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Genealogy Research in Lyon County, Kansas

Are you just beginning your ancestry research in Lyon County, Kansas? Why not hire a professional genealogist to assist you with your genealogy search? Kansas became a U.S. state on January 29, 1861 and many types of records including land deeds, family wills, military records, family histories, and vital records are widely available for more than 150 years of the state's history. Contact our researchers today and learn how we might help you with your family tree search.

Many ethnic groups and nationalities settled or lived in
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is an exciting state to do research in because of the extensive and high quality records available to the professional genealogist at the various libraries, county courthouses, archives, and other repositories located throughout the state, and at places like the LDS Family History Library in Utah. Contact our genealogists today to learn how we might help you with your genealogy search in Kansas using many of these great records and resources.

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If you would like a professional genealogist to undertake a tailor-made genealogy search for you and your family, please contact us today to learn  more about our unique ancestry
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Our Kansas genealogy research team consists of expert genealogists who live and work in Topeka (doing research at the Kansas State Historical Society, etc.), another group that works in the U.S. capitol in Washington, D.C. (at places like the U.S. National Archives and Library of Congress), and a third team of researchers that works full time at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The records collection of the Family History Library is the single most important resource for family tree research since it consists of literally billions of genealogy records from all parts of the globe, making it the largest and most important collection of genealogical information available in the world. Included in the Family History Library's collections are literally millions of genealogical records related to the state of Kansas which can be a great help to your ancestry search. Click here to read what our clients are saying about our genealogists and our unique family tree research services.

Did you know that millions of genealogy records are NOT available on the internet?

Many people are unaware that many important records which are crucial to their family tree search cannot be found online. Many Lyon County records, for example, are only available to researchers who physically visit repositories at the local level in Kansas, at the federal level in Washington, D.C., or at the LDS Family History Library in Utah. Our genealogy researchers have access to all of these records and are ready to assist you with your genealogy search in Kansas. So, if you have limited your past family tree research to exhaustive internet searches at Ancestry.com, Rootsweb, and other online databases and web sites, you may have reached a brick wall because you're missing out on the literal gold mine of records available to our genealogists on microfilm, in books, and in other published works at these important locations.

      Many genealogical records related to your ancestry search, important records like family wills, court records, obituaries, death certificates, military records and land deeds are generally not available online and can only be obtained by mailing research requests to places like local public libraries or cemeteries, or by visiting the LDS Family History Library in Utah. These records are critical to any comprehensive ancestry search and should not be overlooked if high quality and thorough research results are to be achieved during your project. For these and other reasons, it's sometimes a great idea to hire a professional genealogist to assist you with your genealogy search.

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Speak to a genealogist today to learn how we can be of help to you in your genealogy quest. Let us answer your questions before you begin your ancestry research project in Kansas. To learn more about our projects and pricing please click here. If you are ready to begin this exciting research, please provide us with some information as listed
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Family Tree Research - Lyon County, Kansas

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Lyon County, Kansas Genealogy Resources

Are you just beginning your ancestry research in Lyon County? Our expert research team has put together some helpful links and resources to help you get started with your family tree research. Many of the Kansas resources listed on this page are often used by our genealogists during a typical ancestry search to help locate important records like birth certificates, obituaries, court records, marriage certificates, land deeds, and family histories.


Cemetery Transcription and Photo Project - Lyon County, KS

Epodunk - Lyon County Cemeteries

 Find a Grave - Lyon County, KS

Interment.net - Lyon County Cemeteries

 The Political Graveyard - Lyon County, KS

Tombstone Transcription Project - Lyon County, KS

Census Records

1870 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1870 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

 1880 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1880 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

 1900 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1900 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

1910 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1910 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

1920 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1920 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

