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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sullivan County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sullivan County''' <br>  
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Guide to '''Sullivan County Indiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Sullivan County
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| state = Indiana
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| founded year = 1816
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| founded date = December 30
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| seat =  Sullivan
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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657 <br>[http://www.Sullivancounty.us/ '''County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== County Courthouse ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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>
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'''1818 --''' Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.  
  
== History  ==
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'''1821 -- '''Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1816--'''Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816&nbsp;from [[Knox County, Indiana|Knox ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Sullivan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1816--'''Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from [[Knox County, Indiana|Knox ]]County.'''County seat: '''Sullivan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''1818 --''' Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.
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*[[Clark County, Illinois|Clark County, Illinois]]
 
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*[[Clay County, Indiana|Clay]]
'''1821 -- '''Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.
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*[[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford County, Illinois]]
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*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
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*[[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]]
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*[[Vigo County, Indiana|Vigo]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Sullivan County, Indiana Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Clark County, Illinois|Clark County, Illinois]]
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==== Biographies  ====
*[[Clay County, Indiana|Clay]]
 
*[[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford County, Illinois]]
 
*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
 
*[[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]]
 
*[[Vigo County, Indiana|Vigo]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Sullivan County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Sullivan County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Directories<br> ====
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==== Directories  ====
  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Sullivan County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Sullivan County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Farmers of Sullivan County, Indiana (1896) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Farmers of Sullivan County, Indiana (1896) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== 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; {{FSbook|927856}}
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*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|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[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]{{FSbook|927856}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military Records ====
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War of 1812
  
Mexican war
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Mexican War
  
 
*2nd Regiment, Company H
 
*2nd Regiment, Company H
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Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;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&nbsp;Sullivan County.  
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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.  
  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies D, K, and L  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies D, K, and L  
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*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
 
*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
  
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Civil War Books
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*Booth, Louise. ''Waiting for the Moment''. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|540313|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/waiting-for-the-moment/oclc/11090038&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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*"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''. {{FSbook|116072}}; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)(page 572-587,Regiment, Companies, Name's),977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN{{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[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]
  
Civil War Books
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World War I
  
*Booth, Louise. ''Waiting for the Moment''. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|540313|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/waiting-for-the-moment/oclc/11090038&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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World War II
  
*"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''. {{FSbook|116072}}; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)&nbsp; (page 572-587,&nbsp; Regiment, Companies, Name's), &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]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Probate  ====
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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 ====
  
 
*Index to Will Books for Sullivan County (1850-1940) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Will Books for Sullivan County (1850-1940) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Archives =====
  
*[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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===== County Courthouse  =====
  
*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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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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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>  
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*Index to Coroner's Inquest Records (1916-1917) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Libraries  =====
  
 
Sullivan County Public Library  
 
Sullivan County Public Library  
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[http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]  
 
[http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]  
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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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 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*'''1901-1906''' - Sullivan County Birth Index 1901-1906 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B546731}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.</ref>
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*Index to Coroner's Inquest Records (1916-1917) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Voting Registration  ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Sullivan 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.  
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*Sullivan County Historical Society - [http://www.sullivancountyin.com www.sullivancountyin.com]
 
*Sullivan County Historical Society - [http://www.sullivancountyin.com www.sullivancountyin.com]
  
== References  ==
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Guide to Sullivan County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Sullivan County, Indiana
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Founded December 30, 1816
County Seat Sullivan
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Address Sullivan County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square #304
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: 812.268.4657
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Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

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

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

Parent County

1816--Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from Knox County.County seat: Sullivan [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

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

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

Sullivan County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

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 BookFHL 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. FamilySearch Books Online; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)(page 572-587,Regiment, Companies, Name's),977.242 H2hi FHL US/CANFHL Collectionother library

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
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. [2]

Family History Centers
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

Museums
Societies

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

Sullivan County, Indiana Web Sites

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), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.

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