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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
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
FamilySearch Resources
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains an index and images of enumeration books and list of residents from townships within Gove County. (An enumeration is an ordered listing of the items in a collection.)

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The records in this collection may contain the following information:

  • 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

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know: The name of the person and the approximate residence

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select first browse level
  2. Select next browse level
  3. Select final browse level to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Search for church, land, and probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Record Finder[edit | edit source]

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

Kansas, Gove County Census Enumerations, 1909-1950.

Record Citation:
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