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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

County Courthouse

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

History

Parent County

1835--Adams County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen and Randolph Counties.  County seat: Decatur [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Adams County Cemeteries by Township - usgenweb

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

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

Maps

Military

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

Newspapers

Probate

Schools

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)
  • Index to Birth Records Adams County 1882-1920 usgenweb
  • Index to Death Record Adams County 1870-200 - INGenWeb


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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