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[[Image:Fayette_County_Indiana.png|thumb|right|Location of Fayette County in Indana]]
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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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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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818--'''Fayette County was created from Wayne and Franklin Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Connersville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1818--'''Fayette County was created 28 December 1818&nbsp;from [[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]] and [[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Connersville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
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*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
  
 
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*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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==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Fayette County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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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]
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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>
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L
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*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery,
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*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company C
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company E
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company C
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized I, and K
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E, and Reorganized Company A
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*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C
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*[[36th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|36th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|91st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[104th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|104th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[111th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|111th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and L
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*[[124th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|124th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company F
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*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|147th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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Civil War Book
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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;]
  
 
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*Students of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Teachers of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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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 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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*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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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197336&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Fayette&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fayette/ Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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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. [1]

History

Marquis de Lafayette.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[2]


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

Parent County

1818--Fayette County was created 28 December 1818 from Wayne and Franklin Counties.
County seat: Connersville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

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

Maps

Military

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 

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. 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.
  2. "Fayette County, Indiana," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).