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Death Records

Creator: Chautauqua County. District Court

Date: 1900-1972

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 199128

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm only

Title (Main title): Death Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Contains some originals and some photocopies of material written by hand in little booklets, presumed to be from original township records: Cedarvale (ca. 1916-1927), Elgin (ca. 1922-1944), Hendricks (ca. 1913-1922), Hewins (ca. 1913-1922), Peru (booklets 1-5, ca. 1911-1943), Niotaze (3 booklets, ca. 1911-1945), Salt Creek (ca. 1911-1921), and Sedan (approx. 8 booklets, ca. 1911-1972). Also contains some typed lists presumed to have been written later by a former funeral home owner in Sedan. Typical information provided includes name, age/sex/race, previous occupation, marital status, nationality, date and cause of death, permit number, undertaker's name, etc.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 7450 no. 2: 1900-1972

Index Terms


    Chautauqua County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Death records
    Registers of births, etc. -- Kansas -- Chautauqua County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Chautauqua County. Courts. District Court.