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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.browncounty.com/ Brown County Courthouse]<br>Main St and Van Buren Street<br>Nashville, IN 47448<br>Phone: 812.988.5510 <br>
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[http://www.browncounty.com/ Brown County Courthouse]<br>Main St and Van Buren Street<br>Nashville, IN 47448<br>Phone: 812.988.5510 <br>  
  
Some records lost in 1873 fire <br>County Health Department has bird and death records from 1882; <br>County Clerk has marriage and probate and court records from 1836<br>divorce records from 1850, court ordered birth records from 1942; <br>County Recorder&nbsp;has land records from 1874<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Browne County, Indiana 211 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Some records lost in 1873 fire <br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882; <br>County Clerk has marriage and probate and court records from 1836<br>divorce records from 1850, court ordered birth records from 1942; <br>County Recorder&nbsp;has land records from 1874<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Browne County, Indiana 211 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Brown County was created 4 February 1836&nbsp;from [[Monroe County, Indiana|Monroe,]] [[Bartholomew County, Indiana|Bartholomew]] and [[Jackson County, Indiana|Jackson]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Nashville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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'''1836--'''Brown County was created 4 February 1836&nbsp;from [[Monroe County, Indiana|Monroe,]] [[Bartholomew County, Indiana|Bartholomew]] and [[Jackson County, Indiana|Jackson]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Nashville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical'' <ref>Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other library&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;]&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE] </ref>&nbsp; <br>
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*''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical'' <ref>Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other library&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;]&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE] </ref>&nbsp; <br>
  
 
*Brown County, Indiana:History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Brown County, Indiana:History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
 
*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
  
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Civil War Books  
 
Civil War Books  
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*Indiana Genealogical Society. ''Indiana Veterans Enrollment List. 1890 Brown County''. [Indiana]: (Indiana Genealogical Society, 2006.) CD-ROM no. 4168 Computer US/CAN Desktop&nbsp; {{FHL|1395077|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/indiana-veterans-enrollment-list-brown-county-1890/oclc/432763552&referer=brief_results other library]
 
*Indiana Genealogical Society. ''Indiana Veterans Enrollment List. 1890 Brown County''. [Indiana]: (Indiana Genealogical Society, 2006.) CD-ROM no. 4168 Computer US/CAN Desktop&nbsp; {{FHL|1395077|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/indiana-veterans-enrollment-list-brown-county-1890/oclc/432763552&referer=brief_results other library]
  
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*"Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 1884.) page 703-713,&nbsp; 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*"Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 1884.) page 703-713,&nbsp; 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://Browncountyhistory.info/ Brown County Indiana Historical Society]&nbsp; There is a tab for Historical Archives<br>
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*[http://Browncountyhistory.info/ Brown County Indiana Historical Society]&nbsp; There is a tab for Historical Archives<br>  
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Brown-County-Genealogical-Society/147905291927996 Brown County Genealogical Society] Facebook Page  
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Brown-County-Genealogical-Society/147905291927996 Brown County Genealogical Society] Facebook Page  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inbcgs/title.htm Brown County Genealogical Society] Website  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inbcgs/title.htm Brown County Genealogical Society] Website  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inbrown/AAA/brownco/page0001.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inbrown/AAA/brownco/page0001.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Brown|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Brown|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/ Brown&nbsp;County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)&nbsp;<br>
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/ Brown&nbsp;County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)&nbsp;<br>  
 
*Brown County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-brown.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Brown County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-brown.html N2genealogy]<br>
  
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County Courthouse

Brown County Courthouse
Main St and Van Buren Street
Nashville, IN 47448
Phone: 812.988.5510

Some records lost in 1873 fire
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882;
County Clerk has marriage and probate and court records from 1836
divorce records from 1850, court ordered birth records from 1942;
County Recorder has land records from 1874[1]

History

Parent County

1836--Brown County was created 4 February 1836 from Monroe, Bartholomew and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Nashville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Census

For tips on accessing Brown County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical [3] 

Maps

  • Brown County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

Civil War


Civil War service men from Brown County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Brown County.


Civil War Books

  • Indiana Genealogical Society. Indiana Veterans Enrollment List. 1890 Brown County. [Indiana]: (Indiana Genealogical Society, 2006.) CD-ROM no. 4168 Computer US/CAN Desktop  FHL Collection   other library


  • "Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 1884.) page 703-713,  977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Browne County, Indiana 211 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; other library&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; INTERNET ARCHIVE
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