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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Fountain-County-Indiana-Courts.htm Fountain County Courthouse]<br>301 4th St; PO Box 183<br>Covington, IN 47932<br>Phone: 765.793.2192 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records from 1885. <br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1827, divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1830. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1828. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fountain County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1825--'''Fountain County was created 20 December 1825&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery ]]County.<br>'''County seat: '''Covington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]
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*[[Parke County, Indiana|Parke]]
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*[[Tippecanoe County, Indiana|Tippecanoe]]
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*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]
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*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fountain County, Indiana (1880) (members only databae, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Fountain County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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*Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. ''History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic) 977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|161313|item|FHL Collection}}&nbsp; &nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-fountain-county-together-with-historic-notes-on-the-wabash-valley-gleaned-from-early-authors-old-maps-and-manuscripts-private-and-official-correspondence-and-other-authentic-sources/oclc/12587721&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffountai00beck INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*''Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States''. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/portrait-and-biographical-record-of-montgomery-parke-and-fountain-counties-indiana-containing-biographical-sketches-of-prominent-and-representative-citizens-together-with-biographies-and-portraits-of-all-the-presidents-of-the-united-states/oclc/23361063&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiographmont00chap INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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*Residents of Fountain County Who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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=== War of 1812  ===
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Moyer, Edward,''Fountain County, Indiana Military'' (Veedersburg, Indiana: Fountain County Genealogy Society, c2009-2009 2 Volumes [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1837807 FHL&nbsp;Books 977.247Me]
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Fountain 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 Fountain County
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized B
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized G
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies G,&nbsp;I,&nbsp;and Reorganized G, H, and I
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D, and Reorganized K
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*[[40th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|40th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and I
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*[[63rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|63rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, C, E, and H
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*[[72nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|72nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[86th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|86th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[97th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|97th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[116th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|116th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Companies C, and D
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*[[135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|135th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company E
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*[[142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|147th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[150th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|150th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies I, and K
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*[[154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|154th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, G, and H
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1300134350698_937" />
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Civil War Books
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*Salts, Walter. 1980. ''Fountain County, Indiana, draft call of 1864.'' (Indiana?: W. Salts?.) 977.2 A1 no. 218 FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|373791|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/fountain-county-indiana-draft-call-of-1864/oclc/247564776&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital 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 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;
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== Web Sites  ==
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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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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Fountain|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fountain/ Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references />
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County Courthouse

Fountain County Courthouse
301 4th St; PO Box 183
Covington, IN 47932
Phone: 765.793.2192

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1885.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1827, divorce, probate
and court records from 1830.
County Recorder has land records from 1828. [1]

History

Parent County

1825--Fountain County was created 20 December 1825 from Montgomery County.
County seat: Covington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic) 977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)    other libraries      INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

War of 1812

Moyer, Edward,Fountain County, Indiana Military (Veedersburg, Indiana: Fountain County Genealogy Society, c2009-2009 2 Volumes FHL Books 977.247Me

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fountain 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 Fountain County

Civil War Books

  • Salts, Walter. 1980. Fountain County, Indiana, draft call of 1864. (Indiana?: W. Salts?.) 977.2 A1 no. 218 FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries

Newspapers

Probate

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), Fountain 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).