Sunday, July 22, 2012
Kansas State Historical Society partners with Ancestry
Kansas State Historical Society has announced a partnership with Ancestry.com that will allow individuals with a valid Kansas driver's license free access to more than 8 million Kansas records on the popular family history web site. Users can access Kansas State Census Records from 1865-1925 (years ending in "5"), Civil War Enlistment Papers of Kansas volunteer Regiments (1862, 1863, 1868), Russell County Vital and Probate Records, selected World War I manuscripts and the United Spanish-American War Veterans certificates collection. Users visit http://kchs.org/ancestry and enter their name, date of birth, and Kansas driver's license number. the number is authenticated, and the user is directed to Ancestry.com.