Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Dubois County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1817 | founded date = December 20 | seat = Jasper | building image = | building address = 1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Dubois County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1817 | founded date = December 20 | seat = Jasper | building image = | building address = 1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;
 
  
Recorder Library has marriage, divorce, probate, land, court <br>and naturalization records from 1839 and military records from 1864.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dubois County, Indiana 212 {{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 ====
  
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
 
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'''1817--'''Dubois County was created 20 December 1817&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Jasper <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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'''August 1839''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]  
 
*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]  
 
*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]  
 
*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]  
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*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]  
 
*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]  
 
*[[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]]
 
*[[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]]
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==== Record Loss ====
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'''August 1839''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
  
== Resources ==
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Business Records ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
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==== Census Records ====
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Dubois County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Dubois County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Early Residents of Dubois County (1807-1820) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Early Residents of Dubois County (1807-1820) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Dubois County (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Directories  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
*Directory of Businesses in Dubois County (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Histories ====
  
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===== Local Histories =====
 
*Anderson, Forrest R. 1942.''Historical notes on Dubois &amp; Pike Counties, Indiana''. (Ireland, Ind: [s.n.].) {{FSbook|E91847}}; FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp;928078 Item 3&nbsp; {{FHL|158150|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-notes-on-dubois-pike-counties-indiana/oclc/38301237&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=27086&iid=dvm_LocHist011474-00001-0&sid=&gskw=&cr=1 acestry.com]&nbsp;$ <br>
 
*Anderson, Forrest R. 1942.''Historical notes on Dubois &amp; Pike Counties, Indiana''. (Ireland, Ind: [s.n.].) {{FSbook|E91847}}; FHL US/CAN Film&nbsp;928078 Item 3&nbsp; {{FHL|158150|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-notes-on-dubois-pike-counties-indiana/oclc/38301237&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=27086&iid=dvm_LocHist011474-00001-0&sid=&gskw=&cr=1 acestry.com]&nbsp;$ <br>
  
 
*''History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Maps ====
  
Civil War
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==== Military Records ====
  
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Dubois 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&nbsp;Dubois County  
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Dubois 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&nbsp;Dubois County  
  
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*''"Military History Of The County" Chapter 5 in History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) (page 520-538), 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''"Military History Of The County" Chapter 5 in History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.&nbsp;: together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000''. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) (page 520-538), 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|205474|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-pike-and-dubois-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/45162651&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofpikedub00good INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== School Records  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
*[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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==== Repositories ====
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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Recorder Library has marriage, divorce, probate, land, court <br>and naturalization records from 1839 and military records from 1864.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dubois County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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===== Archives =====
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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===== Museums =====
  
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Taxation ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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==== Vital Records ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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===== Birth Records =====
  
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===== Marriage Records =====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Death Records =====
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*[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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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Web Sites ====
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Dubois/ Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Dubois/ Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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Dubois County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 20, 1817
County Seat Jasper
Courthouse
Address 1 Courthouse Square
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: 812.481.7035
 Dubois County Courthouse


Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

August 1839 -- 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 Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Dubois 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 Dubois County


Civil War Books


  • "Military History Of The County" Chapter 5 in History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) (page 520-538), 977.23 H2h 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

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Dubois County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: 812.481.7035
 

Recorder Library has marriage, divorce, probate, land, court
and naturalization records from 1839 and military records from 1864.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [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), Dubois County, Indiana 212 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.