LaGrange County, Indiana

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<br> {{Infobox U.S. County | county = La Grange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1832 | founded date = February 2 | seat = La Grande | building image = | building address = [http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br> [http://www.Lagrangecounty.us/ '''La Grange County Website''']}}  
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = La Grange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1832 | founded date = February 2 | seat = La Grande | building image = | building address = [http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br> [http://www.Lagrangecounty.us/ '''La Grange County Website''']}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1832<br>County Recorder has land records from 1832. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Grange County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1832--'''La Grange County was created from Elkhart and Allen Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' La Grange  
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'''1832--'''La Grange County was created 2 February 1832&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' La Grange <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Branch County, Michigan|Branch County, Michigan]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Indiana|DeKalb]]
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*[[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]]
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*[[Noble County, Indiana|Noble]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph County, Michigan]]
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*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben]]
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&amp;CScn=&amp;CScntry=4&amp;CSst=17&amp;CScnty=835
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
  
St. Joseph Catholic Church
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for LaGrange County, Indiana (1860) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for LaGrange County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
[http://www.parishesonline.com/scripts/HostedSites/org.asp?p=1&ID=17938 http://www.parishesonline.com/scripts/HostedSites/org.asp?p=1&amp;ID=17938]
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==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in LaGrange County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*Newbury Township [http://www.armidalesoftware.com/issue/NewburyGrants.htm land patent map]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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*''1882 History of La Grange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=lagrange+indiana&amp;rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&amp;oe=UTF-8&amp;rlz=1I7GGLL_en&amp;um=1&amp;ie=UTF-8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=0x88164510ba52c589:0xc988e15dce7333e3,LaGrange,+IN&amp;gl=us&amp;ei=neDgTdnrFpOUtwf6tfyBBw&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=geocode_result&amp;ct=title&amp;resnum=1&amp;ved=0CDQQ8gEwAA
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==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
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Civil War service men from La Grange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units&nbsp;that were formed in or had many men from La Grange County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company A
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, I, and M
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G
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*[[44th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|44th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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Civil War Books
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*''The Call to Arms'' Chapter 4 in 1882 History of La Grange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.), (page 84 - 110; Regiment, Companies)&nbsp;977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
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Civil War Databases
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*Residents of LaGrange County Who Died in the Civil War ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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>
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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>
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*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 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, 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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=== Societies and Libraries ===
  
LaGrange County Historical Society
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
Mission Statement
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
The purpose of the LaGrange County Historical Society is to promote historical study and research, especially in and of LaGrange County, Indiana. It provides a forum in which lectures and publications relevant to the study of history may be presented. Also, it collects, preserves, restores, and makes available to the public, historical publications, artifacts, relics, maps, charts, pictures, manuscripts, buildings, structures, and all other objects or things of historical significance.
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inlgchs/<br>
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+LaGrange|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lagrange/ La Grange County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== References ===
  
*[http://ingenweb.org/inlagrange/ http://ingenweb.org/inlagrange/]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inlgchs/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inlgchs/]
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*[http://www.raogk.org/dbsearch.php http://www.raogk.org/dbsearch.php]
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*[http://www.lagrange.lib.in.us/ http://www.lagrange.lib.in.us/]
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*[http://www.lagrangechamber.org/ http://www.lagrangechamber.org/]
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*[http://www.lagrangechamber.org/ http://www.lagrangechamber.org/]
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== References  ==
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{{Indiana|Indiana}} {{Indiana-stub}}
  
[[Category:LaGrange_County,_Indiana]]
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La Grange County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1832
County Seat La Grande
Courthouse
Address La Grange County Courthouse
105 N Detroit Street
La Grange, IN 46761-1853
Phone: 219.463.6371
La Grange County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

La Grange County Courthouse
105 N Detroit Street
La Grange, IN 46761-1853
Phone: 219.463.6371

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1832
County Recorder has land records from 1832. [1]

History

Parent County

1832--La Grange County was created 2 February 1832 from Elkhart and Allen Counties.
County seat: La Grange [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • 1882 History of La Grange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographical. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from La Grange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from La Grange County.

Civil War Books

  • The Call to Arms Chapter 4 in 1882 History of La Grange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographical. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.), (page 84 - 110; Regiment, Companies) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Civil War Databases

Newspapers

Probate

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)

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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