Montgomery County, Indiana Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.montgomeryco.net/ Montgomery County Courthouse]<br>100 E Main Street<br>Crawfordsville, iN 47933-1715<br>Phone: 765.364.6400<br><br>County Health Department has birth and <br>death records from 1882.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1823<br>and some naturalization records.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1823.<br>Public Library has cemetery records from 1823. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.montgomeryco.net/ Montgomery County Courthouse]<br>100 E Main Street<br>Crawfordsville, iN 47933-1715<br>Phone: 765.364.6400<br><br>County Health Department has birth and <br>death records from 1882.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1823<br>and some naturalization records.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1823.<br>Public Library has cemetery records from 1823. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*Graduates of Alamo High School (1883-1901) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Alamo High School (1883-1901) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of New Market High School (1901-1930) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of New Market High School (1901-1930) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Alumni of Ladoga High School (1882-1914) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Alumni of Ladoga High School (1882-1914) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students and Teachers of Ladoga High School (1915) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Students and Teachers of Ladoga High School (1915) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  

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County Courthouse

Montgomery County Courthouse
100 E Main Street
Crawfordsville, iN 47933-1715
Phone: 765.364.6400

County Health Department has birth and
death records from 1882.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1823
and some naturalization records.
County Recorder has land records from 1823.
Public Library has cemetery records from 1823. [1]

History

Parent County

1822--Montgomery County was created 21 December 1822 from Parke and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Crawfordsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • An online searchable database,  Crawfordsville District Public Library, contains transcriptions of Montgomery County cemetery tombstones dating from the early 1800s to 1981. It also references the same readings found in the CDPL and DAR cemetery record books  

Census

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

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Thompson, Stephen J. History of Montgomery County, Indiana: With Personal Sketches of Representative Citizens. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 1978.), FHL US/CAN Film 934916 Items 1-2 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • "History of Montgomery County " in Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic), (second book )   977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)    other libraries      INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

  • Montgomery County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Montgomery 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 Montgomery County.

Civil War Books

  • "The Military History Of The County" Chapter 6 in Thompson, Stephen J. History of Montgomery County, Indiana: With Personal Sketches of Representative Citizens. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 1978.), page 87-180,  FHL US/CAN Film 934916 Items 1-2 FHL Collection   other library       ancestry.com  $
  • "Montgomery County In The War Of The Rebellion" in "History Of Montgomery County" of Beckwith, H. W., P. S. Kennedy, and Thomas Fleming Davidson. 1970. History of Fountain County, together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley: gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic sources. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic), (second book, page 30-110, Regiment, Companies, Roll of Officers and then Enlisted Men.)   977.247 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection    other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

  • The Crawfordsville District Public Library , has an online index of local newspaper articles or notices of births, marriages, obituaries and other items of vital records interest. This online index is searchable and covers the period 1834-1899 (partial) and 1900-present.

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • The Crawfordsville District Public Library , online database leads to images (.pdf) of actual pages for marriage affidavits for period September, 1883 to February, 1905 and marriage records for period December, 1888 to June, 1941. Also, index only (no images) for marriage licenses for period October, 1867 to Jun, 2001.
  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
  • 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), Montgomery County, Indiana 215 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).