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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Newton County''' <br>  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.newtoncountyin.com/gov_services.htm Newton County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Sq; PO Box 49<br>Kentland, IN 47951<br>Phone: 219.474.6081<br><br>Attached to St. Joseph, Warren and White Counties <br>before re-creation &amp; organization from Jasper County 8 Dec 1859.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1860.<br>County Health Department has birth and death<br>records&nbsp;from 1882. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1860. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Newton County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1835--'''Newton County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Kentland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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Brook, IN
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Goodland, IN
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Kentland, IN
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Lake Village, IN
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Mount Ayr, IN
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Roselawn, IN
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Sumava Resorts, IN
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Thayer, IN
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton]]
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*[[Iroquois County, Illinois|Iroquois County, Illinois]]
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*[[Jasper County, Indiana|Jasper]]
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*[[Kankakee County, Illinois|Kankakee County, Illinois]]
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*[[Lake County, Indiana|Lake]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Beaver City Cemetery (Aka: Smith Cemetery)<br>Buswell Cemetery, Kentland (Aka: Mount Zion)<br>Doran Cemetery<br>Fairlawn Cemetery, Kentland<br>Goodland Cemetery, Goodland<br>Kennedy Cemetery<br>Lake Village Cemetery, Lake Village &nbsp;(Aka:&nbsp;Lake Township Cemetery)<br>Morgan Cemetery (Aka: Tracey Cemetery)<br>Morocco Cemetery, Morocco<br>Mount Calvary, Goodland<br>Murphy Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: West Cemetery)<br>North Star Cemetery, Mount Ayr<br>Oakland Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: North Cemetery)<br>Pleasant Grove Cemetery<br>Porter Cemetery, Morocco<br>Prairie Vine Cemetery, Morocco<br>Riverside Cemetery, Brook&nbsp;<br>Roselawn Cemetery, Roselawn&nbsp;(Aka: Lincoln Township Cemetery)<br>Russell Chapel Cemetery<br>Saint Josephs Cemetery, Kentland<br>Sell Cemetery, Brook<br>Saints Peter &amp; Paul Cemetery, Goodland
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Newton County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Early Settlers of Newton County (1831-1859) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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Newton County Courthouse<br>201 N. 3rd Street<br>PO Box 49<br>Kentland, Indiana 47951<br>Phone: 219-474-6081<br>Fax: 219-474-5749<br>http://www.newtoncountyin.com/gov_services.htm<br>Hours: 8AM-4PM
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Assessor, Clerk, Recorder, Treasurer and Circuit &amp; Superior Court: Criminal &amp; Court Records, Civil, Small Claims, Probate
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Newton County, Indiana (1884) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/NewtonCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey &amp; Co., 1883; reproduction of Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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*F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; Digital versions at {{FSbook|63654}} &nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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*''Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties'', (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 {{FHL|264889|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-history-of-tippecanoe-white-jasper-newton-benton-warren-and-pulaski-counties-indiana/oclc/367763269&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=T-4tILnpZrIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:i_GVFvJT8moC&hl=en&ei=5NOPTOzZAoH6sAPotriyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol.2&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=NhUVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA974&dq=family+OR+records+OR+genealogy+OR+ancestor+-sir+-isaac+intitle:newton&hl=en&ei=xtGPTNaSGpDQsAOY6oCyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFcQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=family%20OR%20records%20OR%20genealogy%20OR%20ancestor%20-sir%20-isaac%20intitle%3Anewton&f=false Google books]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Newton 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 Newton County.
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company K
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*[[51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|51st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B
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*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[128th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|128th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A<br>
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Civil War Books
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*"Newton County in the War" in F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.)&nbsp; page 685-955, &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; Digital Versions at {{FSbook|63654}} &nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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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>
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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.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Newton/ Newton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History]&nbsp; (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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[[Category:Newton_County,_Indiana]]
 
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County Courthouse

Newton County Courthouse
Courthouse Sq; PO Box 49
Kentland, IN 47951
Phone: 219.474.6081

Attached to St. Joseph, Warren and White Counties
before re-creation & organization from Jasper County 8 Dec 1859.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1860.
County Health Department has birth and death
records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1860. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Newton County was created 7 February 1835 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Kentland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Brook, IN

Goodland, IN

Kentland, IN

Lake Village, IN

Mount Ayr, IN

Roselawn, IN

Sumava Resorts, IN

Thayer, IN


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Beaver City Cemetery (Aka: Smith Cemetery)
Buswell Cemetery, Kentland (Aka: Mount Zion)
Doran Cemetery
Fairlawn Cemetery, Kentland
Goodland Cemetery, Goodland
Kennedy Cemetery
Lake Village Cemetery, Lake Village  (Aka: Lake Township Cemetery)
Morgan Cemetery (Aka: Tracey Cemetery)
Morocco Cemetery, Morocco
Mount Calvary, Goodland
Murphy Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: West Cemetery)
North Star Cemetery, Mount Ayr
Oakland Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: North Cemetery)
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Porter Cemetery, Morocco
Prairie Vine Cemetery, Morocco
Riverside Cemetery, Brook 
Roselawn Cemetery, Roselawn (Aka: Lincoln Township Cemetery)
Russell Chapel Cemetery
Saint Josephs Cemetery, Kentland
Sell Cemetery, Brook
Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, Goodland

Census

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

Church

Court

Newton County Courthouse
201 N. 3rd Street
PO Box 49
Kentland, Indiana 47951
Phone: 219-474-6081
Fax: 219-474-5749
http://www.newtoncountyin.com/gov_services.htm
Hours: 8AM-4PM

Assessor, Clerk, Recorder, Treasurer and Circuit & Superior Court: Criminal & Court Records, Civil, Small Claims, Probate

Directories

Land

Local Histories


  • F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection   Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online    other library  Internet Archive
  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Newton 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 Newton County.


Civil War Books

  • "Newton County in the War" in F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.)  page 685-955,     FHL Collection   Digital Versions at FamilySearch Books Online    other library  Internet Archive

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), Newton County, Indiana 215 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).