Additional Jewell County Resources
Location and Natural Features
Jewell County is located in the northernmost tier of counties, 150 miles from the Missouri River.
Population by Township, this is not by person census.
In 1871 Guy Whitmore and Jake Hanes, noted horse-thieves, were arrested at Grand Island, Neb., by William Stone, the Sheriff of Jewell County
In July 1870, Col. E. Barker and Orville L. McClung presented a petition to Governor Harvey, asking for the organization of the county.
The Assessors of Jewell County, in their returns for 1882, give the following statistics, which fairly exhibit its wealth and prosperity
The main line of the Central Branch of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, built by the Union Pacific, extends along the southern boundary of the county, a branch of which runs up the valley of the Buffalo to Burr Oak, on White Rock Creek
Additional Kansas Resources
History of Kansas
One of the best Histories of Kansas, taken from Kansas and Kansans
The Indian Linguistic families represented in Kansas may be separated into two principal divisions or heads
Over 2100 biographies specific to Kansas in the 19th and early 20th century have been added to a searchable database.
Jewell County, Cutlers History of Kansas, 1883