Miami County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse


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:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wabash | Howard | Fulton | Cass | Grant




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Peru



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
  • 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  FHL Collection  other libraries   vol. 1      vol. 2   Google books




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]




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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