Delaware County, Indiana Genealogy

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Revision as of 04:22, 12 July 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Delaware County

This article is about an east-central county of Indiana. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation)

Guide to Delaware County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Delaware County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 26, 1907
County Seat Muncie
Courthouse
Address Delaware County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: 765.747.7726
County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Delaware County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Muncie

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Haimbaugh, Frank D. 1924. History of Delaware County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: Historical Pub. Co.)   FHL US/CAN Film 934902 Items 2-3  FHL Cottection  other library

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Delaware County, Indiana   Military Links & Records

Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Civil War

Civil War

Civil War service men from Delaware 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 Delaware County.


Civil War Books

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

{{IN Probate Intro|Delaware}

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Delaware County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: 765.747.7726

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1827. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death 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)
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delaware County, Indiana 212 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.