Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy

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

Tipton County Website

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 Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana:Selby Publishing Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1 and v.2 FHL Collection Other Library

Parent County

1844--Tipton County was created 15 January 1844from Hamilton, Cass and Miami Counties.
County seat: Tipton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Tipton County, Indiana Resources


Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Land and Property


Local Histories


Military Records

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.

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 Collectionother libraries




School Records


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
Marriages Records
Death Records

=== Repositories ===

==== Archives ====

==== Courthouse ====

Tipton County Courthouses
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
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==== Family History Centers ====

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

==== Libraries ====

Tipton County Public Library contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free. fckLR*Tipton County Historical Society

==== Museums ====

==== Societies ====

=== Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites===

USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.Family History Library Catalog
Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)Tipton County Public Library Genealogy
Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and Pictures

Tipton County, Indiana References

  1. name="Handybook"&gt;The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).