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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Shelby County''' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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<br> {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Shelby County
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| state = Indiana
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| founded year = 1821
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| founded date = December 31
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| seat = Shelbyville
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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/73.htm Shelby County Courthouse]<br>407 S Harrison Street<br> PO Box 198<br> Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161<br> Phone: 317.392.6320<br><br>[http://www.Shelbycounty.us/ '''Shelby County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|190px]]
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
'''1821--'''Shelby County was created&nbsp;from unorganized territory.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Shelbyville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bartholomew County, Indiana|Bartholomew]]
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*[[Decatur County, Indiana|Decatur]]
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*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
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*[[Johnson County, Indiana|Johnson]]
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*[[Marion County, Indiana|Marion]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1821--'''Shelby County was created 31 December 1821from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Shelbyville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
==Places/Localities==
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=== Shelby County, Indiana Resources  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/cemetery_records/cem_index.htm Cemeteries] of Shelby County, Indiana<br>
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==== Census Records  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Shelby 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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*Shelby County, Indiana, [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/courthouse/courthouse_records.htm Courthouse]
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Shelby County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
====Populated Places====
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==== Genealogies  ====
  
====Neighboring Counties====
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==== History  ====
  
== Resources ==
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===== Local Histories =====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Shelby County, Indiana [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/historical_articles/history_index.htm Historical Articles] <br>
  
==== Church  ====
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*History of Shelby County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
==== Court  ====
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*''History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana''. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|204639|item|diap=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-shelby-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-a-short-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/498754522&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;] [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofshelbyc00bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
==== Land  ====
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*Chadwick, Edward H. ''Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908''. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|184193|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers -[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*Maps of Townships and Neighboring [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/pictures/neighboring_counties.htm Counties]<br>
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Shelby County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n195/mode/1up Internet Archive])
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War of 1812
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Shelby 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 Shelby County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies L, and M
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*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies L, and M
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company D
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company I
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and H
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*[[18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|18th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|20th Battery<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1299603038046_496" />]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company E
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*[[33rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|33rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|51st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F, and I
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|70th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and F
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*[[76th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862)|76th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862), Company F
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*[[79th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|79th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[132nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|132nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864) Company E
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*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and F
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, D, and G
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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Civil War Books
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*''"Military History" Chapter 5 in History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana''. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.)(page 320-357 Company, Regiment, Name's),977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|204639|item|diap=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-shelby-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-a-short-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/498754522&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofshelbyc00bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*"Military History" Chapter 10 in Chadwick, Edward H. ''Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908''. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), (page 98-122, Company, Regiment; Civil War Roll of Honor, page 112-118), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|184193|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]
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*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
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#Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/shelby/rollofhonor.html Genealogy Trails History Group])
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#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Shelby County ( [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Shelby+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry. com]) ($)
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*World War II, 1941-1945
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#Shelby County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/shelby1.htm AccessGenealogy])
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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*Newspaper Articles about Shelby County, Indiana, [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/newspaper/news_index.htm Residents]
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*Selected Extracts from Newspapers in Shelby County, Indiana (1866-1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Occupations  ====
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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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===== Archives  =====
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/73.htm Shelby County Courthouse]<br>407 S Harrison Street<br> PO Box 198<br> Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161<br> Phone: 317.392.6320<br><br>County Health Department had birth, death and burial records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court record.<br>County Auditor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shelby County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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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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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== School Records ====
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*Directory of Teachers of Shelby County (1936) ($, [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 Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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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>
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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>
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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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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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==== Voting Registration  ====
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=== Shelby County, Indiana Web Sites ===
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*[http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Shelby|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/ Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== References ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=198031&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Shelby&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
== References  ==
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{{Indiana|Indiana}}
  
[[Category:Shelby_County,_Indiana]]
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[[Category:Shelby_County,_Indiana]] [[Category:Indiana_Counties]]

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Shelby County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Shelbyville
Courthouse
Address Shelby County Courthouse
407 S Harrison Street
PO Box 198
Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161
Phone: 317.392.6320

Shelby County Website


Historical Facts

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1821--Shelby County was created 31 December 1821from unorganized territory.
County seat: Shelbyville [2]

Record Loss

Shelby County, Indiana Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Shelby County, Indiana

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Shelby County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Shelby 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 Shelby County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 5 in History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.)(page 320-357 Company, Regiment, Name's),977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collectionother libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • "Military History" Chapter 10 in Chadwick, Edward H. Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), (page 98-122, Company, Regiment; Civil War Roll of Honor, page 112-118), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection other librariesFamily History Archives
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Shelby County ( Ancestry. com) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945
  1. Shelby County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Shelby County Courthouse
407 S Harrison Street
PO Box 198
Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161
Phone: 317.392.6320

County Health Department had birth, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court record.
County Auditor has land records. [3]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voting Registration

Shelby County, Indiana Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shelby County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.