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Kansas Names

This index searches all of the biographical databases listed below. You might also want to try our Kansas Military Index.

Surname: Given Name:
Use Soundex? [Soundex finds names that sound similar, although not spelled the same, as for example Turner, Terner, and Trimmer, or Watson and Whitson.]

Kansas Biographical Circulars

Farmer on tractor

1895 Kansas State Census

Affidavits of Alien Enemies and Alien Females, 1917-1918

  • Kansans born in Germany or Austria-Hungary, & women who married men from these countries, who were not naturalized at the time of World War I. Microfilm AR1302-AR1311

Biographical sketches, obituaries, and other short biographies collected by the KSHS library until the early 1900s

Board of Healing Arts, License Application Files of Medical Doctors, 1901-2001

A Day In My Community

Fraternal Order Death Notices

History of the State of Kansas by Alfred Thayer Andreas with William G. Cutler, 1883

Journal of the Kansas Medical Society

  • Index to obituaries in the journal from 1889-1966 and 1981-1983 (Obituaries for 1967-1980 are part of the library card catalog).

KSHS biographical clippings files, various dates, microfilmed in 1995

Kansas Marriage Index,1854-1861

Kansas Physicians and Midwives

Kansas State Soldiers' Home Admissions and Military History of Members

  • Index to admissions to the Fort Dodge Soldier's Home from about 1890-1957. [Archives microfim AR4478-AR4480] Some information may be restricted. Please fill out and submit our request form by mail to obtain copies from these records.

License Application Files of Medical Doctors, 1901-2001

Knights & Ladies of Security/Security Benefit Death Claims

Pioneer Women (Lilla Day Monroe Collection

The Purple Pinnacle : the Top 40 Athletes in Kansas State History by David Smale, 1998.

Taps index to death notices of the members of the United Spanish War Veterans group

Topeka State Hospital Cemetery

Who was who in America, with World Notables

  • People with Kansas connections are indexed from vol. 7, (1977-1981), vol. 10 (1989-1993), vol. 11 (1993-1996), vol. 12 (1996-1998), vol. 13 (1998-2000)

Other Kansas research websites