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The following publications are available from the Jefferson County Genealogical Society.  If you would like to purchase any of these publications, please send a check or money order in the amount of the publication price plus the associated shipping cost to:

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 174
Oskaloosa, KS  66066

Kansas residents, please add 8.3% state sales tax. 

 

JCGS Publication List
 Item No.  Title/Description  Price  Shipping
 1 ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS, DELAWARE TRUST LAND, LAND SALES OF 1856-1857 
Contains both alphabetic sort and land description sort of each owner. Loose leaf notebook, 56 pages.
 10.00  2.50
 2 ORIGINAL LAND OWNERS, DELAWARE RESERVE LAND
These lands (SE part of Co.) were purchased by individuals from the Kansas Pacific/Union Pacific RR, mostly between 1867 & 1880. Contains both Alphabetic sort and land description sort of each owner. Loose leaf notebook, 40 pages.
 10.00  2.50
 3 TOMBSTONE AND DEATH RECORD, JEFF. CO. KS. 1854-2007
Compact Disk (CD) of expanded records, as word processor file. (Computer must be capable of opening either Microsoft Word, or Corel Word Perfect files.)
 19.95  2.50
 4A SOME BIRTHS IN JEFFERSON CO. 1892-1900 & 1902-1910
State birth records do not start until July 1911. These are the only known Co. birth records that exist prior to 1911, and were in two books kept by the county Health Officer. Many births were not reported, but about 2,890 births are listed. Loose leaf notebook, 117 pages, incl. sort by "mother's name".
 
 15.00  2.50
 4B BIRTHS ATTENDED BY DR. McCREIGHT, 1894-1931
Lists 755 births, father's name, some mother's maiden names, number of the child of that mother. Does not list child's names.
 10.00  2.50
 5 1885 JEFFERSON COUNTY EVERY NAME STATE CENSUS INDEX
18,000 persons listed by name, age, state of birth, where from to Kansas, occupation, if shown, and location in census schedule, etc.
 19.95  3.50
 6 1875 JEFFERSON COUNTY EVERY NAME STATE CENSUS INDEX
11,000 persons listed by name, age, state of birth, where from to KS, occupation, if shown, and location in census schedule, etc.
 15.00  3.00
 7A ANNALS OF OSKALOOSA 1854 - 1886 
Reprint (2003) of original compiled by Frank H. & John Roberts from old files of Oskaloosa Independent. An "every name" Index has been added to find family references in chronologically arranged information. Loose leaf notebook, 73 pages total.
 10.00  2.50
 7B ANNALS OF OSKALOOSA - SUPPLEMENT 1886-1888
The extraction of information was continued by Mr. Roberts, but was not included in the original issue of Annals. These extractions are reprinted from Oskaloosa Indep. 1941-42. Loose leaf notebook, 22 pages, includes index.
10.00   2.50
 8

JEFFERSON CO. KS. HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES (1886 - 2002)
Includes records of 18,338 graduates from 12 different high schools. 303 pages in three sections. Section 1, (1886-1960), Section 2, (1961-1993), Section 3, (1994-2002) in looseleaf notebook, or also available on C/D.

Book

CD

 

 

 32.95

 19.95

 

 

 3.50

 2.50

 9 DIVORCE FILINGS & SOME OTHER FAMILY LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
1855 - 1899, Alphabetic listing of case filings from the Civil Court cases that appear to be divorces. 11 pages, 8 2 X 11, staple bound, covering over 500 entries.
 3.00  1.50
 10A JEFFERSON CO. MARRIAGE RECORDS 1854-1930 NEW
Orig. Pub. as 453 pg. book that was "sold out".. Same information now contained in CD version. Uses free Adobe Reader software, available for down-loading from adobe.com (if not already on your computer).
 19.95  2.50
 10B JEFFERSON CO. MARRIAGE RECORDS, 1931-1941
Alphabetized listing of what was published in Yesteryears as a chronological listing. Loose leaf notebook, 76 pages.
 10.00  2.50
 11

YESTERYEARS, back issues, published twice a year (Apr. 1980-Oct. 1999)
25 to 50 pages per issue. 8 1/2 by 11.

(Apr. 2000-current)

 3.00

 5.00

 1.50

 1.50

 12 WINCHESTER NEWSPAPER INDEX
Compiled by Raymond E. Riley of all births, deaths, marriages, wedding anniversaries, etc., listed in Winchester papers.

Vol. 1, 171 pages, 8 1/2 by 11, 1877 through 1899

Vol. 2, 167 pages, 8 1/2 by 11, 1900 through 1912

Vol. 3, 164 pages, 8 1/2 by 11, 1913 through 1922

 

 

 20.00

 20.00

 20.00

 

 

 3.50

 3.50

 3.50

 13 MARRIAGE NOTICES FROM KANSAS TERRITORIAL NEWSPAPERS, 1854-1861
5 1/2 by 8 1/2, 38 pages originally published in KS State Hist. Soc. quarterly, over 800 

marriages printed in KS newspapers; many times locations, relationships, etc. shown.

 3.50  1.25
 14 DEATH NOTICES FROM KANSAS TERRITORIAL NEWSPAPERS, 1854-1861
5 1/2 by 8 1/2, 41 pages originally pub. in KS State Hist. Soc. quarterly, over 800 deaths printed in KS newspapers, many times where death occurred, circumstances & survivors.
 3.50  1.25
 15 1899 HISTORICAL & STATISTICAL DIRECTORY OF JEFFERSON CO. KS
Reprint of list of tax payers and voters of each Twp. of the Co., 87 pages 8 1/2 X11.
 10.00  2.50
 16 THE CIVIL WAR ERA, JEFFERSON CO. KS, MILITIA & MISC. NOTES OF THE TIMES
Compiled by Frances & Gene Keenan; newspaper abstractions by Donna Ward. 55 pages, 8 1/2 by 11.
 7.50  2.00
 17 1865 JEFFERSON CO. CENSUS
Extraction with index and original sequence. Special order, as they are not printed in advance. 215 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 in loose-leaf notebook.
 25.00  4.00
 18 OLD PLUM GROVE COLONY IN JEFFERSON CO.
By William John Meredith, 36 page article originally published in KS State Hist. Soc. quarterly, 1938. 5 1/2 By 8 1/2.
 
 3.00  1.25
 19 A HISTORY OF KANSAS CENTRAL RAILWAY, 1871-1935
Reprint of 1954 Emporia State Research Study by Harold Crimmins; a hist. of a RR with Jeff. Co. ties.
 3.50  1.25
 20 DAYS OF OUR YOUTH
By Gordon Rumbaugh. Info. on 100 school districts of Jeff. Co. KS, up to 1920. Pictures of many of the schools included.
 15.00  3.50



 
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