Founded in February 1975
Northeast Kansas Chapter Newsletter
Our newsletter is published every other month.
Regular meetings are held quarterly beginning Frbruary at 1 p.m., the second Sunday of the month in the basement of St. Joseph’s Church, at the corner of 3rd Street and Van Buren Street in Topeka. Guests are welcome. Potluck meal is at 1 p.m. with program at 2 p.m. Members are asked to bring a meat dish and a side dish.
We have a good collection of German-Russian books, maps, AHSGR Journals and Clues, some census records, videos and other genealogical resource books available to our membership. The Library is usually open at our Chapter meetings. Members may check out and return books at this time.
- St. Joseph Catholic Church (Topeka, Kan.) Records, 1887-2002
This Kansas State Historical Society site contains information on the four microfilms covering the St. Joseph’s Church books. These records where filmed in 2002. This site has a history of St. Joseph’s Church as well as an index of the books contained in the microfilms.
- The Migration of the Russian-Germans to Kansas
- Schönchen (Paninskaya) Web Site
- Nieder-Monjou Web Site
- Janet’s Germans from Russia Research
Janet Flickinger’s site contains Passenger Manifests, Declaration of Intentions, 1920 Federal Census, and more
- Riley County Genealogy Society
See their publications for marriage, naturalization and cemetery records of Shawnee County, KansasSearchable Kansas Census 1895 (not all counties included)
- Kansas Newspapers on Microfilm
- Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
- Topeka City Net – Home Page