Miami County, Indiana Genealogy

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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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Peru

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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