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

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Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Knox
Courthouse
Address Starke County Courthouse
PO Box 395
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: 219.772.9128

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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1835--Starke County was created 7 February 1835 from St. Joseph County.County seat: Knox [1]

Record Loss

Starke County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Lutheran

St. Johannes Evangelical Lutheran Church, Knox

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 Vermillion 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 Vermillion County.

  • 5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company C

World War I

World War II`

Newspapers

Naturalization and Citizenship

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Starke County Courthouse
PO Box 395
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: 219.772.9128

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850.
County Autitor has land records from 1850.
County Health Department has birth and death 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

Starke 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 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), Starke County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

 

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