St. Joseph County, Indiana Genealogy

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| building address = [http://www.stjosephcountyindiana.com/ St. Joseph County Courthouse]<br>101 S Main Street<br> South Bend, IN 46601<br> Phone: 219.235.9635<br><br>[http://www.Stjosephcounty.us/ '''St.joseph County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://www.stjosephcountyindiana.com/ St. Joseph County Courthouse]<br>101 S Main Street<br> South Bend, IN 46601<br> Phone: 219.235.9635<br><br>[http://www.Stjosephcounty.us/ '''St.joseph County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:St Joseph County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;[http://www.stjosephcountyindiana.com/ St. Joseph County Courthouse]<br>101 S Main Street<br> South Bend, IN 46601<br> Phone: 219.235.9635<br><br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<br> County Assessor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), St Joseph County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== History ==
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
'''1830--'''St. Joseph County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''South Bend <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1830--'''St. Joseph County was created 29 January 1830&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''South Bend <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]
 
*[[Starke County, Indiana|Starke]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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===  St Joseph County, Indiana Resources  ===
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====Bible Records====
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====Biographies====
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====Business Records====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for St. Joseph County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for St. Joseph County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*South Bend
 
*South Bend
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (1902) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (1902) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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====Ethnic and religious Groups====
  
*O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. ''Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One &amp; Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907''. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007)&nbsp; 977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|268928|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results other libaries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorystjosep00unkngoog INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=5y4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA603&lpg=PA603&dq=A+history+of+St.+Joseph+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=i2NQur95Va&sig=cSrrnVovVVRTp-prEY086Aw9hOk&hl=en&ei=uQ3LTeWpHMXniAKeqMHmCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=12&ved=0CGIQ6AEwCw#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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====Gazetteers====
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====Genealogies====
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====History====
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*O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. ''Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One &amp; Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907''. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007) 977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|268928|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results other libaries] vol.1 Vol.2[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results Family History Archives][http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorystjosep00unkngoog INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=5y4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA603&lpg=PA603&dq=A+history+of+St.+Joseph+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=i2NQur95Va&sig=cSrrnVovVVRTp-prEY086Aw9hOk&hl=en&ei=uQ3LTeWpHMXniAKeqMHmCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=12&ved=0CGIQ6AEwCw#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
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War of 1812
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;St, Joseph&nbsp;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&nbsp;St. Joseph&nbsp;County.  
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Civil War service men from St, Joseph 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 St. Joseph County.  
  
 
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company D  
 
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company D  
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I, and Reoganized Company I  
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I, and Reorganized Company I  
 
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, and H  
 
*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, and H  
 
*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
 
*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company B  
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies H, and I
 
*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies H, and I
  
<br>Civil War Books  
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Civil War Books  
  
*"Military History" Chapter 14 in O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. ''Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One &amp; Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907''. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007), (page 715-757, Regiment, Company, Name's; The Roll of Honor, page 731-735;Roster of G.A.R., page 736-742)&nbsp; 977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|268928|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results other libaries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Vol.2&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results Family History Archives]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorystjosep00unkngoog INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=5y4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA603&lpg=PA603&dq=A+history+of+St.+Joseph+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=i2NQur95Va&sig=cSrrnVovVVRTp-prEY086Aw9hOk&hl=en&ei=uQ3LTeWpHMXniAKeqMHmCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=12&ved=0CGIQ6AEwCw#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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*"Military History" Chapter 14 in O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. ''Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One &amp; Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907''. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007), (page 715-757, Regiment, Company, Name's; The Roll of Honor, page 731-735;Roster of G.A.R., page 736-742)977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|268928|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results other libaries] vol.1 Vol.2[http://www.worldcat.org/title/every-name-index-to-a-history-of-st-joseph-county-indiana-volumes-one-two-by-timothy-edward-howard-1907/oclc/254374049&referer=brief_results Family History Archives][http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorystjosep00unkngoog INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=5y4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA603&lpg=PA603&dq=A+history+of+St.+Joseph+County,+Indiana&source=bl&ots=i2NQur95Va&sig=cSrrnVovVVRTp-prEY086Aw9hOk&hl=en&ei=uQ3LTeWpHMXniAKeqMHmCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=12&ved=0CGIQ6AEwCw#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
  
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://www2.sjcpl.org/obits/search_form.php Obituaries from the ''South Bend Tribune'': 1913-present]: Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Public Library  
 
[http://www2.sjcpl.org/obits/search_form.php Obituaries from the ''South Bend Tribune'': 1913-present]: Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Public Library  
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==== Occupations  ====
 
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Probate  ====
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===== County Courthouse =====
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[[Image:St Joseph County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|St Joseph County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;[http://www.stjosephcountyindiana.com/ St. Joseph County Courthouse]<br>101 S Main Street<br> South Bend, IN 46601<br> Phone: 219.235.9635<br><br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<br> County Assessor has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), St Joseph County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[South Bend Indiana Family History Center]]
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
  
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====Voting Registration====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[South Bend Indiana Family History Center]]
 
  
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=== St. Joseph  County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~instjose/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~instjose/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  

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St. Joseph County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1830
County Seat South bend
Courthouse
Address St. Joseph County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 219.235.9635

St.joseph County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Parent County

1830--St. Joseph County was created 29 January 1830 from Cass County.
County seat: South Bend [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

St Joseph County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • South Bend

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories


Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from St, Joseph 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 St. Joseph County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 14 in O'Connor, Cathy L., and Timothy Edward Howard. Every Name Index to A History of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volumes One & Two, by Timothy Edward Howard, 1907. (Edwardsburg, Mich: Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007), (page 715-757, Regiment, Company, Name's; The Roll of Honor, page 731-735;Roster of G.A.R., page 736-742)977.289 H2h FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collectionother libaries vol.1 Vol.2Family History ArchivesINTERNET ARCHIVE  Google books

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries from the South Bend Tribune: 1913-present: Courtesy of the St. Joseph County Public Library

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse
St Joseph County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
 St. Joseph County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 219.235.9635

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.
County Assessor has land records. [2]
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records


Voting Registration

St. Joseph County, Indiana Web Sites

References

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