Jennings County, Indiana Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jennings County''' <br>  
  
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| building address = [http://www.jenningscounty-in.gov/ Jennings County Courthouse]<br>24 N. Pike Street P.O. Box 383<br>Vernon, IN 47282<br>Phone: 812.346.5907 <br>[http://www.Jenningscounty.us/ '''Jennings County Website'''] }}  
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== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:Jennings County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Jennings County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]][http://www.jenningscounty-in.gov/ Jennings County Courthouse]<br>24 N. Pike Street
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P.O. Box 383<br>Vernon, IN 47282<br>Phone: 812.346.5907 <br><br> County Clerk has marriage and probate records <br>(in the court house as shown above).<br>County Recorder has land records.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jennings County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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The County Recorder and County Health Department are located at 200 Brown Street, Vernon, In 47282
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County Recorder's phone number is 812-352-3053.
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County Health Department's phone number 812-352-3053.
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== History ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1816--'''Jennings County was created 27 December 1816&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson]] and [[Jackson County, Indiana|Jackson]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Vernon <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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1816--'''Jennings County was created 27 December 1816&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson]] and [[Jackson County, Indiana|Jackson]] Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Scott County, Indiana|Scott]]
 
*[[Scott County, Indiana|Scott]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jennings County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Jennings County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [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 Jennings County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Jennings County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [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  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
 
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*History of Jennings County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/hist/ Linkpendium]
 
*History of Jennings County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Jennings County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n107/mode/1up Internet Archive])  
 
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Jennings County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n107/mode/1up Internet Archive])  
 
*African American Veterans in Jennings County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*African American Veterans in Jennings County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918&nbsp;
 
  
#Gold Star Honor Roll (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/jennings/rollofhonor.html Genealogy Trails History Group])
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'''Civil War'''
#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Jennings County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Jennings+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com]) ($)
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*World War II
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#Jennings County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/jennings.htm AccessGenealogy])
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Civil War service men from Jennings 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 Jennings County.  
 
Civil War service men from Jennings 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 Jennings County.  
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*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies F, and H  
 
*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies F, and H  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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'''World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918'''
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*Gold Star Honor Roll (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/jennings/rollofhonor.html Genealogy Trails History Group])
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Jennings County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Jennings+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com]) ($)
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'''World War II'''
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*Jennings County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/jennings.htm AccessGenealogy])
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[[Image:Jennings County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]][http://www.jenningscounty-in.gov/ Jennings County Courthouse]<br>24 N. Pike Street
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P.O. Box 383<br>Vernon, IN 47282<br>Phone: 812.346.5907 <br><br> County Clerk has marriage and probate records <br>(in the court house as shown above).<br>County Recorder has land records.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jennings County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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The County Recorder and County Health Department are located at 200 Brown Street, Vernon, In 47282
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County Recorder's phone number is 812-352-3053.
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County Health Department's phone number 812-352-3053.
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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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*[[North Vernon Indiana Family History Center]]
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==== School Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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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 Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*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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===== Death Records  =====
  
 
*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  ==
 
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Voter Registration ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[North Vernon Indiana Family History Center]]&nbsp;
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== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*USGenWeb project for [http://www.ingenweb.org/jennings/index.htm Jennings County]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. <br>  
 
*USGenWeb project for [http://www.ingenweb.org/jennings/index.htm Jennings County]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. <br>  

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Facts
Founded December 27, 1816
County Seat Vernon
Courthouse
Address Jennings County Courthouse
24 N. Pike Street P.O. Box 383
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: 812.346.5907
Jennings County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1816--Jennings County was created 27 December 1816 from Jefferson and Jackson Counties.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Jennings County Historical Society (Ind.). 2005. Jennings County, Indiana, 1816-1999. (Paducah, KY: Turner Pub.)   other libraries   Google books

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jennings 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 Jennings County.

World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918

World War II

  • Jennings County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Jennings County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Jennings County Courthouse
24 N. Pike Street

P.O. Box 383
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: 812.346.5907

County Clerk has marriage and probate records
(in the court house as shown above).
County Recorder has land records.
County Health Department has birth and death records. [2]

The County Recorder and County Health Department are located at 200 Brown Street, Vernon, In 47282

County Recorder's phone number is 812-352-3053.

County Health Department's phone number 812-352-3053.

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
Death Records


Voter Registration

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jennings County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.