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Perry County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 7, 1814
County Seat Tell City
Courthouse
Address Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741
Perry County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1814--Perry County was created 7 September 1814 from Warrick and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Tell City [1]

Record Loss

Perry County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812
Civil War

Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County.

Civil War Books
  • "Military History" Chapter 7 in History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.)(page 685-710),FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
World War I
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the Obituaries available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.
County Recorder has land records from 1813.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. [2]

Archives
Family History Centers
Libraries

Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN

Has large collection, including online obituaries since December, 1999 www.tcpclibrary.org

Cannelton Public Library

Has some items related to Cannelton, including High School yearbooks.

Museums
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth records
Marriage Records
Death 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)

Voter Registration

Perry County, Indiana Web Sites

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

 

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