Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jasper County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rensselaer | building image = | building address = Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jasper County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rensselaer | building image = | building address = Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927}}  
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:{{WilliamJasper}}]] The county is named after Sergeant [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper William Jasper] (c1750-1779).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper "William Jasper,"] ''Wikipedia.''</ref>
  
Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927 Details: (Courthouse burned in 1862; all rec destroyed) (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec; Co Clk has m &amp; div rec from 1865, pro &amp; ct rec from 1864
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== History ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
[[Image:{{WilliamJasper}}]] The county is named after Sergeant [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper William Jasper] (c1750-1779).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper "William Jasper,"] ''Wikipedia.''</ref>  
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'''1835--'''Jasper County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[White County, Indiana|White]] and [[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]] Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
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'''1835--'''Jasper County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[White County, Indiana|White]] and [[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Rensselaer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton]]
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*[[La Porte County, Indiana|La Porte]]
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*[[Lake County, Indiana|Lake]]
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*[[Newton County, Indiana|Newton]]
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*[[Porter County, Indiana|Porter]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Indiana|Pulaski]]
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*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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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 ====
  
*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[La Porte County, Indiana|La Porte]]
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*[[Lake County, Indiana|Lake]]
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*[[Newton County, Indiana|Newton]]
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*[[Porter County, Indiana|Porter]]
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*[[Pulaski County, Indiana|Pulaski]]
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*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=27582 Crockett Cemetery, Rensselaer] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=27582 Crockett Cemetery, Rensselaer] BillionGraves
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Early Settlers of Jasper&nbsp;County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Early Settlers of Jasper&nbsp;County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jasper County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Jasper County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
*[http://everynameindex.com/JasperCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy&nbsp;L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey &amp; Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/JasperCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy&nbsp;L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey &amp; Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
  
 
*F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
 
*F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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*Jasper County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
 
*Jasper County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Jasper County, Indiana GIS [http://thinkopengis.jasper.in.wthengineering.com/ Web Map]
 
*Jasper County, Indiana GIS [http://thinkopengis.jasper.in.wthengineering.com/ Web Map]
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
<br>Civil War  
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'''Civil War '''
  
 
Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.  
 
Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.  
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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 Book
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''Civil War Books''
  
 
*"Military History of Jasper Counity" in F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) page 485-507,&nbsp; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}} &nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
 
*"Military History of Jasper Counity" in F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) page 485-507,&nbsp; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}} &nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927 Details: (Courthouse burned in 1862; all rec destroyed) (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec; Co Clk has m &amp; div rec from 1865, pro &amp; ct rec from 1864
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
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*[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, 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/Jasper/ Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Jasper County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Rensselaer
Courthouse
Address Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927

Contents

Historical Facts

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1835--Jasper County was created 7 February 1835 from White and Warren Counties.[2]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

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

  • list of Jasper County Cemeteries - INGenWeb
  • Obituaries - 1997 to 2010 - INGenWeb
  • Veterans buried in Jasper County, Indiana - Lanewood  
  • Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, White County Area Deaths - 2002-2004  - Lanewood

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection   FamilySearch Books Online   other library  Internet Archive
  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books

Land and Property

Maps

  • Jasper County, Indiana GIS Web Map

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History of Jasper Counity" in F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) page 485-507,  FHL Collection   FamilySearch Books Online    other library  Internet Archive

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927 Details: (Courthouse burned in 1862; all rec destroyed) (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Co Clk has m & div rec from 1865, pro & ct rec from 1864

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

Voter Registration

References

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