Spencer County, Indiana Genealogy

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*Index to Defective, Dependent Delinquent Census for Spencer County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent Delinquent Census for Spencer County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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'''Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill'''
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*'''1858-1885''' - Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill, Baptism Index 1858-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537871}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.</ref>
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'''Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill'''  
*'''1862-1895''' - Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill, Marriage Index 1858-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537871}}.<ref name="vr1"/>
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'''St. Bernard Parish, Rockport'''
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*'''1858-1885''' - Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill, Baptism Index 1858-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537871}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1862-1895''' - Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill, Marriage Index 1858-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537871}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
*'''1859-1885''' - St. Bernard Parish, Rockport, Baptism Index 1859-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537931}}.<ref name="vr1"/>
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'''St. Bernard Parish, Rockport'''
*'''1866-1895''' - St. Bernard Parish, Rockport, Marriage Index 1866-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537931}}.<ref name="vr1"/>
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*'''1859-1885''' - St. Bernard Parish, Rockport, Baptism Index 1859-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537931}}.<ref name="vr1" />  
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*'''1866-1895''' - St. Bernard Parish, Rockport, Marriage Index 1866-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537931}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
 
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==== Court Records  ====

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Guide to Spencer County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Spencer County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 10, 1818
County Seat Rockport
Courthouse
Address Spencer County Courthouse
200 Main Street
Rockport, IN 47635-1478
Phone: 812.649.6027


County Website

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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Parent County

1818--Spencer County was created 10 January 1818 from Warrick and Perry Counties.
County seat: Rockport [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

September 1833 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Spencer County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


Mary Help of Christians Parish, Mariah Hill

St. Bernard Parish, Rockport

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

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 Spencer 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 Spencer 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 373-418, Regiment, Company), FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collection    other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Naturalization and Citizenship

Obituaries

Occupations

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Spencer County Courthouse
200 Main Street
Rockport, IN 47635-1478
Phone: 812.649.6027


County Health Department has birth records from 1882
and death records from 1830. Cemetery trustees have burial records.
County Clerk has marriage records from 1818,
divorce and court records1883,
probate records from 1848 and naturalization records 1852-1929.
County Recorder has land records. [3]

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

Voting Registration

Spencer County, Indiana Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Spencer County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.