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Kansas, Gove County Enumeration Books and List of Residents, 1909-1950
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Gove County, Kansas, 
United States
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Location of Gove County, Kansas
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Location of Kansas
Record Description
Record Type Gove County Census Enumerations
Collection years 1909-1950
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains an index and images of enumeration books and lists of residents from townships within Gove County.

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  • The names of female residence and their ages
  • The names of male residence and their ages
  • A list of family members
  • The head of house hold and the number of members in the family

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