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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Clinton County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1830 | founded date = January 29 | seat = Frankfort | building image = | building address = 265 Courthouse Square<br>Frankfort IN 46041<br>Phone: 765.659.6335 <br> [http://www.clintonco.com/courtsclerk.html Clinton County Courthouse]}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Clinton County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1830 | founded date = January 29 | seat = Frankfort | building image = | building address = 265 Courthouse Square<br>Frankfort IN 46041<br>Phone: 765.659.6335 <br> [http://www.clintonco.com/courtsclerk.html Clinton County Courthouse]}}  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.clintonco.com/courtsclerk.html Clinton County Courthouse]<br>265 Courthouse Square<br>Frankfort IN 46041<br>Phone: 765.659.6335 <br>
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
 
County Health Department has&nbsp;birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage and&nbsp;probate records from 1830, <br>divorce and court&nbsp;records from 1888.<br>County Recorder has&nbsp;has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1830--'''Clinton County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Tippecanoe County, Indiana|Tippecanoe]] County.&nbsp;'''&nbsp;County seat:''' Frankfort <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Boone County, Indiana|Boone]]  
 
*[[Boone County, Indiana|Boone]]  
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
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*[[Tipton County, Indiana|Tipton]]
 
*[[Tipton County, Indiana|Tipton]]
  
== Resources ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*-see- Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/ Linkpendium]
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==== Biographies ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Business Records ====
  
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==== Cemeteries ====
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*-see- Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/ Linkpendium]
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==== Census Records ====
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Clinton County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Clinton County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
 
*History of Clinton County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*History of Clinton County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
 
*''History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens&nbsp;: Also a Condensed History of Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.)&nbsp;977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|20551|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-clinton-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana/oclc/32832096&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other libraries]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofclinton00chic#page/n5/mode/2up &nbsp;INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens&nbsp;: Also a Condensed History of Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.)&nbsp;977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|20551|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-clinton-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana/oclc/32832096&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other libraries]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofclinton00chic#page/n5/mode/2up &nbsp;INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
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==== Maps ====
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
 
 
Civil War
 
  
<br>Civil War service men from Clinton 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 Clinton County.  
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
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Civil War service men from Clinton 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 Clinton County.  
  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company E  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company E  
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*''"Slavery, And Indiana In The War Of The Rebellion" and "The Civil War" Chapter 9 in History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens&nbsp;: Also a Condensed History of Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) page 144-198; 373-393; &nbsp;&nbsp;977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|20551|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-clinton-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana/oclc/32832096&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofclinton00chic#page/144/mode/2up &nbsp;INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''"Slavery, And Indiana In The War Of The Rebellion" and "The Civil War" Chapter 9 in History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens&nbsp;: Also a Condensed History of Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) page 144-198; 373-393; &nbsp;&nbsp;977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|20551|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-clinton-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana/oclc/32832096&referer=brief_results &nbsp;other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofclinton00chic#page/144/mode/2up &nbsp;INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.clintonco.com/courtsclerk.html Clinton County Courthouse]<br>265 Courthouse Square<br>Frankfort IN 46041<br>Phone: 765.659.6335 <br>
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County Health Department has&nbsp;birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage and&nbsp;probate records from 1830, <br>divorce and court&nbsp;records from 1888.<br>County Recorder has&nbsp;has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Archives =====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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===== Libraries =====
  
==== Probate  ====
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===== Museums =====
  
==== School Records  ====
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===== Societies =====
  
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
 
*Graduates of Kirklin High School, Clinton County, Indiana (1901-1927) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Kirklin High School, Clinton County, Indiana (1901-1927) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students and Teachers of Frankfort High School (1922) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students and Teachers of Frankfort High School (1922) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
 
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Birth Records =====
  
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===== Marriage Records =====
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*Marriage records Book H-7 (1882-1888) [http://ingenweb.org/inclinton/vitals/marriages/marriages.html - INGenWeb]
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===== Death Records =====
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>  
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>  
*Marriage records Book H-7 (1882-1888) [http://ingenweb.org/inclinton/vitals/marriages/marriages.html - INGenWeb]
 
 
*Death Records - [http://ingenweb.org/inclinton/vitals/dthcem.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Death Records - [http://ingenweb.org/inclinton/vitals/dthcem.htm INGenWeb]
 
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==== Voter Registration ====
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Web Sites ====
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inclinton/ USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inclinton/ USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Clinton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Clinton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/ Clinton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Clinton/ Clinton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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== References ==
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Clinton County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1830
County Seat Frankfort
Courthouse
Address 265 Courthouse Square
Frankfort IN 46041
Phone: 765.659.6335
Clinton County Courthouse




Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens : Also a Condensed History of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) 977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Clinton 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 Clinton County.


Civil War Book

  • "Slavery, And Indiana In The War Of The Rebellion" and "The Civil War" Chapter 9 in History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens : Also a Condensed History of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) page 144-198; 373-393;   977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Clinton County Courthouse
265 Courthouse Square
Frankfort IN 46041
Phone: 765.659.6335

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1830,
divorce and court records from 1888.
County Recorder has has land records. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death 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)
  • Death Records - INGenWeb

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.