Johnson County, Indiana Genealogy

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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1822--Johnson County was created 31 December 1822 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Franklin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

May 1849 and December 1874 -- 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

BillionGraves: Has Google map for each cemetery, searchable database, headstone photos.

Census

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


Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Banta, D. D. 1970. History of Johnson County Indiana: from the earliest time to the present with biographical sketches, notes, etc. together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana territory and the state of Indiana. (Evansville, In: Unigraphic.)   977.2 H2hj FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ACHIVE   Google books
  • Johnson County, Indiana Biographical Sketches - USGenWeb

Maps

Military

  • Johnson Co IN Ancestral Heroes (Military War Heroes) (Source: A: AncestralHeroes.com)
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Johnson County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • Mexican American War, 1846-1848 
  1. Mexican American War Veterans
  • Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 
  1. Revolutionary War Graves
  • 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 Johnson County (Source: Explore Ancestry.com) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Johnson County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)


Civil War

Civil War service men from Johnson 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 Johnson County.

Civil War Books

  • "Johnson County And Civil War" Chapter 14 in Branigin, Elba L. 1913. History of Johnson County, (Indiana. Indianapolis, In: B.F. Bowen & Co.), ( page 420-485; diaries and letter written from the front)  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • "Military History" Chapter 9 in Banta, D. D. 1970. History of Johnson County Indiana: from the earliest time to the present with biographical sketches, notes, etc. together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana territory and the state of Indiana. (Evansville, In: Unigraphic.), (page 726-837; Regiment, Companies; "Roll Of Honor," page 739-743), 977.2 H2hj FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ACHIVE   Google books


Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Tax Books and/or Delinquent List 1843 through 1889 are housed at the Johnson County Museum of History in their Genealogy Library.

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 

The Johnson County Museum of History has a Genealogy Library in the basement of the building. Johnson county is storing many original records in this library.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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