Norton County Genealogical Society

Norton County Kansas GenWeb

and Densmore, Kansas: Chasing Ghostly Figures

have combined Norton County genealogy and historical information
 into one central location

A warm welcome to all
who share an interest in family history
and in Norton County people, past and present

Online Resources

Early Births 


Deaths and Obits

(this does not include the 3 Lenora area cemeteries)

Towns and Communities
Past and Present

Post Offices   Post Offices (2)
Lists of all known

History of the Early Settlement of Norton County, Kansas ©1894 by F. M. Lockard

Kansas Agricultural Census transcriptions
1895 Grant township, Part 1   Part 2

1880 Mortality Schedule

1900 Standard Atlas of Norton County Kansas
Land owners and Patron's Directory indexed

Early Doctors of Norton County

State Tuberculosis Sanatorium

1917 Standard Atlas of Norton County Kansas
Land owners, Patron's Directory and Advertising indexed

Norton County News Historical Number,

History of Norton County published in the newspaper, Norton County News
sometime between August and October, 1916.

Newspapers of Norton County


1917 Densmore Plat Map

History of Norton County from
Western Resources Monthly Magazine, April 1901
Norton County Soldiers Schools
Homesteading Papers Lizzie Matthews Dopps diary
previously unpublished manuscript
distributed only to family members
Courthouse History
Families of Norton County Bibliography of Norton County resources Disasters
Almena Densmore Devizes
Fairhaven Oronoque Reager
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Lenora Cemetery Association
records from Lenora East, Lenora South and
Prairie Gem Cemeteries and burial records
on file at the Lenora City Office
Sunflower Pioneer Power Association
Kansas Links

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Ardie Grimes
Ardie was born & raised in Norton County, and has been researching there for 30 years. 
She has accumulated a large personal collection of Norton County resources.

Cynthia Kindall
Cindy lives in Norton County and has access to records at the genealogical society, the public library,
the Norton County Courthouse and the Norton County Historical Society.



Norton County Genealogical Society

located within the Norton Public Library
#1 Washington Square, Norton, Kansas 67654

President: Ron Temple
Vice President: Allen Kindall
Secretary: Cynthia Kindall
Treasurer: Levonne Otter
News Reporter: Cynthia Kindall
Tracer Newsletter Committee:
Howard Van De Wege, Ardie Grimes
Newsletter contributions are always welcomed



Norton County Genealogical Society Meetings

First Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the
Norton Public Library
,  1 Washington Square, Norton, Kansas.



Yearly Dues: $10.00 per person January 1 to December 31 includes subscription to the Tracer,
the quarterly publication of the Norton County Genealogical Society

Membership is open to anyone interested in researching their family heritage.  We are an organization that provides members with information on how to trace their ancestry, as well as sharing with others the knowledge of gathering information.  We are an organization working to improve the information and materials located in the genealogy room at the Norton Public Library.  We are an organization that will help others with inquiries concerning their ancestors.

Memberships can be mailed to:
Levonne Otter, Treasurer
Norton County Genealogical Society
3187 Road Z, Clayton, KS 67629

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