Kansas State Census, 1925 - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Kansas State Census, 1925
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
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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What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information may be found in these records:
- The names of all household members
- Relationship to Head
- Marital Status
- Home information
- Place of birth
- Where he or she came to Kansas from (if not from Kansas)
- Literacy and Education
- Military Service
How Do I Search This Collection?
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 IndexSearch by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
What Do I Do Next?
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?
- 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?
- 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
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Kansas.
Citing This Collection
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The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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