DeKalb County, Indiana Genealogy

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Civil War
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Civil War service men from DeKalb County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in DeKalb County.
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*[[12th_Regiment,_Indiana_Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, and I
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*[[13th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies B,&nbsp;D
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*[[30th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H, and Reorganized Companies C, and D
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*[[44th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|44th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[88th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A, and H
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*[[100th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and K
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*[[118th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry_(6_months,_1863-4)|118th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company F
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*[[129th_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[142nd_Regiment,_Indiana_Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and D
  
 
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Revision as of 16:17, 15 March 2011

 United States  > Indiana > DeKalb County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Johann de Kalb.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[1]

Parent County

1835--DeKalb County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen and La Grange Counties. County seat: Auburn [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1913 -- 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from DeKalb County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in DeKalb County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).