The North Central Kansas Genealogical Society was organized in September, 1977. It is located in the Paris room upstairs in the Cawker City Public Library. The goal of the society is to continue the collection of family histories and records of the pioneers of our area. The society provides information on many counties in Kansas with resources from Mitchell, Jewell, Osborne, and Smith counties, including books, cemetery records, newspapers, and microfilm of some censuses and many indexes.
We have a collection of over 26,000 Obituaries mostly originating in Mitchell and Jewell Counties. Also available are several self help books and books of New England records.
Membership in the society is open to anyone trying to preserve our history.
Queries are answered by e-mail:
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Or, when necessary, with a self addressed stamped envelope with a charge for copies. Please send to:
The North Central Kansas Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 251
Cawker City, Kansas 67430
Seeking Volunteers Interested in Glen Elder History
The Hesperian Historical Society is seeking volunteers interested in Glen Elder history. We seek typists who can enter "local" items, gleaned from the oldest Glen Elder newspapers, into a digital database. For more information please, e-mail