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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 & 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

Parent County

1828--Cass County was created 18 December 1828 from Carroll County.  County seat: Logansport [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



  • Cemeteries of Cass County, Indiana - INGenWeb




Local Histories


  • Cass County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium


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

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




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)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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


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