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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://www.rootsquest.com/indiana/hancock/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/ Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/ Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 17:29, 12 July 2011

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United States > Indiana > Hancock County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1827--Hancock County was created 26 January 1827 from Madison County.
County seat: Greenfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Richman, George J.History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.)  977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE  Google books


Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Hancock 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 Hancock County


Civil War Book

  • "Military Annals" Chapter 7 in Richman, George J.History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.) (page 255-328 Regiment, Company, Name)   977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE   Google books


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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