Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.
For Genealogical Help in Harvey County, contact:

Harvey County Genealogical Society

PO Box 75

Newton, KS  67114

e-mail: harveycountyroots@cox.net

Mennonite Library & Archives

300 E 27th St

North Newton, KS  67117-0531

e-mail: mla@bethelks.edu

Sedgwick Historical Society

PO Box 360

Sedgwick, KS  66209-0360

e-mail: JimFloryco@aol.com


HV   Harvey County, Kansas, was established in 1872.  It was organized out of Sedgwick, McPherson, Reno, & Marion Counties, and named for James Harvey, the 5th Governor of Kansas and Governor at the time the county was formed. The county seat of Harvey County is Newton, Kansas.

Old, Newspaper

Harvey County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Arthur Sammons Killed By Train

Car Hit By Train, Mail Carrier Killed BURRTON, KS -  December 28 - A 73-year-old substitute mail carrier was killed today when his car slipped off the railroad station platform in Burrton and was struck by a passenger train. He was Arthur James Sammons, a retired...

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Mrs. S.A. Newhall

NEWTON, KS - Word was received here on Thursday from R. Frank Newhall of Chicago, telling of the death of his mother, Mrs. S. A. Newhall at Loma Linda, Calif. Mrs. Newhall is the wife of the late Dr. S. A. Newhall, who practiced in Newton many years ago. Mrs. Newhall...

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