Place:Doniphan, Kansas, United States

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NameDoniphan
Alt namesDoniphansource: Getty Vocabulary Program
DPsource: Wikipedia
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.8°N 95.117°W
Located inKansas, United States     (1855 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Doniphan County (county code DP) is a county located in Northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 7,945. Its county seat is Troy and its most populous city is Wathena. The county along with Buchanan, Andrew, and DeKalb counties in Missouri is included in the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Doniphan County was established August 25, 1855, and organized on September 18, 1855. It is named for the U.S. cavalry commander Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan (1808–1887) of Liberty, Missouri, who played an important part in the Mexican-American War. He was a zealous partisan in the failed effort made to extend slavery into Kansas.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1855 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1857 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1896 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 8,083
1870 13,969
1880 14,257
1890 13,535
1900 15,079
1910 14,422
1920 13,438
1930 14,063
1940 12,936
1950 10,499
1960 9,574
1970 9,107
1980 9,268
1990 8,134

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External links

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/doniphan/


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