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Resources Available

For each type of record, see links below:

District and Probate Court Records


Townships and Cities in Montgomery County


Local Research Collection



Cemetery Records, Burials and Funeral Records and Obituaries


Marriage Records


Montgomery County Public Schools


Montgomery County and Kansas Historical Information


Other States' Information


Daughters of the American Revolution


Area Resources for Genealogical Research


Links to other resources in the State of Kansas


Links to other resources on the Web



Independence Historical Museum & Art Center 8th and Myrtle
PO Box 294
Independence, KS 67301

620-331-3515
museum123@cableone.net

Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
--Tues - Sat
Closed Sunday and Monday

Admission Fee
$5.00 Adults
$3.00 Ages 6-18
Free - Ages 5 & Under
Free Active Military

Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays

 

AREA RESOURCES FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

  1. Montgomery County Clerk's Office (620-330-1200) has many birth and death records from 1886 to 1911 before the state required the recording of these events.
  2. Montgomery County Register of Deeds (620-330-1340) has information pertaining to property deeds from 1870 to the present. Contact them to find out what information they need to do a search.
  3. District Clerk's office (620-330-1070) has marriage licenses from 1870 to the present, probate records from 1870 to the present, and civil and criminal cases from 1870 to the present.
  4. Independence Public library (620-331-3030) has Independence and some area newspapers on microfilm dating back to 1871, city directories from 1923 to 1991 (not all inclusive), and school yearbooks. Many other resources are also available.