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County Courthouse

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

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


History of the county courthouse

Gibson County Free Public Records Directory

History

Parent County

1813--Gibson County was created 9 March 1813 from Knox County. County seat: Princeton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


  • Partial Census for Gibson County - INGenWeb

Church

Court

Land

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

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


Maps

Military

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

Newspapers

Probate

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)

Other Records

  • African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Societies and 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.

Family History Centers


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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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