Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fayette County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1818 | founded date = December 28 | seat = Connersville | building image = | building address = Fayette County Courthouse<br> 401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607<br> Connersville, IN 47331-0607<br>Ph. 765.825.1813 }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fayette County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1818 | founded date = December 28 | seat = Connersville | building image = | building address = Fayette County Courthouse<br> 401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607<br> Connersville, IN 47331-0607<br>Ph. 765.825.1813 }}  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
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*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]  
 
*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]  
 
*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies ====
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==== Business Records ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fayette County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fayette County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Directories  ====
  
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*Directory of Businesses in Fayette County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Fayette County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
 
  
==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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[[Image:Marquis de Lafayette.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Marquis de Lafayette.JPG]]  
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[[Image:Marquis de Lafayette.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_du_Motier,_marquis_de_La_Fayette Marquis de Lafayette] (1757-1834).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Indiana "Fayette County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_du_Motier,_marquis_de_La_Fayette Marquis de Lafayette] (1757-1834).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Indiana "Fayette County, Indiana,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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Barrows, Frederick Irving, ''History of Fayette County, Indiana''&nbsp;:(Indianapolis, Ind.&nbsp;: B.F. Bowen)&nbsp;her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families, 977.2623 H2b {{FHL|520728|item|disp=FHLCollection}} INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE [http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffayette00barr web site]  
 
Barrows, Frederick Irving, ''History of Fayette County, Indiana''&nbsp;:(Indianapolis, Ind.&nbsp;: B.F. Bowen)&nbsp;her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families, 977.2623 H2b {{FHL|520728|item|disp=FHLCollection}} INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE [http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffayette00barr web site]  
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*[http://everynameindex.com/FayetteCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Fayette County, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by Frederic Irving Barrows, Editor-in-Chief, 1917; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
 
*[http://everynameindex.com/FayetteCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Fayette County, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by Frederic Irving Barrows, Editor-in-Chief, 1917; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
  
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b&nbsp; 977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|710122|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-wayne-fayette-union-and-franklin-counties-indiana/oclc/220833435&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 1 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgenein01lewi INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
 
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana''. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b&nbsp; 977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|710122|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-wayne-fayette-union-and-franklin-counties-indiana/oclc/220833435&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 1 [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalgenein01lewi INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]<br>
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===== ''Civil War''  =====
  
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Civil War service men from Fayette 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 Fayette County  
 
Civil War service men from Fayette 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 Fayette County  
  
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Barrows, Frederick Irving, Chapter 10, "Military Annals," ''History of Fayette County, Indiana''&nbsp;:(Indianapolis, Ind.&nbsp;: B.F. Bowen),&nbsp; page 301-323, 977.2623 H2b {{FHL|520728|item|disp=FHLCollection}} [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyoffayette00barr#page/n327/mode/2up Iniernet Archive&nbsp;]  
 
Barrows, Frederick Irving, Chapter 10, "Military Annals," ''History of Fayette County, Indiana''&nbsp;:(Indianapolis, Ind.&nbsp;: B.F. Bowen),&nbsp; page 301-323, 977.2623 H2b {{FHL|520728|item|disp=FHLCollection}} [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyoffayette00barr#page/n327/mode/2up Iniernet Archive&nbsp;]  
===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
 
  
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
===== Courthouse =====
 
 
Fayette County Courthouse<br> 401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607<br> Connersville, IN 47331-0607<br>Ph. 765.825.1813<br>  
 
Fayette County Courthouse<br> 401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607<br> Connersville, IN 47331-0607<br>Ph. 765.825.1813<br>  
  
 
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court <br>records from 1819 and naturalization records from 1924. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elkhart County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court <br>records from 1819 and naturalization records from 1924. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elkhart County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*Students of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Teachers of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Teachers of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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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 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>  
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*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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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*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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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
 
*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.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fayette/ Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fayette/ Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Fayette County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 28, 1818
County Seat Connersville
Courthouse
Address Fayette County Courthouse
401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607
Connersville, IN 47331-0607
Ph. 765.825.1813


Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Marquis de Lafayette.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[1]


Barrows, Frederick Irving, History of Fayette County, Indiana :(Indianapolis, Ind. : B.F. Bowen) her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families, 977.2623 H2b FHLCollection INTERNET ARCHIVE web site

Local Histories


  • Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b  977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries    vol. 1 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fayette 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 Fayette County

Civil War Book

Barrows, Frederick Irving, Chapter 10, "Military Annals," History of Fayette County, Indiana :(Indianapolis, Ind. : B.F. Bowen),  page 301-323, 977.2623 H2b FHLCollection Iniernet 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

Fayette County Courthouse
401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607
Connersville, IN 47331-0607
Ph. 765.825.1813

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court
records from 1819 and naturalization records from 1924. [2]

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