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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Gibson County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.gibsoncounty-in.gov/default.aspx Gibson County Courthouse]<br>101 N Main Street<br> Princeton, IN 47670<br> Phone: 812.386.8401 <br>
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County Health Deparetment has birth and death records.<br> County Clerk has marriage records from 1813, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1820. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gibson County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.princeton-indiana.com/pages/history/court-house/courthouse-2.htm History of the county courthouse]  
 
[http://www.princeton-indiana.com/pages/history/court-house/courthouse-2.htm History of the county courthouse]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Gibson County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*Index of Shiloh Cemetery, Gibson County, Indiana (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Cemetery Records - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/gibcem_w_photos.html INGenWeb]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Gibson County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]) <br>
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*Partial Census for Gibson County - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CensusRecords/gibcen.htm INGenWeb]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*Gibson County Churches - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Churches/gibchu.htm INGenWeb]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*Index to Documents Proving Land Titles for Gibson County&nbsp;- [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Wills_Probates/Oaths_Depositions_Misc.html INGenWeb]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Jas. T. Tartt &amp; Co. 1978. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. ''(Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; &nbsp;{{FHL|1346778|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-with-illustrations-descriptive-of-its-scenery-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers/oclc/6329253&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
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*Stormont, Gil R. 2008. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. ''(Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1&nbsp;{{FHL|316766|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/712176606&referer=brief_results other&nbsp;libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofgibsonc00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*Tartt, James T.,&nbsp; ''History of Gibson County, Indiana&nbsp; (Digital images of original published: Edwardsville, Ill., 1884. 244 p.&nbsp;: ill., maps, port.&nbsp;; 31 cm.)&nbsp;{{FSbook|61557}}{{FHL|1400452|item|disp=FHL Collection}} ''
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*Cunningham, Leland S. 1975. Early Hazleton, Indiana. S.l: s.n.].&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/early-hazleton-indiana/oclc/33870918&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CountyHistories/EARLY%20HAZLETON.htm INGenWeb]
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*Gibson County, Indiana:&nbsp; History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp; <br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Gibson County Townships - [http://www.stats.indiana.edu/maptools/maps/boundary/townships_2000/gibson_township.gif INGenWeb]
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*Gibson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*African American Veterans in Gibson County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Gibson 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 Gibson County
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|1st Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, and B
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*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company F
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, and F
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company K
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*[[17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|17th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H
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*[[24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|24th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[33rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|33rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1300112106979_740">[[42nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|42nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and F</span>
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*<span>[[58th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|58th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, C, and D</span>
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*[[60th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|60th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
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*<span>[[63rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|63rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and C</span>
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*<span>[[65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|65th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, and G</span>
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*<span>[[75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|75th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E</span>
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*<span>[[80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|80th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, E, and F</span>
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*<span>[[91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|91st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A, D, E. and F</span>
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*<span>[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, F, and G</span>
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*<span>[[136th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|136th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company E</span>
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*<span>[[143rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|143rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies G, H, and I</span>
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*<span>[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops </span>
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*<span>[[Wilder Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|Wilder Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery</span>
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Civil War Books
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*"The War For The Union" in "Patrictish" Chapter 11 of Jas. T. Tartt &amp; Co. 1978. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. ''(Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 104-135, Regiment,&nbsp;Companies, Name's),&nbsp;977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|1346778|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-with-illustrations-descriptive-of-its-scenery-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers/oclc/6329253&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
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*"Civil War" in "Military History of Gibsob County" Chapter 15 of Stormont, Gil R. 2008. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. ''(Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.), (pagr 209-223, Regiment, Companies)&nbsp;&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1 {{FHL|316766|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/712176606&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofgibsonc00stor#page/208/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*Gibson County in the civil war; an address by Col. Gil. R. Stormont, at the dedication of the Gibson County soldiers monument at Princeton, Indiana, on Nov. 12, 1913 [i.e. 1912] History of other monuments in Gibson County. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Gibson+County+in+the+civil+war%3B+an+address+by+Col.+Gil.+R.+Stormont%2C+at+the+dedication+of+the+Gibson+County+soldiers+monument+at+Princeton%2C+Indiana%2C+on+Nov.+12%2C+1913+%5Bi.e.+1912%5D+History+of+other+monuments+in+Gibson+County+%281912%29&qt=owc_search other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/gibsoncountyinci00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Vital_Records_Sources/gibcor.htm Gibson County Vital Record]
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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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==== Other Records  ====
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*African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*The principal library in Gibson county is the [http://www.princetonpl.lib.in.us/genealogy.htm Princeton Public Library,] in the county seat.&nbsp; It is located at 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670; its phone number is (812) 385-4464. Older property and other records are located there.<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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/ingibson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Gibson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Gibson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/ Gibson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/ Gibson County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-gibson.html N2genealogy]<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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County Courthouse

Gibson County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: 812.386.8401

County Health Deparetment has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1813,
divorce, probate and court records from 1820. [1]


History of the county courthouse

Gibson County Free Public Records Directory

History

Parent County

1813--Gibson County was created 9 March 1813 from Knox County. County seat: Princeton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

  • Partial Census for Gibson County - INGenWeb

Church

Court

Land

  • Index to Documents Proving Land Titles for Gibson County - INGenWeb

Local Histories

  • Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1978. History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book   FHL Collection   other libraries
  • Stormont, Gil R. 2008. History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.)   FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Tartt, James T.,  History of Gibson County, Indiana  (Digital images of original published: Edwardsville, Ill., 1884. 244 p. : ill., maps, port. ; 31 cm.) FamilySearch Books OnlineFHL Collection


Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Gibson 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 Gibson County


Civil War Books


  • "The War For The Union" in "Patrictish" Chapter 11 of Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1978. History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 104-135, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries
  • "Civil War" in "Military History of Gibsob County" Chapter 15 of Stormont, Gil R. 2008. History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.), (pagr 209-223, Regiment, Companies)  FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Gibson County in the civil war; an address by Col. Gil. R. Stormont, at the dedication of the Gibson County soldiers monument at Princeton, Indiana, on Nov. 12, 1913 [i.e. 1912] History of other monuments in Gibson County. other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE

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)

Other Records

  • African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Societies and Libraries 

  • The principal library in Gibson county is the Princeton Public Library, in the county seat.  It is located at 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670; its phone number is (812) 385-4464. Older property and other records are located there.

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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