Boone County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Boone County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1830 | founded date = January 29 | seat = Lebanon | building image = | building address = <br>212 Courthouse Squqre<br>Lebanon, IN 46052-2150<br>Phone: 765.482.3510<br>[http://boonecounty.in.gov/ Boone County Courthouse] }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Boone County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1830 | founded date = January 29 | seat = Lebanon | building image = | building address = <br>212 Courthouse Squqre<br>Lebanon, IN 46052-2150<br>Phone: 765.482.3510<br>[http://boonecounty.in.gov/ Boone County Courthouse] }}  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
 
*[[Clinton County, Indiana|Clinton]]  
 
*[[Clinton County, Indiana|Clinton]]  
 
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]  
 
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]  
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*[[Marion County, Indiana|Marion]]  
 
*[[Marion County, Indiana|Marion]]  
 
*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]
==== Record Loss ====
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'''October 1856 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
 
'''October 1856 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
=== Resources ===
 
  
==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies  ====
  
==== Biographies ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
==== Business Records ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
 
 
Mts. Run Baptist Cemetery is near Labanon, Boone, Indiana, USA.  
 
Mts. Run Baptist Cemetery is near Labanon, Boone, Indiana, USA.  
  
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*Pitzer Cemetery  
 
*Pitzer Cemetery  
 
*Richardson (Big Spings) Cemetery
 
*Richardson (Big Spings) Cemetery
==== Census Records ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
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*Settlers of Boone County (1823-4) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Settlers of Boone County (1823-4) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Census of Males for Boone County (1907) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Census of Males for Boone County (1907) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Church Records ====
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*Church Histories - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/church/church-histories-index.htm INGenWeb]  
 
*Church Histories - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/church/church-histories-index.htm INGenWeb]  
 
*Early Members of Baptist Churches in Boone County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Early Members of Baptist Churches in Boone County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Court Records ====
 
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Boone County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Boone County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana (1937, 1940, 1961) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Zionsville, Boone County, Indiana (1937, 1940, 1961) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
 
  
==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
==== Histories ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
===== Local Histories =====
 
 
*History of Boone County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*History of Boone County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
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*Crist, L. M. ''History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families.'' (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 {{FHL|316726|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-boone-county-indiana-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-old-families/oclc/712176518&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]  
 
*Crist, L. M. ''History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families.'' (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 {{FHL|316726|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-boone-county-indiana-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-old-families/oclc/712176518&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]  
 
*Index to Biographies in "Early Life and Times of Boone County, Indiana" (1887) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Biographies in "Early Life and Times of Boone County, Indiana" (1887) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Land and Property ====
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*Boone County Land Records &amp; Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/land/landrecords-index.htm INGenWeb]<br>  
 
*Boone County Land Records &amp; Maps - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/land/landrecords-index.htm INGenWeb]<br>  
 
*see - Land Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]
 
*see - Land Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]
==== Maps ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military Records ====
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*Boone County Military - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/military/military.htm INGenWeb] <br>
 
*Boone County Military - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/military/military.htm INGenWeb] <br>
  
 
*see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]<br>  
 
*see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]<br>  
 
*Boone County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Boone County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
===== ''Civil War'' =====
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Civil War service men from Boone 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 Boone County.  
 
Civil War service men from Boone 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 Boone County.  
  
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Boone County men in The Civil War  
 
Boone County men in The Civil War  
  
*Commissioned Office on page 179&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/178/mode/2up Internet Archive] <ref>"Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. ''History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families.'' (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , page 175-211, FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 {{FHL|316726|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-boone-county-indiana-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-old-families/oclc/712176518&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other library] [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/174/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
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*Commissioned Office on page 179&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/178/mode/2up Internet Archive] <ref>"Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. ''History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families.'' (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , page 175-211, FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 {{FHL|316726|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-boone-county-indiana-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-old-families/oclc/712176518&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other library] [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/174/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
 
*List of Non-Commissioned Office and Privates on page 181-202&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/180/mode/2up Internet Archive] [2]  
 
*List of Non-Commissioned Office and Privates on page 181-202&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/180/mode/2up Internet Archive] [2]  
 
*Roll Of Honor - page 208-209&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/208/mode/1up Internet Archive ]&nbsp;[2]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
*Roll Of Honor - page 208-209&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofbooneco01cris#page/208/mode/1up Internet Archive ]&nbsp;[2]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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*Boone County Biographies of Civil War Veterans - [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/boone/civilwarvetsbios.html Genealogy Trails History Group]
 
