Canton Genealogy (in McPherson County, KS)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Canton are also found through the McPherson County and Kansas pages.


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Canton Birth Records

1885-1911 Kansas Births and Christenings Index Ancestry

Kansas, Birth Records, 1911-present Kansas Office of Vital Statistics

Canton Cemetery Records

German Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery Find a Grave

Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery Find a Grave

Jones Cemetery Find a Grave

Kansas Deaths and Burials Index, 1885-1930 Ancestry

Meridian Cemetery Find a Grave

Meridian Cemetery Billion Graves

Oakes Cemetery Find a Grave

Oakes Cemetery Billion Graves

Oakes Family Cemetery Interment

Spring Valley Mennonite Cemetery Find a Grave

Springfield Cemetery Billion Graves

Canton Census Records

1875 Kansas State Census Ancestry

1885 Kansas State Census Ancestry

1895 Kansas State Census Ancestry

1905 Kansas State Census Ancestry

1915 Kansas State Census Ancestry

1925 Kansas State Census Ancestry

City Census for Canton 1919, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 (included in Kansas City and County Census Records) Ancestry

Federal Census of 1940, Canton, Kansas LDS Genealogy

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Canton Church Records

1885-1911 Kansas Births and Christenings Index Ancestry

Record of Mennonites who came from Russian Poland in 1874, founding the Kantogemeinde (Canton Church) : Canton, McPherson, Kansas (now part of McPherson, McPherson, Kansas) Family History Library

Canton Death Records

Kansas Deaths and Burials Index, 1885-1930 Ancestry

Kansas, Death Records, 1911-present Kansas Office of Vital Statistics

Canton Immigration Records

Kansas, Federal Naturalization Records, 1865-1984 Ancestry

Naturalization petitions and records, 1871-1929 Family History Library

Canton Land Records

Deed records, 1870-1943; general index to deeds, 1871-1926 Family History Library

Land transfer records, 1877-1905, McPherson County, Kansas Family History Library

Numerical indexes to city and county property, 1870-2001 Family History Library

Canton Marriage Records

1811-1911 Kansas County Marriages Ancestry

Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911 Ancestry

Kansas, Marriage Records, 1913-present Kansas Office of Vital Statistics

Marriage records, McPherson County, Kansas, 1870-1951 Family History Library

Canton Newspapers and Obituaries

Canton Carrier 1885-1888 Newspapers.com

Canton Leader 1898-1899 Newspapers.com

Canton Mirror 1881-1881 Newspapers.com

Canton Monitor 1880-1881 Newspapers.com

Canton News 1891-1892 Newspapers.com

Canton Pilot 1898-1925 Newspapers.com

Champion 1892-1898 Newspapers.com

Daily Pilot 1911-1911 Newspapers.com

Republican 1889-1890 Newspapers.com

Offline Newspapers for Canton

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Canton Argus. (Canton, Kan.) 1898-1899

Canton Carrier. (Canton, Kan.) 1883-1888

Canton Leader. (Canton, Kan.) 1898-1899

Canton Mirror. (Canton, Kan.) 1880s-1881

Canton Monitor. (Canton, Kan.) 1880-1881

Canton News. (Canton, Kan.) 1891-1892

Canton Pilot. (Canton, Kan.) 1899-Current

Canton Republican. (Canton, Kan.) 1892-1895

Champion. (Canton, Kan.) 1895-1898

Republican. (Canton, Kan.) 1887-1890

Canton Probate Records

1803-1987 Kansas Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Canton School Records

Canton High School - Tiger Tales Yearbook (Canton, KS), 1951, 1953, 1954 E Yearbook

Canton-Galva High School yearbook, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Canton-Galva High School yearbook, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1987 Classmates

Canton-Galva High School yearbooks, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1987 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry


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