Orange County, Indiana Genealogy

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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Orange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1815 | founded date =December 26 | seat = Paoli | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.orange.in.us/ Orange County Courthouse]<br>Court St; <br>Paoli, IN 47454<br>Phone: 812.723.2649<br> [http://www.Orangecounty.us/ '''Orange County Website''']}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Orange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1815 | founded date =December 26 | seat = Paoli | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.orange.in.us/ Orange County Courthouse]<br>Court St; <br>Paoli, IN 47454<br>Phone: 812.723.2649<br> [http://www.Orangecounty.us/ '''Orange County Website''']}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Historical Facts ==
 
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[http://www.co.orange.in.us/ Orange County Courthouse]<br>Court St; <br>Paoli, IN 47454<br>Phone: 812.723.2649<br><br>County Health Department has birth records <br>from 1882, death and burial records. <br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce,<br>probate and court records from from 1816.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1816.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orange County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Bible Records  ====
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=== Bible Records  ===
  
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/in/county/orange/prebible.htm Orange County]&nbsp;Bible records&nbsp;
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/in/county/orange/prebible.htm Orange County]Bible records
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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===Biographies===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
*Cemeteries for Orange County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/cem/ Linkpendium] <br>
 
*Cemeteries for Orange County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/cem/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
 
*Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
  
==== Census ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp;&nbsp;Delinquent Census for Orange County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp;&nbsp;Delinquent Census for Orange County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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=== Church Records ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Directories  ====
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=== Directories  ===
  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Orange County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Orange County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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===Emigration and Immigration===
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===Ethnic and Religious Groups===
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===Gazetteers===
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===Genealogies===
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===History===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884''. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.) 977.226 H2Lc FHL {{FHL|477890|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-washington-county-indiana-a-re-production-of-the-original-history-of-lawrence-orange-and-washington-counties-1884/oclc/436936422&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoflawrenc00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*''History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884''. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.) 977.226 H2Lc FHL {{FHL|477890|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-washington-county-indiana-a-re-production-of-the-original-history-of-lawrence-orange-and-washington-counties-1884/oclc/436936422&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoflawrenc00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
 
*History of Orange County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
 
*History of Orange County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*Historical Articles of Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/prehistory.htm INGenWeb]
 
*Historical Articles of Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/prehistory.htm INGenWeb]
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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=== Maps  ===
  
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Orange/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Military  ===
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War of 1812
  
*Residents of Orange County Who&nbsp;Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Residents of Orange County Who Served in the Mexican War (1846-1848) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Look under Military Information - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
 
*Look under Military Information - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
  
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Civil War service men from Orange 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 Orange County.  
 
Civil War service men from Orange 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 Orange County.  
  
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies E, and F&nbsp;
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies E, and F  
 
*[[24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|24th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and G  
 
*[[24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|24th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and G  
 
*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and I  
 
*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and I  
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*[[59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
 
*[[59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
 
*[[66th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|66th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, and E  
 
*[[66th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|66th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies D, and E  
*[[86th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|86th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Comapny C  
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*[[86th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|86th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
 
*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, G, and H  
 
*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, G, and H  
 
*[[112th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|112th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H  
 
*[[112th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|112th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H  
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*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
 
*[[145th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|145th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies D, E, F, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Companies D, E, F, G, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
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Civil War Books  
 
Civil War Books  
  
*''"Military History Of Orange County" Chapter 7 in History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884''. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.), (page 508-529, Regiment, Companies),&nbsp;977.226 H2Lc FHL {{FHL|477890|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-washington-county-indiana-a-re-production-of-the-original-history-of-lawrence-orange-and-washington-counties-1884/oclc/436936422&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoflawrenc00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*''"Military History Of Orange County" Chapter 7 in History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884''. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.), (page 508-529, Regiment, Companies),977.226 H2Lc FHL {{FHL|477890|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-washington-county-indiana-a-re-production-of-the-original-history-of-lawrence-orange-and-washington-counties-1884/oclc/436936422&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyoflawrenc00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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World War I
  
==== Probate  ====
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World War II
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===Naturalization and Citizenship===
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=== Newspapers  ===
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===Obituaries===
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=== Probate Records ===
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===Public Records===
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===Repositories===
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====Archives====
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==== County Courthouse ====
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[http://www.co.orange.in.us/ Orange County Courthouse]<br>Court St; <br>Paoli, IN 47454<br>Phone: 812.723.2649<br><br>County Health Department has birth records <br>from 1882, death and burial records. <br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce,<br>probate and court records from from 1816.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1816.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orange County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Family History Centers ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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====Museums====
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====Libraries ====
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==== Societies ====
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
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*Look under Vital Records for Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
 
*Look under Vital Records for Orange County - [http://www.ingenweb.org/inorange/toc.html USGenWeb]
  
*[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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*[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>
  
*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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====Birth Records====
  
*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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====Marriage Records====
  
*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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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
  
*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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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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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>
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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====Death Records====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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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Orange County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 26, 1815
County Seat Paoli
Courthouse
Address Orange County Courthouse
Court St;
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: 812.723.2649
Orange County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1815--Orange County was created 26 December 1815 from Washington, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Paoli [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

  • Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - USGenWeb

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

  • History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.) 977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collectionother libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Historical Articles of Orange County - INGenWeb

Land and Property

Maps

Military

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Orange 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 Orange County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History Of Orange County" Chapter 7 in History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.), (page 508-529, Regiment, Companies),977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collectionother libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Orange County Courthouse
Court St;
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: 812.723.2649

County Health Department has birth records
from 1882, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from from 1816.
County Recorder has land records from 1816.[2]

Family History Centers

Museums

Libraries

Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Look under Vital Records for Orange County - USGenWeb
  • 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), Orange County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.