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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}}  
 
{{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}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
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)
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==== Populated Places ====
  
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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'''1821'''--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
'''1821--'''Henry County was created 31 December 1821&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat: '''New Castle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]]
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*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
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*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
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*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
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*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
'''February 1864''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''February 1864'''--Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Biographies ====
 
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*[[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]]
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*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
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*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
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*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
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*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
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*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Business Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries of Henry County -[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inhenry/cemeteries.html INGenWeb]
 
*Cemeteries of Henry County -[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inhenry/cemeteries.html INGenWeb]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Residents of Henry County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Henry County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*Henry County Church [http://www.hcgs.net/chrchin.html Links]<br>
 
*Henry County Church [http://www.hcgs.net/chrchin.html Links]<br>
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*Henry County , Indiana court records&nbsp; 1825-28&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/henrycountyindia01indi INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; 1829-35&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/henrycountyindian00indi#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Henry County , Indiana court records&nbsp; 1825-28&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/henrycountyindia01indi INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; 1829-35&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/henrycountyindian00indi#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
  
 
*[http://everynameindex.com/HenryCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Henry County, Indiana]. Every&nbsp;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.&nbsp; Pages 1-244 were not reprinted and included Indiana and national history and no Henry County history.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]<br>
 
*[http://everynameindex.com/HenryCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Henry County, Indiana]. Every&nbsp;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.&nbsp; Pages 1-244 were not reprinted and included Indiana and national history and no Henry County history.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]<br>
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*Black History of Henry County Indiana - [http://www.hcgs.net/blhis.html Henry County Genealogical Services ]<br>
 
*Black History of Henry County Indiana - [http://www.hcgs.net/blhis.html Henry County Genealogical Services ]<br>
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps ====
  
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*Henry County Military History&nbsp; [http://www.hcgs.net/cw.html Link]  
 
*Henry County Military History&nbsp; [http://www.hcgs.net/cw.html Link]  
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*African American Veterans in Henry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*African American Veterans in Henry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
Civil War  
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'''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.<br>  
 
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.<br>  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
Civil War Books  
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''Civil War Books ''
  
 
*Hazzard, George. ''Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=4RoVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA799&dq=133th+Regiment,+Indiana+Infantry&hl=en&ei=aWKfTeuWLcLZiALT6piIAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
 
*Hazzard, George. ''Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher, 1906.)&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=4RoVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA799&dq=133th+Regiment,+Indiana+Infantry&hl=en&ei=aWKfTeuWLcLZiALT6piIAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*"Civil War" Chapter&nbsp;2 thur Chapter 30&nbsp;&nbsp;in Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.), (page 50-676, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 {{FSbook|63663}} &nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; {{FSbook|63689}}
 
*"Civil War" Chapter&nbsp;2 thur Chapter 30&nbsp;&nbsp;in Hazzard, George. 1906. ''Hazzard's history of Henry county, Indiana, 1822-1906''. (Newcastle, Ind: G. Hazzard, author and publisher.), (page 50-676, Regiment, Companies, Name's), 977.264 H2h v. 2 {{FHL|1400281|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/hazzards-history-of-henry-county-indiana-1822-1906/oclc/3704718&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/hazzardshistory00hazzgoog INTERNET ARCHIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;]&nbsp;vol.1 {{FSbook|63663}} &nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; {{FSbook|63689}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== School Records ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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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)
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===== Archives =====
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===== Libraries =====
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===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
  
 
*Students and Teachers of Middletown High School, Henry County, Indiana (1928) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students and Teachers of Middletown High School, Henry County, Indiana (1928) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Rich Square Acadamy, Lewisville (1888-1891) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Graduates of Rich Square Acadamy, Lewisville (1888-1891) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital 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>
 
*[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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===== Birth Records =====
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===== Marriage Records =====
  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*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 Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*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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===== Death Records =====
  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Voter Registration =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/ Henry County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Henry/ Henry County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Henry County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat New Castle
Courthouse
Address Henry County; 101 S Main St; New Castle, IN 47362; Ph. 765.529.6401

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1821--Henry County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

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

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Henry County Cemetery Links

Census Records

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

Church Records

  • Henry County Church Links

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

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

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

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)

Archives
Libraries
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

References

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