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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Howard County''' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Howard County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1844 | founded date = January 15 | seat = Kokomo | building image = | building address = Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204}}
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d &amp; bur rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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== Populated Places  ==
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*[[Kokomo, Indiana|Kokomo]]
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*Greentown
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*Russiaville
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*Indian Heights
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=== Townships ===
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*Center
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*Clay
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*Ervin
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*Harrison
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*Honey Creek
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*Howard
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*Jackson
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*Liberty
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*Monroe
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*Taylor
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*Union
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=== Other places  ===
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*Alto
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*Cassville
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*Center
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*Hemlock
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*New London
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*Oakford
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*Phlox
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*West Middleton
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.edanddebby.com/HCC/ Cemeteries of Howard County, Indiana]  
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*[http://www.edanddebby.com/HCC/ Cemeteries of Howard County, Indiana] <br>
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*Cemeteries of Howard County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/cem/ Linkpendium&nbsp;]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Howard County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Howard County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]<br>
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*Blanchard, Charles. 2010. ''Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana: historical and biographical''. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co.)&nbsp;&nbsp;977.2 H2bL FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|159166|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-howard-and-tipton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/698381487&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; Digital copy at {{FSbook|101798}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*Morrow, Jackson. 1909. ''History of Howard County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-howard-county-indiana/oclc/9304596&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc01morr INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc02morr INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*History in Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetterrs - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/maps/ Linkpendia]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*African American Veterans in Howard County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.<br>
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Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.<br>  
  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy ArtilleryCompanies K, and L  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy ArtilleryCompanies K, and L  
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*[[75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|75th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
 
*[[75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|75th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
 
*[[89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|89th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D  
 
*[[89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|89th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D  
*[[99th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I  
 
*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1300030969971_487" />100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1300030969971_487" />100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[106th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|106th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
 
*[[106th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|106th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
 
*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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Civil War Books
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*Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. ''History of Howard County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-howard-county-indiana/oclc/9304596&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc01morr INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc02morr INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Students of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Teachers of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Teachers of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Vital Records for Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/vr/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, 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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[http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/glhs/index.html Genealogy and Local History Department]  
 
[http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/glhs/index.html Genealogy and Local History Department]  
  
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kokomo Indiana Family History Center]]
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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.ingenweb.org/inhoward/county.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Howard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Howard|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/ Howard County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/ Howard County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
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Howard County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Kokomo
Courthouse
Address Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204



County Courthouse

Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d & bur rec)

History

Parent County

1844--Howard County was created 15 January 1844 from Carroll, Cass, Miami, Grant and Hamilton Counties. County seat: Kokomo [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Kokomo
  • Greentown
  • Russiaville
  • Indian Heights

Townships

  • Center
  • Clay
  • Ervin
  • Harrison
  • Honey Creek
  • Howard
  • Jackson
  • Liberty
  • Monroe
  • Taylor
  • Union

Other places

  • Alto
  • Cassville
  • Center
  • Hemlock
  • New London
  • Oakford
  • Phlox
  • West Middleton

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.

Civil War Books

  • Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. History of Howard County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)  other libraries  vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  vol. 2 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries 

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library

220 North Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4614

765-457-3242

info@khcpl.org

Genealogy and Local History Department

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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