Spencer County, Indiana Genealogy

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Spencer County; 200 Main St; Rockport, IN 47635-1478; Ph. 812.649.6027 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b rec from 1882 & d rec from 1830; Cem trustees have bur rec; Co Clk has m rec from 1818, div & ct rec from 1883, pro rec from 1848 & nat rec 1852-1929; Co Redr has land rec
  
 
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County Courthouse

Spencer County; 200 Main St; Rockport, IN 47635-1478; Ph. 812.649.6027 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b rec from 1882 & d rec from 1830; Cem trustees have bur rec; Co Clk has m rec from 1818, div & ct rec from 1883, pro rec from 1848 & nat rec 1852-1929; Co Redr has land rec

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Spencer County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Church

Court

Land

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 Collection    other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

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

Newspapers

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).