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Orange County; Court St; Paoli, IN 47454; Ph. 812.723.2649 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b rec from 1882, d & bur rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1816; Co Redr has land rec from 1816)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Orange County; Court St; Paoli, IN 47454; Ph. 812.723.2649 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b rec from 1882, d & bur rec; Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1816; Co Redr has land rec from 1816)

History

Parent County

1815--Orange County was created 26 December 1815 from Washington, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Paoli [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - USGenWeb

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.) 977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Historical Articles of Orange County - INGenWeb

Maps

Military

  • Look under Military Information - USGenWeb

Civil War

Civil War service men from Orange 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 Orange County.


Civil War Books

  • "Military History Of Orange County" Chapter 7 in History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.), (page 508-529, Regiment, Companies), 977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Look under Vital Records for Orange County - USGenWeb
  • 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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