Adams County, Indiana

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adams County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adams County''' <br>  
  
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| building address = Adams County Courthouse<br>112 S 2nd Street<br>Decatur, IN 46733<br>Phone: 219.724.2600 <br>[http://www.co.adams.in.us/  '''Adams County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Adams County Courthouse<br>112 S 2nd Street<br>Decatur, IN 46733<br>Phone: 219.724.2600 <br>[http://www.co.adams.in.us/  '''Adams County Website'''] }}  
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]]  
 
*[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]]  
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*[[Wells County, Indiana|Wells]]
 
*[[Wells County, Indiana|Wells]]
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies ====
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==== Business Records ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
 
*The Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has [http://www.genealogycenter.info/indiana/ numerous transcriptions of Adams County cemeteries] on its website.  
 
*The Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has [http://www.genealogycenter.info/indiana/ numerous transcriptions of Adams County cemeteries] on its website.  
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*Adams County, Indiana: Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Adams County, Indiana: Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Census Records ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
*Index of 1840 Census for Adams County, Indiana (Free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Index of 1840 Census for Adams County, Indiana (Free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
==== Church Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*Old Courthouse Records - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/OldCourtHouse/OldCourtHouseIndex.html INGenWeb]
 
*Old Courthouse Records - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/OldCourtHouse/OldCourtHouseIndex.html INGenWeb]
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
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===== Local Histories =====
  
 
*History for Adams County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
 
*History for Adams County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*Snow, J. F. 1907. ''Snow's history of Adams County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: B.F. Bowen.) FHL US/CAN Film 1000528 Item 5 {{FHL|<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1305591224654_127" />1400282|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/snows-history-of-adams-county-indiana/oclc/7767884&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/snowshistoryofad00snow INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Snow, J. F. 1907. ''Snow's history of Adams County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: B.F. Bowen.) FHL US/CAN Film 1000528 Item 5 {{FHL|<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1305591224654_127" />1400282|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/snows-history-of-adams-county-indiana/oclc/7767884&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/snowshistoryofad00snow INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military Records ====
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
  
 
*[http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/Search.aspx?searchID=10130CCE87DABCBEA3B733E9C3265C858A0605424A9FB36A12C849904E28649784A08F3D4217A0F332276D85EA62CD6D#Content Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Civil War can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/Search.aspx?searchID=10130CCE87DABCBEA3B733E9C3265C858A0605424A9FB36A12C849904E28649784A08F3D4217A0F332276D85EA62CD6D#Content Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Civil War can be searched by soldier's name (accessed 1 May 2011) <br>
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*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E <br>
 
*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E <br>
  
===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
  
 
*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Adams County&nbsp;- [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Adams+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com] ($) [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Military/WWIdraftregistrations.html INGenWeb]<br>
 
*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Adams County&nbsp;- [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Adams+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com] ($) [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Military/WWIdraftregistrations.html INGenWeb]<br>
  
===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
  
 
*Adams County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/adams.htm AccessGenealogy ]<br>
 
*Adams County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/adams.htm AccessGenealogy ]<br>
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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===== Libraries =====
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===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Decatur Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[Decatur Indiana Family History Center]]
  
==== School Records ====
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==== School Records ====
  
 
*Graduates of Common Schools in Adams County, Indiana (1912) (Free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Graduates of Common Schools in Adams County, Indiana (1912) (Free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*School Records and Histories&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/sch/ Linkpendium]
 
*School Records and Histories&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Adams/sch/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Birth Records =====
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===== Birth Records =====
  
 
*'''1882-1920''' Index to Birth Records Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/WPA/WPABirthIndex.html usgenweb] <br>
 
*'''1882-1920''' Index to Birth Records Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/WPA/WPABirthIndex.html usgenweb] <br>
  
===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1802-1892''' Indiana Marriages&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com ]$ <br>  
 
*'''1802-1892''' Indiana Marriages&nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com ]$ <br>  
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*'''1811-1959&nbsp;'''Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*'''1811-1959&nbsp;'''Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
===== Death Records =====
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===== Death Records =====
  
 
*'''1870-2000''' Index to Death Record Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Death/BerneDeathRecords.html INGenWeb]<br>  
 
*'''1870-2000''' Index to Death Record Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Death/BerneDeathRecords.html INGenWeb]<br>  
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*'''1882-1920''' Indiana, Death Index [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*'''1882-1920''' Indiana, Death Index [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*Adams County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-adams.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Adams County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-adams.html N2genealogy]<br>
  
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Adams County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Decatur
Courthouse
Address Adams County Courthouse
112 S 2nd Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Phone: 219.724.2600
Adams County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Adams County Cemeteries by Township - usgenweb

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Tyndall, John W., and O. E. Lesh. 1975. Standard history of Adams and Wells counties, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.)  977.27 H2t FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library    Template:FSbool

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Adams County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)

-Civil War service men from Adams 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 Adams County.

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Adams County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  -  AccessGenealogy

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
  • 1882-1920 Index to Birth Records Adams County usgenweb
Marriage Records
Death Records

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.


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