Lake County, Indiana Genealogy

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Template:Indiana-stubUnited States  > Indiana > Lake County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Lake County was created 28 January 1836 from Porter and Newton Counties.
County seat: Crown Point [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Gary
  • South Shore

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Howat, William Frederick, and A. G. Lundquist. A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region. Agawan, (MA: Bridgeport National Bindery, 2008.)  Vol. 1 FHL US/CAN Film 982474 Item 2  Vol. 2 FHL US/CAN Film 1597811 Item 7 FHL Collection   other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.  (Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1882.) FHL US/CAN Film 934917 Item 1  FHL Collection     other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Military Records and Histories  Linkpendium


Civil War

Civil War service men from Lake 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 Lake County.

Civil War Books

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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