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

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Gibson County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded March 9, 1813
County Seat Princeton
Courthouse
Address Gibson County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: 812.386.8401
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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 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.