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== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Henry County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1821 | founded date = December 31 | seat = New Castle | building image = | building address = Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401}}
  
== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
'''1821--'''Henry County was created 31 December 1821&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat: '''New Castle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''1821'''--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''February 1864''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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*[[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]]
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*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
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*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
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*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
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*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
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==== Record Loss ====
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'''February 1864'''--Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Business Records ====
  
*[[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
 
*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
 
*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
 
*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]
 
*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/cem/ Henry County Cemeteries] <br>
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Henry County Cemetery [http://www.hcgs.net/cem1.html Links]<br>
  
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*Cemeteries of Henry County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/cem/ Linkpendium] <br>
  
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*Cemeteries of Henry County -[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inhenry/cemeteries.html INGenWeb]
  
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/cem/ Henry County Cemeteries]
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==== Census Records ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Henry County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Henry County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*Henry County Church [http://www.hcgs.net/chrchin.html Links]<br>
 
*Henry County Church [http://www.hcgs.net/chrchin.html Links]<br>
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*Henry County , Indiana court records&nbsp; 1825-28&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/henrycountyindia01indi INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; 1829-35&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/henrycountyindian00indi#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Henry County , Indiana court records&nbsp; 1825-28&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/henrycountyindia01indi INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; 1829-35&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/henrycountyindian00indi#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/HenryCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Henry County, Indiana]. Every&nbsp;Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text published by Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884; reprinted in 1966 by Eastern Indiana Publishing Company.&nbsp; Pages 1-244 were not reprinted and included Indiana and national history and no Henry County history.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]<br>
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*Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.) 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 {{FSbook|63663}} &nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; {{FSbook|63689}} &nbsp; &nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=rF5Sb8YW40oC&pg=PA50&dq=Roll+of+honor&lr=&as_brr=1#v=onepage&q=Roll%20of%20honor&f=false Google books] <br>
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Cline &amp; McHaffie. 1873. ''The People's guide, a business, political, and religious directory of Henry Co., Ind.&nbsp;: together with a collection of very important documents and statistics connected with our moral, political and scientific history&nbsp;: also, a historical sketch of Henry County, and a brief history of each township''. 977.264 E4c FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|984108|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-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/oclc/288253510&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00cli INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=2RQVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Henry+intitle:County&lr=lang_en&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&client=dell-usuk#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
  
*Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.) 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=57744&CISOSHOW=57023 Family History Archive]&nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH26&CISOPTR=19312&CISOSHOW= Family History Archive]&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=rF5Sb8YW40oC&pg=PA50&dq=Roll+of+honor&lr=&as_brr=1#v=onepage&q=Roll%20of%20honor&f=false Google books] <br>
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*Histories of Henry County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
*Cline &amp; 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|984108|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/the-peoples-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/oclc/288253510&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/peoplesguidebusi00cli INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=2RQVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Henry+intitle:County&lr=lang_en&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&client=dell-usuk#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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*Black History of Henry County Indiana - [http://www.hcgs.net/blhis.html Henry County Genealogical Services ]<br>
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Maps ====
  
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
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==== Military Records ====
  
Henry County Military History&nbsp; [http://www.hcgs.net/cw.html Link]<br>
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*Henry County Military History&nbsp; [http://www.hcgs.net/cw.html Link]  
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*Henry County Military History&nbsp; I[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inhenry/military.html NGENWEB]
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*African American Veterans in Henry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
Civil War  
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'''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.<br>
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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>  
  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company M  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company M  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
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''Civil War Books ''
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*Hazzard, George. ''Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=4RoVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA799&dq=133th+Regiment,+Indiana+Infantry&hl=en&ei=aWKfTeuWLcLZiALT6piIAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*"Civil War" Chapter&nbsp;2 thur Chapter 30&nbsp;&nbsp;in Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.), (page 50-676, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 {{FSbook|63663}} &nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; {{FSbook|63689}}
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 &amp; cem deeds from 1925)
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===== Archives =====
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===== Libraries =====
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===== Museums =====
  
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===== Societies =====
  
Civil War Books
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*Hazzard, George. ''Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=4RoVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA799&dq=133th+Regiment,+Indiana+Infantry&hl=en&ei=aWKfTeuWLcLZiALT6piIAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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==== School Records ====
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*Students and Teachers of Middletown High School, Henry County, Indiana (1928) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Rich Square Acadamy, Lewisville (1888-1891) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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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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===== Birth Records =====
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===== Marriage Records =====
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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>
  
*"Civil War" Chapter&nbsp;2 thur Chapter 30&nbsp;&nbsp;in Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.), (page 50-676, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=57744&CISOSHOW=57023 Family History Archive]&nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH26&CISOPTR=19312&CISOSHOW= Family History Archive]
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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>
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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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>
  
==== Probate  ====
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===== Death Records =====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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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]
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Voter Registration =====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
  
== 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.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inhenry/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/ Henry County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/ Henry County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References ==
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Henry County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat New Castle
Courthouse
Address Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1821--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

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

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Henry County Cemetery Links

Census Records

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

Church Records

  • Henry County Church Links

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Every Name Index to History of Henry County, Indiana. Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text published by Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884; reprinted in 1966 by Eastern Indiana Publishing Company.  Pages 1-244 were not reprinted and included Indiana and national history and no Henry County history.  EveryNameIndex.com
  • 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

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

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)

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

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)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records
Voter Registration

References

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