Scott County, Indiana Genealogy

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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/72.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>1 E McClain Ave<br>Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848<br>Phone: 812.752.8420<br><br>[http://www.Scottcounty.us/ '''Scott County Website'''] }}  
 
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/72.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>1 E McClain Ave<br>Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848<br>Phone: 812.752.8420<br><br>[http://www.Scottcounty.us/ '''Scott County Website'''] }}  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/72.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>1 E McClain Ave<br>Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848<br>Phone: 812.752.8420<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1820.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
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=== History ===
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''Scott County was created 12 January 1820&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]], [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson]] and [[Jennings County, Indiana|Jennings ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Scottsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1820--'''Scott County was created 12 January 1820 from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]], [[Jefferson County, Indiana|Jefferson]] and [[Jennings County, Indiana|Jennings ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Scottsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
 
*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
  
== Resources  ==
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===  Scott County, Indiana Resources  ===
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====Bible Records====
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====Business Records====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Mortality Schedule for Scott County (1860) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Scott County (1860) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church records ====
  
 
*Some Churches of Scott County - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inscott/Churches.html InGenWeb]
 
*Some Churches of Scott County - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inscott/Churches.html InGenWeb]
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Scott County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Scott County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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===History===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;] [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Scott/maps/ Linkpendium]
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*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Scott/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Military Records ====
  
==== Military  ====
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War of 1812
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
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Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.  
 
Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.  
  
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G&nbsp;
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company G
 
*[[22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|22nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
 
*[[22nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|22nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
 
*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
 
*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
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*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company F  
 
*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company F  
 
*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
 
*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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World War I
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World War II
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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====Obituaries====
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====Occupations====
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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://indianacourthouses.com/pages/72.htm Scott County Courthouse]<br>1 E McClain Ave<br>Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848<br>Phone: 812.752.8420<br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1820.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scott County, Indiana 216 {{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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====Libraries====
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====Museums====
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==== Societies====  
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
  
*Directory of&nbsp;Teachers for Scott County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Teachers for Scott County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital 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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*[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]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Scott County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inscott/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inscott/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Scott/ Scott County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Scott/ Scott County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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====Voting Registration=====
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Scott County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 12, 1820
County Seat Scottsburg
Courthouse
Address Scott County Courthouse
1 E McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848
Phone: 812.752.8420

Scott County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1820--Scott County was created 12 January 1820 from Clark, Jefferson and Jennings Counties.
County seat: Scottsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Scott County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church records

  • Some Churches of Scott County - InGenWeb

Court Records

Directories

History

Local Histories

  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collectionother libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Probate Records

=Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
1 E McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848
Phone: 812.752.8420
County Health Department has birth and death records.
Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1820.
County Recorder has land records. [2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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

Scott County, Indiana Web Sites

Voting Registration=

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), Scott County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.