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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dearborn County''' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Dearborn County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1803 | founded date = March 7 | seat = Lawrenceburg | building image = | building address = 215-B High Street<br>Lawrenceburg, In 47025<br>Phone: 812-537-8867 [http://www.dearborncounty.org/ Dearborn County Courthouse]<br>}}
  
'''1803--'''Dearborn County was created 7 March 1803&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Lawrenceburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Boone County, Kentucky|Boone County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Butler County, Ohio|Butler County, Ohio]]
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton County, Ohio]]
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*[[Ohio County, Indiana|Ohio]]
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*[[Ripley County, Indiana|Ripley]]
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*[[Switzerland County, Indiana|Switzerland]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*[[Boone County, Kentucky|Boone County, Kentucky]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[Butler County, Ohio|Butler County, Ohio]]
 
*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]
 
*[[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton County, Ohio]]
 
*[[Ohio County, Indiana|Ohio]]
 
*[[Ripley County, Indiana|Ripley]]
 
*[[Switzerland County, Indiana|Switzerland]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://208.119.72.68/cemetery/cemetery_results.asp?pagenum=1 Dearborn Cemetery Locator] gives the names alphabetically, the Indiana State Library book call number, and if there is a Website, the URL. You can search a particular county by clicking on the button "New Search" and typing in the county name.  
 
[http://208.119.72.68/cemetery/cemetery_results.asp?pagenum=1 Dearborn Cemetery Locator] gives the names alphabetically, the Indiana State Library book call number, and if there is a Website, the URL. You can search a particular county by clicking on the button "New Search" and typing in the county name.  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census Records  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Agircultural Census for Dearborn County, (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Dearborn&nbsp;County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Manufacturing Schedules for Dearborn County (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for Dearborn County (1850-1800) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Selected Residents of Dearborn County (1876) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Dearborn County, Indiana (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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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  =====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/DearbornCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy O'Connor, 2007; original text by F. E. Weakley, 1885; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1970.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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==== Court  ====
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*A short history of Dearborn County is located [http://www.dearborncounty.org/history.html here].<br>
  
==== Land  ====
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*<span style="display: none" id="1303086662287S">&nbsp;</span>''<span style="display: none" id="1303087447338S">&nbsp;</span>History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties; Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies; Preliminary Chapters on the History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians.'' (Evansville, IN: Whipporwill Publications, 1986.) 977.21 H2h 1977 FHL US/CAN Book &nbsp;&nbsp; {{FHL|205526|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-dearborn-and-ohio-counties-indiana-from-their-earliest-settlement-containing-a-history-of-the-counties-their-cities-townships-towns-villages-schools-and-churches-biographies-preliminary-chapters-on-the-history-of-the-north-west-territory-the-state-of-indiana-and-the-indians/oclc/17426090&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofdearbor00chic#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Weakley, Harraman &amp; Co. ''History of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies ... History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians''. (Chicago: Weakley, Harraman &amp; Co, 2008.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-dearborn-ohio-and-switzerland-counties-indiana-from-their-earliest-settlement-containing-a-history-of-the-counties-their-cities-townships-towns-villages-schools-and-churches-biographies-history-of-the-north-west-territory-the-state-of-indiana-and-the-indians/oclc/712149618&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofdearbor02chic#page/n7/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
A short history of Dearborn County is located [http://www.dearborncounty.org/history.html here].
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*Daviess County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Daviess/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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===== ''Revolutionary War''  =====
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*Revolutionary War Veterans in Dearborn County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== ''War of 1812''  =====
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*War of 1812 Veterans in Dearborn County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== ''Mexican War'' =====
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*Mexican War Soldiers from Dearborn County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genalogical Society])
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===== ''Civil War''  =====
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Civil War service men from Dearborn 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 Dearborn County.
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*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company B
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies C, and D
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, G, and Reorganized Companies A, and K
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company K
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company K
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G, I and Reorganized E, and K
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*[[18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|18th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[24th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|24th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C
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*[[37th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|37th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A
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*[[50th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|50th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, and Reorganized Company B
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*[[68th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|68th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, H, and K
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*[[83rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|83rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, H, and I
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*[[134th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|134th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company I
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*[[139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies C, and K
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*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies G, H, and I
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and G
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*Civil War Soldiers from Dearborn County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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<br>Civil War Book<br>
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<br><span style="display: none" id="1303086662287S">&nbsp;</span>''<span style="display: none" id="1303087447338S"> </span>"Civil War"&nbsp; Chapter 13 in History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties; Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies; Preliminary Chapters on the History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians.'' (Evansville, IN: Whipporwill Publications, 1986.) page 203-225,&nbsp; 977.21 H2h 1977 FHL US/CAN Book &nbsp;&nbsp; {{FHL|205526|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-dearborn-and-ohio-counties-indiana-from-their-earliest-settlement-containing-a-history-of-the-counties-their-cities-townships-towns-villages-schools-and-churches-biographies-preliminary-chapters-on-the-history-of-the-north-west-territory-the-state-of-indiana-and-the-indians/oclc/17426090&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofdearbor00chic#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
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===== ''Spanish-American War''  =====
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*Spanish-American War Soldiers from Dearborn County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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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 ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
Probate records are court records created after an individual’s death that relate to a court’s decisions regarding the distribution of the estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of any dependents. You may find the names of married daughters or other relatives and their residences; or information about the adoption or guardianship of minor children and dependents. Probate records do not always give an exact date of death, but the death usually occurred within four months of probate. These documents are important to family history researchers, because they usually exist for time periods before civil birth and death records were kept.  
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==== Probate Records  ====
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Probate records are court records created after an individual’s death that relate to a court’s decisions regarding the distribution of the estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of any dependents. These documents are important to family history researchers because they usually exist for time periods before civil birth and death records were kept. While probate records are one of the most accurate sources of genealogical evidence, they have [[United States Probate Limitations|limitations]].  
  
