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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[www.miamicountyin.gov|Miami County Courthouse]]<br>21 Court Street PO Box 184<br>Peru, IN 46970<br>Phone: 756.472.3901&nbsp;<br><br>County Health&nbsp;Department has birth, death and burial records,&nbsp;<br>County Clerk has&nbsp;marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1843<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Indiana 214 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.miamicountyin.gov/ Miami County Courthouse]<br>21 Court Street PO Box 184<br>Peru, IN 46970<br>Phone: 756.472.3901<br><br>County Health Department has birth, <br>death and burial records,<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1843. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami 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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*Bodurtha, Arthur L.''History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (''Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.284 H2b FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|206818|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miami-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712180934&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico02bodu INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=vhgVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=27#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
 
*Bodurtha, Arthur L.''History of Miami County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (''Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.284 H2b FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|206818|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miami-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712180934&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico02bodu INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=vhgVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=27#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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*[http://everynameindex.com/MiamiCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Miami&nbsp;County, Indiana]&nbsp;&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by Brant &amp; Fuller, 1887; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1970.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
  
 
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military  ====
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==== &nbsp;Military  ====
  
*see - Military Record and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/ Linkpendium]  
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*Military Record and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Veterans in Miami County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Veterans in Miami County, Indiana (1913) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
Civil War  
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===== Civil War =====
  
 
Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.  
 
Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.  
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*[[151st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|151st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and D  
 
*[[151st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|151st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and D  
 
*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops<br>
 
 
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Civil War Book  
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'''Civil War Book'''
  
 
Bodurtha, Arthur L. , "Military History," Chapter 11 in&nbsp;''History of Miami County, Indiana , (Chicago&nbsp;: Lewis Pub. Co., 1914.), (page&nbsp;204-241),&nbsp;977.284 H2b&nbsp;{{FHL|206818|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miami-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712180934&referer=brief_results other libraties]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu Internet Archive]''[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu]  
 
Bodurtha, Arthur L. , "Military History," Chapter 11 in&nbsp;''History of Miami County, Indiana , (Chicago&nbsp;: Lewis Pub. Co., 1914.), (page&nbsp;204-241),&nbsp;977.284 H2b&nbsp;{{FHL|206818|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-miami-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712180934&referer=brief_results other libraties]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu Internet Archive]''[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofmiamico01bodu]  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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==== School Records  ====
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*Alumni of Peru High School (1922) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
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*Students of Peru High School (1923, 1928) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
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*Teachers of Peru High School (1923) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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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>
 
*[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>
  
*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, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com]$ <br>
  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://incass-inmiami.org/miami/ 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://incass-inmiami.org/miami/ USGenWeb project]&nbsp; May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Miami|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/ Miami County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History]&nbsp;(Linkpendium)  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Miami/ Miami County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
  
 
== References  ==
 
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County Courthouse

Miami County Courthouse
21 Court Street PO Box 184
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 756.472.3901

County Health Department has birth,
death and burial records,
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1843. [1]

History

Parent County

1832--Miami County was created 2 February 1832 from Cass County.  County seat: Peru [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 1843 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wabash | Howard | Fulton | Cass | Grant

Resources

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Peru

Court

Directory

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana.  (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1992.) 977.284 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries    Google books


  

Maps

 Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.

Civil War Book

Bodurtha, Arthur L. , "Military History," Chapter 11 in History of Miami County, Indiana , (Chicago : Lewis Pub. Co., 1914.), (page 204-241), 977.284 H2b FHL Collection  other libraties   Internet Archive[1]

Newspapers

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), Miami 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).