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Revision as of 23:13, 23 July 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Delaware County

This article is about an east-central county of Indiana. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation)

Guide to Delaware County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Delaware County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded January 26, 1907
County Seat Muncie
Courthouse
Address Delaware County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: 765.747.7726
County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Delaware County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

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.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Muncie

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


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Delaware County, Indiana. County histories may include biographies; church, school and government histories; and military information.


  • Haimbaugh, Frank D. 1924. History of Delaware County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: Historical Pub. Co.)   FHL US/CAN Film 934902 Items 2-3  FHL Cottection  other library

For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Indiana 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. 


Maps

Military Records

Delaware County, Indiana   Military Links & Records

Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Civil War

Civil War

Civil War service men from Delaware 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 Delaware County.


Civil War Books

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

{{IN Probate Intro|Delaware}

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Delaware County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: 765.747.7726

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1827. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

FamilySearch Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.

The main FamilySearch Center for Delaware County, Indiana is the

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [Family History Center directory].

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.

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death 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)
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

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


Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delaware County, Indiana 212 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.