Brown County, Indiana

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*''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical'' <ref>Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey  Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003 [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE] </ref> <br>
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*''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical'' <ref>Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey  Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE] </ref> <br>
  
 
*Brown County, Indiana:History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Brown County, Indiana:History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Brown/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>

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Brown County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 4, 1836
County Seat Nashville
Courthouse
Address
Main St and Van Buren Street
Nashville, IN 47448
Phone: 812.988.5510
Brown County Courthouse




Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

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

Census Records

For tips on accessing Brown 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
  • Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical [1]

Land and Property

Maps

  • Brown County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Brown 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 Brown County.


Civil War Books

  • Indiana Genealogical Society. Indiana Veterans Enrollment List. 1890 Brown County. [Indiana]: (Indiana Genealogical Society, 2006.) CD-ROM no. 4168 Computer US/CAN Desktop  FHL Collection   other library


  • "Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 1884.) page 703-713,  977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Occupations

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Brown County Courthouse
Main St and Van Buren Street
Nashville, IN 47448
Phone: 812.988.5510

Some records lost in 1873 fire
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882.
County Clerk has marriage and probate and court records from 1836
divorce records from 1850, court ordered birth records from 1942.
County Recorder has land records from 1874. [2]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Browne County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.