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

Also be sure to check out these great genealogy sites.
US GenWeb Project, a free genealogy source:
Cloud County, Kansas GenWeb: