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Fayette County Courthouse
401 N Central Ave; PO Box 607
Connersville, IN 47331-0607
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divorce and court
records from 1819 and naturalization records from 1924. 
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
For tips on accessing Fayette County, Indiana census records online, see: Indiana Census.
- Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Fayette County, Indiana (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Directory of Businesses in Fayette County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Every Name Index to History of Fayette County, Indiana. 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. EveryNameIndex.com
- 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
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
- 2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company L
- 3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery,
- 5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company C
- 9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company E
- 9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company C
- 11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized I, and K
- 16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E, and Reorganized Company A
- 20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C
- 36th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 104th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 111th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and L
- 124th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company F
- 144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 28th US Colored Troops, Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
Civil War Book
- Students of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Teachers of Bentonville, Fayette County, Indiana (1925) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
- Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - Ancestry.con $
- Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992 - FamilySearch
- Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959 - FamilySearch
- Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- EveryNameIndex.com 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.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "Fayette County, Indiana," Wikipedia.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).