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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fulton County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.fulton.in.us/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>815 Main Street<br>Rochester, IN 46975<br>Phone: 219.223.2911 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1836. <br>County Health Department 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), Fulton 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1835--'''Fulton County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from Allen, Cass and St. Joseph Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Rochester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1835--'''Fulton County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Union County, Indiana|Union]], [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[St. Joseph County, Indiana|St. Joseph]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Rochester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]]
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*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]
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*[[Marshall County, Indiana|Marshall]]
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*[[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Indiana|Pulaski]]
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*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]
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*[[Wabash County, Indiana|Wabash]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries - [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/cemeteries.htm INGenWeb]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&GScid=85490&GRid=9001123&MRid=46607068& Find a Grave]
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*Fulton County, Indiana: Cemeteries&nbsp;-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/cem/ Linkpendium]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fulton County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1840.pdf Census 1840]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1850.pdf Census 1850]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1860.pdf Census 1860]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1870.pdf Census 1870]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1880.pdf Census 1880]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1900v1.pdf Census 1900 Part 1]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/Census/pdf/1900v2.pdf Census 1900 Part 2]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/Tombaugh/census/pdf/1910v1.pdf Census 1910 Part 1]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1910v2.pdf Census 1910 Part 2]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1920v1.pdf Census 1920 Part 1]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1920v2.pdf Census 1920 Part 2]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1930v1.pdf Census 1930 Part 1]
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1930v2.pdf Census 1930 Part 2]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Fulton County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.)&nbsp;977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library] <br>
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*Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B.&nbsp;''FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK&nbsp; (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)&nbsp; [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/tombaugh/fulton%20co.%20handbooks/html/handbook%20b.htm Web Page]''
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Military Records and Histories
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n67/mode/1up Internet Archive])
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*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
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#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Fulton+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] for free) ($)
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*World War II&nbsp; 1941-1945
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#Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/fulton.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>(abount Military from Linkpendium)
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Fulton 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;Fulton County
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*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company I
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G
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*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[29th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|29th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companues D, and H
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*[[46th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|46th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[87th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|87th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, E, and F
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*1[[128th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|28th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and G
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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Civil War Books
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*"Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/fulton_county_death_records_1882.htm Fulton County Death Records 1882-1920]
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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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*Birth Records&nbsp;(1882-1920)&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://ingenweb.org/infulton/births.pdf PDF] -&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/infulton/birth.htm HTML]
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*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://ingenweb.org/infulton/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197371&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Franklin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/ Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Fulton County Courthouse
815 Main Street
Rochester, IN 46975
Phone: 219.223.2911

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and
court records from 1836.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
County recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Fulton County was created 7 February 1835 from Union, Cass and St. Joseph Counties.
County seat: Rochester [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.) 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library
  • Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B. FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK  (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)  Web Page

Maps

  • Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

Military Records and Histories

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($)
  • World War II  1941-1945
  1. Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
    (abount Military from Linkpendium)

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fulton 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 Fulton County

Civil War Books

  • "Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library

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)
  • Birth Records (1882-1920)   - PDFHTML


Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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