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{{Indiana-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Indiana|Indiana]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wabash County'''  
 
{{Indiana-stub}} ''[[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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==== 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"> </span>
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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><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
  
 
==== 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:  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]  
 
*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]  
 
*[[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]]  
 
*[[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashabshire.php Abshire Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashabshire.php Abshire Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_wabashalgers.php Algers Cemetery]  
 
*[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])
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashbrooks.php Brooks Family Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashbrooks.php Brooks Family Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashcramer.php Cramer Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashcramer.php Cramer Cemetery]  
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*Daniels Cemetery (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashfreeze.php Freeze Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabashfreeze.php Freeze Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabasholdcripe.php Old Cripe Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_wabasholdcripe.php Old Cripe Cemetery]
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==== Census ====
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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  ====
  
 
*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 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=%2FFH19&CISOPTR=146048&REC=0&CISOBOX=aborigines Web Site&nbsp;]'' (accessed 23 Mar 2011)<br>
 
*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 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=%2FFH19&CISOPTR=146048&REC=0&CISOBOX=aborigines Web Site&nbsp;]'' (accessed 23 Mar 2011)<br>
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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
 
*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
  
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'''CIVIL WAR BOOK'''  
 
'''CIVIL WAR BOOK'''  
  
*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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*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>  
 
*"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
 
*"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
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
*[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
 
  
== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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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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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1832--Wabash County was created 2 February 1832 from Cass and Grant Counties.
County seat: Wabash [1]

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

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 Web Site  (accessed 23 Mar 2011)
  • 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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).