Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Chase County.


CS   Chase County, Kansas, was established in 1859.  It was created out of Butler and Wise Counties, and named for Salmon Chase, a U.S. Senator from Ohio who was a strong supporter of Kansas statehood. The county seat of Chase County is Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.

Chase County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Strong City Tornado

A terrible cyclone recently swept through Chase County in the vicinity of Strong City.  Many houses were blown down and a great amount of property destroyed.  The residence of Milton Brown was wrecked.  Mr. Brown was killed, his wife fatally and his son, daughter, and...

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The Irrepressible Sam Wood

We wonder if there was ever a time in the history of Kansas, from the earliest days down, when Samuel Wood was not kicking up a row of some kind.  The latest is that Sam, being pathmaster of his district, has closed the public roads in order to grow a hedge fence. ...

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