Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy

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Revision as of 04:25, 12 July 2013

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

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Dubois County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded December 20, 1817
County Seat Jasper
Courthouse
Address Dubois County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: 812.481.7035
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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

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.


Catholic Church

St. Anthony Catholic Parish, St. Anthony

St. Celestine Catholic Parish

St. Ferdinand Catholic Parish, Ferdinand

St. Henry Catholic Parish

Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Schnellville

Lutheran

Aka Evangelical

Emanuel Evangelical Church, Huntingburg

  • Records of St. Emanuel Lutheran Church, Dubois, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).
Methodist

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

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


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. [2]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Igiindiana.pdf.
  2. 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.