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The Crawfordsville District Public Library (cdpl.lib.in.us) online database leads to images (.pdf) of actual pages for marriage affidavits for period September, 1883 to February, 1905 and marriage records for period December, 1888 to June, 1941. Also, index only (no images) for marriage licenses for period October, 1867 to Jun, 2001.  
 
The Crawfordsville District Public Library (cdpl.lib.in.us) online database leads to images (.pdf) of actual pages for marriage affidavits for period September, 1883 to February, 1905 and marriage records for period December, 1888 to June, 1941. Also, index only (no images) for marriage licenses for period October, 1867 to Jun, 2001.  
  
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Revision as of 14:30, 15 August 2011

Template:Indiana-stubUnited States  > Indiana > Montgomery County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1822--Montgomery County was created 21 December 1822 from Parke and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Crawfordsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries  

An online searchable database, www.cdpl.lib.in.us (Crawfordsville District Public Library), contains transcriptions of Montgomery County cemetery tombstones dating from the early 1800s to 1981. It also references the same readings found in the CDPL and DAR cemetery record books  

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Thompson, Stephen J. History of Montgomery County, Indiana: With Personal Sketches of Representative Citizens. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 1978.), FHL US/CAN Film 934916 Items 1-2 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • "History of Montgomery County " in Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic), (second book )   977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    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. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)    other libraries      INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Montgomery 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 Montgomery County.

Civil War Books

  • "The Military History Of The County" Chapter 6 in Thompson, Stephen J. History of Montgomery County, Indiana: With Personal Sketches of Representative Citizens. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 1978.), page 87-180,  FHL US/CAN Film 934916 Items 1-2 FHL Collection   other library       ancestry.com  $
  • "Montgomery County In The War Of The Rebellion" in "History Of Montgomery County" of Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic), (second book, page 30-110, Regiment, Companies, Roll of Officers and then Enlisted Men.)   977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

The Crawfordsville District Public Library (cdpl.lib.in.us) has an online index of local newspaper articles or notices of births, marriages, obituaries and other items of vital records interest. This online index is searchable and covers the period 1834-1899 (partial) and 1900-present.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

The Crawfordsville District Public Library (cdpl.lib.in.us) online database leads to images (.pdf) of actual pages for marriage affidavits for period September, 1883 to February, 1905 and marriage records for period December, 1888 to June, 1941. Also, index only (no images) for marriage licenses for period October, 1867 to Jun, 2001.

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).