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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Gibson County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1813 | founded date = March 9 | seat = Princeton | building image = | building address = [http://www.gibsoncounty-in.gov/default.aspx Gibson County Courthouse]<br>101 N Main Street<br> Princeton, IN 47670<br> Phone: 812.386.8401 <br> }}  
  
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Gibson County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1813 | founded date = March 9 | seat = Princeton | building image = | building address = [http://www.gibsoncounty-in.gov/default.aspx Gibson County Courthouse]<br>101 N Main Street<br> Princeton, IN 47670<br> Phone: 812.386.8401 <br> }}
 
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://www.gibsoncounty-in.gov/default.aspx Gibson County Courthouse]<br>101 N Main Street<br> Princeton, IN 47670<br> Phone: 812.386.8401 <br>
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==== Populated Places ====
  
County Health Deparetment has birth and death records.<br> County Clerk has marriage records from 1813, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1820. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gibson County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
 
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[http://www.princeton-indiana.com/pages/history/court-house/courthouse-2.htm History of the county courthouse]
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Gibson County [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/IN_Gibson.htm Free Public Records Directory]
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1813--'''Gibson County was created 9 March 1813&nbsp;from [[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Princeton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]]  
 
*[[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]]  
 
*[[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]]  
 
*[[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]]  
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*[[White County, Illinois|White County, Illinois]]
 
*[[White County, Illinois|White County, Illinois]]
  
== Resources ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Business Records ====
  
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==== Cemeteries ====
 
*Gibson County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/cem/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Gibson County Cemeteries&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/cem/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Index of Shiloh Cemetery, Gibson County, Indiana (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index of Shiloh Cemetery, Gibson County, Indiana (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Cemetery Records - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/gibcem_w_photos.html INGenWeb]
 
*Cemetery Records - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/gibcem_w_photos.html INGenWeb]
 
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==== Census Records ====
==== Census ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
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*Partial Census for Gibson County - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CensusRecords/gibcen.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Partial Census for Gibson County - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CensusRecords/gibcen.htm INGenWeb]
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
 
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*Gibson County Churches - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Churches/gibchu.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Gibson County Churches - [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Churches/gibchu.htm INGenWeb]
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*Index to Documents Proving Land Titles for Gibson County&nbsp;- [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Wills_Probates/Oaths_Depositions_Misc.html INGenWeb]
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
 
*Jas. T. Tartt &amp; Co. 1978. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. ''(Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; &nbsp;{{FHL|1346778|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-with-illustrations-descriptive-of-its-scenery-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers/oclc/6329253&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
 
*Jas. T. Tartt &amp; Co. 1978. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. ''(Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; &nbsp;{{FHL|1346778|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-with-illustrations-descriptive-of-its-scenery-and-biographical-sketches-of-some-of-its-prominent-men-and-pioneers/oclc/6329253&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
 
 
*Stormont, Gil R. 2008. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. ''(Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1&nbsp;{{FHL|316766|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/712176606&referer=brief_results other&nbsp;libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofgibsonc00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
 
*Stormont, Gil R. 2008. ''History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. ''(Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1&nbsp;{{FHL|316766|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-gibson-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/712176606&referer=brief_results other&nbsp;libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofgibsonc00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
 
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*Tartt, James T.,&nbsp; ''History of Gibson County, Indiana&nbsp; (Digital images of original published: Edwardsville, Ill., 1884. 244 p.&nbsp;: ill., maps, port.&nbsp;; 31 cm.)&nbsp;{{FSbook|61557}}{{FHL|1400452|item|disp=FHL Collection}} ''<br>
*Tartt, James T.,&nbsp; ''History of Gibson County, Indiana&nbsp; (Digital images of original published: Edwardsville, Ill., 1884. 244 p.&nbsp;: ill., maps, port.&nbsp;; 31 cm.)&nbsp;{{FSbook|61557}}{{FHL|1400452|item|disp=FHL Collection}} ''
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*Cunningham, Leland S. 1975. Early Hazleton, Indiana. S.l: s.n.].&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/early-hazleton-indiana/oclc/33870918&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CountyHistories/EARLY%20HAZLETON.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Cunningham, Leland S. 1975. Early Hazleton, Indiana. S.l: s.n.].&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/early-hazleton-indiana/oclc/33870918&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/CountyHistories/EARLY%20HAZLETON.htm INGenWeb]
  
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*Gibson County, Indiana:&nbsp; History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp; <br>
 
*Gibson County, Indiana:&nbsp; History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp; <br>
 
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==== Land and Property ====
==== Maps ====
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*Index to Documents Proving Land Titles for Gibson County&nbsp;- [http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Wills_Probates/Oaths_Depositions_Misc.html INGenWeb]
 
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*Gibson County Townships - [http://www.stats.indiana.edu/maptools/maps/boundary/townships_2000/gibson_township.gif INGenWeb]  
 
*Gibson County Townships - [http://www.stats.indiana.edu/maptools/maps/boundary/townships_2000/gibson_township.gif INGenWeb]  
 
