McPherson County, KS


I am Kathy Heidel and I am your County Coordinator. I live in Salina, KS and therefore close to McPherson. I am looking forward to putting up a website you will enjoy visiting often. McPherson has a diverse background and I believe it will be interesting and challenging to address all of your needs for research. Please feel free to email me for suggestions or help.

Kathy Heidel


11/09/02 09:26:37 PM -0600

McPherson County was created in 1867 from Unorganized Terr.

County Seat: McPherson was founded in 1870

Population: 26855

Area: 900 Square Miles

Standard Abbreviation: MP 
The city and county of McPherson were named for  General James Birdseye McPherson, the highest ranking Union officer to die on the battlefield during the Civil War. 

More about Gen. James B. McPherson

Grave site of Gen. James Birdseye McPherson  

General James B. McPherson Camp # 66   

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War



Directory for McPherson Co. Researching in McPherson Co. McPherson Co., Community Page Current Information McPherson County Information and  Maps
1921 McPherson Co. Township Lists McPherson Co. Poor Farms  1881-1887 McPherson Co. Germans from Russia   1920 Census  
McPherson Lindsborg Marquette Canton
Inman Moundridge Galva  
McPherson Sentinel Online McPherson Co. Homepage McPherson Co. Vital Records Populated places in McPherson County

McPherson Chamber of Commerce 

listing Current Events

McPherson County  Cutler's History

    Official Souvenir

 McPherson County, July 4, 1917

The McPherson County Research Library and Archives

Virtual Times Reference    

Excellent Resource

McPherson County Cemeteries Primitive Baptist churches in Kansas Family Search LDS  Library 
Kansas Newspaper Obituary Links Cemeteries On Line McPherson Co. Township Map

McPherson County

Civil War  

U.S. GAZETTEER Are you looking for a town? Birthdate Calculator The Swedish Connection in Kansas McPherson Political Graveyard
Kansas Surname List




The Scottish Connection in Kansas  How Kansas Counties Grew
Social Security Index "American Memories" from the Library of Congress   NAIL - National Archives Information Locator A Listing of Kansas Cemeteries
Native American Record Archives Native American History Directory of Genealogy Libraries in the U.S. Midwest Historical & Genealogical Society Archives
Mid-Continent Genealogy and Local History Library 1895 Atlas of the USA Old Kansas Maps

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Thank You for stopping by I hope that I have helped with your research.

Kathy Heidel

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