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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Martin County''' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Martin County Courthouse<br> Capitol Street<br> PO Box 120<br> Shoals, IN 47581-0170<br> Phone: 812.247.3651 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records. <br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1820, <br>divorce and court records from 1842.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Martin 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''Martin County was created from Daviess and Dubois Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Shoals <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1820--'''Martin County was created 17 January 1820&nbsp;from [[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]] and [[Dubois County, Indiana|Dubois ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Shoals <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]
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*[[Dubois County, Indiana|Dubois]]
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*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Indiana|Lawrence]]
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*[[Orange County, Indiana|Orange]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Martin County, Indiana Cemeteries&nbsp; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmartin/cemeteries.htm USGenWeb Project]
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*Cemeteries of Martin County&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Martin/ Linkpendium]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Martin 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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*''Living Leaders, an Encyclopedia of Biography: Special Edition for Daviess and Martin Counties, Indiana. ''([New York?]: American Pub. Co, 1897.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/living-leaders-an-encyclopedia-of-biography-special-edition-for-daviess-and-martin-counties-indiana/oclc/18770136&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/livingleadersenc00npam INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*''Portrait and Biographical Record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States''. (Chicago: Chapman Bros, 1893.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/portrait-and-biographical-record-of-montgomery-parke-and-fountain-counties-indiana-containing-biographical-sketches-of-prominent-and-representative-citizens-together-with-biographies-and-portraits-of-all-the-presidents-of-the-united-states/oclc/23361063&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiographmont00chap INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Martin/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*Military Records and Histories&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Martin/ Linkpendium]
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*African American Veterans in Martin&nbsp;County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Veterans in Martin County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Martin 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 Martin County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company&nbsp;F
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*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|13th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company F
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*[[14th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|14th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|18th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|24th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and D
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*[[57th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|57th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|65th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|80th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and K
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*[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[136th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|136th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company H
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*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company G
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*[[143rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|143rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records ====
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*Directory of&nbsp;Teachers for Martin&nbsp;County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*Vital Record of Martin County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Martin/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*Baker, Natalie Montgomery. ''Martin County, Indiana, Birth Records. Indiana&nbsp; (''?: s.n, 1900.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/martin-county-indiana-birth-records/oclc/33832789&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;Vol. 1-2&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/martincountyindi12bake INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; vo<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1306721397733_273" />l. 2-3&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/martincountyindi34bake INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*Martin County Genealogical Society (Ind.). ''Martin County, Indiana Will Book "C.". Shoals, Ind.?:&nbsp; (''Martin County Genealogical Society?, 2000.)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/martin-county-indiana-will-book-c/oclc/51301243&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/martincountyindi12mart INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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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]
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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmartin/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197783&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Martin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Martin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Martin/ Martin County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Martin County Courthouse
Capitol Street
PO Box 120
Shoals, IN 47581-0170
Phone: 812.247.3651

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1820,
divorce and court records from 1842.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1820--Martin County was created 17 January 1820 from Daviess and Dubois Counties.
County seat: Shoals [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Living Leaders, an Encyclopedia of Biography: Special Edition for Daviess and Martin Counties, Indiana. ([New York?]: American Pub. Co, 1897.)  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Portrait and Biographical Record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies and Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States. (Chicago: Chapman Bros, 1893.)  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Martin 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 Martin County.

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Martin County Genealogical Society (Ind.). Martin County, Indiana Will Book "C.". Shoals, Ind.?:  (Martin County Genealogical Society?, 2000.)  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • 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), Martin 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).
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