Posey County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1814--Posey County was created 7 September 1814 from Warrick, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Mt.Vernon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 24 page 78 - Bethlehem Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  •  Leonard, William P. 1986. History and directory of Posey County. (Kokomo, Ind: Selby Pub. & Printing.)  977.234 H2Le FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection     GenGateway  other libraies  
  • Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1974. History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic). 977.234 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries    INTERNET ACHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Posey 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 Posey County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).