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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Indiana|Indiana]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wabash County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/85.htm Wabash County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;1 W Hill Street<br> Wabash, IN 46992<br> Phone: 219.563.0661&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835; <br>County&nbsp;Health Department has birth and death records; <br>County Recorder and Museum has burial&nbsp;records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabash County, Indiana 217 {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  ====
  
'''1832--'''Wabash County was created 2&nbsp;February 1832&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Wabash <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;">
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'''1832--'''Wabash County was created 2&nbsp;February 1832&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Wabash <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''April 1870''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''April 1870''' Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]  
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[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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== Places/Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
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*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]  
*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]
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*[[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]]  
*[[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]]
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*[[Huntington County, Indiana|Huntington]]  
*[[Huntington County, Indiana|Huntington]]
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*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]  
*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]
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*[[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]]  
*[[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]]
 
 
*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
 
*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashabshire.php Abshire Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_wabashalgers.php Algers Cemetery]
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*Albright-Young Cemetery (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*America Cemetery (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Boundary Line Cemetery (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashbrooks.php Brooks Family Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashcramer.php Cramer Cemetery]
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*Daniels Cemetery (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashfreeze.php Freeze Cemetery]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabasholdcripe.php Old Cripe Cemetery]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32095 Wallace Cemetery, Wabash]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Wabash County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in&nbsp;Wabash County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.''History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) ''977.283 H2h {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; BYU Library {{FSbook|558367}}
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*Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; Vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; Vol. 2
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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CIVIL WAR
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Civil War service men from Wabash 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 Wabash County.
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (41st Regiment), Company F
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*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company&nbsp;L or K
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companied H, and&nbsp;K, and Reorganized Companies F, K, and I&nbsp;
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L
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*[[13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|13th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G
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*[[14th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|14th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies I, and K
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*[[17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|17th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company H
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*[[34th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|34th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[46th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|46th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[47th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|47th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, D, and I
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*[[75th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|75th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[89th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|89th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[101st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|101st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies F, and K
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*[[118th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|118th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Companies H, and K
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*[[130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|130th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, G, and H
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*[[138th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|138th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies F, and G
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*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, F, and K
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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'''CIVIL WAR BOOK'''
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*Thomas B. Helm, ''History of Wabash County,(Chicago&nbsp;: J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}} BYU Library [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=146048&CISOSHOW=145693 Web Site&nbsp;]''&nbsp; (accessed 23 Mar 2011) <br>
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*"Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16&nbsp;of Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company), &nbsp;977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; Vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; Vol. 2
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/in/wabash/webbbs_config.pl Wabash County, Indiana Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Wabash County area
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*[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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*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&nbsp; -&nbsp;[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&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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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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== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=198207&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Wabash&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Wabash|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wabash/ Wabash County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Wabash County Courthouse
 1 W Hill Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 219.563.0661 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835;
County Health Department has birth and death records;
County Recorder and Museum has burial records[1]

History

Parent County

1832--Wabash County was created 2 February 1832 from Cass and Grant Counties.
County seat: Wabash [2]

Boundary Changes

April 1870 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 Wabash County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church

Court

Directories

Land

  • Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Local Histories

  • Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) 977.283 H2h FHLCollection    BYU Library FamilySearch Books Online
  • Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries  Vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  Vol. 2

Maps

Military

CIVIL WAR

Civil War service men from Wabash 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 Wabash County.

CIVIL WAR BOOK

  • Thomas B. Helm, History of Wabash County,(Chicago : J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h FHLCollection BYU Library Web Site   (accessed 23 Mar 2011)
  • "Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16 of Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company),  977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries  Vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  Vol. 2

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabash County, Indiana 217 {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).
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