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Guide to Miami County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Miami County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
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Founded February 2, 1832
County Seat Peru
Courthouse
Address Miami County Courthouse
21 Court Street PO Box 184
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 756.472.3901
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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1832--Miami County was created 2 February 1832from Cass County.County seat: Peru [1]

Boundary Changes

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wabash | Howard | Fulton | Cass | Grant

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

Census Records

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


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Peru

Court Records

Directory

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

March 1843 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Local Histories

  • History of Miami County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present, with Biographical Sketches, Notes, Etc., Together with an Extended History of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana.(Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1992.) 977.284 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries  Google books

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.

Civil War Book

Bodurtha, Arthur L. , "Military History," Chapter 11 inHistory of Miami County, Indiana , (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1914.), (page204-241)977.284 H2bFHL Collection  other libratiesInternet Archive[1]

World War I

World War II

Naturalization

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Miami County Courthouse
21 Court Street PO Box 184
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 756.472.3901

County Health Department has birth,
death and burial records,
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1843. [2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Societies

School Records

Taxation

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)


Web Sites

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), Miami County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

 

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