Frankfort Area Genealogical Society has a free, online Frankfort Area Obituary Index in cooperation with the Frankfort Public Library, holding approximately 7,000 obituary index records.


They also have vast onsite holdings:

  • Genealogies/family histories for many Frankfort residents, dating back to 1855

  • Frankfort and Green Garden census records for 1850, 1860 and 1870

  • Original village plat maps and other maps of Frankfort from the 1800’s to present

  • On file:

    • School records dating from 1850 to 1906

    • Cemetery records for 9 area cemeteries

    • Zechlin Funeral records

    • Diverse photograph collection from 1850 to present

    • Assorted military service records/listings

    • Histories of homes and businesses in the historic district of Frankfort

  • Documentation of homes and buildings over 100 years old

  • Local and county reference books/histories

  • Minutes of village meetings dating back to incorporation (1879)

  • Original issues of Where the Trails Cross and Good Old Days

  • Original German language books

  • Collection of FAHS newsletters dating back to 1973

  • Old newspapers of Frankfort’s history through the years

  • Frankfort lore

  • Exhibits with artifacts spanning decades of life in Frankfort

  • Collection of oral interviews with past/present residents of Frankfort


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