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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Jasper County Indiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{INDC}} {{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 Courthouse<br>115 W Washington<br>Rensselaer, IN 47978<br>Ph. 219.866.4927 | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''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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[[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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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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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>
 
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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]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
 
*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== 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]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*list of Jasper County Cemeteries - [http://www.lanewood.com/cemetery.htm INGenWeb] <br>
  
==== Court  ====
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*see - Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
==== Land  ====
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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>
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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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 Records  ====
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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])
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jasper County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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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 =====
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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;
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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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]
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==== Military Records  ====
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*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
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'''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 Books''
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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>
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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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===== 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 ====
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*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*- see - Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium] <br>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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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>
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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===== Birth Records  =====
*[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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===== Marriage Records  =====
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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.com]$ <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]
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==== Voter Registration  ====
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] - Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
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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}}
 
*[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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Guide to Jasper County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Rensselaer
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Address Jasper County Courthouse
115 W Washington
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Ph. 219.866.4927
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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 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).