Genealogy Research

The Frank Carlson Library provides access to materials for genealogy research.

  • Basic genealogy books and videos for the beginning family researcher
  • General Kansas History collection
  • Internet for nonsubscription genealogy web sites
  • Interlibrary loan service to access holdings of other libraries, including microforms from the State Historical Society
  • Public access to the private library of the Cloud County Genealogical Society Library
  • 2 microfilm readers/printers, copy machine, microfiche reader
  • The Frank Carlson Library has recently obtained a new combination microfilm/microfiche reader with features that make it a substantial improvement over our old readers.

The Frank Carlson Library is also host to the Cloud County Genealogical Society Library.

  • Microfilm of: Cloud County newspapers, Federal Census 1870-1930 and State Agricultural Census 1875-1925, Federal Census of all six neighboring counties to Cloud.
  • Comprehensive library of genealogy resources for Cloud County including transcriptions of the Catholic church records for St. Joseph, Aurora, and Clifton
  • Indexes to the 1880 and 1895 census
  • Complete index to the Cloud County Cemeteries, Early Death Indexes to 1911, and Burial Records for Concordia to September 1989
  • Basic books from other Kansas counties and general library of genealogy books from other states
  • Extensive collection of French-Canadian resources including records from Kansas, Illinois, and Canada sources
  • Local family histories

Members of the society will do research for a fee plus costs. Fees are used to update and expand the library collection.

CCGS has publications available for sale.

Cloud County Genealogical Society
PO Box 202
Concordia, KS 66901
Cloudgenealogical@gmail.com

Also be sure to check out these great genealogy sites.
US GenWeb Project, a free genealogy source: www.usgenweb.org
Cloud County, Kansas GenWeb: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/cloud