Cloud County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 202
Concordia, Ks. 66901

cloudgenealogical@gmail.com

CCGS Library is available for research during the hours of the Frank Carlson Library and contains:

  • Microfilm of Cloud County newspapers.
  • Federal Census 1870-1930.
  • State Agricultural Census 1874-1925.
  • Federal Census for all 6 counties adjoining Cloud County.
  • Comprehensive library of genealogy resources for Cloud County, including transcriptions of the Catholic Church records for St. Joseph, Aurora, and Clifton.
  • Indexes to the 1880, 1885, and 1895 census.
  • Plat maps for land ownership in Cloud Co.
  • Complete index to all Cloud Co Cemeteries.
  • Death Indexes to 1911.
  • Burial/Death records for Concordia to 1989.
  • Basic books from other Kansas counties and general genealogy books from other states.
  • Extensive collection of French-Canadian resources including records from Kansas, Illinois and Canada.
  • Local Family histories.
  • Publications for sale.

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Frank Carlson Library
702 Broadway
Concordia, Kansas
785-243-2250

www.fcarlsonlib.org

  • Basic genealogy books and videos for the beginning family collection.
  • General Kansas History collection.
  • Internet for non-subscription genealogy websites.
  • Interlibrary loan service to access holdings of other libraries including microfilms from the Kansas State Historical Society. 
  • Public access to the private library of the Cloud County Genealogical Society.  
  • Two microfilm reader/printers, copy machines & microfiche reader.

Summer Hours:
 M & Th. 9 am – 8 pm
 Tu & Wed 9 am – 5:30 pm
 Fri & Sat 9 am – 5 pm
 Sunday = Closed
  Winter Hours:
  M-Thu 9 am - 8 pm
  Fri - Sat 9 am – 5 pm
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Glasco Public Library
                   Glasco,  Kansas  67455
                           785-568-2313

  • Microfilm of the Glasco Sun Newspapers
  • Microfilm of the Simpson Newspapers
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                     Clyde Public Library
                         107 S. Green St.
                    Clyde, Kansas  66938
                          785-446-3563  

  • Turner Funeral Home Records
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Churches of the County

Contact the individual churches after checking records at the libraries and the museums. Church records are not public records the are business records. However some churches do have volunteers that will assist you with their records or will look-up genealogy related information for you. Each congregation has their own policies concerning their materials and each has different forms of record keeping.

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Concordia Chamber of Commerce
606 Washington Street
Concordia, Ks. 66901
785-243-4290

Cloud County Travel & Tourism
130 E. 6th Street
Concordia, Ks. 66901
785-243-4303

  • Information on lodging, camp grounds & businesses in Concordia and Cloud Co.
  • Maps of the area.

Information on this page is provided so that you 
may best use your time and resources while
doing research in Cloud County, Kansas

When in Concordia, park at the Frank Carlson
Library as it is a short 1/2 block walk to either
the Historical Society Museum or the Courthouse. 

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Cloud County Historical Museum
635 Broadway
Concordia, Kansas 66901
785-243-2866
museum@cloudcountyks.org

  • All county newspapers on microfilm
  • County plat maps
  • Rigby & Wilson Funeral Home records
  • Concordia City Directories
  • Extensive collection of local history materials & displays featuring many local businesses & organizations from all over Cloud Co.
  • Microfilm reader/printer, copy machine.

Hours:
Tue - Sat  1 pm - 5 pm
Sun & Mon = Closed

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Cloud County Courthouse
8th St. & Broadway
Concordia, Kansas 66901

County Clerk
  • Early Births, Marriages, Deaths. 
  • Prior to July 01, 1911 these records were NOT required by the State of Kansas so these records are not complete. The events were recorded only if the physician thought to stop by the courthouse and record the event.
  • Marriages are listed in this office and in the Magistrate Judges office so check both places.  

Register of Deeds

  • All land records are recorded here
  • Some old school records

Magistrate Judges Office
  • Wills & Probate records are all filed here
  • Marriage records are officially filed here

District Court
  • Naturalization records 
  • Divorce records
  • Small claims
  • Lawsuits

Please be considerate of the office personnel. When they are busy try another office and come back at a later time. Generally they do allow research on your own but there are exceptions. Research requests at the courthouse are generally forwarded to the Cloud County Genealogical Society as courthouse personnel do not have time for research requests

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Church Of Latter-Day Saints
Family History Center
1022 E. 11th St.
Concordia, Kansas 66901
785-243-5072 or 9773
Open Wednesday evenings

  • Access to the records and archives of the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Research assistance

Please call for hours
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Kansas Dept. of Health & Environment 
Marriage,Birth,Death Certificates
www.kdheks.gov

Kansas Historical Society
www.kshs.org 

State of Kansas Official Website
www.kansas.gov