Jasper County, Indiana

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== Societies and Libraries   ==
 
== Societies and Libraries   ==

Revision as of 16:26, 6 September 2011

United States  > Indiana > Jasper County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Church

Court

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

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

Taxation

Vital Records

  • - see - Vital Records - Linkpendium
  • Indiana State Digital Archive - Death, E-Pubication, Institcation, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records -  ISDA

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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