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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fountain County''' <br>  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fountain County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1825 | founded date = December 20 | seat = Covington | building image = | building address = 301 4th St; PO Box 183<br>Covington, IN 47932<br>Phone: 765.793.2192 <br> [http://www.courtreference.com/Fountain-County-Indiana-Courts.htm Fountain County Courthouse]<br>}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fountain County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1825 | founded date = December 20 | seat = Covington | building image = | building address = 301 4th St; PO Box 183<br>Covington, IN 47932<br>Phone: 765.793.2192 <br> [http://www.courtreference.com/Fountain-County-Indiana-Courts.htm Fountain County Courthouse]<br>}}  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]  
 
*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]  
 
*[[Parke County, Indiana|Parke]]  
 
*[[Parke County, Indiana|Parke]]  
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*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]  
 
*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]  
 
*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]]
 
*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]]
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==== Bible Records ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fountain County, Indiana (1880) (members only databae, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Fountain County, Indiana (1880) (members only databae, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Directories  ====
  
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*Directory of Businesses in Fountain County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Fountain County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
 
  
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==== Gazetteers ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
===== Local Histories =====
 
 
*Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. ''History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic) 977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|161313|item|FHL Collection}}&nbsp; &nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-fountain-county-together-with-historic-notes-on-the-wabash-valley-gleaned-from-early-authors-old-maps-and-manuscripts-private-and-official-correspondence-and-other-authentic-sources/oclc/12587721&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffountai00beck INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
 
*Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. ''History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic) 977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|161313|item|FHL Collection}}&nbsp; &nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-fountain-county-together-with-historic-notes-on-the-wabash-valley-gleaned-from-early-authors-old-maps-and-manuscripts-private-and-official-correspondence-and-other-authentic-sources/oclc/12587721&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoffountai00beck INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
 
*''Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States''. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/portrait-and-biographical-record-of-montgomery-parke-and-fountain-counties-indiana-containing-biographical-sketches-of-prominent-and-representative-citizens-together-with-biographies-and-portraits-of-all-the-presidents-of-the-united-states/oclc/23361063&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiographmont00chap INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*''Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States''. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/portrait-and-biographical-record-of-montgomery-parke-and-fountain-counties-indiana-containing-biographical-sketches-of-prominent-and-representative-citizens-together-with-biographies-and-portraits-of-all-the-presidents-of-the-united-states/oclc/23361063&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiographmont00chap INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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Moyer, Edward,''Fountain County, Indiana Military'' (Veedersburg, Indiana: Fountain County Genealogy Society, c2009-2009 2 Volumes [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1837807 FHL&nbsp;Books 977.247Me]  
 
Moyer, Edward,''Fountain County, Indiana Military'' (Veedersburg, Indiana: Fountain County Genealogy Society, c2009-2009 2 Volumes [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1837807 FHL&nbsp;Books 977.247Me]  
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*Residents of Fountain County Who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Fountain County Who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Civil War service men from Fountain 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 Fountain County  
 
Civil War service men from Fountain 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 Fountain County  
  
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*Salts, Walter. 1980. ''Fountain County, Indiana, draft call of 1864.'' (Indiana?: W. Salts?.) 977.2 A1 no. 218 FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|373791|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/fountain-county-indiana-draft-call-of-1864/oclc/247564776&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
 
*Salts, Walter. 1980. ''Fountain County, Indiana, draft call of 1864.'' (Indiana?: W. Salts?.) 977.2 A1 no. 218 FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|373791|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/fountain-county-indiana-draft-call-of-1864/oclc/247564776&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
 
  
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
===== Courthouse =====
 
 
[http://www.courtreference.com/Fountain-County-Indiana-Courts.htm Fountain County Courthouse]<br>301 4th St; PO Box 183<br>Covington, IN 47932<br>Phone: 765.793.2192 <br>  
 
[http://www.courtreference.com/Fountain-County-Indiana-Courts.htm Fountain County Courthouse]<br>301 4th St; PO Box 183<br>Covington, IN 47932<br>Phone: 765.793.2192 <br>  
  
 
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1885. <br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1827, divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1830. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1828. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fountain County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1885. <br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1827, divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1830. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1828. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fountain 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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*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, Instiution, 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, Instiution, 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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*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+Fountain|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Fountain|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fountain/ Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fountain/ Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Fountain County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 20, 1825
County Seat Covington
Courthouse
Address 301 4th St; PO Box 183
Covington, IN 47932
Phone: 765.793.2192
Fountain County Courthouse


Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic) 977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)    other libraries      INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Moyer, Edward,Fountain County, Indiana Military (Veedersburg, Indiana: Fountain County Genealogy Society, c2009-2009 2 Volumes FHL Books 977.247Me

Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War

Civil War service men from Fountain 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 Fountain County

Civil War Books

  • Salts, Walter. 1980. Fountain County, Indiana, draft call of 1864. (Indiana?: W. Salts?.) 977.2 A1 no. 218 FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Fountain County Courthouse
301 4th St; PO Box 183
Covington, IN 47932
Phone: 765.793.2192

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1885.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1827, divorce, probate
and court records from 1830.
County Recorder has land records from 1828. [1]

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