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Kansas Vital Records

provided by the Kansas State Library Research and Information Division
last updated June 23, 2005

 


KANSAS GOVERNMENT LINKS

KANSAS OFFICE OF VITAL STATISTICS
http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/vital/
---Birth records back to July 1, 1911
---Death records back to July 1, 1911
---Marriage records back to May 1, 1913
---Divorce records back to July 1, 1951
---Amending or correcting Kansas vital records
---Information on Kansas adoption records
---Apostilles and Authentications


KANSAS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
http://www.kshs.org/
The Society is an excellent resource for Kansas history, biography and genealogy:
---Information on Kansas vital records resources
(http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/vital/index.htm)
---Microfilmed local records available on interlibrary loan
(http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/localgovt/microfilm/index.htm)
---General information for genealogists
(http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/index.htm)


KANSAS COUNTY CLERKS
Some older records can be requested from county officials. Adobe Acrobat software is requried to view this list
http://www.kssos.org/forms/communication/county.pdf

OTHER KANSAS RESOURCES

KSGenWeb Project
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/index.html
(Check out county resources and the links on the left hand menu)

Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/kcgs/
(Search through their "Member Societies" section for local genealogical socieites in Kansas)

USGenWeb Project Archives for Kansas
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ks/ksfiles.htm
(Has some vital records information online. Arranged by county.)



SEARCHING OUR ONLINE CATALOG (ATLAS)

Click on any of the following headings to browse through lists of material available at the Kansas State Library, the Kansas State Historical Society (partial holdings for KSHS ) and other research libraries in Topeka, Kansas.

Remember that the subject terms below ending with the word, Kansas, can be extended to indicate localities in Kansas
EXAMPLES:
Registers of births, etc.--Kansas--Shawnee County
Marriage records--Kansas--Wakeeney

Registers of births, etc.--Kansas (This subject term can include material on births, deaths and burials in Kansas.)
Marriage records--Kansas
Divorce records--Kansas

Cemeteries--Kansas
Death notices--Kansas
Obituaries--Kansas

Church records and registers--Kansas
Public records--Kansas

Kansas--Statistics, Vital
Searches can also be made for Kansas localities. EXAMPLE: Sedgwick County (Kan.)--Statistics, Vital
(This term is for statistical information and is not normally used for locating individual people)

Check out the ATLAS Catalog for other resources: http://lib.wuacc.edu/search/

If you see something you'd like to borrow from the Kansas State Library or have further questions feel free to contact us


|     Last modified: Jan 25, 2012