Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

There is currently no functioning Genealogy Society in Leavenworth County.

LV   Leavenworth County, Kansas, was established in 1855.  It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for Henry Leavenworth, a General in the Indian Wars who established Fort Leavenworth.  The county seat of Leavenworth County is Leavenworth, Kansas.

Arrest of Charles Fugit

LEAVENWORTH - Last year Mr. Hopps, a Free State man, was murdered near this city, and barbarously scalped. Suspicion rested strongly upon Fugit, as he was seen to exhibit a scalp, and moreover made a bet, on the morning of the day that Hopps was killed, of six dollars...

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