Greene County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Green County Courthouse
 PO Box 229;
Bloomfield, IN 47424;
Phone: 812.384.8532


County Clerk has marriage, divorce and court records from 821
probate records from 1823 and naturalization records 1854-1906.
County Recorder has land records from 1824, military records
and some cemetery records. County Health Department has.
birth records from 1885 and death records from 1893. [1]

History

Parent County

1821--Greene County was created 5 January 1821 from Daviess and Sullivan Counties.
County seat: Bloomfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Linton

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FamilySearch Books Online (History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884); FHL Collection  other library  

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Greene 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 Greene County


Civil War Book

  • "Military History of Greence County" Chaper 8, 9, 10, in Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884. ( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.) (page 115-181, Regiment, Companies, Names),  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FamilySearch Books Online (History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884); FHL Collection  other lirary

Newspapers

Occupations

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County, Indiana 213 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).