Jasper County, Indiana

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*[http://everynameindex.com/JasperCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].  Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey & Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1973.
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Contents

County 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

History

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

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

  • 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

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Jackson County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Church

Court

Directories

Land

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   Family History Archives   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

Maps

  • Jasper County, Indiana GIS Web Map

Military


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 Book

  • "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   Family History Archives   other library  Internet Archive

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