Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

For Genealogical Help in Ford County, contact:

Kansas Genealogical Society

PO Box 103

2601 Central

Dodge City, KS  67801-0103

e-mail: kgslibrary@gmail.com

FO   Ford County, Kansas, was established in 1867.  It was named for James Ford, a Union General during the Civil War. The county seat of Ford County is Dodge City, Kansas.

Old, Newspaper

Ford County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Tornado at Dodge City

Dodge City, Kan. Aug. 6 - The severest storm ever known in this section struck this city after midnight last night. The wind gauge at the signal office was blown down, but good judges estimate the velocity at ninety miles per hour. The roar of the tornado was...

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