Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Ellsworth County.


EW   Ellsworth County, Kansas, was established in 1867.  It was named for Fort Ellsworth, which was a Union fort in the area during the Civil War. The county seat of Ellsworth County is Ellsworth, Kansas.

Old, Newspaper

Ellsworth County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

William Strong Murder Spree

While the people of Dacey, a small town south of Ellsworth, on the St. Louis & San Francisco railroad, were preparing to observe Decoration Day they were startled by the announcement that William Strong had killed his wife, and then going to the house of a...

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