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Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 & cem deeds from 1925)
  
 
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*Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Henry County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Henry County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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Civil War service men from Henry 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 Henry County.<br>  
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County Courthouse

Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 & cem deeds from 1925)

History

Parent County

1821--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: New Castle [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

February 1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Henry County Cemetery Links

Census

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

Church

  • Henry County Church Links

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Cline & McHaffie. 1873. The People's guide, a business, political, and religious directory of Henry Co., Ind. : together with a collection of very important documents and statistics connected with our moral, political and scientific history : also, a historical sketch of Henry County, and a brief history of each township. 977.264 E4c FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE  Google books

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Henry 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 Henry County.

Civil War Books

  • Hazzard, George. Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)  Google books

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).