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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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*Cemeteries of Howard County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/cem/ Linkpendium&nbsp;]
 
*Cemeteries of Howard County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/cem/ Linkpendium&nbsp;]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Howard County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Howard County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Howard County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Howard County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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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>
 
*''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>
  
*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; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=44946&CISOSHOW=43900 Family History Archives]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan INTERNET ARCHIVE] <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>
  
 
*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>
 
*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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== School Records ====
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==== School Records ====
  
*Students of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Teachers 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])  
*Students of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (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])  
 
*Teachers of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Teachers of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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*Vital Records for Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/vr/ Linkpendium]
 
*Vital Records for Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/vr/ Linkpendium]
  
*[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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*[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>
  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*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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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).