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Hunter County, Kansas Genealogy

HistoryEdit

Hunter County, Kansas was organized in 1855, never organized and was defunct by February 24 1864. Kansas Historical Society

Origin of NameEdit

It may have be named for Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (1809-1887), a Virginia congressman and senator, who favored the admission of Kansas. Kansas Historical Society

LocationEdit

The greater portion of what was Hunter County is now included in Cowley County, with the remainder scattered among Sedgwick, Sumner, Butler, Elk, Chautauqua, and Greenwood counties.

More infomation can be gained at Kansas Historical Society

Present RecordsEdit

If any records from this time exist they may be found in Cowley County , or FamilySearch Catalog

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