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Registers of Births, Deaths, and Infectious Diseases

Creator: Shawnee County. City Clerk

Date: 1885 - 1912

Level of Description: Series

Material Type:

Call Number: AR1233-AR1235 (1885-1912.)

Unit ID: 220164

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Registers of Births, Deaths, and Infectious Diseases

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records for births cover the years 1886-1911. Records for deaths cover the years 1885-1911. Records for infectious diseases cover the years 1885-1912. Can include records of individuals residing in Topeka and its environs, such as North Topeka, Rossville, Silver Lake, Auburn township, etc.
Information regarding births can include date of return, name/sex/number of child to the mother, color, date and place of birth, nationality/nativity/ages of parents, names of parents, father's occupation, and name of attendant at birth.
Information regarding deaths can include date of report, name/sex/color of deceased, age and occupation, date of death, marital status, nativity and nationality, length of residency in Kansas, place and cause of death, duration of disease and any complication(s), place and date of burial, name of undertaker and place of business, and name and residence of physician.
Information for infectious diseases can include date of report, name and residence of infected, number of case, disease (e.g. measles, scarlet fever, diphtheria, etc.), and physician's name.


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Index Terms


    Topeka (Kan.) -- History
    Death records
    Communicable diseases -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Genealogy -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Registers of births, etc. -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Cities. Topeka. City Clerk.

Additional Information for Researchers

Reproduction: Lent to the KSHS for microfilming in 1980 by the Topeka City Clerk.