Howard County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

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

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

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).