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Randolph County, Indiana Genealogy

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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2=[[Indiana Genealogy|Indiana]] | link3=| link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.pngRandolph County, Indiana Genealogy|Randolph County]]'' '''Randolph County''' <br> }}
Guide to '''Randolph County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
{{Click|File:IN ORP.png|Indiana_Online_Genealogy_Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
| seat = Winchester
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| building address =[http://indianacourthouseswww.comin.gov/pagesjudiciary/682903.htm Randolph County Courthouse ]<br>#307<br>Winchester, IN 47394<br>Phone: 765.584.7070<br>[http://www.Randolphcounty.us/ '''County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
=== History of Randolph County, Indiana ===
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Known Beginning dates Dates for major county recordsMajor County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, Indiana. Page 211-218 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 208-211.</ref></center>
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| width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Randolph County, IndianaGenealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Randolph County, IndianaGenealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="middlecenter" | <center>'''[[Randolph County, IndianaGenealogy#Death|Death*]]'''</| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center> " | '''[[Randolph County, Indiana Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Randolph County, IndianaGenealogy#Land_and_PropertyLand and Property Records|Land]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Randolph County, IndianaGenealogy#Probate_RecordsProbate Records|Probate]]'''</| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''[[Randolph County, Indiana Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1882*</center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1819*</center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1882*</center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="center" |1909| width="middle14.2%" stylealign="height: 25px;center" | <center>1820</center> 1818| width="1614.62%" valignalign="middlecenter" style|1819| width="height: 25px;14.2%" align="center" | <center>1819</center>1807
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="67" | '''*For earlier dates,''' try<center>Statewide registration for births in 1907 and deaths in Oct 1899.General compliance by 1917.. [[Randolph County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Randolph County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Randolph County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']] </center>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 10 January 1818 from [[Wayne County, Indiana Genealogy|Wayne ]]County.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br> *'''County Seat: ''' Winchester<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Randolph County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randolph_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
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==== Description ====
The county was named for the North Carolina, home of many of the area’s Quaker settlers. The county seat is Winchester and the county was organized in 1819.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Randolph County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/randolph/ accessed 04/03/2017.</ref> The County is located in the East-Central part of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Randolph County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randolph_County,_Indiana accessed 04/03/2017.</ref>
==== Neighboring Counties ====
[[Jay County, Indiana Genealogy|Jay]] {{•}}
[[Delaware County, Indiana Genealogy|Delaware]] {{•}}
[[Henry County, Indiana Genealogy|Henry]] {{•}}
[[Wayne County, Indiana Genealogy|Wayne]] {{•}}
[[Darke County, Ohio Genealogy|Darke]]
<center>[[Jay County, Indiana Genealogy|Jay]] {{INRandolph•}} [[Delaware County,Indiana Clickable NeighborsGenealogy|Delaware]] {{•}}</center>[[Henry County, Indiana Genealogy|Henry]] {{•}} [[Wayne County, Indiana Genealogy|Wayne]] {{•}} [[Darke County, Ohio Genealogy|Darke]]
==== Boundary Changes ====
 
