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Guide to '''Tipton County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>  
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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/80.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Phone: 765.675.2795<br><br>[http://www.Tiptoncounty.us/ '''Tipton County Website'''] }}  
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| building address = [http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2891.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Phone: 765.675.2795<br>[http://www.tiptongov.com/ '''Tipton County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
*Marvin W. Pershing , ''Tipton County, Indiana history'', 1914 Facsim. of History of Tipton County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions --Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen &amp; Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana:Selby Publishing &amp; Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1&amp;v.2 {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/247767354&referer=brief_results Other Libary]<br>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tipton County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1844*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1844</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1844</center>
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try... [[Tipton County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Tipton County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Tipton County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]  
  
*Blanchard, Charles. 2010. ''Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana: historical and biographical''. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co.)977.2 H2bL FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|159166|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-howard-and-tipton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/698381487&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]{{FSbook|101798}}[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*History of Tipton County, Indiana - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/hist/ Linkpendium]
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 15 January 1844 from [[Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy|Hamilton]], [[Cass County, Indiana Genealogy|Cass]] and [[Miami County, Indiana Genealogy|Miami]] Counties.<br><ref> "Handybook" ''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''County Seat: ''' Tipton <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tipton County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipton_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
  
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Description ====
  
'''1844--'''Tipton County was created 15 January 1844from [[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]], [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tipton <ref> name="Handybook"&gt;''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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The county was named for General John Tipton, a distinguished citizen of the State. The county seat is Tipton and the county was organized on 1844.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/tipton/ accessed 04/04/2017.</ref> The County is located in the Central part of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tipton County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipton_County,_Indiana accessed 04/04/2017.</ref>
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Clinton County, Indiana Genealogy|Clinton]] {{•}} [[Howard County, Indiana Genealogy|Howard]] {{•}} [[Grant County, Indiana Genealogy|Grant]] {{•}} [[Madison County, Indiana Genealogy|Madison]] {{•}} [[Hamilton County, Indiana Genealogy|Hamilton]] {{•}} [[Boone County, Indiana Genealogy|Boone]]
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<center>{{INTipton,Indiana Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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'''1857''' The courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1857, but most records of genealogical interest were saved.
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.tiptongenweb.org/pages/cemetery/cemetery.html INGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tipton+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Indiana&county=Tipton&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/in/tipton/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
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*A cemetery index of Tipton County can be found at [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton genealogy blogspot].The index was compiled from 1978-1980, so any burials after that are not listed.<br>
  
*[[Clinton County, Indiana|Clinton]]
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==== Census Records  ====
*[[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]]
 
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]
 
*[[Howard County, Indiana|Howard]]
 
*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
 
  
== Tipton County, Indiana Resources ==
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*A cemetery index of Tipton County can be found at [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/].&nbsp; The index was compiled from 1978-1980, so any burials after that are not listed.
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==== Business  ====
  
 
==== Census Records  ====
 
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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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{{IN Church Repositories|Tipton|637489}}
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Tipton County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Tipton County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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*Blanchard, Charles. 2010. ''Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana: historical and biographical''. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co.)977.2 H2bL FHL US/CAN Book, {{FHL|159166|item|disp=FHL Collection}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-howard-and-tipton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/698381487&referer=brief_results Other Libraries], {{FSbook|101798}}, [http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan Internet Archive] <br>
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*History - Tipton County, Indiana - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/hist/ Linkpendium]
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*Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.), 977.255 H2p, {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results Other Libraries], [http://books.google.com/books?id=NJFuAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA603&dq=intitle:Tipton+intitle:County+intitle:Indiana&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books]<br>
  
=== History  ===
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.), [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results Other Libraries], [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
*Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. &amp; Print, 1985.), 977.255 H2p{{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=NJFuAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA603&dq=intitle:Tipton+intitle:County+intitle:Indiana&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}  
  
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library] [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Tipton|710947}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Indiana]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
  
 
*See Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Linkpendium]
 
*See Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Linkpendium]
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*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
 
*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
  
*A list of Civil War soldiers buried in Tipton County can be found at [http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf]
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*A list of Civil War soldiers buried in Tipton County can be found at [http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf Tipton Library]
  
 
Civil War Book  
 
Civil War Book  
  
*"Military," Chapter 17 in Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. ([Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.),(page 141-165),977.255 H2p {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries]
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*"Military," Chapter 17 in Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. ([Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.),(page 141-165),977.255 H2p, {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results Other Libraries]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*The Tipton Daily Tribune is available online at [http://tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com].It is has all available issues through 1971.
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*[http://tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com The Tipton Daily Tribune] Online - all available issues through 1971.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Occupations  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Tipton (1930) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Pictures  ====
 
==== Pictures  ====
  
*A collection of over 400 images of Tipton County can be found at [http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy].The originals are archived at the Tipton County Public Library.
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy Images of Tipton County]. A collection of more than 400 images of Tipton County. Originals are archived at the Tipton County Public Library.
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== School Records  ====
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{{IN Probate Intro|Tipton}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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{{IN Probate Repositories|Tipton|659600}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Tipton County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Tipton County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Alumni of Tipton High School (1876-1907) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Alumni of Tipton High School (1876-1913) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Students of Tipton High School (1906, 1909) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Teachers of Tipton High School (1906, 1909) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Archives  =====
  
