Crawford County Genealogical Society

Crawford County Genealogy Library

Located on the second floor of the Pittsburg Public Library
308 North Walnut
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

Operating Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


The Crawford County Genealogical Society was founded in 1969 and specializes in Crawford County genealogy.

We invite you to become a member of the Genealogical Society. Membership is $15.00 per year and includes our publication, The Seeker, which is published in May and November.

  • Research cost is $10.00 per hour plus cost of copies.
  • Obituaries are $5.00 each.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope is required for research.

Below is an index of Crawford County Subjects we hold.

Birth and Death Records



District Court 1867-1889
District Court 1887-1893
Divorce Records 1867-1990’s
Jasper Co, MO Probate Records 1841-1933
Probate Records 1867-1950
Probate Records 1886
Probate Records 1964-1965
Wills 1867-1904

Land Records

County Wide Maps
Crawford County Place Names
Original Land Grants
Plat Map, 1906


Arcadia School Census 1908-1965
Crawford County High School, 1904-1960
Girard School Census 1943-1958
Pittsburg Rural School Census, 1908-1912


Coronors Records Index 1925-1965
Highland Park Cemetery, Pittsburg
Mt. Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg
Tombstone Transcriptions of All Known Crawford County Cemeteries 1860’s-1976
Small cemeteries outside of Crawford County


Civil War Records, 1883
G.A.R. Records
World War I, Draft Records
World War I, Honor Roll & Index
World War II, Draft Records\



Kansas 1860-1930 Excluding 1890

Funeral Home Records

Bedene Funeral Home, Arma Area
Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg
Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Girard
Friskel Funeral Home, Frontenac
Gregg Funeral Home, McCune
Naylor Quinn Funeral Home, Weir
Teeple Funeral Home, Walnut


Crawford Co Index 1869-1950’s


Anniversaries, 1992-1993
Announcements, 1993
Weddings & Anniversaries, old
Weddings, 1990-1992, 1994


Mining Accidents 1886-1950
Frontenac Mining Catastrophy of 1888

Histories, Towns

Crawford County 1883, Andreas
A Twentieth century history and biographical record of Crawford County, Kansas c1905
Arcadia, Arma, Brazilton, Capaldo, Cherokee
Farlington, Franklin, Hepler, McCune, Mulberry, Opolis
Girard, 1867-1994
Pittsburg Almanac, 1876-1976
Pittsburg Roots


Crawford Co Marriage Licenses 1867-1937

The Seeker

1971-Present (Back Issues are Free)