Shelby County, Indiana

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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>  
 
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>  
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[http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/cemetery_records/cem_index.htm Cemeteries] of Shelby County, Indiana<br>  
 
[http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/cemetery_records/cem_index.htm Cemeteries] of Shelby County, Indiana<br>  
  
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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])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Shelby County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Shelby County, Indiana, [http://www.shelbycountyindiana.org/courthouse/courthouse_records.htm Courthouse]
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Shelby County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Shelby County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1821--Shelby County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Shelbyville [2]

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

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. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).