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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana Genealogy|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Floyd County''' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Floyd County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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{{INDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County | county = Floyd County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1819 | founded date = January 2 | seat = New Albany | building image = | building address = [http://www.floydcounty.in.gov/ Floyd County Courthouse]<br>311 W 1st Street<br>New Albany, IN 47150-3501<br>Phone:. 812.948.5413 | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://www.floydcounty.in.gov/ Floyd County Courthouse]<br>311 W 1st Street<br>New Albany, IN 47150-3501<br>Phone:. 812.948.5413 <br>  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Floyd County, Indiana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Floyd County, Indiana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Floyd County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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try... [[Floyd County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Floyd County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Floyd County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]
  
County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1819,<br>divorce and court records from 1863 and <br>probate records from 1819. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Floyd County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed January 2, 1819 from [[Clark County, Indiana Genealogy|Clark]] and [[Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy|Harrison]] Counties. <ref>Ancestry.com wiki contributors, "Monroe County, Ohio" in Ancestry.com: Wiki at http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Monroe _County,_Ohio (accessed 4 August 2012).</ref><br>  
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*'''County Seat: ''' New Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>  
  
== History  ==
 
  
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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[[Washington County, Indiana Genealogy|Washington]] {{•}}
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[[Clark County, Indiana Genealogy|Clark]] {{•}}
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[[Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy|Harrison]] {{•}}
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[[Jefferson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Jefferson]]
  
'''1819--'''Floyd County was created 2 January 1819&nbsp;from [[Harrison County, Indiana|Harrison]] and [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]]&nbsp; Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''New Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
*[[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]]
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<center>{{INFloyd, Missouri Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
*[[Harrison County, Indiana|Harrison]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Indiana Counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/in-counties/#courthouse Indiana Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Floyd County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Floyd County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{IN Church Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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{{IN Church End}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{IN Church Repositories|572654}}
  
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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{{IN History}}
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*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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{{IN History End}}
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{IN Land}} {{IN Land End}}
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Floyd|502651}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*African-American Veterans in Floyd County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*African-American Veterans in Floyd County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Floyd County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Floyd County Veterans at State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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===== ''Civil War''  =====
 
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Civil War service men from Floyd 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 Floyd County  
 
Civil War service men from Floyd 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 Floyd County  
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*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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*Selected Extracts from Newspapers in New Albany (1852) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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{{IN Probate Intro|Floyd}}
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{{IN Probate Repositories}}
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*Directory of Teachers for Floyd County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Voter Registration  =====
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/in-society-archive/ Indiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.floydcounty.in.gov/ Floyd County Courthouse]<br>311 W 1st Street<br>New Albany, IN 47150-3501<br>Phone:. 812.948.5413 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1819,<br>divorce and court records from 1863 and <br>probate records from 1819. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Floyd County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[New Albany Indiana Family History Center|New Albany Indiana Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory].
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
  
*[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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{{IN Tax End}}
  
*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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==== Vital Records  ====
  
*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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===== Birth Records  =====
  
*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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===== Marriage Records  =====
  
*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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*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 - [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 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Death Records =====
  
==== Family History Centers&nbsp;  ====
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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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*'''1880-1936''' - Floyd County Death Index 1880-1936 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|B546891}} and {{IGI|B546892}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Igiindiana.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1882-1920''' - Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Floyd|503436}}
*[[New Albany Indiana Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/floyd-county/ Floyd County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*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.  
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Floyd|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Floyd|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Floyd/ Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Floyd/ Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Floyd County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Floyd County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded January 2, 1819
County Seat New Albany
Courthouse
Address Floyd County Courthouse
311 W 1st Street
New Albany, IN 47150-3501
Phone:. 812.948.5413
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1819*
1882*
1818
1819
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

  • Parent Counties: Formed January 2, 1819 from Clark and Harrison Counties. [1]
  • County Seat: New Albany [2]


Neighboring Counties

Washington  • Clark  • Harrison  • Jefferson


Clark CountyScott CountyWashington CountyOrange CountyCrawford CountyPerry CountyOldham CountyTrimble CountyBullitt CountyHenry CountyJefferson CountyShelby CountyFloyd CountyHarrison CountySpencer CountyNelson CountyHardin CountyMeade CountyBreckinridge CountyINfloyd.JPG


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Indiana Counties see: Indiana Counties with Burned Courthouses

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies; church, school and government histories; and military information.


  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE

For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Indiana Local Histories.


Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents. 


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Floyd 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 Floyd County

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records
Voter Registration

Repositories

See also a List of Indiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Courthouse

Floyd County Courthouse
311 W 1st Street
New Albany, IN 47150-3501
Phone:. 812.948.5413

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1819,
divorce and court records from 1863 and
probate records from 1819. [3]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the Family History Center directory.

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

References

  1. Ancestry.com wiki contributors, "Monroe County, Ohio" in Ancestry.com: Wiki at http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Monroe _County,_Ohio (accessed 4 August 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Floyd County, Indiana 212 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Igiindiana.pdf.



 

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