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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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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 &amp; d rec from 1830; Cem trustees have bur rec; Co Clk has m rec from 1818, div &amp; ct rec from 1883, pro rec from 1848 &amp; nat rec 1852-1929; Co Redr has land rec
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[http://www.owencounty.in.gov/ Spencer County Courthouse]<br>200 Main Street<br>Rockport, IN 47635-1478<br>Phone: 812.649.6027  
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<br>County Health Department has birth records from 1882 <br>and death records from 1830. Cemetery trustees have burial records.<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1818, <br>divorce and court records1883, <br>probate records from 1848 and naturalization records 1852-1929.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Spencer County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp;&nbsp;Delinquent Census for Spencer County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp;&nbsp;Delinquent Census for Spencer County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Teachers for Spencer County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
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Contents

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. [1]

History

Parent County

1818--Spencer County was created 10 January 1818 from Warrick and Perry Counties.
County seat: Rockport [2]

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 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

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), Spencer County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).