Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fulton County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rochester | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.fulton.in.us/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>815 Main Street<br>Rochester, IN 46975<br>Phone: 219.223.2911 <br> }}
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Fulton County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rochester | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.fulton.in.us/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>815 Main Street<br>Rochester, IN 46975<br>Phone: 219.223.2911 <br> }}  
  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.co.fulton.in.us/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>815 Main Street<br>Rochester, IN 46975<br>Phone: 219.223.2911 <br>
 
  
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1836. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <br>County recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
== History  ==
 
  
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
'''1835--'''Fulton County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Union County, Indiana|Union]], [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[St. Joseph County, Indiana|St. Joseph]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Rochester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]]  
 
*[[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]]  
 
*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]  
 
*[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]]  
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*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]  
 
*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]  
 
*[[Wabash County, Indiana|Wabash]]
 
*[[Wabash County, Indiana|Wabash]]
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==== Record Loss ====
  
== Resources ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
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==== Biographies ====
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==== Business Records ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
 
*Cemeteries - [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/cemeteries.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Cemeteries - [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/cemeteries.htm INGenWeb]
  
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*Fulton County, Indiana: Cemeteries&nbsp;-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Fulton County, Indiana: Cemeteries&nbsp;-[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
 
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1930v2.pdf Census 1930 Part 2]  
 
*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/tombaugh/census/pdf/1930v2.pdf Census 1930 Part 2]  
 
*Early Settlers of Fulton County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Early Settlers of Fulton County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records ====
  
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Fulton County, Indiana (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Directories  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
*Directory of Businesses in Fulton County, Indiana (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Histories ====
  
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===== Local Histories =====
 
*Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.)&nbsp;977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library] <br>
 
*Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.)&nbsp;977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library] <br>
  
 
*Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B.&nbsp;''FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK&nbsp; (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)&nbsp; [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/tombaugh/fulton%20co.%20handbooks/html/handbook%20b.htm Web Page]''
 
*Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B.&nbsp;''FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK&nbsp; (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)&nbsp; [http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/tombaugh/fulton%20co.%20handbooks/html/handbook%20b.htm Web Page]''
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Maps ====
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*Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
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==== Military Records ====
==== Military ====
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Military Records and Histories
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n67/mode/1up Internet Archive])  
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n67/mode/1up Internet Archive])  
*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
 
 
#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Fulton+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] for free) ($)
 
 
*World War II&nbsp; 1941-1945
 
 
#Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/fulton.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>(abount Military from Linkpendium)
 
 
Civil War
 
  
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Fulton 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&nbsp;Fulton County  
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Fulton 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&nbsp;Fulton County  
  
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*"Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library]
 
*"Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. ''History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922''. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )&nbsp; also&nbsp;&nbsp;Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. ''An account of Fulton County: from its organization''. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp;{{FHL|416829|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/account-of-fulton-county-from-its-organization/oclc/34166351&referer=brief_results other library]
  
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Fulton+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] for free) ($)
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
  
==== Probate  ====
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*Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/fulton.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>(abount Military from Linkpendium)
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/fulton_county_death_records_1882.htm Fulton County Death Records 1882-1920]
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==== Obituaries ====
  
*[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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==== Probate Records ====
  
*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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==== Public 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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==== Repositories ====
  
*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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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.co.fulton.in.us/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>815 Main Street<br>Rochester, IN 46975<br>Phone: 219.223.2911 <br>  
  
*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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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and <br>court records from 1836. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <br>County recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
*Birth Records&nbsp;(1882-1920)&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://ingenweb.org/infulton/births.pdf PDF] -&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/infulton/birth.htm HTML]
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== Web Sites  ==
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==== School Records ====
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Birth Records =====
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*Birth Records&nbsp;(1882-1920)&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://ingenweb.org/infulton/births.pdf PDF] -&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/infulton/birth.htm HTML]
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===== Marriage Records =====
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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 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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===== Death Records =====
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*[http://www.fulco.lib.in.us/genealogy/fulton_county_death_records_1882.htm Fulton County Death Records 1882-1920]<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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*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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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Web Sites ====
 
*[http://ingenweb.org/infulton/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://ingenweb.org/infulton/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/ Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Fulton/ Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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Fulton County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Rochester
Courthouse
Address Fulton County Courthouse
815 Main Street
Rochester, IN 46975
Phone: 219.223.2911










Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.) 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library
  • Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B. FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK  (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)  Web Page

Land and Property

Maps

  • Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
Civil War

Civil War service men from Fulton 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 Fulton County

Civil War Books

  • "Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
    (abount Military from Linkpendium)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Fulton County Courthouse
815 Main Street
Rochester, IN 46975
Phone: 219.223.2911

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and
court records from 1836.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
County recorder has land records. [1]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
  • Birth Records (1882-1920)   - PDFHTML
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

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