Wabash County, Indiana Genealogy

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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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Thomas B. Helm, History of Wabash County,(Chicago : J. Morris, 1884.) containing a history of the county; its townships, towns, military records portraits of early settlers and prominent men, personal reminiscences, etc. 977.283 H2h FHLCollection BYU Library Web Site 

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 

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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