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Ohio County, Indiana
Map
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 4, 1844
County Seat Rising Sun
Courthouse
Address
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 Ohio County Courthouse
413 Main Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone 812.438.2610
Ohio County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Ohio County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
 Ohio County Courthouse
413 Main Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone 812.438.2610

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
and court records from 1844. [1]

History

Parent County

1844--Ohio County was created 4 January 1844 from Dearborn County.  County seat:  Rising Sun [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

 

  • Weakley, Harraman & Co. History of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies ... History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Chicago: Weakley, Harraman & Co, 2008.)  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military


Civil War

Civil War service men from Ohio 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 Ohio County.


article on the Civil War

Newspapers

Probate

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ohio County, Indiana 215 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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