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Vital Statistics Record

Creator: McPherson County (Kan.)

Date: 1874-1911

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF5806-MF5807 (1874-1911.)

Unit ID: 198247

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm only

Title (Main title): Vital Statistics Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Variety of records and registers recording information regarding births, deaths, and marriages in McPherson County. Includes undertaker returns for sale of burial cases as well as burial permits and registers of births, deaths, and marriages. Information provided for all three is typical for such vital records--age/sex/color, dates, names, nativities, etc. Information for births can include whether it was a difficult labor or not and how handled if so; information for marriages can include parents' names of the bride and groom and what number marriage it was for each partner (first, second, etc.); information for deaths typically includes cause of death and can include place of death, among other information.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 5806: DEATHS 1895-1909
  • MF 5806 no. 2: BIRTHS 1892-1908
  • MF 5806 no. 3: MARRIAGES/DEATHS/BIRTHS 1874-1900
  • MF 5807: BURIAL PERMITS 1887-1895
  • MF 5807 no. 2: BIRTHS/DEATHS/MARRIAGES 1897-1911

Index Terms


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

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. McPherson County.
    Local Government Agencies. McPherson County. County Offices. County Clerk.