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List of Kansas Counties

 

Homesteading in Kingman County

Murdock

Named after the founders of the Wichita Eagle newspaper, New Murdock was founded on March 17, 1884. The name changed to Murdock on January 4, 1914 when the Butler County town of Murdock closed its post office.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.

Sources

"Kingman County History: Kingman County, Kansas and Its People." Kingman, KS: Kingman County Historical Society, 1984.

Kansas State Historical Society. October 19, 2005 <http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/postoffices.html>.

 

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