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Vital Statistics Record

Creator: Marion County (Kan.)

Date: 1885-1982

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF4929-MF4931 (1885-1982.)

Unit ID: 197748

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Vital Statistics Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records of births, marriages, and deaths in Marion County. Information provided can be extremely basic (date, name, cause of death or parents' names for births or deaths, for example), or can be more complete. In those instances, information on births can include newborn's name, sex, race, number of child to mother (first, second, etc.), date and place of birth, whether born alive and legitimate, natural or difficult labor, cause of and how relieved if difficult, parents' names and ages, nativity, and name of attendant at birth. Information on deaths can include name, age, sex, color, cause of death, occupation before death, place of death, duration of disease, description and duration of complications (if any), etc. Information on marriages can include names and ages of bride and groom, color, residence and occupations, nativity, parents' names, number of marriage to each (first, second, etc.), dates of license and of marriage, place of marriage, name and title of individual who performed ceremony, etc.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 4929: A 1885-1893
  • MF 4930: B 1891-1905
  • MF 4930 no. 2: C 1904-1911
  • MF 4930 no. 3: NO VOL NO. OR LTR 1951-1982
  • MF 4931: NO VOL NO. OR LTR 1940-1951

Index Terms


    Marion County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Marion County (Kan.) -- Statistics, Vital
    Death records
    Marriage records -- Kansas -- Marion County
    Registers of births, etc. -- Kansas -- Marion County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Marion County.
    Local Government Agencies. Marion County. County Offices. County Clerk.