Morgan County, Indiana

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County Courthouse

Morgan County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
 Morgan County; PO Box 1556; Martinsville, IN 46151; Ph. 765.342.1025 Details: (Co CLk has m, pro & ct rec; Co Redr has land rec; Board of Hlth has b & d rec)

History

Parent County

1821--Morgan County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Martinsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

March 1876 -- 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

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Morgan 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 Morgan County.


Civil War Books

  • "Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 1884.) page 50-80, 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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