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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Indiana|Indiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Steuben County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/76.htm Steuben County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;55 Public Square<br>Angola, IN 46703<br>Phone: 219.668.1000&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death&nbsp;records;<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorec, probate and court records from 1837<br>and&nbsp;land records from mid-1800’s<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Steuben County, Indiana 216 {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  ====
  
Created 1835 from LaGrange County, organized 1837
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'''1835--'''Steuben County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[La Grange County, Indiana|La Grange]] County.&nbsp;'''&nbsp;County seat:''' Angola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Branch County, Michigan|Branch County, Michigan]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Indiana|DeKalb]]
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*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale County, Michigan]]
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*[[LaGrange County, Indiana|Lagrange]]
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*[[Noble County, Indiana|Noble]]
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*[[Williams County, Ohio|Williams County, Ohio]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries of Steuben County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Steuben/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*Steuben County Cemeteries - [http://www.ingenweb.org/insteuben/cem/index.html INGenWeb]<br>
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Mortality Schedule (1860) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens&nbsp;: also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history''. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.) FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 {{FHL|330118|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-steuben-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana-embodying-accounts-of-prehistoric-races-aborigines-winnebago-and-black-hawk-wars-and-a-brief-review-of-its-civil-and-political-history/oclc/81979397&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|74701}}
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*History of Steuben County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Steuben/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers -&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Steuben/maps/ Linkpendium]
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*Maps for Steuben County - [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/ReferenceMapFramesetServlet?_bm=y&-_pan=&-PANEL_ID=rm_result&-_MapEvent=zoom&-_changeMap=ZoomOut&-_pageY=&-_zoomLevel=6&-_pageX=&-_mapY=&-rm_config=%7Cb=88%7Cl=en%7Ct=420%7Czf=0.0%7Cms=ref_legal_08pep%7Cdw=0.4059938129615691%7Cdh=0.22713288188657324%7Cdt=gov.census.aff.domain.map.EnglishMapExtent%7Cif=gif%7Ccx=-85.00816875995686%7Ccy=41.64244048986026%7Czl=5%7Cpz=5%7Cbo=2373:2329:2327:2359:2347:2377%7Cbl=2374:2330:2328:2360:2348:2378%7Cft=2375:2337:2369:2379:2323:2355:2343%7Cfl=2338:2370:2380:2324:2356:2344:2376%7Cg=04000US18&-_mapX=&-redoLog=false&-errMsg=&-geo_id=04000US18&-_latitude=&-_lang=en&-_longitude= INGenWeb]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Steuben County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n201/mode/1up Internet Archive])
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*American Civil War, 1861-1865&nbsp;
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#The war for the Union, 1861-1865 A record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben county, Indiana (Source:[http://www.archive.org/details/warforunion1861100carp Internet Archive])
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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/steuben/military/index.html Genealogy Trails History Group])
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#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Steuben County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Steuben+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com ]) ($)
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*World War II, 1941-1945&nbsp;
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#Steuben County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/steuben.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Steuben 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;Steuben County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company A
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies D, and K
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, and C,
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*[[29th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|29th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|44th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, G, and&nbsp;K
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*[[74th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|74th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and C&nbsp;
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*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, H, and I
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*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry (1st organization)|4th Regiment]], Michigan Infantry (1st organization), Company E
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*[[42nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry|42nd Regiment]], Illinois Infantry, Company I
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<br>CIVIL WAR BOOK
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*Carpenter, Jesse H. 1889. ''The war for the Union, 1861-1865 a record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben County, Indiana, and history of veteran organizations and kindred associations''. (S.l: s.n.]. ), (Regiment, Companies, Name's;&nbsp;Roll Of Honor, page 42- 48)FHL US/CAN Film 547227 Item 6&nbsp; {{FHL|127981|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/war-for-the-union-1861-1865-a-record-of-its-defenders-living-and-dead-from-steuben-county-indiana-and-history-of-veteran-organizations-and-kindred-associations/oclc/35161014&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/warforunion1861100carp INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; [http://www.genealogycenter.info/military/civilwar/search_steubenco.php Allen County Library] <br>
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*''"The Civil War" Chapter 5 in History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens&nbsp;: also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history''. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.), (page 339 - 406,&nbsp;Regiment, Companies)&nbsp;&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 {{FHL|330118|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-steuben-county-indiana-together-with-sketches-of-its-cities-villages-and-towns-educational-religious-civil-military-and-political-history-portraits-of-prominent-persons-and-biographies-of-representative-citizens-also-a-condensed-history-of-indiana-embodying-accounts-of-prehistoric-races-aborigines-winnebago-and-black-hawk-wars-and-a-brief-review-of-its-civil-and-political-history/oclc/81979397&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|74701}}
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Index of Deaths in Steuben County, Indiana (1831-1938) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Other Records<br> ====
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Angola, Steuben County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
== Townships and Cities  ==
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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.  
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*[http://www.ingenweb.org/insteuben/ 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+Steuben|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Steuben/ Steuben County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Steuben_County,_Indiana]]
 
[[Category:Steuben_County,_Indiana]]

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County Courthouse

Steuben County Courthouse
 55 Public Square
Angola, IN 46703
Phone: 219.668.1000 

County Health Department has birth and death records;
County Clerk has marriage, divorec, probate and court records from 1837
and land records from mid-1800’s[1]

History

Parent County

1835--Steuben County was created 7 February 1835 from La Grange County.  County seat: Angola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens : also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.) FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Steuben County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • American Civil War, 1861-1865 
  1. The war for the Union, 1861-1865 A record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben county, Indiana (Source:Internet Archive)
  • 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 Steuben County (Source: Explore Ancestry.com ) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Steuben County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)


Civil War

Civil War service men from Steuben 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 Steuben County.



CIVIL WAR BOOK

  • Carpenter, Jesse H. 1889. The war for the Union, 1861-1865 a record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben County, Indiana, and history of veteran organizations and kindred associations. (S.l: s.n.]. ), (Regiment, Companies, Name's; Roll Of Honor, page 42- 48)FHL US/CAN Film 547227 Item 6  FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE  Allen County Library
  • "The Civil War" Chapter 5 in History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens : also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.), (page 339 - 406, Regiment, Companies)  FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Other Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Steuben County, Indiana 216 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).