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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Tippecanoe County

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

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Tippecanoe County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 20, 1826
County Seat Lafayette
Courthouse
Address Tippecanoe County Courthouse
301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326

County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1826--Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Lafayette [1]

Record Loss

Tippecanoe County Resources

Bible records

Biographies

Business records

Cemeteries

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html

Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html

Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm. [PDF file]

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf

Census Records

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library. File system on Churches in Tippecanoe County
 http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Court Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library
http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm
Indexes to early Court books held in this library.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

[2]

Land and Property

Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Indexes, plat books and maps.Misc boxes of original deeds donated.

Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County (original books)

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/

Maps

Alameda McCollough Research Libraryhttp://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Migration

Military Records

only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library

Public records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Tippecanoe County Courthouse
301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830
divorce records from 1850, probate and court records
from 1832 & naturalization records on microfilm.

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html

Tippecanoe County Historical Associationhttp://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm

School Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.

Taxation

Early indexes, books and microfilm held at the

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voting Registration

Tippecanoe County, Indiana Web Sites

Tippecanoe County, Indiana References

Tippecanoe County Government offices

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/

Tippecanoe County Public Library

http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm