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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1832--Miami County was created 2 February 1832 from Cass County.  County seat: Peru [1]

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

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

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