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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Noble County''' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://nobleco.squarespace.com/ [[Image:Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]Noble County Courthouse]<br>101 N Orange Street<br>Albion, IN 46701-1097<br>Phone: 219.636.2736<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate<br> and court records from 1859. <br>County Auditor has land records<br> City Clerk has burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Noble County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1835--'''Noble County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]], [[La Grange County, Indiana|La Grange]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Albion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1835--'''Noble County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]], [[La Grange County, Indiana|La Grange]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Albion <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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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]  
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_nobleaugusta.php Augusta Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_noblegragg.php Gragg Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_noblelower.php Lower/Lauer Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_nobleportmitchell.php Port Mitchell Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_noblesanford.php Sanford Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_noblewolflake.php Wolf Lake Cemetery] Genealogy Center
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32607 Wolf Lake Cemetery] BillionGraves
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*The [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] has many free indexes to Noble County cemeteries.
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Morality Schedule for Noble County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Noble County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographica''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book &lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="8" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&amp;referer=brief_results"&gt;other library&lt;/a&gt; &nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba"&gt;INTERNET ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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*''Alvord, Samuel E., Alvord's history of Noble County, Indiana&nbsp;: to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of local biography - memoirs of representative men and women of the county, whose works of merit have made their names imperishable, ''(Reprint. Originally published: Logansport, Indiana&nbsp;: B. F. Bowen, Publisher, 1902. 602, 53 p.[76] leaves. ill., facsims., ports.)&nbsp; 977.276 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="6" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/alvordshistoryof00alvo#page/n5/mode/2up"&gt;INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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*Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. 1970.''Counties of Whitley and Noble, Indiana: historical and biographical, illustrated.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, inc.) 977.27 H2g FHL US/CAN Book &lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="4" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-whitley-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical-illustrated/oclc/424016725&amp;referer=brief_results"&gt;other library&nbsp;&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofwhitle00good"&gt;INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt; Digital Version at {{FSbook|56981}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Noble 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&nbsp;Noble County.
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, D, I, and M
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, and I
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reoganized B, and C
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized C, and F
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*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, F, and Reorganized Companies D, and E
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*[[44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|44th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[74th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|74th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and D
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Comapny E
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*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B,C, D, and I
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*[[139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D
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*[[142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, G, and D
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*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, C, F, and E
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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Civil War Book
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*''"The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographica''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,&nbsp; {{FHL|188359|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&referer=brief_results other library] &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://gen.nobleco.lib.in.us/NoCo.htm Noble County Vital Records Site.]&nbsp;This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index.
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*[http://gen.nobleco.lib.in.us/NoCo.htm Noble County Vital Records Site.]&nbsp;This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index. <br>
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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>
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197862&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Noble&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Noble|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Noble/ Noble County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

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Noble County Courthouse
101 N Orange Street
Albion, IN 46701-1097
Phone: 219.636.2736

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1859.
County Auditor has land records
City Clerk has burial records. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Noble County was created 7 February 1835 from Elkhart, La Grange and Allen Counties.
County seat: Albion [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1843 and 1859 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Noble 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 Noble County.

Civil War Book

  • "The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,  FHL Collection   other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Noble County Vital Records Site. This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index.
  • 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), Noble 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).