Noble County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Noble County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Albion | building image = | building address = [http://nobleco.squarespace.com/ [[Image:Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]Noble County Courthouse]<br>101 N Orange Street<br>Albion, IN 46701-1097<br>Phone: 219.636.2736<br> [http://www.Noblecounty.us/ '''Noble County Website''']}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Noble County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Albion | building image = | building address = [http://nobleco.squarespace.com/ [[Image:Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]Noble County Courthouse]<br>101 N Orange Street<br>Albion, IN 46701-1097<br>Phone: 219.636.2736<br> [http://www.Noblecounty.us/ '''Noble County Website''']}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
[http://nobleco.squarespace.com/ [[Image:Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]Noble County Courthouse]<br>101 N Orange Street<br>Albion, IN 46701-1097<br>Phone: 219.636.2736<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate<br> and court records from 1859. <br>County Auditor has land records<br> City Clerk has burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Noble County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Parent County  ===
  
 
'''1835--'''Noble County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]], [[La Grange County, Indiana|La Grange]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Albion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1835--'''Noble County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]], [[La Grange County, Indiana|La Grange]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Albion <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
'''1843 and 1859''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
 
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
 
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben]]  
 
*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben]]  
 
*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
 
*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
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=== Record Loss  ===
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'''1843 and 1859''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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===Bible Records===
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===Biographies===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_nobleaugusta.php Augusta Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_nobleaugusta.php Augusta Cemetery]  
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*The [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] has many free indexes to Noble County cemeteries.
 
*The [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] has many free indexes to Noble County cemeteries.
  
==== Census ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Noble County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Noble County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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=== Church Records ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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===Directories===
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===Emigration and Immigration===
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===Ethnic and Religious Groups===
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=== Land and Property ===
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===History===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographica''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book &lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="8" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&amp;referer=brief_results"&gt;other library&lt;/a&gt; &nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba"&gt;INTERNET ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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*''Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographica''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book &lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="8" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&amp;referer=brief_results"&gt;other library a href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba"&gt;INTERNET ARCHIVE<br>
  
*''Alvord, Samuel E., Alvord's history of Noble County, Indiana&nbsp;: to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of local biography - memoirs of representative men and women of the county, whose works of merit have made their names imperishable, ''(Reprint. Originally published: Logansport, Indiana&nbsp;: B. F. Bowen, Publisher, 1902. 602, 53 p.[76] leaves. ill., facsims., ports.)&nbsp; 977.276 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="6" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/alvordshistoryof00alvo#page/n5/mode/2up"&gt;INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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*''Alvord, Samuel E., Alvord's history of Noble County, Indiana: to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of local biography - memoirs of representative men and women of the county, whose works of merit have made their names imperishable, ''(Reprint. Originally published: Logansport, Indiana: B. F. Bowen, Publisher, 1902. 602, 53 p.[76] leaves. ill., facsims., ports.)977.276 H2a FHL US/CAN Book&lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="6" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/alvordshistoryof00alvo#page/n5/mode/2up"&gt;INTERNETARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;<br>
  
*Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. 1970.''Counties of Whitley and Noble, Indiana: historical and biographical, illustrated.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, inc.) 977.27 H2g FHL US/CAN Book &lt;IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="4" _fck_mw_template="true"&gt;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-whitley-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical-illustrated/oclc/424016725&amp;referer=brief_results"&gt;other library&nbsp;&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp; &lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofwhitle00good"&gt;INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt; Digital Version at {{FSbook|56981}}
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*Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. 1970.''Counties of Whitley and Noble, Indiana: historical and biographical, illustrated.'' (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, inc.) 977.27 H2g FHL US/CAN Book IMG class=FCK__MWTemplate src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="4" _fck_mw_template="true"a href="http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-whitley-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical-illustrated/oclc/424016725&amp;referer=brief_results"other librarya href="http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofwhitle00good"&gt;INTERNET&ARCHIVEDigital Version at {{FSbook|56981}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Noble 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&nbsp;Noble County.  
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Civil War service men from Noble 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 Noble County.  
  
 
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, D, I, and M  
 
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, C, D, I, and M  
 
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, and I  
 
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies B, and I  
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reoganized B, and C  
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized B, and C  
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized C, and F  
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized C, and F  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company C  
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*[[74th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|74th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D  
 
*[[74th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|74th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D  
 
*[[88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and D  
 
*[[88th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|88th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and D  
*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Comapny E  
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E  
 
*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B,C, D, and I  
 
*[[129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|129th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B,C, D, and I  
 
*[[139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D  
 
*[[139th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|139th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company D  
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Civil War Book  
 
Civil War Book  
  
*''"The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographica''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,&nbsp; {{FHL|188359|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&referer=brief_results other library] &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*''"The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical''l. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,{{FHL|188359|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-la-grange-and-noble-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/646035436&referer=brief_results other library] &nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesoflagran00infaba INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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World War I
  
==== Probate  ====
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World War II
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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===Obituaries===
  
*[http://gen.nobleco.lib.in.us/NoCo.htm Noble County Vital Records Site.]&nbsp;This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index. <br>
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=== Probate Records ===
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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===Repositories===
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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====Archives====
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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==== County Courthouse  ====
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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[http://nobleco.squarespace.com/ [[Image:Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]Noble County Courthouse]<br>101 N Orange Street<br>Albion, IN 46701-1097<br>Phone: 219.636.2736<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate<br> and court records from 1859. <br>County Auditor has land records<br> City Clerk has burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Noble County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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====Libraries ====
  
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====Museums====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Societies ====
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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*[http://gen.nobleco.lib.in.us/NoCo.htm Noble County Vital Records Site.]This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianship, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index. <br>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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====Birth Records====
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====Marriage Records====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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====Death Records====
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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===Voter Registration===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Noble County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Albion
Courthouse
Address
Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Noble County Courthouse
101 N Orange Street
Albion, IN 46701-1097
Phone: 219.636.2736
Noble County Website


Contents

History

Parent County

1835--Noble County was created 7 February 1835 from Elkhart, La Grange and Allen Counties.
County seat: Albion [1]

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

1843 and 1859 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Land and Property

History

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Noble 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 Noble County.

Civil War Book

  • "The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographicall. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,FHL Collection other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Noble County Courthouse
101 N Orange Street
Albion, IN 46701-1097
Phone: 219.636.2736

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1859.
County Auditor has land records
City Clerk has burial records. [2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Noble County Vital Records Site.This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianship, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index.
  • 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), Noble County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.