Friday, May 27, 2016

Birth and Death Information

Several forms are available from the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, Division of Vital Statistics, to apply for certified copies of birth, death, divorce and marriage certificates.  Links to those forms are shown below.

Application for Birth Certificate             

Application for Death Certificate          

Application for Marriage Certificate     

Application for Divorce Certificate       



Genealogy Information Available in Courthouse
and by Request:


  • Book A  1885-1893
  • Book B  1891-1905 
  • Book C  1904-1911

Use the Request for Record Form to request information.

Please Note:  Birth and death information was not always recorded.  Only about 25% is retrievable.  Marriage and naturalization records are available in the District Court Clerk’s Office.  Their phone number is (620) 382-2104

Marion County Clerk’s Office has a cemetery database in place. All cemeteries in Marion County have information recorded.  Obituary information and physical gravesite readings were used to complete the project.

The request form may be used to acquire information from the Marion County Cemetery Database.  Copy fees apply and in some instances a fee for research.

Other Sources


Kansas Genealogy Sites

U.S. Census Bureau