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Morgan County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Martinsville
Courthouse
Address Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 1556
Martinsville, IN 46151
Phone: 765.342.1025
Morgan County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

March 1876 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

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 libraryINTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 1556
Martinsville, IN 46151
Phone: 765.342.1025

County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records.
County Recorder has land records.
Board of Health has birth and death records. [2]

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)

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

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).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

 

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