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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Indiana|Indiana]]&nbsp;&gt; Dubois County'' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana Genealogy|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dubois County''' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Dubois County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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{{Click|File:IN ORP.png|Indiana_Online_Genealogy_Records}}  {{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 = [http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois County Courthouse]<br>1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br> | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Dubois County, Indiana#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Dubois County, Indiana#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Dubois County, Indiana#Death_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Dubois County, Indiana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Dubois County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1839*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1839</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1840</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates,'''
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try... [[Dubois County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Dubois County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Dubois County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]
  
[http://www.duboiscountyin.org/ Dubois&nbsp;County Courthouse]<br>1 Courthouse Square<br>Jasper, IN 47546<br>Phone: 812.481.7035<br>&nbsp;
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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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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 20 December 1817 [[Pike County, Indiana Genealogy|Pike County]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''County Seat: ''' Jasper <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Dubois County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubois_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
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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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[[Daviess County, Indiana Genealogy|Daviess]] {{•}} [[Martin County, Indiana Genealogy|Martin]] {{•}} [[Orange County, Indiana Genealogy|Orange]] {{•}} [[Crawford County, Indiana Genealogy|Crawford]] {{•}} [[Perry County, Indiana Genealogy|Perry]] {{•}} [[Spencer County, Indiana Genealogy|Spencer]] {{•}} [[Warrick County, Indiana Genealogy|Warrick]] {{•}} [[Pike County, Indiana Genealogy|Pike]]
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<center>{{INDubois, Indiana Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''August 1839''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''August 1839''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged. For a list of record loss in Indiana Counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/in-counties/#courthouse Indiana Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
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<br> For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]
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*[[Martin County, Indiana|Martin]]
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*[[Orange County, Indiana|Orange]]
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*[[Perry County, Indiana|Perry]]
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*[[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]]
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*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]
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*[[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Dubois County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Mortality Schedule (1860) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Early Residents of Dubois County (1807-1820) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{IN Church Intro}}
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===== Catholic Church  =====
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'''St. Anthony Catholic Parish, St. Anthony'''
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*'''1864-1885''' - St. Anthony Catholic Parish, Anthony, Baptism Index 1864-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537911}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1864-1895''' - St. Anthony Catholic Parish, Anthony, Marriage Index 1864-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537911}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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'''St. Celestine Catholic Parish'''
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*'''1849-1885''' - St. Celestine Catholic Parish, Celestine, Baptism Index 1849-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537951}}.<ref name="vr1">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.</ref>
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*'''1849-1895''' - St. Celestine Catholic Parish, Celestine, Marriage Index 1849-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|M537951}} and {{IGI|M537952}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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'''St. Ferdinand Catholic Parish, Ferdinand'''
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*'''1843-1885''' - St. Ferdinand Catholic Parish, Ferdinand, Baptism Index 1843-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537971}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1843-1885''' - St. Ferdinand Catholic Parish, Ferdinand, Marriage Index 1843-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537972}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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'''St. Henry Catholic Parish'''
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*'''1865-1885''' - St. Henry Catholic Parish Baptism Index 1865-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537991}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1865-1885''' - St. Henry Catholic Parish Marriage Index 1865-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537991}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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'''Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Schnellville'''
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*'''1876-1885''' - Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Schnellville, Baptism Index 1876-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537891}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1876-1895''' - Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Schnellville, Marriage Index 1876-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537891}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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===== Lutheran  =====
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Aka Evangelical
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'''Emanuel Evangelical Church, Huntingburg'''
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*'''1881-1918''' - Emanuel Evangelical Church, Huntingburg, Baptism Index 1881-1918 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C761751}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1882-1917''' - Emanuel Evangelical Church, Huntingburg, Baptism Index 1882-1917 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M761751}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*Records of St. Emanuel Lutheran Church, Dubois, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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===== Methodist  =====
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*'''1851-1895''' - Methodist Episcopal Church, Huntingburg, Baptism Index 1851-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C761742}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1853-1895''' - Methodist Episcopal Church, Huntingburg, Baptism Index 1853-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M761742}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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{{IN Church End}}
  
==== Church ====
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{{IN Church Repositories|548747}}
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
*Directory of Businesses in Dubois County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Businesses in Dubois County (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
*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>
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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{{IN History}}
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*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 ancestry.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]
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Duboise|599772}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Indiana]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
Civil War  
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==== Military Records  ====
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*Early Military Service of Residents of Dubois County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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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''  =====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945''  =====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== School Records  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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{{IN Probate Intro|Dubois}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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{{IN Probate Repositories}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Voter Registration  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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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;
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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  =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Vincennes Indiana Family History Center|Vincennes Indiana Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory].
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
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{{IN Tax End}}
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{{IN Tax Repositories WC}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital 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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{{IN Vital Intro}}
  
*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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===== Birth Records  =====
  
*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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===== Marriage Records  =====
  
*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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*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
  
*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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*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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*'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} - FamilySearch <br>
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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===== Death Records =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives]  <br>
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*'''1840-1871''' - Dubois County Death Index 1840-1871 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B546131}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1882-1920''' - Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*'''1895-1911''' - Dubois County Death Index 1895-1911 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B546132}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Dubois|460821}}
  
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==== Web Sites  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/dubois-county/ Dubois County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*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}}  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=FamilySearch 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)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Guide to Dubois County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1839*
1882*
1839
1840
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Neighboring Counties

Daviess  • Martin  • Orange  • Crawford  • Perry  • Spencer  • Warrick  • Pike

Dubois CountyWashington CountyPerry CountySpencer CountyCrawford CountyHarrison CountyLawrence CountyOrange CountyMartin CountyDaviess CountyKnox CountyPike CountyGibson CountyWarrick CountyVanderburgh CountyHenderson CountyDaviess CountyHancock CountyMeade CountyBreckinridge CountyINDubois.JPG


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

August 1839 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged. For a list of record loss in Indiana Counties see: Indiana Counties with Burned Courthouses


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

For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies; church, school and government histories; and military information.


  • 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

For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Indiana Local Histories.


Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


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.


Online Records


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records
Voter Registration

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. [4]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the Family History Center directory.

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:


Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Indiana law in 1882 required registration of births and deaths in counties. The Indiana Department of Health has birth records filed after October 1907 and death records filed after January 1900 for deaths. Copies may be obtained from the county health department or the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. See also How to order Indiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage licenses were required by counties beginning in 1800. Original marriage records are held at the office of the Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy County Clerk with divorce records located with the Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Clerk of Courts.

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dubois County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Dubois County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubois_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 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.
  4. 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.

 

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