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There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Kingman County.


KM   Kingman County, Kansas, was established in 1872.  It was created out of Harper and Reno counties, and named for Samuel Kingman, a Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court at the time.  The county seat of Kingman County is Kingman, Kansas.

Other County Genealogical Resources

  • County GenWeb
  • County American Local History Network (ALHN)
  • County Genealogy Trails
  • County Find-A-Grave
  • County Courthouse
  • County Resources
  • County Genealogy – FamilySearch

Old, Newspaper

Kingman County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Cunningham Tornado 1904

A Kansas Town Visited By A Cyclone Wichita, Kan., April 25 - Cunningham, a town of 200 population on the Wichita & Western railroad, 60 miles west of here was visited by a cyclone Saturday evening.  The roof was blown from the depot, two section houses were...

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Cunningham Tornado 1898

A tornado recently destroyed nearly every house in Cunningham, Kingman county.  Fortunately, nobody was killed, but much stock was killed.  The Phillipsburg Herald, Phillipsburg, Kansas.  May 26, 1898.  Page 3.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council...

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Martin Cheney Found Dead

Found Dead on His Claim Guthrie, I.T., Dec. 14 - Dr. Martin Cheney, formerly of Kingman, Kan., was found dead on his claim about six miles southeast of here yesterday afternoon.  He had been shot in the head with a rifle and was still warm when it was reported and the...

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