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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png St. Joseph County

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

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St. Joseph County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded January 29, 1830
County Seat South bend
Courthouse
Address St. Joseph County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 219.235.9635
County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Parent County

1830--St. Joseph County was created 29 January 1830 from Cass County.
County seat: South Bend [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

St Joseph County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • South Bend

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories


Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from St, Joseph 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 St. Joseph County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 14 in O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One & Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007), (page 715-757, Regiment, Company, Name's; The Roll of Honor, page 731-735;Roster of G.A.R., page 736-742)977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collectionother libaries vol.1 Vol.2Family History ArchivesINTERNET ARCHIVE  Google books

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries from the South Bend Tribune: 1913-present: Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Public Library

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse
St Joseph County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
 St. Joseph County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 219.235.9635

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.
County Assessor has land records. [2]
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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


Voting Registration

St. Joseph County, Indiana Web Sites

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), St Joseph County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.