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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Newton County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Kentland | building image = | building address = [http://www.newtoncountyin.com/gov_services.htm Newton County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Sq; PO Box 49<br>Kentland, IN 47951<br>Phone: 219.474.6081<br> [http://www.Newtoncounty.us/ '''Newton County Website''']}}  
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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Newton County

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

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Newton County, Indiana
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Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Kentland
Courthouse
Address Newton County Courthouse
Courthouse Sq
PO Box 49
Kentland, IN 47951
Phone: 219.474.6081
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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1835--Newton County was created 7 February 1835 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Kentland [1]

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Brook, IN

Goodland, IN

Kentland, IN

Lake Village, IN

Mount Ayr, IN

Roselawn, IN

Sumava Resorts, IN

Thayer, IN


Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Beaver City Cemetery (Aka: Smith Cemetery)
Buswell Cemetery, Kentland (Aka: Mount Zion)
Doran Cemetery
Fairlawn Cemetery, Kentland
Goodland Cemetery, Goodland
Kennedy Cemetery
Lake Village Cemetery, Lake Village  (Aka: Lake Township Cemetery)
Morgan Cemetery (Aka: Tracey Cemetery)
Morocco Cemetery, Morocco
Mount Calvary, Goodland
Murphy Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: West Cemetery)
North Star Cemetery, Mount Ayr
Oakland Cemetery, Morocco (Aka: North Cemetery)
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Porter Cemetery, Morocco
Prairie Vine Cemetery, Morocco
Riverside Cemetery, Brook 
Roselawn Cemetery, Roselawn (Aka: Lincoln Township Cemetery)
Russell Chapel Cemetery
Saint Josephs Cemetery, Kentland
Sell Cemetery, Brook
Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, Goodland

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Newton County Courthouse
201 N. 3rd Street
PO Box 49
Kentland, Indiana 47951
Phone: 219-474-6081
Fax: 219-474-5749
http://www.newtoncountyin.com/gov_services.htm
Hours: 8AM-4PM

Assessor, Clerk, Recorder, Treasurer and Circuit & Superior Court: Criminal & Court Records, Civil, Small Claims, Probate

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

  • F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports.28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online other library  Internet Archive

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Newton 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 Newton County.

Civil War Books

  • "Newton County in the War" in F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.ill., ports.28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.)page 685-955, FHL CollectionDigital Versions at FamilySearch Books Online other library  Internet Archive

World War I

World War II

Naturalization

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Newton County Courthouse
Courthouse Sq; PO Box 49
Kentland, IN 47951
Phone: 219.474.6081

Attached to St. Joseph, Warren and White Counties
before re-creation & organization from Jasper County 8 Dec 1859.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1860.
County Health Department has birth and death
records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1860. [2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

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)

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Voter Registration

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), Newton County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.