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Revision as of 22:51, 19 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Jennings County

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

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County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 27, 1816
County Seat Vernon
Courthouse
Address Jennings County Courthouse
24 N. Pike Street P.O. Box 383
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: 812.346.5907
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1816--Jennings County was created 27 December 1816 from Jefferson and Jackson Counties.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

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

Church Records

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
  • Jennings County Historical Society (Ind.). 2005. Jennings County, Indiana, 1816-1999. (Paducah, KY: Turner Pub.)   other libraries   Google books

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jennings 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 Jennings County.

World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918

World War II

  • Jennings County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Jennings County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Jennings County Courthouse
24 N. Pike Street

P.O. Box 383
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: 812.346.5907

County Clerk has marriage and probate records
(in the court house as shown above).
County Recorder has land records.
County Health Department has birth and death records. [2]

The County Recorder and County Health Department are located at 200 Brown Street, Vernon, In 47282

County Recorder's phone number is 812-352-3053.

County Health Department's phone number 812-352-3053.

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

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)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records


Voter Registration

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jennings County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.