Elkhart County, Indiana Genealogy

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'''1830-- '''Elkhart County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Goshen <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
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'''1830-- '''Elkhart County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Goshen <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
  
 
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31193 Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, Elkhart] BillionGraves  
 
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Elkhart County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Elkhart County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Businesses in Elkhart County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Elkhart County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Alumni of Middlebury High School, Elkhart County, Indiana (1886-1916) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Alumni of Middlebury High School, Elkhart County, Indiana (1886-1916) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, History of Elkhart County, Indiana : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens.(Chicago : C. C. Chapman, 1881.) 977.281 H2b FHLCollection  INTERNET ARCHIVE  web site

Parent County

1830-- Elkhart County was created 29 January 1830 from Allen and Cass Counties.  County seat: Goshen [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, Elkhart BillionGraves

Census

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


Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • O'Connor, Cathy L. Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens, (by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.) 977.281 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries   Family History Archives

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Elkhart 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 Elkhart County



Civil War Book

  •  "Military History", Chaper 10, in Dean K. Garber, Ivan Nunemaker, History of Elkhart County, Indiana :(Chicago : C. C. Chapman, 1881.) page 537-575, 977.281 H2b FHLCollection  INTERNET ARCHIVE web site
  • "Military History" Chapter 11 in O'Connor, Cathy L. Every Name Index to History of Elkhart County, Indiana, Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens, (by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., 1881. Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007.),(page 535-574, Regiment, Companies), 977.281 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries   Family History Archives

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital 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)

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).