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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Harrison County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_County,_Indiana (accessed 7 August 2013).</ref><br>[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]] (north){{·}}[[Floyd County, Indiana|Floyd]] (east){{·}}[[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson, Kentucky]] (southeast){{·}}[[Hardin County, Kentucky|Hardin, Kentcky]] (south){{·}}[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade, Kentucky]] (southwest){{·}}[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]] (west) <br>
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Harrison County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_County,_Indiana (accessed 7 August 2013).</ref><br>[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]] (north){{·}}[[Floyd County, Indiana|Floyd]] (east){{·}}[[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson, Kentucky]] (southeast){{·}}[[Hardin County, Kentucky|Hardin, Kentcky]] (south){{·}}[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade, Kentucky]] (southwest){{·}}[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]] (west) <br>
  
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*Selected Residents of Harrison County, Indiana Territory (1809) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Selected Residents of Harrison County, Indiana Territory (1809) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Harrison County (1880) ($,&nbsp;[http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Harrison County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cen/ Linkpendium]
 
*Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cen/ Linkpendium]
  
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===== Local Histories  =====
 
===== Local Histories  =====
  
*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|15851|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]
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*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|15851|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNETARCHIVE]
  
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
*Roose, William H. 2010.''Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana''. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/indianas-birthplace-a-history-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/720072263&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=BJpuAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=62#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*Roose, William H. 2010.''Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana''. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)[http://www.worldcat.org/title/indianas-birthplace-a-history-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/720072263&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=BJpuAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=62#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
  
*History for Harrison County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*History for Harrison County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.  
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.  
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/maps/ Linkpendium]
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
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*Harrison County Military Index (Source: Genealogy [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/harrison/militaryindex.html Trails History Group]) <br>  
 
*Harrison County Military Index (Source: Genealogy [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/harrison/militaryindex.html Trails History Group]) <br>  
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n84/mode/1up Internet Archive]) <br>  
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n84/mode/1up Internet Archive]) <br>  
*Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County&nbsp; I[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/cemetery/revolution.html NGenWeb] <br>  
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*Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County I[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/cemetery/revolution.html NGenWeb] <br>  
*African - American Veterans in Harrison County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical&nbsp;Society]) <br>
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*African - American Veterans in Harrison County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]) <br>
  
 
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article on the Civil War  
 
article on the Civil War  
  
*Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon)&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf article PDF]
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*Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon) [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information ] [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf article PDF]
  
 
#Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Protection Program])
 
#Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Protection Program])
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{{IN Tax Intro}}  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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>  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>  
*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 Marriages, 1780-1992 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>  
*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 Marriage, 1811-1959 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>  
 
*'''1866-1875''' - Harrison County Marriage Index 1866-1875 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M547151}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1866-1875''' - Harrison County Marriage Index 1866-1875 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M547151}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
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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>  
 
*[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>  
*'''1882-1920''' - 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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*'''1882-1920''' - Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]  
 
*'''1905-1939''' - Harrison County Death Index 1905-1939 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B547151}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.</ref>
 
*'''1905-1939''' - Harrison County Death Index 1905-1939 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B547151}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.</ref>
  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Guide to Harrison County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded October 11, 1808
County Seat Corydon
Courthouse
Address Harrison County Courthouse
300 N Capitol Ave
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Ph. 812.738.4289
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1809*
1882*
1807
1809
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Neighboring Counties

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Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries for Harrison County - Linkpendium
  • Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -INGenWeb

Census Records

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

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.


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


{IN Church Repositories|577902}}

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Roose, William H. 2010.Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)other libraries Google books

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. 


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Military Records

  • Harrison County Military Index (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County INGenWeb
  • African - American Veterans in Harrison County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
Civil War

Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.

article on the Civil War

  1. Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield Protection Program)

Civil War Battles The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Indiana.


World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore Ancestry ) ($)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Public Records

School Records
Voter Registration

Repositories

Courthouse

Harrison County
300 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Ph. 812.738.4289

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 Harrison County, Indiana is the

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

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.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records


Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

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


Web Sites

Places

References

  1. Ancestry.com wiki contributors, "Adams County, Ohio" in Ancestry.com: Wiki at http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Monroe _County,_Ohio (accessed 4 August 2012).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Adams County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adams_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Harrison County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_County,_Indiana (accessed 7 August 2013).
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.