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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
September 1833 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki
- Michael John Neill, Burned Counties in Family History Circle
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)
- 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
- African American Veterans in Spencer County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
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.
- 1st Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company F
- 10th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies G, and M
- 13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company H
- 25th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies D, E, and K
- 42nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies B, C, D, and H
- 53rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company C
- 58th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 65th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company D
- 91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Compamy E
- 115th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company G
- 117th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company F
- 120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 136th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company I
- 28th US Colored Troops, Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
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
- Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
- Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - Ancestry.con $
- Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992 - FamilySearch
- Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959 - FamilySearch
- Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Spencer County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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