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AL   Allen County, Kansas, was established in 1855.  It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for William Allen, U.S. Senator from Ohio who was a strong supporter of westward expansion. The county seat of Allen County is Iola, Kansas.

Other County Genealogical Resources

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

Old, Newspaper

Wabaunsee County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Lew Jones Exhibition

Lew Jones, the well-known Wabaunsee County horseman, will exhibit two of his best stallions at the Panama Pacific International exposition at San Francisco. He expects to take his horses to the fair in August. His horses made a splendid showing last year at the...

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Child Killed By The Wind

Wamego, Kan., April 25 - A small tornado passed over a part of Wabaunsee county, eight miles southeast of here, last night.  Henry Miller's 8-year-old son was killed, while Miller and his wife were perhaps fatally hurt.  They live three miles north of McFarland. ...

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Convicts Sent To Penitentiary

WABAUNSEE, KS – Convicts. Three more convicts have arrived at the penitentiary, delivered by Sheriff Herrick, of Wabaunsee County. One of them, Joseph Huber, is sentenced for one year, and his crime consisted in stealing a pocket book containing $400, from Mr....

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