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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[1]


Parent County

1835--Noble County was created 7 February 1835 from Elkhart, La Grange and Allen Counties.
County seat: Albion [2]

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:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories

  • 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 BookFHL Collection   <a href="">INTERNET ARCHIVE</a>

  • <a href="">Every Name Index to Counties of Whitley and Noble, Indiana</a>  Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2011; original text by Weston A. Goodspeed and Charles Blanchard, published by F. A. Battey and Co., 1882; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1970.  <a href=""></a>



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 Biographical. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,  FHL Collection   other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE




Vital Records

  • Noble County Vital Records Site. This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index.
  • 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


  1. 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 Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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