==== Taxation ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2891.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br> Phone: 765-675-2795<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1844, divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. <ref>"Handybook for Genealogists:United States of American". 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:Everton Pub., 2002) Tipton County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries(WorldCat)}} {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973D27e2002}} </ref> <br>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Fishers Indiana Family History Center|Fishers Indiana Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator family history center directory].
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===== Libraries  =====
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*[http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us Tipton County Public Library] contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free.
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*[http://www.tiptonhistorical.com/ Tipton County Historical Society]
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===== Societies  =====
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'''Tipton County Historical Society'''<br>323 West South Street<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Telephone Number: 765-675-5828<br>E-mail: [mailto:tchs@tds.net tchs@tds.net]<br>[http://www.tiptonhistorical.com/  Website]<br><br>
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'''Tipton County Historical Society'''<br>4161 S. 200 East<br>Atlanta, IN 46031<br><br>
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== School Records  ====
  
*A full index of Cemetery, Marriage, and Obituary records can be found online at the [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library] webpage.
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*Students and Teachers of Tipton High School (1935) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
*[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)
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==== Taxation  ====
  
===== Birth Records  =====
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
  
===== Marriages Records  =====
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{{IN Tax End}}
  
*A marriage index of Tipton County can be found at http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/. The index contains marriages from 1844 - 1930.
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{{Template:IN Tax Repositories WC|Tipton}}
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch]
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{{IN Vital Intro}}
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch]
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*A full index of Cemetery, Marriage, and Obituary records can be found online at the [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library] webpage.
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives]
  
===== Death Records  =====
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===== Birth Records  =====
  
*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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===== Marriages Records  =====
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*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch <br>
  
=== Repositories  ===
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*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
  
==== Archives  ====
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*'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Courthouse  ====
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*'''1844-1930''' [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Marriage Index].
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/80.hem Tipton County Courthouses]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br> Phone:1-765-675-2795<br><ref>County Clerk has marriage records from 1844. <br> divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">"Handybook for Genealogists:United States of American". 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:Everton Pub., 2002). Tipton County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries(WorldCat)}} {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973D27e2002}} <ref/>. <br>
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===== Death Records =====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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*'''1882-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1947977|Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] - Index only
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*'''1899-2011''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index and images <br>
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives]  <br>
  
[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Tipton|478902}}
  
==== Libraries  ====
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<br>[http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us Tipton County Public Library] contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free. fckLR*[http://www.tiptonhistorical.com/ Tipton County Historical Society]<br>
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=== Websites  ===
  
==== Museums ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/tipton-county/ Tipton County, Indiana History, Genealogy and Facts]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/in/tipton/tipton.html USGenWeb], Tipton County
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*[http://www.tiptongenweb.org/ INGenWeb], Tipton County
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*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Indiana%2C%20Tipton|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}, Tipton County
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library Genealogy] Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and Pictures <br>
  
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=== Places  ===
  
=== Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites===
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=== References  ===
  
[http://www.tiptongenweb.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Tipton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)[http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library Genealogy]<br> - Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and Pictures.<br>
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Latest revision as of 21:08, 23 August 2017

United States
Indiana
Tipton County

Guide to Tipton County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tipton County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Tipton
Courthouse
Address Tipton County Courthouse
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: 765.675.2795
Tipton County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
——*
1844*
1882*
1844
1844
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Description

The county was named for General John Tipton, a distinguished citizen of the State. The county seat is Tipton and the county was organized on 1844.[3] The County is located in the Central part of the state.[4]

Neighboring Counties

Clinton  • Howard  • Grant  • Madison  • Hamilton  • Boone

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Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1857 The courthouse was destroyed by fire in 1857, but most records of genealogical interest were saved.

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
INGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
INGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Indiana Cemeteries for more information.
  • A cemetery index of Tipton County can be found at Tipton genealogy blogspot.The index was compiled from 1978-1980, so any burials after that are not listed.

Census Records

Bible Records

Biographies

Business

Census Records

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

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tipton 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 Tipton County.

  • A list of Civil War soldiers buried in Tipton County can be found at Tipton Library

Civil War Book

  • "Military," Chapter 17 in Pershing, M. W. History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914. ([Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.),(page 141-165),977.255 H2p, FHL Collection, Other Libraries

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Pictures

  • Images of Tipton County. A collection of more than 400 images of Tipton County. Originals are archived at the Tipton County Public Library.

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Online Records


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records
Voting Registration

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse

Tipton County Courthouse
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: 765-675-2795
County Clerk has marriage records from 1844, divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. [5]

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the family history center directory.

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Tipton County Historical Society
323 West South Street
Tipton, IN 46072
Telephone Number: 765-675-5828
E-mail: tchs@tds.net
Website

Tipton County Historical Society
4161 S. 200 East
Atlanta, IN 46031

School Records

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:


Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Indiana law in 1882 required registration of births and deaths in counties. The Indiana Department of Health has birth records filed after October 1907 and death records filed after January 1900 for deaths. Copies may be obtained from the county health department or the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. See also How to order Indiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage licenses were required by counties beginning in 1800. Original marriage records are held at the office of the Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy County Clerk with divorce records located with the Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Clerk of Courts.

Birth Records
Marriages Records
Death Records

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Websites

Places

References

  1. "Handybook" The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Tipton County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipton_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ind/tipton/ accessed 04/04/2017.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Tipton County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipton_County,_Indiana accessed 04/04/2017.
  5. "Handybook for Genealogists:United States of American". 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:Everton Pub., 2002) Tipton County, Indiana 217 At various libraries(WorldCat) FHL Book 973D27e2002