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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Cass County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1828 | founded date = December 18 | seat = Logansport | building image = | building address = 103 Cass County Government Bldg<br>Logansport, IN 46947-3114<br>Phone:. 219.753.7740&nbsp;<br>[http://www.co.cass.in.us/dav/ Cass County Courthouse]<br> }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Cass County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1828 | founded date = December 18 | seat = Logansport | building image = | building address = 103 Cass County Government Bldg<br>Logansport, IN 46947-3114<br>Phone:. 219.753.7740&nbsp;<br>[http://www.co.cass.in.us/dav/ Cass County Courthouse]<br> }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.co.cass.in.us/dav/ Cass County Courthouse]<br>103 Cass County Government Bldg<br>Logansport, IN 46947-3114<br>Phone:. 219.753.7740&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1892, <br>divorce and court records from 1894. <br>County Auditor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
*Helm, Thomas B. ''History of Cass County, Indiana'': From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. Owensboro, Ky: Cook &amp; McDowell, 1980. 977.286 H2b {{FHL|208538|item|disp=FHP Collection}} [http://books.google.com/books?id=3BcVAAAAYAAJ Google Book]&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-cass-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/7529877&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou00helm#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]
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==== Boundary Changes ====
 
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*Powell, Jehu Z. ''History of Cass County Indiana'', from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time: With Biographical Sketches and Reference to Biographies Previously Compiled ... Vol. 1 and 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|210027|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Collection}}&nbsp; Vol. 2 [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou02powe#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-history-of-cass-county-indiana-by-jz-powell-pub-1913-v-2-only/oclc/18851296&referer=brief_results other library]
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1828--'''Cass County was created 18 December 1828&nbsp;from [[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Logansport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
 
*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]  
 
*[[Fulton County, Indiana|Fulton]]  
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
 
*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Resources ===
  
*Cemeteries of Cass County, Indiana - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/cemeteries/ INGenWeb]
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
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==== Business Records ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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*Cemeteries of Cass County, Indiana - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/cemeteries/ INGenWeb]
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==== Census Records ====
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index of Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Cass County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index of Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Cass County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
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==== Directories ====
 
*Directory of Businesses in Cass County, Indiana (1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Cass County, Indiana (1858) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*Cass County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Genealogies ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Histories ====
  
*Cass County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/maps/ Linkpendium]
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===== Local Histories =====
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*Helm, Thomas B. ''History of Cass County, Indiana'': From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. Owensboro, Ky: Cook &amp; McDowell, 1980. 977.286 H2b {{FHL|208538|item|disp=FHP Collection}} [http://books.google.com/books?id=3BcVAAAAYAAJ Google Book]&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-cass-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/7529877&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou00helm#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]
  
==== Military  ====
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*Powell, Jehu Z. ''History of Cass County Indiana'', from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time: With Biographical Sketches and Reference to Biographies Previously Compiled ... Vol. 1 and 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|210027|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Collection}}&nbsp; Vol. 2 [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou02powe#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-history-of-cass-county-indiana-by-jz-powell-pub-1913-v-2-only/oclc/18851296&referer=brief_results other library]
  
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
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*Cass County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps ====
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*Cass County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Military Records ====
 
*Cass County Military - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/military/ INGenWeb]
 
*Cass County Military - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/military/ INGenWeb]
  
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/ Linkpendium]  
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Cass County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Cass County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Residents of Cass County who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Cass County who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
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Powell, Jehu Z., "Military History" Chapter 13 in ''History of Cass County Indiana'',&nbsp;&nbsp;give name, regiment and company.&nbsp;Vol. 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|210027|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Collection}}&nbsp; Vol. 2 [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou02powe#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-history-of-cass-county-indiana-by-jz-powell-pub-1913-v-2-only/oclc/18851296&referer=brief_results other library] <br>  
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<br>Wolfe, Barbara Schull. ''Revolutionary War Soldiers of Cass Co., Ind.'' (Logansport, Ind: Wolfe, 1976.) 977.2 A1 no. 153 {{FHL|114096|item|item|disp=FHP Collection}}&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/revolutionary-war-soldiers-of-cass-co-ind/oclc/3807893&referer=brief_results other library]
  
