Hancock County, Indiana

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Hancock County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1827 | founded date = January 26 | seat = Greenfield | building image = | building address = Hancock County Courthouse
 9 E Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317.462.1109

Contents

County Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
 9 E Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317.462.1109

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828.
County Recorder has land records.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Hancock County was created 26 January 1827 from Madison County.
County seat: Greenfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Hancock County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

   Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Hancock 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 Hancock County

Civil War Sources for Hancock County

  • "Military Annals" Chapter 7 in Richman, George J.History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.) (page 255-328 Regiment, Company, Name)   977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE   Google books
Mexican War, 1846-1848
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War. 1914-1918 - Genealogy Trails
  • Residents of Hancock County, Indiana Who Served in World War I ($, Indiana Genealogical Society)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Hancock County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  -  AccessGenealogy

Newspapers 

Many Hancock County residents were covered in the Knightstown Banner. See their obituary archive and genealogy columns at http://thebanneronline.com/

Probate

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)


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Indiana 213 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).