Return to Edwards County Genealogy & Local History Research

Other On-Line Kinsley & Edwards County Resources

Kansas State Historical Society digital partner websites
Kansas residents with a valid driver’s license or state ID may freely access KSHS content on:
     The Edwards County newspapers are on this site.
  includes millions of Kansas records from the State Archives and Research Collections, among them Kansas State Census Records from 1865-1925, Civil War Enlistment Papers of Kansas Volunteer Regiments (1862, 1863, 1868), and selected World War I manuscripts.

The Kansas State Historical Society has two references edited by James C. Malin online:
 J. A. Walker’s Early History of Edwards County
The Kinsley Boom of the Late Eighties Part 1

Edwards County images are available online from the Special Collections and University Archives of Wichita State University Libraries. View

The Kansas State Library offers  the genealogy database Heritage Quest to Kansan residents.  (The link works by verifying your Kansas internet provider address.)
Its resources include SEARCH CENSUS  (U.S. Census, 1790-1940) and also SEARCH BOOKS.
In the latter, searches can be conducted by  PEOPLE,  PUBLICATIONS, and CITY DIRECTORIES.
Within the PUBLICATIONS the book “Kinsley-Edwards County Centennial: 1873-1973” has been reproduced.