For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
==== Record Loss ====
For a list There is no known history of record loss courthouse disasters in Indiana Counties see: [http://www.genealogyincthis county.com/indiana/in-counties/#courthouse Indiana Counties with Burned Courthouses]
==== Background ====
==== Cemeteries ====
A number {| width="75%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="3" border="1"|-| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of cemeteries are listed on Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|469631|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [httphttps://www.findagrave.com Find A Grave/cemetery-browse/USA/Indiana/Randolph-County?id=county_859 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ingenweb.org/inrandolph/Cemeteries/CemeteriesIndex.htm INGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Randolph+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves. Postings of Headstones are there as wellcom/search/cemetery Billion Graves]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives. Some of the net/in/randolph/cemeteries are.html USGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/indiana/randolph.html Tombstone Project]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http: Quaker Lynn Cemetery, White River Cemetery, Buenva Vista Cemetery and Jericho Cemetery//www.interment.net/US/in/randolph.htm Indiana Interment]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Indiana Cemeteries|Indiana Cemeteries]] for more information. |}
==== Census Records ====
{{IN Church End}}
{{IN Church Repositories|Randolph|469630}}
==== Court Records ====
===== Local Histories =====
*Tucker, E. 1882. ''History of Randolph County, Indiana: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers: to which are appended maps of its several townships''. (Chicago: A.L. Klingman.) 977.266 H2t FHL US/CAN Large Q Book , {{FHL|191481|item|disp=FHL Collection}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-randolph-county-indiana-with-illustrations-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers-to-which-are-appended-maps-of-its-several-townships/oclc/13522896&referer=brief_results other librariesOther Libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-randolph-county-indiana-with-illustrations-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers-to-which-are-appended-maps-of-its-several-townships/oclc/13522896&referer=brief_results INTERNET ARCHIVEInternet Archive]
==== Land and Property ====
{{IN Land}} {{IN Land End}}
{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Randolph|465539}}
==== Maps ====
{{IN Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{IN Randolph County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
*African American Veterans in Randolph County, Indiana (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
=====War of 1812 =====
=====Civil War =====
Civil War service men from Randolph County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Randolph County.
Civil War Books
*"Military" Chapter 20 in Tucker, E. 1882. ''History of Randolph County, Indiana: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers: to which are appended maps of its several townships''. (Chicago: A.L. Klingman.), (page 238-296, Regiment, Company, some Name'sNames), 977.266 H2t FHL US/CAN Large Q Book, {{FHL|191481|item|disp=FHL Collection}} , [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-randolph-county-indiana-with-illustrations-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers-to-which-are-appended-maps-of-its-several-townships/oclc/13522896&referer=brief_results other librariesOther Libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;, [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofrandolp00tuck#page/n281/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVEInternet Archive=====World War I=====
*'''1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2968238|Indiana, World War I , Enrollment Cards, 1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
=====World War II =====
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
{{IN Probate Intro|Randolph}}
'''Online Records'''
*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
 {{IN Probate Repositories|Randolph|625318}}
==== Public Records ====
===== County Courthouse =====
[http://indianacourthouseswww.comin.gov/pagesjudiciary/682903.htm Randolph County Courthouse ]<br>#307<br>Winchester, IN 47394<br>Phone: 765.584.7070<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1818 and newspapers from 1876. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randloph County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
===== Family History Centers =====
*[[Muncie Indiana Family History Center|Muncie Indiana Family History Center]]
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center family history center directory].
===== Libraries =====
===== Societies =====
 
'''Randolph County Genealogical Society'''<br>Route 3, Box 60<br>Winchester, IN 47394<br><br>
 
'''Randolph County Historical Society'''<br>RR #3, Box 61<br>Winchester, IN 47394<br><br>
 
'''Randolph County Historical & Genealogical Society'''<br>416 S. Meridian St.<br> Winchester, IN 47394-2028<br>Telephone Number: 765-584-1334<br>E-mail: [mailto:rchsin2@comcast.net rchsin2@comcast.net]<br>[http://www.randolphcountyhistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
==== Taxation ====
{{IN Tax End}}
{{Template:IN Tax Repositories WC|Randolph}}
==== Vital Records ====
{{IN Vital Intro}}
*[httphttps://tinyurlsecure.comin.gov/apps/iara/search/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
===== Birth Records =====
===== Marriage Records =====
*Indiana Marriages, 1802'''1800s-1892 2007''' - [httphttps://search.ancestryfindmypast.com/search-world-records/db.aspxunited-states-marriages?dbidstate=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestryindiana%2cin Indiana, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.con com/ FindMyPast]— index $ <br>
*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} -[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959'''1802-1892''' [httpshttp://wwwsearch.familysearchancestry.orgcom/search/collection/show#uridb.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=http0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br> *'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>— index and images
===== Death Records =====
*'''1882-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1947977|Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collectionFamilySearch Historical Records] - Index only *'''1899-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/show#uridb.aspx?dbid=60716 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011] at [http://wwwsearch.familysearchancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index and images <br>*[https://secure.in.orggov/apps/searchapiiara/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearchIndiana State Digital Archives] <br>
{{IN Vital Repositories|Randolph|470107}}
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==== Randolph County, Indiana Web Sites Websites ====
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/randolph-county/ Randolph County, IN Indiana Genealogy, History, Records, and Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[http://usgwarchives.net/in/randolph/randolph.html USGenWeb project], Randolph County*[http://www. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this countyingenweb. Select the stateorg/inrandolph/ INGenWeb], then the county. Randolph County*{{FHL|IndianaUnited%20States%2C+Randolph%20Indiana%2C%20Randolph|subjectplace|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} , Randolph County
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Randolph/ Randolph County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
Townships of Randolph County were organized as follows: Greensfork, 1818;White River, 1818; Ward,1820; Sto West River, 1831;Jackson, 1833; Green, 1834; Nettle Creek, 1835; Wayne, 1838; Monroe, before 1851; Franklin, 1859;Union, 1838; Salamonie, 1834; Madison, 1835.
=== Randolph County, Indiana References ===
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