Difference between revisions of "Indiana, United States Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (adoption sign)
(format change/added help resources)
(36 intermediate revisions by 11 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
:''This article is about the mid-western state of the United States. For other uses, see [[Indiana (disambiguation)]]''.
+
:''This article is about a mid-western state. For other uses, see [[Indiana (disambiguation)]]''.
<includeonly>{{Adoption sign
+
<center>''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana]]''</center> {{US-sidebar
| logo = https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/File:Indiana_Genealogical_Society.JPG
+
|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW -->
| adopter = [Indiana Genealogical Society]
+
| custom_text =
+
<!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
| small =
 
}}</includeonly>
 
<noinclude>
 
 
 
 
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Indiana''  
 
  
{{US-sidebar
 
|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW -->
 
<!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
 
  
  
Line 29: Line 20:
  
 
#[http://youtube.com/watch?sssdmh=dm13.159697&v=tcqDqc0SXgo Allen County Library Genealogy Center video tour, part 1]  
 
#[http://youtube.com/watch?sssdmh=dm13.159697&v=tcqDqc0SXgo Allen County Library Genealogy Center video tour, part 1]  
#[http://youtube.com/watch?sssdmh=dm13.159697&v=mlYhUwu8waQ&feature=related Allen County Library Genealogy Center video tour, part 2] <!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
+
#[http://youtube.com/watch?sssdmh=dm13.159697&v=mlYhUwu8waQ&feature=related Allen County Library Genealogy Center video tour, part 2]
 
+
<!-- Add Did You Know? Items ABOVE -->
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
  
  
 +
<br>
 
{{Moderator Wanted
 
{{Moderator Wanted
 
| layout = vertical
 
| layout = vertical
Line 42: Line 31:
 
| name = State Moderator
 
| name = State Moderator
 
}}  
 
}}  
{{Forum badge
 
| layout = vertical
 
| forum link = http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=33
 
| forum name = Midwestern States Research forum
 
}}
 
  
}}  
+
 
<div style="width: 70%; float: right">
+
 
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="80%" align="center"
+
}} <div style="float: left; width: 76%;">
 +
{| width="99%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="center" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
| colspan="2" align="center" |  
+
| valign="bottom" height="30" align="center" colspan="2" style="font-size: 130%; color: rgb(0, 51, 102); font-family: verdana; text-align: center;" | '''Welcome to Indiana, The Hoosier State'''
=== Welcome to Indiana, The Hoosier State ===
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | [[Image:Indiana.png|537px]]  
+
| align="center" | [[Image:Indiana.png|150px|Indiana.png]]  
| align="center" | [[Image:Indiana flag.png|743px]]
+
| align="center" | [[Image:Indiana flag.png|150px|Indiana flag.png]]
 
|}
 
|}
  
<br>
+
<br> {{INDC}}
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
Among the major tribes that lived in what is now Indiana were the Delaware, Kickapoo, Miami, Mound Builders, Piankashaw, Potawatomi, Shawnee, and Wea. After 1794, treaties were made that opened up large areas of land for settlement. At the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, the Indians were defeated, and white settlements then proceeded at an increased rate. By the 1840s, most of the Indians had moved westward to other lands, either voluntarily or by force. Read more about this subject in the [[Indiana Native Races]] article.
 
  
 
== Counties  ==
 
== Counties  ==
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" width="99%"
+
{| width="99%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
| valign="top" |  
 
| valign="top" |  
Line 172: Line 151:
 
|}
 
|}
  
Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>| [[Richardville County, Indiana|Richardville]] |
+
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Richardville County, Indiana|Richardville]]  
  
== Research Tools  ==
+
== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
 +
 
 +
{{Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
  
 
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
  
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Indiana_Births_and_Christenings_%28FamilySearch_Historical_Records%29 Indiana Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
 
*[[Indiana Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Indiana Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indiana Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Indiana Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Indiana County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Indiana County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
+
*[[Indiana County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Indiana County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
+
*[[Indiana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Indiana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
<br>
 
  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
Line 188: Line 169:
 
*[http://www.in.gov/memories/collections.html The Indiana Memory Collection]&nbsp; is made possible through the collaborative efforts of academic libraries, public libraries, historical societies, museums, and archives to create and share their digital collections reflecting Indiana's cultural heritage.  
 
*[http://www.in.gov/memories/collections.html The Indiana Memory Collection]&nbsp; is made possible through the collaborative efforts of academic libraries, public libraries, historical societies, museums, and archives to create and share their digital collections reflecting Indiana's cultural heritage.  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Indiana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Indiana]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Indiana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Indiana]  
*
+
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/indianagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Indiana]
 +
 
 +
== Featured Content  ==
 +
 
 +
Among the major tribes that lived in what is now Indiana were the Delaware, Kickapoo, Miami, Mound Builders, Piankashaw, Potawatomi, Shawnee, and Wea. After 1794, treaties were made that opened up large areas of land for settlement. At the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, the Indians were defeated, and white settlements then proceeded at an increased rate. By the 1840s, most of the Indians had moved westward to other lands, either voluntarily or by force. Read more about this subject in the [[Indiana Native Races]] article.
  
<br>
+
=== Obtain additional help  ===
 +
 
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/IndianaGenealogy Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;
 +
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Indiana Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
  
 
== Things you can do  ==
 
== Things you can do  ==
  
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
+
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
+
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|  
 
|  
 
|  
 
|  
 
*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
 
*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]<br>
+
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]<br>  
 
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]<br>
 
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]<br>
  
Line 210: Line 199:
  
 
|}
 
|}
</div>
 
__NOTOC__ <!-- Add Categories BELOW -->
 
  
 +
{{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Indiana_pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}
 +
 +
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Indiana_pages click here]:
 +
<div></div> __NOTOC__ <!-- Add Categories BELOW --> </div>
 
[[Category:Indiana]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]
 
[[Category:Indiana]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]

Revision as of 13:26, 1 May 2013

This article is about a mid-western state. For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation).
United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana
United States Wiki Topics
Liberty-statue-from-below.jpg
Beginning Research
Record Types
United States Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
Welcome to Indiana, The Hoosier State
Indiana.png Indiana flag.png

Hand and keyboard.jpg Indiana
Online Records



Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Richardville

 Research Tools

Adopt-a-wiki page
Indiana Genealogical Society.JPG This page adopted by:
Indiana Genealogical Society
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Featured Content

Among the major tribes that lived in what is now Indiana were the Delaware, Kickapoo, Miami, Mound Builders, Piankashaw, Potawatomi, Shawnee, and Wea. After 1794, treaties were made that opened up large areas of land for settlement. At the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, the Indians were defeated, and white settlements then proceeded at an increased rate. By the 1840s, most of the Indians had moved westward to other lands, either voluntarily or by force. Read more about this subject in the Indiana Native Races article.

Obtain additional help

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here: