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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;
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Recorder Library has marriage, divorce, probate, land, court <br>and naturalization records from 1839 and military records from 1864.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dubois County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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'''1817--'''Dubois County was created 20 December 1817&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Jasper <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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'''1817--'''Dubois County was created 20 December 1817&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Jasper <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*Anderson, Forrest R. 1942.''Historical notes on Dubois &amp; Pike Counties, Indiana''. (Ireland, Ind: [s.n.].) FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp;928078 Item 3 {{FHL|158150|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-notes-on-dubois-pike-counties-indiana/oclc/38301237&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH27&CISOPTR=6841 Family History Achive]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=27086&iid=dvm_LocHist011474-00001-0&sid=&gskw=&cr=1 acestry.com]&nbsp;$ <br>
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*Anderson, Forrest R. 1942.''Historical notes on Dubois &amp; Pike Counties, Indiana''. (Ireland, Ind: [s.n.].) {{FSbook|E91847}}; FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp;928078 Item 3&nbsp; {{FHL|158150|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-notes-on-dubois-pike-counties-indiana/oclc/38301237&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=27086&iid=dvm_LocHist011474-00001-0&sid=&gskw=&cr=1 acestry.com]&nbsp;$ <br>
  
 
*''History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])

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County Courthouse

Dubois County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: 812.481.7035
 

Recorder Library has marriage, divorce, probate, land, court
and naturalization records from 1839 and military records from 1864.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [1]

History

Parent County

1817--Dubois County was created 20 December 1817 from Pike County.  County seat: Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

August 1839 -- 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

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Dubois 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 Dubois County


Civil War Books


  • "Military History Of The County" Chapter 5 in History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) (page 520-538), 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dubois County, Indiana 212 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).