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Guide to Fountain County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Fountain County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded December 20, 1825
County Seat Covington
Address Fountain County Courthouse
301 4th St; PO Box 183
Covington, IN 47932
Phone: 765.793.2192
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Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss


Bible Records


Business Records


Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups




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


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



Probate Records

Public Records



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]

Family History Centers

School Records


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


  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.


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