Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{INDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County | county = Marshall County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Plymouth | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.marshall.in.us/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>211 W Madison Street<br>Plymouth, IN 46563-1762 <br>Phone: 219.936.8922 <br> [http://www.Marshallcounty.us/ '''Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
 
{{INDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County | county = Marshall County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Plymouth | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.marshall.in.us/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>211 W Madison Street<br>Plymouth, IN 46563-1762 <br>Phone: 219.936.8922 <br> [http://www.Marshallcounty.us/ '''Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from Adams New Purchase (Allen/Delaware/Randolph) 7 February 1835<ref>Ancestry.com wiki contributors, "Adams County, Ohio" in Ancestry.com: Wiki at http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Monroe _County,_Ohio (accessed 4 August 2012).</ref><br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 7 February 1835 from unorganized territory (Cass/Elkhart/St. Joseph). <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>  
*'''County Seat: ''' Decatur <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Adams County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adams_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>  
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*'''County Seat: ''' Plymouth<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marshall County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall _County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marshall County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_County,_Indiana (accessed 23 August 2013).</ref><br>[[St. Joseph County, Indiana|St. Joseph]] (north){{·}}[[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]] (northeast){{·}}[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]] (east){{·}}[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton, Ohio]] (south){{·}}[[Pulaski County, Indiana|Pulaski]] (southwest){{·}}[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]] (west) <br>
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marshall County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_County,_Indiana (accessed 23 August 2013).</ref><br>[[St. Joseph County, Indiana|St. Joseph]] (north){{·}}[[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]] (northeast){{·}}[[Kosciusko County, Indiana|Kosciusko]] (east){{·}}[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton, Ohio]] (south){{·}}[[Pulaski County, Indiana|Pulaski]] (southwest){{·}}[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]] (west) <br>
  
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== Resources  ==
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography  ===
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=== Business records and Commerce  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*Cemeteries for Marshall County [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/cem/ Linkpendium]  
 
*Cemeteries for Marshall County [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/cem/ Linkpendium]  
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*Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted by Township[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarsha/cemeteryt.html INGenWeb]
 
*Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted by Township[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarsha/cemeteryt.html INGenWeb]
  
=== Census Records  ===
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{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Marshall County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Marshall County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Church Records  ===
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{{IN Church Intro}}  
 
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{{IN Church Repositories|573644}}  
 
{{IN Church Repositories|573644}}  
  
=== Court records  ===
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=== Directories  ===
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*Directory of Businesses in Marshall County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Marshall County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== Genealogy  ===
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=== History  ===
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==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*Histories of Marchall County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/hist/ Likpendium]
 
*Histories of Marchall County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/hist/ Likpendium]
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*Brant Fuller. ''History of Indiana Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens''. (Madison, Wisc: Brant, Fuller, 1890.)[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indiana-containing-a-history-of-indiana-and-biographical-sketches-of-governors-and-other-leading-men-also-a-statement-of-the-growth-and-prosperity-of-marshall-county-together-with-a-personal-and-family-history-of-many-of-its-citizens/oclc/20921967&referer=brief_results other libraries;]Vol.1 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana01bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] vol. 2[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana02bran INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
 
*Brant Fuller. ''History of Indiana Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens''. (Madison, Wisc: Brant, Fuller, 1890.)[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-indiana-containing-a-history-of-indiana-and-biographical-sketches-of-governors-and-other-leading-men-also-a-statement-of-the-growth-and-prosperity-of-marshall-county-together-with-a-personal-and-family-history-of-many-of-its-citizens/oclc/20921967&referer=brief_results other libraries;]Vol.1 [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana01bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] vol. 2[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofindiana02bran INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
=== Land and Property  ===
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Marshall|615644}}  
 
{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Marshall|615644}}  
  
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*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/maps/ linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/maps/ linkpendium]
  
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*Military Records and Histories&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Military Records and Histories&nbsp;[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Marshall/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
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=== Obituaries  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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{{IN Probate Intro|Marshall}}  
 
{{IN Probate Intro|Marshall}}  
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{{IN Probate Repositories}}  
 
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=== Voting Registration  ===
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[http://www.co.marshall.in.us/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>211 W Madison Street<br>Plymouth, IN 46563-1762 <br>Phone: 219.936.8922 <br>  
 
[http://www.co.marshall.in.us/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>211 W Madison Street<br>Plymouth, IN 46563-1762 <br>Phone: 219.936.8922 <br>  
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County Health Department has birth, <br>death and burial records from 1882.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1836. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Health Department has birth, <br>death and burial records from 1882.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1836. <br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[South Bend Indiana Family History Center|South Bend Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[South Bend Indiana Family History Center|South Bend Indiana Family History Center]]
  
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [[http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory]].  
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory].  
  
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=== Taxation  ===
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{{IN Tax Intro}}  
 
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{{IN Tax Repositories WC}}  
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, 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>
 
*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-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[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-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Monroe|474954}}  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarsha/index.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/~inmarsha/index.html USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
  
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Guide to Marshall County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Marshall County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Plymouth
Courthouse
Address Marshall County Courthouse
211 W Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563-1762
Phone: 219.936.8922
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
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1836*
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1834
1834
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

  • Parent Counties: Formed 7 February 1835 from unorganized territory (Cass/Elkhart/St. Joseph). [1]
  • County Seat: Plymouth[2]
  • Neighboring Counties: Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy residents may also have records in [3]
    St. Joseph (north) · Elkhart (northeast) · Kosciusko (east) · Fulton, Ohio (south) · Pulaski (southwest) · Starke (west)

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Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business records and Commerce

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries for Marshall County Linkpendium
  • Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted Alphabetically INGenWeb
  • Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted by TownshipINGenWeb

Census Records

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


Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories
  • Ellsworth, Spencer. Records of the Olden Time, or, Fifty Years on the Prairies Embracing ... the Organization of the Counties of Putnam and Marshall, Incidents and Reminiscences Connected Therewith, Biographies of Citizens, Portraits and Illustrations. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press (a division of NMT Corp.), 2003.)other librariesINTERNETARCHIVE
  • Brant Fuller. History of Indiana Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens. (Madison, Wisc: Brant, Fuller, 1890.)other libraries;Vol.1 INTERNET ARCHIVE vol. 2INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.


See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

Voting Registration

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Marshall County Courthouse
211 W Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563-1762
Phone: 219.936.8922

County Health Department has birth,
death and burial records from 1882.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1836.
County Recorder has land records. [4]

Family History Centers

FamilySearch Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.

The main FamilySearch Center for Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy is the

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the Family History Center directory.

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:


Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records


Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Marshall County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall _County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Marshall County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_County,_Indiana (accessed 23 August 2013).
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.