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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Johnson County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://co.johnson.in.us/johnsoncounty/ Johnson County Courthouse]<br>1st Floor;<br> Franklin, IN 46131<br> Phone: 317.736.3708<br><br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records 1882.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1830. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Johnson County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*Johnson County Cemeteries - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~injohnso/cemeteries/cemlist.htm USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Johnson County Cemeteries - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~injohnso/cemeteries/cemlist.htm USGenWeb]<br>
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=28365 Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=28461 Hamner Cemetery, Franklin] BillionGraves
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BillionGraves: Has Google map for each cemetery, searchable database, headstone photos.
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=26636 Bargersville Cemetery, Bargersville] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31947 Tucker Cemetery, Franklin] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=26636 Bargersville Cemetery, Bargersville]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=28365 Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=28461 Hamner Cemetery, Franklin]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=29875 Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Greenwood]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31947 Tucker Cemetery, Franklin]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32495 Young's Creek Cemetery, Franklin]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Johnson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Johnson County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Johnson&nbsp;County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/JohnsonCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Johnson County, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by by D. D. Banta, 1888; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1970.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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*[http://everynameindex.com/JohnsonCoIN.html Every Name Index to History of Johnson County, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by Elba L. Branigin, 1913; published by B. F. Bowen, 1913; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1972.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]
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*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.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;977.2 H2hj FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|204941|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/6274863&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofjohnsto00bant INTERNET&nbsp;ACHIVE&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books/about/History_of_Johnson_County_Indiana.html?id=rRcVAAAAYAAJ Google books] <br>
 
*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.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;977.2 H2hj FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|204941|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/6274863&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofjohnsto00bant INTERNET&nbsp;ACHIVE&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books/about/History_of_Johnson_County_Indiana.html?id=rRcVAAAAYAAJ Google books] <br>
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records  ====
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*Alumni of Franklin High School (1874-1900) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Graduates of Greenwood High School (1877-1930) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students and Teachers of Alva Neal High School (1929) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students and Teachers of Franklin High School (1901, 1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Teachers for Morgan County&nbsp;(1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
Tax Books and/or Delinquent List 1843 through 1889 are housed at the Johnson County Museum of History in their [http://www.johnsoncountymuseum.org/genealogy_library Genealogy Library].<br>
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Tax Books and/or Delinquent List 1843 through 1889 are housed at the Johnson County Museum of History in their [http://www.johnsoncountymuseum.org/genealogy_library Genealogy Library].<br>  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*Indiana State Digital Archive - Death, E-Pubication, Institcation, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records -&nbsp; [http://www.indianadigitalarchives.org/ ISDA]
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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>
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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]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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. <br>  
 
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. <br>  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com ]- Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~injohnso/johnson.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~injohnso/johnson.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Johnson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  

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County Courthouse

Johnson County Courthouse
1st Floor;
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317.736.3708

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records 1882.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1830.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1822--Johnson County was created 31 December 1822 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Franklin [2]

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 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Johnson 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).