Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy

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[[Image:Fayette_County_Indiana.png|thumb|right|Location of Fayette County in Indana]]
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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== 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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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>  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''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>  
  
*[[Franklin_County,_Indiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Franklin County, Indiana|Franklin]]  
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*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]  
*[[Union_County,_Indiana|Union]]
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*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]  
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Revision as of 18:01, 26 August 2010

 United States  > Indiana > Fayette County
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Marquis de Lafayette.JPG

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

Parent County

1818--Fayette County was created 28 December 1818 from Wayne and Franklin Counties.
County seat: Connersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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