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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County 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.
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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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])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Court  ====
 
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Jennings County, Indiana (1858, 1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== 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]
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*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])  
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*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;
 
*World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918&nbsp;
  
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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])
 
#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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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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>
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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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]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[North Vernon Indiana Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
*[[North Vernon Indiana Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== 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>
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*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>  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Jennings|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Jennings|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/ Jennings County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jennings/ Jennings County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Contents

County 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. [1]

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.

History

Parent County

1816--Jennings County was created 27 December 1816 from Jefferson and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Vernon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

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

Maps

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Jennings County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • African American Veterans in Jennings County, Indiana (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
  • World War I ( The Great War ), 1914-1918 
  1. Gold Star Honor Roll (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Jennings County (Source: Explore Ancestry.com) ($)
  • World War II
  1. Jennings County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)


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.

Newspapers

Probate

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