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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.elkhartcountyindiana.com/Departments/Clerk/index.htm Elkhart County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Squqre<br>Goshen, IN 46526-3297<br>Phone:. 219.535.6430 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and county Courtrecords from 1830. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elkhart County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, ''History of Elkhart County'', Indiana&nbsp;: together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens.(Chicago&nbsp;: C. C. Chapman, 1881.) 977.281 H2b {{FHL|206417|item|disp=FHLCollection}}&nbsp; INTERNET ARCHIVE &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofelkhart00inchic web site]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1830-- '''Elkhart County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Goshen <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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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]]
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*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]
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*[[LaGrange County, Indiana|Lagrange]]
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*[[Marshall County, Indiana|Marshall]]
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*[[Noble County, Indiana|Noble]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Indiana|St. Joseph]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph County, Michigan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31193 Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, Elkhart] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Elkhart County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Elkhart County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/ElkhartCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana]. Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by Charles C. Chapman &amp; Co., 1881; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1971.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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*O'Connor, Cathy L. ''Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens'', (by Chas. C. Chapman &amp; Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.) {{FHL|206417|item|disp=FHL Book 977.281 H2h}}&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-history-of-elkhart-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-townships-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-by-chas-c-chapman-co-1881/oclc/254374064&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|100672}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Elkhart 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&nbsp;Elkhart County
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company A
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company M
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C, and Reorganized Companies C, and F
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies D, and I
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized D, and E
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*[[19th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|19th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|21st Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[23rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|23rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[29th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|29th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K, and Reorganized C
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*[[44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|44th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|48th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, G, H, and I
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*[[74th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|74th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, G, and I
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*[[88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[136th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|136th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company K
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*[[142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and E
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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Civil War Book
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*&nbsp;"Military History", Chaper 10, in Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, ''History of Elkhart County'', Indiana&nbsp;:(Chicago&nbsp;: C. C. Chapman, 1881.) page 537-575, 977.281 H2b {{FHL|206417|item|disp=FHLCollection}}&nbsp; INTERNET ARCHIVE [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofelkhart00inchic#page/536/mode/2up web site]<br>
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*"Military History" Chapter 11 in O'Connor, Cathy L. ''Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens'', (by Chas. C. Chapman &amp; Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.),(page 535-574, Regiment, Companies),&nbsp;977.281 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|206417|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-history-of-elkhart-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-townships-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-by-chas-c-chapman-co-1881/oclc/254374064&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|100672}}
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Alumni of Middlebury High School, Elkhart County, Indiana (1886-1916) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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>
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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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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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Elkhart|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Elkhart/ Elkhart County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Elkhart County Courthouse
Courthouse Squqre
Goshen, IN 46526-3297
Phone:. 219.535.6430

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

History

Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, History of Elkhart County, Indiana : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens.(Chicago : C. C. Chapman, 1881.) 977.281 H2b FHLCollection  INTERNET ARCHIVE  web site

Parent County

1830-- Elkhart County was created 29 January 1830 from Allen and Cass Counties.  County seat: Goshen [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, Elkhart BillionGraves

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories


  • O'Connor, Cathy L. Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens, (by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.) FHL Book 977.281 H2h other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Elkhart 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 Elkhart County



Civil War Book

  •  "Military History", Chaper 10, in Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, History of Elkhart County, Indiana :(Chicago : C. C. Chapman, 1881.) page 537-575, 977.281 H2b FHLCollection  INTERNET ARCHIVE web site
  • "Military History" Chapter 11 in O'Connor, Cathy L. Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens, (by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.),(page 535-574, Regiment, Companies), 977.281 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

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), Elkhart 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).