Kansas Settlers – Pioneers Settling Prior to 1900

Beth Foulk
Jan 19, 2018
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How Kansas was Settled
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Land Acquisition
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Homestead Act
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Timber Culture Act
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Bounty Land
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The Patent
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Kansas Private Land
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About this webinar

The settling of Kansas is a tale woven with Indian settlements, railroad grants, the Homestead Act, Pre-emption, and agricultural school grants. With this many players and conflicting interests, settlers – and genealogists – have their work cut out to make sense of the process. This class unwraps the fascinating story and records left behind.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Beth Foulk has turned a lifetime genealogy passion into an opportunity to share what she’s learned with genealogists across the country. She has documented her Civil War, War of 1812, and Revolutionary War ancestors.  She has mapped the
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