1860 ONLINE CENSUS FOR LYON COUNTY
Present day Lyon County, Kansas was once Breckenridge and part of Madison County, Kansas. On February 6, 1862 Breckenridge County became Lyon County. Madison County was divided between Greenwood and Breckenridge County the year before (January 31, 1861). In order to find your people in Lyon County before this time you may need to search both the 1860 BRECKENRIDGE County and the 1860 MADISON County census. A helpful hint is to check out the surname index first to find the page number of the census listing of the person you are researching.
1860 BRECKENRIDGE COUNTY CENSUS
1860 MADISON COUNTY CENSUS
Census pages 88 - 104