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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Madison County''' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Madison County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1823 | founded date = January 4 | seat = Anderson | building image = | building address = [http://www.madisoncty.com/ Madison County Courthouse]<br>16 E 9th; <br>Anderson, IN 46016<br>Phone: 765.641.9457<br> [http://www.Madisoncounty.us/ '''Madison County Website''']}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.madisoncty.com/ Madison County Courthouse]<br>16 E 9th; <br>Anderson, IN 46016<br>Phone: 765.641.9457<br><br>County Health Department has birth records from 1891 <br>and death records from 1895.<br>County Clerk has marriage&nbsp;records from 1884,<br>divorce, probate and court records from 1880.<br>County Auditor has land records from 1867.<br>County Board of Health has school records 1904-1932. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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*Cemeteries of Madison County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_madisonemment.php Emment (Doty) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_madisonemment.php Emment (Doty) Cemetery]  
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_madisonfausset.php Fausset Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_madisonfausset.php Fausset Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32233 West Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp;&nbsp;Delinquent Census for Madison&nbsp;County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Forkner, John L., and Byron H. Dyson. 1974. ''Historical sketches and reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana: a detailed history of the early events of the pioneer settlement of the county, and many of the happenings of recent years, as well as a complete history of each township''. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.257 H2fj FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|184211|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-sketches-and-reminiscences-of-madison-county-indiana-a-detailed-history-of-the-early-events-of-the-pioneer-settlement-of-the-county-and-many-of-the-happenings-of-recent-years-as-well-as-a-complete-history-of-each-township/oclc/498754365&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historicalsketch02fork INTERNET&nbsp;ACHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC12561137&id=PvEqcrx8guIC&pg=PA1&lpg=PA1&dq=indiana+history&as_brr=1#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*HARDEN, S. (1874).''History of Madison County, Indiana, from 1820 to 1874 giving a general review of principal events, statistical and historical items, derived from official sources''. (Markleville, Ind, [s.n.].) 977.257 H2h FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-madison-county-indiana-from-1820-to-1874-giving-a-general-review-of-principal-events-statistical-and-historical-items-derived-from-official-sources/oclc/663235879&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmadison01hard INTERNET&nbsp;ACHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=eRkVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*1973).''Portrait and biographical record of Madison and Hamilton counties, Indiana: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the counties, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States''. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic, Inc. )&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/portrait-and-biographical-record-of-madison-and-hamilton-counties-indiana-containing-biographical-sketches-of-prominent-and-representative-citizens-of-the-counties-together-with-biographies-and-portraits-of-all-the-presidents-of-the-united-states/oclc/3138573&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbgraph00chic &nbsp;INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*FORKNER, J. L. R. (1970). ''History of Madison County, Indiana; a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests''. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-madison-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/247536363&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmadison01fork INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*Histories of Madison&nbsp;County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Veterans in Madison County (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/ Linkpendium]
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from Madison 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 Madison County.<br>
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Civil War service men from Madison 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 Madison County.<br>  
  
 
*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies L, and M  
 
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies L, and M  
 
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E  
 
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E  
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies A, and&nbsp;H
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I  
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I  
*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company K  
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies A, and&nbsp;K  
 
*[[17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|17th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|17th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
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*[[18th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|18th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
 
*[[19th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|19th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[19th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|19th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I  
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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 <br>
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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Civil War Books
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*"Military History" Chapter 17 in FORKNER, J. L. R. (1970). ''History of Madison County, Indiana; a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests''. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic.), (page 283-308, Regiment,Companies, Name's) [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-madison-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/247536363&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofmadison01fork#page/283/mode/1up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Occupations  ====
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Frankton, Madison County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Students, Teachers and Selected Alumni of Alexandria High School (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Anderson High School (1918, 1923) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates and Teachers of Elwood High School (1927) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Alumni of Markleville High School (1917-1929) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Students of Markleville High School (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Teachers and Trustees of Markleville High School (1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*- see - Vital Record - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*&nbsp;Vital Record - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inmadison/docs/resources.htm InGenWeb] <br>
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*[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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*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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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Anderson Indiana Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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/inmadison/index.htm USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Madison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Madison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/ Madison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Madison/ Madison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
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Madison County, Indiana
Map
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 4, 1823
County Seat Anderson
Courthouse
Address Madison County Courthouse
16 E 9th;
Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: 765.641.9457
Madison County Website


County Courthouse

Madison County Courthouse
16 E 9th;
Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: 765.641.9457

County Health Department has birth records from 1891
and death records from 1895.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1884,
divorce, probate and court records from 1880.
County Auditor has land records from 1867.
County Board of Health has school records 1904-1932. [1]

History

Parent County

1823--Madison County was created 4 January 1823 from unorganized territory and Marion County.
County seat: Anderson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

December 1880 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Madison County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Forkner, John L., and Byron H. Dyson. 1974. Historical sketches and reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana: a detailed history of the early events of the pioneer settlement of the county, and many of the happenings of recent years, as well as a complete history of each township. (Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.257 H2fj FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries   INTERNET ACHIVE   Google books
  • HARDEN, S. (1874).History of Madison County, Indiana, from 1820 to 1874 giving a general review of principal events, statistical and historical items, derived from official sources. (Markleville, Ind, [s.n.].) 977.257 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  other libraries   INTERNET ACHIVE    Google books
  • 1973).Portrait and biographical record of Madison and Hamilton counties, Indiana: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the counties, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic, Inc. )  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • FORKNER, J. L. R. (1970). History of Madison County, Indiana; a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic.)  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

- see - Military Records and Histories - Linkpendium

Civil War

Civil War service men from Madison 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 Madison County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 17 in FORKNER, J. L. R. (1970). History of Madison County, Indiana; a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests. (Evansville, Ind, Unigraphic.), (page 283-308, Regiment,Companies, Name's) other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).