Douglas County Genealogical Society

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Title

Douglas County Genealogical Society

Subject

Douglas County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
Douglas County (Kan.) -- History

Description

This collection is comprised of the publications of the Douglas County Genealogical Society, including issues of The Pioneer (the quarterly newsletter of the Society) as well as directories, various indexes compiled by members of the Society, and other resources of interest to genealogists and researchers studying the history of Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas.

Creator

Douglas County Genealogical Society (Lawrence, Kan.)

Publisher

Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)

Date

1977 - 2013

Format

PDF

Language

eng

Type

text

Coverage

Douglas County (Kan.)

Items in the Douglas County Genealogical Society Collection

C. W. Smith, Lawrence, Kansas, Undertaker and Embalmer, 1890-1907
A transcription of the records of C. W. (Charles) Smith, an undertaker and embalmer in Lawrence, Kansas. The transcribed records include the name of the deceased, the burial date, the name of the person who ordered the burial, place of burial, age of…

Stenhouse & Sanders' Lawrence City Directory, 1875-6: A Complete Directory of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms, Etc., Etc.
A city directory for Lawrence, Kansas, for 1875-1876, copied from an original held by the Lawrence Public Library and excluding advertisements. Includes an alphabetical listing of businesses, including names of business owner(s) and location, and…

Consolidated Index to 1875 Census, Douglas County, Kansas
This index is a consolidation of separate indexes of the 1875 census of townships and wards in Douglas County, Kansas. This index includes some corrections to a 1985 publication by the Douglas County Genealogical Society, and was made by using that…

Index of Deaths and Births in Daily Newspapers of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, 1864-1872
About 1,000 entries, by far the greatest number of them deaths, are listed in this index of deaths and births.The Lawrence daily newspapers available in the Lawrence Public Library are indexed. These are the Kansas Daily Tribune, 29 November 1863…

1875 Douglas County, Kansas, Census
A transcription of the 1875 census of Douglas County, Kansas, which was part of the larger Kansas state census. The transcription was created by members of the Douglas County Genealogical Society and published in 1985.

Genealogical Information in Newspapers of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas: Index for 1873-1881
Index of approximately 5,500 newspaper articles from Lawrence, Kansas, daily newspapers between March 1873-December 1877 and July 1878-August 1881. Articles indexed include information such as maiden names of married women, death dates, death places,…

Index to Rural Schools and Schoolhouses of Douglas County, Kansas by Goldie Piper Daniels
Index of the names of teachers, students, and others listed in Goldie Piper Daniels's book, Rural School and Schoolhouses of Douglas County, Kansas. The index was prepared for the Douglas County Genealogical Society. The PDF contains two copies of…

Lawrence City Directory, and Business Mirror, for 1860-61
A directory "containing the name and residence of every male citizen, a business mirror, with information in regard to its various societies and institutions, city, county, and other officers." Copied and assembled for the Douglas County Genealogical…

Lawrence Daily Journal, Index of Family Information, 1881-1886
An index of names in articles published in the Lawrence Daily Journal that contain family information such as names of relatives, relationships, events and dates, and clues to finding family information such as residence before moving to Douglas…

Douglas County, Kansas, Marriages, 1854-1884, Volume 1
Records of marriages in Douglas County, Kansas, from 1854 to 1884, compiled from various sources. Information compiled includes the names of the bride and groom, date of marriage, officiant, and source of information.

Douglas County, Kansas, Marriage Records, 1885-1897, Volume 2
Records of marriages in Douglas County, Kansas, from 1885 to 1897, compiled from various sources. Information compiled includes the names of the bride and groom, date of marriage, officiant, and source of information.

List of Original Owners in the City of Lawrence
A list and index of the original property owners in the City of Lawrence, organized by street.

Pre-emptions in Douglas County
"Descriptions of Lands and Names of Locators in Douglas County, Kansas, taken from the Tract Books of the U.S. Land Office at Topeka, Kansas." The list of pre-emptions is followed by an index; this list excludes the city of Lawrence.

The Pioneer, Vol. 1, No. 1: Winter 1977
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 1, No. 2: Spring 1977
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 1, No. 3: March 1978
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 1, No. 4: June 1978
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 2, Nos. 1 and 2
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 2, Nos. 3 and 4
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 3, No. 1: Summer 1979
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 3, No. 2: Fall 1979
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 3, No. 3: Winter 1980
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 3, No. 4: Spring 1980
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 4, No. 1: Summer 1980
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

The Pioneer, Vol. 4, No. 2: Fall 1980
The quarterly newsletter of the Douglas County Genealogical Society in Douglas County, Kansas, containing information regarding the organization, activities, and membership of the Society, and articles of interest to those researching family ties to…

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