Melvern, Osage City, Quenemo & Scranton
  • K-116 Osage County [Twps. A-G]
  • K-117 Osage County [Twps. J-V]
  • K-118 Osborne County [Alton, Downs, Osborne & Twps. A-I]
  • K-119 Osborne County [Twps. J-W]
  • K-120 Ottawa County [Bennington, Delphos, Minneapolis, Tescott & Twps. A-L]
  • K-121 Ottawa [Twps. M-S] and Pawnee [Larned & Twps. A-L] Counties
  • K-122 Pawnee [Twps. P-W] and Phillips [Agra, Kirwin, Logan, Phillipsburg & Twps. F-P] Counties
  • K-123 Phillips County [Twps. F-P]
  • K-124 Phillips [Twps. R-W] and Pottawatomie [Havensville, Louisville, Onaga, St. Marys, Wamego, Westmoreland & Twps. B] Counties
  • K-125 Pottawatomie County [Twps. C-Sa]
  • K-126 Pottawatomie [Twps. Sh-W] and Pratt [Pratt & Twps. B-M] Counties
  • K-127 Pratt [Twps. N-V] and Rawlins [Atwood & Twps. A-J] Counties
  • K-128 Rawlins County [Twps. L-V] and Reno County cities of Arlington, Haven & Hutchinson [part]
  • K-129 Reno County [Hutchinson, part; Nickerson; Sylvia; & Twps. A-E]
  • K-130 Reno County [Twps. G-L]
  • K-131 Reno County [Twps. M-W]
  • K-132 Republic County [Belleville, Courtland, Cuba, Narka, Republic, Scandia & Twps. A-C]
  • K-133 Republic County [Twps. E-Ri]
  • K-134 Republic County [Twps. Ro-W] & Rice County cities of Bushton, Chase, Frederick, Geneseo, Little River & Lyon]
  • K-135 Rice County [Raymond, Sterling & Twps. A-S]
  • K-136 Rice [Twps. U-W] and Riley [Leonardville & Manhattan] Counties
  • K-137 Riley County [Twps. A-M, Ogden, Randolph & Riley]
  • K-138 Riley County [Twps. O-Z] and Rooks County [Plainville, Stockton & Twps. A-F]
  • K-139 Rooks County [Twps. G-W]
  • K-140 Rush County
  • K-141 Russell County
  • K-142 Saline County [Assaria, Brookville, Gypsum, Salina & Twps. A-D]
  • K-143 Saline County [Twps. E-W]
  • K-144 Scott and Sedgwick [Andale, Cheney, Clearwater, Colwich, Derby, Goddard, Garden Plain, Mulvane, Mt. Hope, Valley Center & Wichita, ward 1] Counties
  • K-145 Sedgwick County [Wichita, wards 1-3]
  • K-146 Sedgwick County [Wichita, wards 3-6]
  • K-147 Sedgwick County [Wichita, ward 6; & Twps. A-Gra]
  • K-148 Sedgwick County [Twps. Gre-Par]
  • K-149 Sedgwick [Twps. Pay-W] and Seward Counties
  • K-150 Shawnee County cities of Rossville, Silver Lake & Topeka, wards 1-2
  • K-151 Shawnee County [Topeka, wards 2-3]
  • K-152 Shawnee County [Topeka, wards 3-4]
  • K-153 Shawnee County [Topeka, wards 5-6 & Twps. A-Mi]
  • K-154 Shawnee County [Twps. Mo-Te]
  • K-155 Shawnee [Twps. To-W] and Sheridan [Hoxie & Twps. A-D] Counties
  • K-156 Sheridan [Twps. S-V] and Sherman Counties
  • K-157 Smith County [Gaylord, Kensington, Smith Center & Twps. Ba-D]
  • K-158 Smith County [Twps. G-P]
  • K-159 Smith [Twps. S-W] and Stafford [Macksville, St. John, Stafford & Twps. A-F] Counties
  • K-160 Stafford [Twps. H-Y], Stanton and Stevens Counties
  • K-161 Sumner County [Twps. A-Ch, Oxford, South Haven & Wellington]
  • K-162 Sumner County [Argonia, Belle Plain, Caldwell, Conway Springs, Geuda Springs, Hunnewell, Mulvane & Twps. Co-F]
  • K-163 Sumner County [Twps. G-Se]
  • K-164 Sumner [Twps. So-W] and Thomas Counties
  • K-165 Trego and Wabaunsee [Alma, Alta Vista, Eskridge, Harveyville, McFarland, Maple Hill, Paxico & Twps. A] Counties
  • K-166 Wabaunsee County [Twps. F-W]
  • K-167 Wallace and Washington [Barnes, Clifton, Greenleaf, Haddam, Hanover, Hollenburg, Lanham, Linn, Mahaska, Morrowville, Palmer, Vining, Washington & Twps. A-Ch] Counties
  • K-168 Washington County [Twps. Cl-K]
  • K-169 Washington County [Twps. L-W]
  • K-170 Wichita and Wilson [Altoona, Benedict, Buffalo, Fredonia, Neodesha & Twps. Ce] Counties
  • K-171 Wilson County [Twps. Pr-W]
  • K-172 Woodson County [Neosho Falls, Toronto, Yates Center & Twps. C-L]
  • K-173 Woodson County [Twps. N-T] and Wyandotte County city of Argentine
  • K-174 Wyandotte County cities of Bonner Springs, Edwardsville, Rosedale & Kansas City, ward 1
  • K-175 Wyandotte County [Kansas City, wards 2-3]
  • K-176 Wyandotte County [Kansas City, ward 3]
  • K-177 Wyandotte County [Kansas City, wards 3-4]
  • K-178 Wyandotte County [Kansas City, wards 5-6]
  • K-179 Wyandotte County [Kansas City, ward 6]
  • K-180 Wyandotte County [Twps. A-S & Quindaro]
  • K-181 Wyandotte County [Twps. W]