Cemeteries in Sumner County
Cindy Ball, Oxford, has been transcribing Sumner County Cemeteries for her master's thesis at Wichita State University, along with Lora Topinka, and several other volunteers. Cindy and Lora have spent hundreds, maybe thousands of hours on this project, and it is still an on-going project! Check out this fantastic website, and be sure and let them know how much you appreciate their hard work!
Della Shafer has not only transcribed the 1870 census, but has also done follow-up research on those listed.
Chisholm Trail History and Family Center
The Sumner County Genealogical Society has opened a research room for anyone interested in history or genealogy. When you come to Kansas, be sure and stop in to research, and say Hi!
You do not need to be a member to have your family reunion posted here, so if you have Sumner County ties, be sure and post your Family Reunion Events here!
Family Web Sites
If you have a family web site with Sumner County ties, be sure and add your web site here.
Genealogy Web Sites
Here you will find links to Cyndi's List, with 83,650 links to other genealogy sites, plus links to a 10,000 Year Calendar, Rootsweb, U.S. Genweb, Heritage Quest, and several others.
Print out this form to join the Sumner County Genealogical Society!
If you have family stories or old letters about life in early day Sumner County, we hope you'll share them with us, so we can share them with others. Read some early-day, and Pioneer Stories here, and better yet, send us your family's story.
Sumner County Web Sites
This page has several links to other web sites with Sumner County information.
Sumner County Surnames List
Check for your family's surname(s) on this list, you may be able to link up with other family members doing research. If your surname is not included, please send it to Jared Scheel, and he add it for you!
Teacher's Index for the One-Room Schoolhouses
Was your ancestor a schoolteacher? Check out the Teacher's Lists for the One-Room Schoolhouses.
10,000 Year Calendar
If you want to know what day your mother was born, or your great-aunt passed away, plus information about a date in history, this calendar will help you!
Queries for Sumner County Connections
Check the new queries page for your family's surname(s) and leave your queries for others to find!