Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 07:05, 7 January 2011 by (talk) (<A script created by the FamilySearch Wiki Engineering Team modified a link on this page so it will not break when the Family History Library Catalog changes in late December.>)

Jump to: navigation, search

Template:Indiana-stub United States  > Indiana > Hamilton County

County Courthouse


Hamilton County, Indiana lies just to the north of Indianapolis. Two courthouses are located in the historic center of Noblesville. The older courthouse contains a variety of publicly available records.

Parent County

1823--Hamilton County was created 8 January 1823 from unorganized territory and Marion County.
County seat:  Noblesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Arcadia Cemetery: located in northern Hamilton County at lat: 40.1752° lon: -86.0080°.
Baker Cemetery:  40° 07' 55.67" N 86° 08' 16.48" W
Boxley Cemetery: located in northwestern Hamilton County at lat: 40.1632° lon: -86.1768°.
Chester Friends Cemetery:  40° 04' 18"N 86° 07' 43.09"W
Cicero Cemetery:  40° 07' 53.90" N 86° 01' 42.12" W
Crownland Cemetery: located in Noblesville, Indiana at lat: 40.0529° lon: -86.0025°.
Crown View Cemetery:  40° 08' 37.87" N 86° 13' 49.07" W
Mt Pleasant '(Pettyjohn) 'Cemetery:  40° 07' 47.02" N 86° 06' 28.30" W
Pleasant Grove Cemetery:   located at Broadway & 106th St - Home Place, Clay Twp, Hamilton Co, IN
Prairie Baptist Cemetery: located in eastern Hamilton County at lat: 40.0881° lon: -85.9051°.
Spicewood Cemetery:  40° 07' 58.01" N 86° 09' 59.05" W
West Grove Cemetery:  40° 06' 50.55" N 86° 06' 51.55" W

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 70 - Daubenspeck Cemetery




Local Histories

Bevelhimer, Susan. Abstracts of the will records of Hamilton County, Indiana1824-1901. Owensboro, Ky. : Cook & McDowell, 1981. - Repository: HEPL 977.256 WILLS BEV LCCN: 02802310

Burgess, Joe H. Hamilton County and the Civil War. United States: 1968 - Repository:  HEPL - Call# 977.256 Histroy BUR

Campbell, Frank S. The Story of Hamilton County Indiana. Noblesville, Indiana: Hudler Press, Inc, 1962.

Cline & McHaffie. The People's Guide: a business, political and religious directory of Hamilton Co., Ind. . . .Indianapolis, Ind: Indianapolis Printing and Pub House, 1874. - Repository: HEPL 977.256 Directory 1874 LCCN: 02827329

Correll, James L & Velma B. Hamilton County, Indiana, small cemeteries, Jackson Township. Kokomo, Indiana: Selby Pub & Printing, c1986.

Evans, Nellie E, compiler. Hamilton County Cemeteries, Vol 1. Sheridan, Indiana: Nellie E Evans, nd.

Haines, John F. History of Hamilton County, Indiana...... Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen, 1915. Repository: Hamilton East Public Library Call#: 977.256 - LCCN: 02829814

Helm, T B. History of Hamilton County, Indiana, Reprint . Chicago, Evansville, IN: Kingman Brothers, Unigraphic, 1880, 1976.

Portrait and Biographical Record of Madison and Hamilton Counties, Indiana. Chicago Illinois: Biographical Publishing Co, 1893. - Repository: Anderson Public Library - Call# 977.2578

Shirts, Augustus Finch. A History of the Formation, Settlement and Development of Hamilton County, Indiana, from the year 1818 to the close of the Civil War. 1901. - Repository:  Archive.org - www.archive.org/stream/historyofformati00shir#page/n9/mode/2up

WPA. Index to birth records, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1880-1920 inclusive. Indiana: WPA, 1941. 2 vol.

WPA. Index to death record, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1882-1920 inclusive. Indiana: WPA, 1942.

WPA. Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1880-1905. United States: Works Progress Administration, Indiana, 1941 - Repository: HEPL - Call# 977.256 MARRIAGE SUPPL LCCN: 02796658

Woodard, Marian Cody, Copiler. Names in Hamilton County Death Notices: An Index to the Noblesville Ledger Sept 11, 1874 to March 20, 1881. Noblesville, Indiana: Noblesville Public Livrary, 1978. - Repository: Hamilton East Public Library - 977.256 Deaths Woo






Vital Records


Index from Newspapers in Noblesville Southeastern Public Library (in Hamilton County)
The Indiana Room has an Obituary File Index that indexes obituaries published in newspapers which they have on microfilm. This is kept current and as of Sep  2008 seems to be accessible only to patrons.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).