Henry County, Indiana Genealogy

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| building address = Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 &amp; cem deeds from 1925)
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Henry County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1821 | founded date = December 31 | seat = New Castle | building image = | building address = Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 & cem deeds from 1925)

Contents

County Courthouse

Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec from 1882; Co Clk, has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1822; Co Redr has land rec from 1823 & cem deeds from 1925)

History

Parent County

1821--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: New Castle [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

February 1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Henry County Cemetery Links

Census

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

Church

  • Henry County Church Links

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Every Name Index to History of Henry County, Indiana. Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text published by Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884; reprinted in 1966 by Eastern Indiana Publishing Company.  Pages 1-244 were not reprinted and included Indiana and national history and no Henry County history.  EveryNameIndex.com
  • Cline & McHaffie. 1873. The People's guide, a business, political, and religious directory of Henry Co., Ind. : together with a collection of very important documents and statistics connected with our moral, political and scientific history : also, a historical sketch of Henry County, and a brief history of each township. 977.264 E4c FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE  Google books

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Henry 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 Henry County.

Civil War Books

  • Hazzard, George. Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)  Google books

Newspapers

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