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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Perry County''' <br>  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Perry County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1814 | founded date = September 7 | seat = Tell City | building image = | building address = [http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <br>[http://www.Perrycounty.us/ '''Perry County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Breckinridge County, Kentucky|Breckinridge County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]
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*[[Dubois County, Indiana|Dubois]]
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*[[Hancock County, Kentucky|Hancock County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1814--'''Perry County was created 7 September 1814&nbsp;from [[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]] and [[Gibson County, Indiana|Gibson ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tell City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Perry County, Indiana Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census Records  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Perry County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Perry County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Court ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories =====
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*''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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*African American Veterans in Perry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== War of 1812  =====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company A
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company B
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L
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*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[49th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|49th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[81st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|81st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies G, and K
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*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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===== Civil War Books  =====
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*"Military History" Chapter 7 in ''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.)(page 685-710),FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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===== World War I  =====
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===== World War II  =====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the [http://165.138.8.65/evanced/obit/obitview.asp Obituaries] available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Occupations  ====
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Tell City, Perry County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1813.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN
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Has large collection, including online obituaries since December, 1999 [http://www.tcpclibrary.org www.tcpclibrary.org]
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Cannelton Public Library
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Has some items related to Cannelton, including High School yearbooks.
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===== Societies  =====
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==== School Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Birth records  =====
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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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>
  
== Townships and Cities  ==
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Death Records  =====
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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, 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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==== Voter Registration  ====
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=== Perry County, Indiana 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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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Perry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Perry/ Perry County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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=== Perry County, Indiana Genealogical References  ===
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== References  ==
 
 
[[Category:Perry_County,_Indiana]]
 
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Perry County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 7, 1814
County Seat Tell City
Courthouse
Address Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741
Perry County Website


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1814--Perry County was created 7 September 1814 from Warrick and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Tell City [1]

Record Loss

Perry County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812
Civil War

Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County.

Civil War Books
  • "Military History" Chapter 7 in History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.)(page 685-710),FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
World War I
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the Obituaries available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.
County Recorder has land records from 1813.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. [2]

Archives
Family History Centers
Libraries

Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN

Has large collection, including online obituaries since December, 1999 www.tcpclibrary.org

Cannelton Public Library

Has some items related to Cannelton, including High School yearbooks.

Museums
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth records
Marriage Records
Death 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)

Voter Registration

Perry County, Indiana Web Sites

Perry County, Indiana Genealogical References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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