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Crawford County Genealogical Society


Founded in 1969, the Crawford County Genealogical Society specializes in Crawford County, Kansas genealogy records. The Society is located on the 2nd floor of the Library and is staffed by volunteers.  Staffed time varies, so we suggest you call (620)-231-8110 before visiting.

The Genealogical Society invites you to become a member. Membership is $15.00 per year and includes their 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 they hold.

Birth and Death Records


Coroners 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

Kansas 1860-1930 Excluding 1890

Mining Accidents 1886-1950
Frontenac Mining Catastrophe of 1888

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

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

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

Land Records

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

Crawford Co Marriage Licenses 1867-1937

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

Crawford Co Index 1869-1950’s

Card File 1970s-Present
Index to Pittsburg Morning Sun Obituaries, 1975-2004

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

The Seeker
1971-Present (Back Issues are Free)

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

Pittsburg Public Library

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Pittsburg, KS 66762

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