There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Ellis County.
Thank You to Lee, Jaimie, & Betty of the Ellis County Historical Society for Co-Hosting the 2016 KCGS Genealogy Conference in Hays.
100 West 7th Street – Hays, KS 67601
Phone: (785) 628-2624
EL Ellis County, Kansas, was established in 1867. It was named for George Ellis, a Union Lieutenant in the Civil War. The county seat of Ellis County is Hays, Kansas.
Five whisky sellers at Hays City were yesterday fined $100 each and given thirty days in jail. The Wichita Daily Eagle, Wichita, Kansas. Friday, August 9, 1889. Page 4. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...read more
Terrible List of Persons Frozen to Death in Southwestern Kansas Men Perish Within a Few Yards Help - Mother and Children Dead KANSAS CITY, Jan. 15 - Specials from Kansas say that the list of casualties resulting from the late blizzard grows alarmingly large. Two...read more