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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Harrison County''' <br>
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]]&gt; [[Indiana|Indiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Harrison County''<br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Harrison County; 300 N Capitol Ave; Corydon, IN 47112-1139; Ph. 812.738.4289 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec from 1882; Co Clk has m, pro &amp; ct rec from 1809, div rec from 1815 &amp; land rec from 1807
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries for Harrison County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/harrcocemsbytwp.html INGenWeb]<br>
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Harrison County, Indiana (1880) (members only database,&nbsp;[http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cen/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|15851|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]
 
*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|15851|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]
  
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*Roose, William H. 2010.''Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana''. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/indianas-birthplace-a-history-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/720072263&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=BJpuAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=62#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*History for Harrison County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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*Harrison County Military Index (Source: Genealogy [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/harrison/militaryindex.html Trails History Group]) <br>
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n84/mode/1up Internet Archive]) <br>
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*Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County&nbsp; I[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/cemetery/revolution.html NGenWeb] <br>
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*African - American Veterans in Harrison County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical&nbsp;Society]) <br>
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*Civil War, 1861-1865
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#Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Protection Program])
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*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
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#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Harrison+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] ) ($)
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*World War II, 1941-1945&nbsp;
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#Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/harrison.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
  
Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.<br>
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.
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*July 9, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Corydon]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/INmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Indiana.
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<br> Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.<br>  
  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company B  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company B  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
  
article on the Civil War
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article on the Civil War  
  
 
*&nbsp;Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon)&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf article PDF]
 
*&nbsp;Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon)&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf article PDF]
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/vr/ Linkpendium]
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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County Courthouse

Harrison County; 300 N Capitol Ave; Corydon, IN 47112-1139; Ph. 812.738.4289 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec from 1882; Co Clk has m, pro & ct rec from 1809, div rec from 1815 & land rec from 1807

History

Parent County

1808--Harrison County was created 11 October 1808 from Knox and Clark Counties.
County seat: Corydon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries for Harrison County - Linkpendium
  • Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -INGenWeb

Census

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Harrison County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
  • Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - Linkpendium

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Roose, William H. 2010.Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)   other libraries  Google books

Maps

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County  INGenWeb


  • Civil War, 1861-1865
  1. Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield Protection Program)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore Ancestry ) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Indiana.


Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.

article on the Civil War

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

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)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)