Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Clark County.


CA   Clark County, Kansas, was established in 1885.  It was formed out of Ford County, and named for Charles Clarke, a Captain of the Kansas Volunteer Calvary 6th Regiment during the Civil War. The county seat of Clark County is Ashland, Kansas.

Old, Newspaper

Clark County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Frank Ernest Convicted

An appeal in a sensational murder case from Clark county has been filed in the supreme court.  Last January Sidney J. Jackman was shot twice and killed by Frank J. Ernest.  The district court at its recent sitting convicted Ernest of murder in the first degree and he...

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Largest Irrigated Tract

Clark County has the largest irrigated tract in Kansas. It is Col. Perry’s ranch, comprising 1,200 acres. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...

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