Brown County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Brown County was created 4 February 1836 from Monroe, Bartholomew and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Nashville [1]

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

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Brown County Indiana Historical Society  There is a tab for History/Genealogy

Brown County Genealogical Society Facebook Page

Brown County Genealogical Society Website


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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).