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Kansas State Census, 1925
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United States
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Location of Kansas
Record Description
Record Type Census
Collection years 1925-1925
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Kansas Historical Society

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The 1925 census lists all members of household by name, including age, sex, race or color, marital status, state or country of birth, and relationship to head of household. Also listed: where from to Kansas (state or country), military record (condition of discharge, state of enlistment, letter or name of company or command, number of regiment or other organization to which attached, arm of the service, and name of military prison if confined in one), and citizenship (year of immigration to the U.S. and year of naturalization if naturalized).

Indexes on microfilm exists only for the city of Topeka and Soldier township in Shawnee county. The microfilm is held by Kansas State Historical Society, and it can circulate through interlibrary loan through many libraries in the state. Indexes in printed form document a selection of Kansas cities.

One set of microfilm exists of the Kansas State Census of 1925. The microfilm circulates via interlibrary loan to participating libraries in the state of Kansas. Certified researchers may arrange to view the original documents held by KSHS.

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Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • The names of all household members
  • Ages
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Relationship to Head
  • Marital Status
  • Home information
  • Place of birth
  • Where he or she came to Kansas from (if not from Kansas)
  • Occupation
  • Literacy and Education
  • Military Service

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching the collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The place where your ancestor lived in Kansas
  • The names of other family members and their relationships

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s state census record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the information found on the state census to locate the family in federal censuses
  • Use the information found on the state census to search for the family in land and probate records
  • Use the information found on the state census to search for the family in additional state and county records

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Kansas.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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