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Boone County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
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

County 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. [1]

History

Parent County

 1830--Boone County was created 29 January 1830 from Hendricks and Marion Counties.
County seat: Lebanon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

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


Church

Court

Directories

Land

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)

Maps

Military


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.

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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


Newspapers

Probate

School Records

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)
  • Boone County Death Index 1882-1920 - INGenWeb

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

From the Lebanan Reporter Indexes:

From the Lebanon Patriot & Weekly Patriot Indexes:

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Database provided by the Lebanan Public Library

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. 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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. "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

 

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