*Boone County Biographies of Civil War Veterans - [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/boone/civilwarvetsbios.html Genealogy Trails History Group]
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945''  =====
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
 
 
*Selected Extracts from Newspapers in Boone County, Indiana (1885-1907) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Selected Extracts from Newspapers in Boone County, Indiana (1885-1907) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Obituaries ====
 
*'''1870-1873''' [http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/lp_wp_obits_all.pdf Online Index of Obituaries and Death Notices from 1870–73]
 
  
*1945-2011'''[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/vitals/leb_rep_obits_all.pdf Online Index of Obituaries and Death Notices from 1945-2011]
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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*'''1870-1873''' [http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/lp_wp_obits_all.pdf Online Index of Obituaries and Death Notices from 1870–73]
  
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*1945-2011'''[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/vitals/leb_rep_obits_all.pdf Online Index of Obituaries and Death Notices from 1945-2011]'''
  
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===== Libraries =====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://boonecounty.in.gov/ Boone County Courthouse]<br>212 Courthouse Squqre<br>Lebanon, IN 46052-2150<br>Phone: 765.482.3510<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1831, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1830.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boone County, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Databases provided by the Lebanon Public Library:
  
Databases provided by the Lebanon Public Library:
 
 
*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/clubs/lodge_sojourning_1917.pdf Boone County Lodge: Roster of Sojourning Members 1917-1925]
 
*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/clubs/lodge_sojourning_1917.pdf Boone County Lodge: Roster of Sojourning Members 1917-1925]
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
===== Family History Centers =====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*Students of Lebanon High School, Boone County, Indiana (1915) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of Lebanon High School, Boone County, Indiana (1915) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Teachers of Lebanon High School, Boone County,&nbsp;Indiana (1915) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Teachers of Lebanon High School, Boone County,&nbsp;Indiana (1915) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
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*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/boonecountyteachers.pdf Boone County Teachers: 1883-1885] (Lebanon Public Library)
 
*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/boonecountyteachers.pdf Boone County Teachers: 1883-1885] (Lebanon Public Library)
  
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*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/lp_wp_sales_all.pdf Online Index of Personal and Real Estate Sale Notices from 1870–73]  
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*[http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/lp_wp_sales_all.pdf Online Index of Personal and Real Estate Sale Notices from 1870–73]
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
*see - Vital Record - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]
 
*see - Vital Record - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Boone/ Linkpendium]
  
 
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*'''1945-1949''' [http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/vitals/leb_rep_div_45-59.pdf Boone County Divorce Records]
 
*'''1945-1949''' [http://bccn.boone.in.us/LPL/departments/heritage/archive/vitals/leb_rep_div_45-59.pdf Boone County Divorce Records]
  
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
==== Voter Registration ====
 
==== Web Sites ====
 
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inboone/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. <br>
  
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*Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-boone.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-boone.html N2genealogy]<br>
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Boone County, Indiana
Map
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1830
County Seat Lebanon
Courthouse
Address
212 Courthouse Squqre
Lebanon, IN 46052-2150
Phone: 765.482.3510
Boone County Courthouse



Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

October 1856 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Mts. Run Baptist Cemetery is near Labanon, Boone, Indiana, USA.

The following cemeteries have indexes courtesy of the Lebanon Public Library:

  • Beck Cemetery
  • Bethel Cemetery
  • Cason Cemetery
  • Dover Cemetery - Veterans
  • Moore Cemetery
  • Jones-Parr Cemetery
  • Old Eagle/Cox Cemetery
  • Pitzer Cemetery
  • Richardson (Big Spings) Cemetery

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Index to Biographies in "Early Life and Times of Boone County, Indiana" (1887) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Boone 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 Boone County.

Boone County men in The Civil War


Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , (page 175-211; Name's, Regiment, Company),  FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE


World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Boone County Courthouse
212 Courthouse Squqre
Lebanon, IN 46052-2150
Phone: 765.482.3510

County Clerk has marriage records from 1831,
divorce, probate and court records from 1830.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
County recorder has land records. [2]

Archives
Libraries

Databases provided by the Lebanon Public Library:

Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records



Birth Records
Marriage Records

The following Marriage Notices are courtesy of the Lebanon Public Library:

From the Lebanon Reporter Indexes:

Death Records
  • 1882-1920 Boone County Death Index INGenWeb
Divorce Records


Voter Registration

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy - N2genealogy

References

  1. "Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , page 175-211, FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection other library INTERNET ARCHIVE
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boone County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.