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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Shelby County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/73.htm Shelby County Courthouse]<br>407 S Harrison Street<br> PO Box 198<br> Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161<br> Phone: 317.392.6320<br><br>County Health Department had birth, death and burial records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court record.<br>County Auditor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shelby County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|190px|Isaac Shelby.JPG]]
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1821--'''Shelby County was created 31&nbsp;December 1821&nbsp;from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Shelbyville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Bartholomew County, Indiana|Bartholomew]]
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*[[Decatur County, Indiana|Decatur]]
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*[[Hancock County, Indiana|Hancock]]
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*[[Johnson County, Indiana|Johnson]]
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*[[Marion County, Indiana|Marion]]
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/cemetery_records/cem_index.htm Cemeteries] of Shelby County, Indiana<br>
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Shelby County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*Shelby County, Indiana, [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/courthouse/courthouse_records.htm Courthouse]
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==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Shelby County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Shelby County, Indiana [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/historical_articles/history_index.htm Historical Articles] <br>
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*History of Shelby County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/hist/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*''History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana''. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|204639|item|diap=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-shelby-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-a-short-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/498754522&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofshelbyc00bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*Chadwick, Edward H. ''Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908''. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|184193|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*Maps and Gazetteers -[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
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*Maps of Townships and Neighboring [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/pictures/neighboring_counties.htm Counties]<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Shelby County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n195/mode/1up Internet Archive])
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*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
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#Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/shelby/rollofhonor.html Genealogy Trails History Group])
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#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Shelby County ( [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Shelby+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry. com]) ($)
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*World War II, 1941-1945&nbsp;
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#Shelby County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/shelby1.htm AccessGenealogy])
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from Shelby 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 Shelby County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies L, and M
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*[[2nd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|2nd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies L, and M
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reoganized Company D
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reoganized Company I
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and H
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*[[18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|18th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[20th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|20th Battery<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1299603038046_496" />]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[30th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|30th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reoganized Company E
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*[[33rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|33rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|51st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F, and I
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[70th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|70th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and F
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*[[76th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862)|76th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (30 days, 1862), Company F
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*[[79th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|79th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[132nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|132nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864) Company E
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*[[146th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|146th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and F
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*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, D, and G
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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Civil War Books
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*''"Military History" Chaper 5 in History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana''. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.)(page 320-357 Company, Regiment, Name's),&nbsp;977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|204639|item|diap=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-shelby-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-notes-etc-together-with-a-short-history-of-the-northwest-the-indiana-territory-and-the-state-of-indiana/oclc/498754522&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofshelbyc00bran INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*"Military History" Chapter 10 in Chadwick, Edward H. ''Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908''. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), (page 98-122, Company, Regiment; Civil War Roll of Honor, page 112-118), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|184193|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/chadwicks-history-of-shelby-county-indiana/oclc/3823154&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*Newspaper Articles about Shelby County, Indiana, [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/newspaper/news_index.htm Residents]
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*Selected Extracts from Newspapers in Shelby County, Indiana (1866-1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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==== School Records  ====
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*Directory of Teachers of Shelby County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[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>
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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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>
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*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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*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, 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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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*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.shelbycountyindiana.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Shelby|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Shelby/ Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Shelby County Courthouse
407 S Harrison Street
PO Box 198
Shelbyville, IN 46176-2161
Phone: 317.392.6320

County Health Department had birth, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court record.
County Auditor has land records. [1]

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[2]

Parent County

1821--Shelby County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Shelbyville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Shelby County, Indiana

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Shelby County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Shelby County ( Ancestry. com) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Shelby County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)



Civil War

Civil War service men from Shelby 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 Shelby County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chaper 5 in History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.)(page 320-357 Company, Regiment, Name's), 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • "Military History" Chapter 10 in Chadwick, Edward H. Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana. 1908. (Indiana. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1977), (page 98-122, Company, Regiment; Civil War Roll of Honor, page 112-118), 977.259 H2c FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other libraries    Family History Archives

Newspapers

  • Newspaper Articles about Shelby County, Indiana, Residents
  • Selected Extracts from Newspapers in Shelby County, Indiana (1866-1886) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Probate

School Records

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), Shelby County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).