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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County 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
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1835--'''Jasper County was created from White and 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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'''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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1864''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*list of Jasper County Cemeteries - [http://www.lanewood.com/cemetery.htm INGenWeb] <br>
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*see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*Obituaries - 1997 to 2010 - [http://www.lanewood.com/obituaries.htm INGenWeb]<br>
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*Veterans buried in Jasper County, Indiana - [http://www.lanewood.com/veteranscemeterydirectory.pdf Lanewood&nbsp;]&nbsp;<br>
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*Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, White County Area Deaths - 2002-2004&nbsp; - [http://www.lanewood.com/areadeaths2002-2004.pdf Lanewood]<br>
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*Weston Cemetery Record - [http://www.lanewood.com/areadeaths2002-2004.pdf Lanewood]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=27582 Crockett Cemetery, Rensselaer] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jackson&nbsp;County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Early Settlers of Jasper&nbsp;County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jasper County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== 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]
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*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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*''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|264889|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-history-of-tippecanoe-white-jasper-newton-benton-warren-and-pulaski-counties-indiana/oclc/367763269&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=T-4tILnpZrIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:i_GVFvJT8moC&hl=en&ei=5NOPTOzZAoH6sAPotriyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol.2&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=NhUVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA974&dq=family+OR+records+OR+genealogy+OR+ancestor+-sir+-isaac+intitle:newton&hl=en&ei=xtGPTNaSGpDQsAOY6oCyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFcQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=family%20OR%20records%20OR%20genealogy%20OR%20ancestor%20-sir%20-isaac%20intitle%3Anewton&f=false Google books] <br>
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*Jasper County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/hist/ Linkpendium]&nbsp;
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/maps/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*Jasper County, Indiana GIS [http://thinkopengis.jasper.in.wthengineering.com/ Web Map]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
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<br>Civil War
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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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*[[4th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|4th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G, and Reorganized Company G&nbsp;
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies F, and K
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|48th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[72nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|72nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[87th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|87th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|135th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company A
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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Civil War Book
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*"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>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*- see - Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium] <br>
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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>
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*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 Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <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>
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] - Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197566&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Jasper&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.lanewood.com/ USGenWeb project<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1315322060312_801" />]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Jasper|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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{{Indiana|Indiana}}
  
 
[[Category:Jasper_County,_Indiana]]
 
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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.

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   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

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   FamilySearch Books Online    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).