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

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Wabash County, Indiana
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Founded February 2, 1832
County Seat Wabash
Courthouse
Address Wabash County Courthouse
1 W Hill Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 219.563.0661
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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1832--Wabash County was created 2February 1832from Cass and Grant Counties.
County seat:Wabash [1]

Boundary Changes

April 1870 Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wabash County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) 977.283 H2h FHLCollection    BYU Library FamilySearch Books Online
  • Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries  Vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  Vol. 2

Land and Property

  • Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

CIVIL WAR

Civil War service men from Wabash 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 Wabash County.

CIVIL WAR BOOK

  • Thomas B. Helm, History of Wabash County",(Chicago : J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h FamilySearch Books Online; FHLCollection
  • "Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16 of Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company),977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother librariesVol.1INTERNET ARCHIVEVol. 2

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship=

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Wabash County Courthouse
;1 W Hill Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 219.563.0661

County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835.
County Health Department has birth and death records
County Recorder and Museum has burial records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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

Wabash 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), Wabash County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.