Civil War  
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
  
<br>Civil War service men from Clark 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 Clark County.  
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Civil War service men from Clark 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 Clark County.  
  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company K  
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<br>Helm, Thomas B. "Military History" Chapter&nbsp;5 in ''History of Cass County, Indiana'': give name, regiment and company.&nbsp; (Owensboro, Ky: Cook&nbsp; McDowell, 1980.) page 125-190 &nbsp;977.286 H2h {{FHL|208538|item|disp=FHP Collection}} [http://books.google.com/books?id=3BcVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+Cass+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=oLmKVJNq1P&sig=5UpCpGK56OGNO_RWTI1ILGOFp10&hl=en&ei=p8aYTdCSEMbeiALLns2cCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=11&ved=0CGgQ6AEwCg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Book]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou00helm#page/144/mode/2up Internet Archive]  
 
<br>Helm, Thomas B. "Military History" Chapter&nbsp;5 in ''History of Cass County, Indiana'': give name, regiment and company.&nbsp; (Owensboro, Ky: Cook&nbsp; McDowell, 1980.) page 125-190 &nbsp;977.286 H2h {{FHL|208538|item|disp=FHP Collection}} [http://books.google.com/books?id=3BcVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+Cass+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=oLmKVJNq1P&sig=5UpCpGK56OGNO_RWTI1ILGOFp10&hl=en&ei=p8aYTdCSEMbeiALLns2cCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=11&ved=0CGgQ6AEwCg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Book]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou00helm#page/144/mode/2up Internet Archive]  
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
  
<br>Powell, Jehu Z., "Military History" Chapter 13 in ''History of Cass County Indiana'',&nbsp;&nbsp;give name, regiment and company.&nbsp;Vol. 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|210027|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Collection}}&nbsp; Vol. 2 [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcasscou02powe#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-history-of-cass-county-indiana-by-jz-powell-pub-1913-v-2-only/oclc/18851296&referer=brief_results other library] <br>
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
  
<br>Wolfe, Barbara Schull. ''Revolutionary War Soldiers of Cass Co., Ind.'' (Logansport, Ind: Wolfe, 1976.) 977.2 A1 no. 153 {{FHL|114096|item|item|disp=FHP Collection}}&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/revolutionary-war-soldiers-of-cass-co-ind/oclc/3807893&referer=brief_results other library]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
 
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==== Newspapers ====
 
*Cass County, Indiana: Newspaper Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/news/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cass County, Indiana: Newspaper Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/news/ Linkpendium]
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.co.cass.in.us/dav/ Cass County Courthouse]<br>103 Cass County Government Bldg<br>Logansport, IN 46947-3114<br>Phone:. 219.753.7740&nbsp;<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1892, <br>divorce and court records from 1894. <br>County Auditor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Indiana 211 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
*Cass County Vital Records - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/vitals/ INGenWeb]
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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==== Taxation ====
  
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==== Vital Records ====
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*Cass County Vital Records - [http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/vitals/ INGenWeb]
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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Web Sites ====
 
*[http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://incass-inmiami.org/cass/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/ Cass County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Cass/ Cass County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*Cass County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-cass.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Cass County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-cass.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
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Facts
Founded December 18, 1828
County Seat Logansport
Courthouse
Address 103 Cass County Government Bldg
Logansport, IN 46947-3114
Phone:. 219.753.7740 
Cass County Courthouse


Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries of Cass County, Indiana - INGenWeb

Census Records

For tips on accessing Cass 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
  • Helm, Thomas B. History of Cass County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. Owensboro, Ky: Cook & McDowell, 1980. 977.286 H2b FHP Collection Google Book  other library  Internet Archive
  • Powell, Jehu Z. History of Cass County Indiana, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time: With Biographical Sketches and Reference to Biographies Previously Compiled ... Vol. 1 and 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p   FHL Collection  Vol. 2 Internet Archive other library

Land and Property

Maps

  • Cass County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

Powell, Jehu Z., "Military History" Chapter 13 in History of Cass County Indiana,  give name, regiment and company. Vol. 2. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1972.) 977.286 H2p   FHL Collection  Vol. 2 Internet Archive other library


Wolfe, Barbara Schull. Revolutionary War Soldiers of Cass Co., Ind. (Logansport, Ind: Wolfe, 1976.) 977.2 A1 no. 153 FHP Collection other library

Civil War

Civil War service men from Clark 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 Clark County.


Civil War Book


Helm, Thomas B. "Military History" Chapter 5 in History of Cass County, Indiana: give name, regiment and company.  (Owensboro, Ky: Cook  McDowell, 1980.) page 125-190  977.286 H2h FHP Collection Google Book  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

Cass County Courthouse
103 Cass County Government Bldg
Logansport, IN 46947-3114
Phone:. 219.753.7740 

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1892,
divorce and court records from 1894.
County Auditor has land records. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

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