*Gibson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Gibson County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Gibson/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
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==== Military Records ====
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*African American Veterans in Gibson County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*African American Veterans in Gibson County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
Civil War  
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Civil War service men from Gibson 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 Gibson County  
 
Civil War service men from Gibson 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 Gibson County  
  
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*Gibson County in the civil war; an address by Col. Gil. R. Stormont, at the dedication of the Gibson County soldiers monument at Princeton, Indiana, on Nov. 12, 1913 [i.e. 1912] History of other monuments in Gibson County. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Gibson+County+in+the+civil+war%3B+an+address+by+Col.+Gil.+R.+Stormont%2C+at+the+dedication+of+the+Gibson+County+soldiers+monument+at+Princeton%2C+Indiana%2C+on+Nov.+12%2C+1913+%5Bi.e.+1912%5D+History+of+other+monuments+in+Gibson+County+%281912%29&qt=owc_search other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/gibsoncountyinci00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Gibson County in the civil war; an address by Col. Gil. R. Stormont, at the dedication of the Gibson County soldiers monument at Princeton, Indiana, on Nov. 12, 1913 [i.e. 1912] History of other monuments in Gibson County. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Gibson+County+in+the+civil+war%3B+an+address+by+Col.+Gil.+R.+Stormont%2C+at+the+dedication+of+the+Gibson+County+soldiers+monument+at+Princeton%2C+Indiana%2C+on+Nov.+12%2C+1913+%5Bi.e.+1912%5D+History+of+other+monuments+in+Gibson+County+%281912%29&qt=owc_search other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/gibsoncountyinci00stor INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
*[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Vital_Records_Sources/gibcor.htm Gibson County Vital Record]
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==== Probate Records ====
  
*[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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==== Public Records ====
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Gibson County [http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/IN_Gibson.htm Free Public Records Directory]
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==== Repositories ====
  
*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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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.gibsoncounty-in.gov/default.aspx Gibson County Courthouse]<br>101 N Main Street<br> Princeton, IN 47670<br> Phone: 812.386.8401 <br>
  
*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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[http://www.princeton-indiana.com/pages/history/court-house/courthouse-2.htm History of the county courthouse]
  
*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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County Health Department has birth and death records.<br> County Clerk has marriage records from 1813, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1820. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gibson County, Indiana 212 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
*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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*The principal library in Gibson county is the [http://www.princetonpl.lib.in.us/genealogy.htm Princeton Public Library,] in the county seat.&nbsp; It is located at 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670; its phone number is (812) 385-4464. Older property and other records are located there.<br>
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*African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
  
*The principal library in Gibson county is the [http://www.princetonpl.lib.in.us/genealogy.htm Princeton Public Library,] in the county seat.&nbsp; It is located at 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670; its phone number is (812) 385-4464. Older property and other records are located there.<br>
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==== Taxation ====
  
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==== Vital Records ====
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*[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/Vital_Records_Sources/gibcor.htm Gibson County Vital Record]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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 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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*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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== Web Sites  ==
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==== Voter Registration ====
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*[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://ingenweb.org/ingibson/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Gibson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Gibson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-gibson.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-gibson.html N2genealogy]<br>
  
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Gibson County, Indiana
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Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1813
County Seat Princeton
Courthouse
Address Gibson County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: 812.386.8401


Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


  • Partial Census for Gibson County - INGenWeb

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1978. History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book   FHL Collection   other libraries
  • Stormont, Gil R. 2008. History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.)   FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Tartt, James T.,  History of Gibson County, Indiana  (Digital images of original published: Edwardsville, Ill., 1884. 244 p. : ill., maps, port. ; 31 cm.) FamilySearch Books OnlineFHL Collection
  • Cunningham, Leland S. 1975. Early Hazleton, Indiana. S.l: s.n.].  other libraries   INGenWeb


Land and Property

  • Index to Documents Proving Land Titles for Gibson County - INGenWeb

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Gibson 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 Gibson County


Civil War Books


  • "The War For The Union" in "Patrictish" Chapter 11 of Jas. T. Tartt & Co. 1978. History of Gibson County, Indiana: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 104-135, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.235 H2ga FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries
  • "Civil War" in "Military History of Gibsob County" Chapter 15 of Stormont, Gil R. 2008. History of Gibson County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen.), (pagr 209-223, Regiment, Companies)  FHL US/CAN Film 934905 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Gibson County in the civil war; an address by Col. Gil. R. Stormont, at the dedication of the Gibson County soldiers monument at Princeton, Indiana, on Nov. 12, 1913 [i.e. 1912] History of other monuments in Gibson County. other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Gibson County Free Public Records Directory

Repositories

Courthouse

Gibson County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: 812.386.8401

History of the county courthouse

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1813,
divorce, probate and court records from 1820. [1]

Archives
Libraries
  • The principal library in Gibson county is the Princeton Public Library, in the county seat.  It is located at 124 S. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670; its phone number is (812) 385-4464. Older property and other records are located there.
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital 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)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

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