New Database: Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915

Fifth Street, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1867Ancestry has added Kansas State Censuses, 1865-1915 and voters lists for the years 1855-59 to its online offerings. Information available for an individual will vary according to the census year and the information requested on the census form. Some of the information contained in this database though includes:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Birthplace
  • Marital Status
  • Place of enumeration

Additional information about an individual, such as their occupation, where from, or whether able to read or write, may be available on the actual census record. Be sure to view the corresponding image in order to obtain all possible information about an individual.

The photograph above was part of a stereograph found in the Photo Collection. It is of Leavenworth, Kansas, ca. 1867. Click on the image to enlarge it.

3 thoughts on “New Database: Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915

  1. An important one you didn’t mention (at least in my mind) is military service is listed, including if they were a prisoner of war and where. Be sure you click on the next page, as most of the records have two pages worth of information.

  2. Thanks for putting these years on a website!!!! I had been to the 1885 and 1895 sites vis the Kansas site but wished for the years you have added. I have many ancestors I had been wishing to locate in these years!!!

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