1930 Census of Lyon County, KS - Ancestry.com

1930 Census of Lyon County, KS - USGenWeb Census Project

Court and Legal Records



Genealogy Trails History Group - Lyon County Timeline

The Historical Marker Database - Lyon County Historical Markers

Historical Marker Society of America - Lyon County Historical Markers

National Register of Historic Places - Lyon County, Kansas

Wikipedia.org - Lyon County, Kansas History

Land Records

USGenWeb Archives - Kansas Federal Land Records

Libraries and Archives

Historic House Museums & Historic Structures

Kansas Genealogical Society & Online Library

Kansas Historical Society Library - Topeka, KS

Kansas Libraries Database

Kansas Museums

Kansas Public Libraries

Public-Libraries.org - Lyon County Libraries

State Library of Kansas - Topeka, KS

USGenWeb Archives - Lyon County, KS

Military Records

Genealogy Trails History Group - 1883 Pensioners Lyon County, KS

Korean War - Lyon County Korean War Casualties

World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps - Lyon County, KS


Genealogy Trails History Group - Lyon County Kansas Obituary Index

Obituary Index - Lyon County, KS

USGenWeb Archives - Lyon County Kansas Obituaries


Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

Kansas Genealogical Society

Kansas Historical Society

Kansas Museums Association

Kansas Society Children of the American Revolution

Kansas State Historical Society

The Kansas Trekker - Coalition of Historical Trekkers

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Kansas Society

Sons of Confederate Veterans - Kansas Division

United States Daughters of 1812 - Kansas State Society

Vital Records

Genealogy Trails History Group - Lyon County, Kansas Birth Index

Genealogy Trails History Group - Lyon County, Kansas Birth Records

GenWed.com - Lyon County Marriage Records

Kansas Department of Public Health - Birth and Death Records

Click Below to Learn More about Your Kansas Genealogy

County Formation Date County Seat
Allen County 1855 Iola Original county
Anderson County 1855 Garnett Original county
Atchison County 1855 Atchison Original county
Barber County 1867 Medicine Lodge unorganized area
Barton County 1867 Great Bend unorganized area
Bourbon County 1855 Fort Scott Original county
Brown County 1855 Hiawatha Original county
Butler County 1855 El Dorado
Original county
Chase County 1859 Cottonwood Falls Butler and Wise Counties
Chautauqua County 1875 Sedan Howard County
Cherokee County 1855 Columbus Original county
Cheyenne County 1873 Saint Francis unorganized area
Clark County 1885 Ashland Ford County
Clay County 1857 Clay Center unorganized area
Cloud County 1866 Concordia Washington County
Coffey County 1855 Burlington Original county
Comanche County 1867 Coldwater unorganized area
Cowley County 1867 Winfield Butler County
Crawford County 1867 Girard Bourbon and Cherokee Counties
Decatur County 1873 Oberlin unorganized area
Dickinson County 1857 Abilene unorganized area
Doniphan County 1855 Troy Original county
Douglas County 1855 Lawrence Original county
Edwards County 1874 Kinsley Kiowa County
Elk County 1875 Howard Howard County
Ellis County 1867 Hays unorganized area
Ellsworth County 1867 Ellsworth unorganized area
Finney County 1883 Garden City Arapahoe, Grant, Kearney and Sequoyah Counties
Ford County 1867 Dodge City
unorganized area
Franklin County 1855 Ottawa Original county
Geary County 1855     Junction City
Original county
Gove County 1868 Gove City unorganized area
Graham County 1867 Hill City unorganized area
Grant County 1888 Ulysses Finney and Hamilton Counties
Gray County 1887 Cimarron Finney and Ford Counties
Greeley County 1873 Tribune unorganized area
Greenwood County 1855 Eureka Original county
Hamilton County 1873 Syracuse unorganized area
Harper County 1867 Anthony unorganized area
Harvey County 1872 Newton McPherson, Sedgwick and
Reno Counties
Haskell County 1887 Sublette Finney and Ford Counties
Hodgeman County 1867 Jetmore unorganized area
Jackson County 1855 Holton Original county
Jefferson County 1855 Oskaloosa Original county
Jewell County 1867 Mankato unorganized area
Johnson County 1855 Olathe Original county
Kearny County 1887 Lakin Finney and Hamilton Counties
Kingman County 1872 Kingman Harper and Reno Counties
Kiowa County 1886 Greensburg Comanche and Edwards Counties
Labette County 1867 Oswego Neosho County
Lane County 1873 Dighton unorganized area
Leavenworth County
1855 Leavenworth Original county
Lincoln County 1867 Lincoln Original county
Linn County 1855 Mound City Original county
Logan County 1888 Oakley Wallace County
Lyon County 1855 Emporia Original county
Marion County 1860 Marion unorganized area
Marshall County 1855 Marysville Original county
McPherson County 1867 McPherson unorganized area
Meade County 1885 Meade Finney, Ford and Seward Counties
Miami County 1855 Paola Original county
Mitchell County 1867 Beloit unorganized area
Montgomery County 1867 Independence Wilson County
Morris County 1855 Council Grove Original county
Morton County 1886 Elkhart Seward County
Nemaha County 1855 Seneca Original county
Neosho County 1855 Erie Original county
Ness County 1867 Ness City unorganized area
Norton County 1867 Norton unorganized area
Osage County 1855 Lyndon Original county
Osborne County 1867 Osborne unorganized area
Ottawa County 1860 Minneapolis unorganized area
Pawnee County 1867 Larned unorganized area
Phillips County 1867 Phillipsburg unorganized area
Pottawatomie County 1857 Westmoreland Calhoun and Riley Counties
Pratt County 1867 Pratt unorganized area
Rawlins County 1873 Atwood unorganized area
Reno County 1867 Hutchinson unorganized area
Republic County 1868 Belleville Washington County
Rice County 1867 Lyons unorganized area
Riley County 1855 Manhattan Original county
Rooks County
1867 Stockton unorganized area
Rush County
1867 La Crosse unorganized area
Russell County 1867 Russell unorganized area
Saline County 1860 Salina unorganized area
Scott County 1873 Scott City unorganized area
Sedgwick County 1867 Wichita Butler County
Seward County 1873 Liberal unorganized area
Shawnee County 1855 Topeka Original county
Sheridan County 1873 Hoxie unorganized area
Sherman County 1873 Goodland unorganized area
Smith County 1867 Smith Center unorganized area
Stafford County 1867 Saint John unorganized area
Stanton County 1887 Johnson City Hamilton County
Stevens County 1886 Hugoton Seward County
Sumner County 1867 Wellington Butler County
Thomas County 1873 Colby unorganized area
Trego County 1867 WaKeeney unorganized area
Wabaunsee County 1855 Alma Original county
Wallace County 1868 Sharon Springs unorganized area
Washington County 1857 Washington unorganized area
Wichita County 1873 Leoti unorganized area
Wilson County 1855 Fredonia Original county
Woodson County 1855 Yates Center Original county
Wyandotte County 1859
Kansas City
Leavenworth and Johnson Counties

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