 
The Circuit Court has responsibility for the probate records of Dearborn County.  
 
The Circuit Court has responsibility for the probate records of Dearborn County.  
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The following Dearborn County probate records have been indexed and transcribed: <br>  
 
The following Dearborn County probate records have been indexed and transcribed: <br>  
  
*[http://www.umw.edu/cas/historicpreservation/research_resources/default.php The University of Mary Washington] has indexed and transcribed probate inventories for Dearborn, Franklin, and Ripley counties.
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*[http://cas.umw.edu/hisp/resources/ The University of Mary Washington] has indexed and transcribed probate inventories for Dearborn, Franklin, and Ripley counties.
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.dearborncounty.org/ Dearborn County Courthouse]<br>215-B High Street<br>Lawrenceburg, In 47025<br>Phone: 812-537-8867
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1826<br>Divorce, Probate and court records. <br>County Health Officer has birth and death records. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dearborn County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Archives  =====
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The Dearborn Public Library has a genealogy section with a resident genealogist available to do one hour free research of their records.&nbsp; The [http://www.dearborncounty.org/history.html Web site] lists what records are available for searching.
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===== Museums  =====
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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  ====
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*Faculty and Students of Moores Hill College, Dearborn County, Indiana (1894) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Birth Records  =====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Death Records =====
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*[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>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
The Dearborn Public Library has a genealogy section with a resident genealogist available to do one hour free research of their records.&nbsp; The [http://www.dearborncounty.org/history.html Web site] lists what records are available for searching.
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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*Elected Officials in Dearborn County, Indiana (1803-1915) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197227&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Dearborn&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/in/dearborn/dearborn.html USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Dearborn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Dearborn/ Dearborn County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Dearborn/ Dearborn County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Dearborn County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 7, 1803
County Seat Lawrenceburg
Courthouse
Address 215-B High Street
Lawrenceburg, In 47025
Phone: 812-537-8867 Dearborn County Courthouse



Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

March 1826 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Dearborn Cemetery Locator gives the names alphabetically, the Indiana State Library book call number, and if there is a Website, the URL. You can search a particular county by clicking on the button "New Search" and typing in the county name.

Census Records

For tips on accessing Dearborn 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


  • A short history of Dearborn County is located here.
  • History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties; Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies; Preliminary Chapters on the History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Evansville, IN: Whipporwill Publications, 1986.) 977.21 H2h 1977 FHL US/CAN Book    FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Weakley, Harraman & Co. History of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies ... History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Chicago: Weakley, Harraman & Co, 2008.)  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Mexican War
Civil War

Civil War service men from Dearborn 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 Dearborn County.




Civil War Book


"Civil War"  Chapter 13 in History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties; Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies; Preliminary Chapters on the History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Evansville, IN: Whipporwill Publications, 1986.) page 203-225,  977.21 H2h 1977 FHL US/CAN Book    FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Spanish-American War
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Probate records are court records created after an individual’s death that relate to a court’s decisions regarding the distribution of the estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of any dependents. These documents are important to family history researchers because they usually exist for time periods before civil birth and death records were kept. While probate records are one of the most accurate sources of genealogical evidence, they have limitations.

The Circuit Court has responsibility for the probate records of Dearborn County.

The following Dearborn County probate records have been indexed and transcribed:

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Dearborn County Courthouse
215-B High Street
Lawrenceburg, In 47025
Phone: 812-537-8867

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1826
Divorce, Probate and court records.
County Health Officer has birth and death records.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

Archives
Libraries

The Dearborn Public Library has a genealogy section with a resident genealogist available to do one hour free research of their records.  The Web site lists what records are available for searching.

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)
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch


Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dearborn County, Indiana 212 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.