Difference between revisions of "Sullivan County, Indiana Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Sullivan)
m
(5 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Sullivan County Courthouse<br> 100 Courthouse Square #304<br> Sullivan, IN 47882<br> Phone: 812.268.4657  
+
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657  
  
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
+
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 16: Line 16:
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
'''1818 --''' Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.
 +
 +
'''1821 -- '''Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
Line 62: Line 66:
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN&nbsp; {{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=82555 Family History Archives]
+
*Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN&nbsp; {{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|927856}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
Mexican war
 +
 +
*2nd Regiment, Company H
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
Line 104: Line 112:
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====

Revision as of 23:28, 28 November 2012

United States  > Indiana > Sullivan County

Adopt-a-wiki page
Indiana Genealogical Society.JPG This page adopted by:
Indiana Genealogical Society
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


County Courthouse

Sullivan County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square #304
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: 812.268.4657

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. [1]

History

Parent County

1816--Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from Knox County.  County seat: Sullivan [2]

Boundary Changes

1818 -- Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.

1821 -- Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.

Record Loss

February 1850 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FHL Collection  other library   FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Military

Mexican war

  • 2nd Regiment, Company H

Civil War

Civil War service men from Sullivan 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 Sullivan County.


Civil War Books

  • Booth, Louise. Waiting for the Moment. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other library
  • "County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  (page 572-587,  Regiment, Companies, Name's),  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FHL Collection  other library   Family History Archives

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital 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)

Societies and Libraries 

Sullivan County Public Library

Donna K. Adams - Genealogist

Genealogy/Local History Dept.

100 S. Crowder St.

Sullivan, Indiana 47882

www.sullivan.lib.in.us

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 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).

Template:Indiana-stub