Kansas Genealogy & LDS Family History Centers

Kansas residents who want to trace their family trees will find everything they need at the Kansas family history center near them. These facilities are actual offshoots of the Family Research Library in Salt Lake City and run by the Kansas LDS church. Their extensive library of microfilm, print materials and computer resources are the most efficient way to discover your family roots. These offices are fully staffed with a team of volunteers that offers training and is available to answer genealogy questions from visitors to the center. The family research center near you is the best resource for tracing your own family history.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to [email protected].

Burlington Kansas Family History Center
604 S 4th St
Burlington, Kansas 66839
(316) 364-8077
Tues.5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and Sat.1:00-5:00 P.M

Garden City Kansas Family History Center
2508 6th St
Dodge City, Kansas 67801
(316) 225-6540
1pm tp 9 pm Thursdays only

Emporia Kansas Family History Center
2313 Graphic Arts Rd
Emporia, Kansas 66801
(316) 343-1304
Mon. 1-4 pm; Tue. 1-4 & 7-9 pm; Wed. 7-9 pm; Thur. 9 am-4 pm; Fri. 9 am-noon

Iola Kansas Family History Center
1420 E Carpenter
Iola, Kansas 66749
(316) 365-3544
Tues. 1pm to 9pm, Wed. 5pm to 9pm, Sat. 9am to 5pm

Kansas City Kansas Family History Center
8616 Haskel
Kansas City, Kansas 66109
(913) 299-2876
Tue-Thur 10 to2am 6 to 9 pm Sat. 10 to 2

Lawrence Kansas Family History Center
3655 W 10th St
Lawrence, Kansas 66047
(785) 843-4460
Mon 10:30a-5p; Tue, Wed, Thu 7p-8:30p; Sat 9:30a-1p

Manhattan Kansas Family History Center
2812 Marlatt Ave
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
(913) 539-5445
Tue-12-4PM /WED-10AM-4PM/Thur-5-9PM/Sat1-4PM

Olathe Family History Center
15915 W 143rd St
Olathe, Kansas 66062
(913) 829-1775
Tue 10a-4p; Wed 6p-9p; Sat (2nd &3rd) 10a-2p

Lenexa Kansas Family History Center
7100 Hadley
Overland Park, Kansas 66204
(913) 722-0230
AM-4PM, 6PM-9PM Tu, 10AM-1PM We, 6-9PM Th, 10AM-2PM 1st/3rd/5th Sat
Notes: Entrance at North Door, Ring Bell

Paola Kansas Family History Center
Old 169 & 68 Hwy
Paola, Kansas 66071
(913) 294-4411
Wed 10-2 & 6-10; Thur 6-10; Sat 10-2

Salina Kansas Family History Center
845 S Ohio St
Salina, Kansas 67401
(913) 827-0058
Tues. 9:30-4:00;6:30-9; Thurs. 9:30-4:00

Topeka Kansas Family History Center
2401 SW Kingsrow Rd
Topeka, Kansas 66614
(913) 271-6818
Tue & Wed 12p-4p, 6p-9p; Sat 10a-4p

Wichita Kansas Family History Center
7011 E 13th St
Wichita, Kansas 67206
(316) 683-2951
9:00AM - 2:00PM TWThF 6:00PM - 9:00PM TWTh

Kansas Genealogy Resources

Kansas researchers should be aware that the Kansas State Historical Society has a comprehensive collection of microfilmed newspapers. These microfilmed copies can be borrowed through interlibrary loan. You can ask your local public library about borrowing these microfilms for you for a nominal charge. In addition to newspapers from Kansas, they also have newspapers from almost every state. Consult their website for the state you are researching and peruse their listing of newspaper titles and dates to see which ones might assist you in your research.

Office of Vital Statistics
1000 S W Jackson, Suite 110
Topeka, KS 66612

Kansas Historical Society
6425 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66615-1099

State Archives & Library
6425 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka KS 66615-1099

Midwest Historical and Genealogical Library
P.O. Box 1121
Wichita, KS 67201-1121

Kansas State University Special Collections
137 Hale Library
1100 Mid-Campus Drive
Manhattan KS 66506

Bethel College, Mennonite Library and Archives
300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117-8061

The University of Kansas Libraries
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045

Wichita Public Library-Central Branch
223 South Main Street
Wichita, KS 67202

Kansas Genealogy Websites

US Army Combined Arms Center Archival and Special Collections

Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861


Online Kansas Death Records & Indexes

Kansas USGenWeb

Cyndi's List-Kansas

FamilySearch Wiki-Kansas

Kansas Record Collections

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