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Contents

County Courthouse

Steuben County Courthouse
 55 Public Square
Angola, IN 46703
Phone: 219.668.1000 

County Health Department has birth and death records;
County Clerk has marriage, divorec, probate and court records from 1837
and land records from mid-1800’s[1]

History

Parent County

1835--Steuben County was created 7 February 1835 from La Grange County.  County seat: Angola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens : also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.) FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Steuben County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • American Civil War, 1861-1865 
  1. The war for the Union, 1861-1865 A record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben county, Indiana (Source:Internet Archive)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Steuben County (Source: Explore Ancestry.com ) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Steuben County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)


Civil War

Civil War service men from Steuben 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 Steuben County.



CIVIL WAR BOOK

  • Carpenter, Jesse H. 1889. The war for the Union, 1861-1865 a record of its defenders, living and dead, from Steuben County, Indiana, and history of veteran organizations and kindred associations. (S.l: s.n.]. ), (Regiment, Companies, Name's; Roll Of Honor, page 42- 48)FHL US/CAN Film 547227 Item 6  FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE  Allen County Library
  • "The Civil War" Chapter 5 in History of Steuben County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages and towns, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens : also a condensed history of Indiana, embodying accounts of prehistoric races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk wars, and a brief review of its civil and political history. (1885. Chicago: Inter-state.), (page 339 - 406, Regiment, Companies)  FHL US/CAN Film 924060 Item 1 FHL Collection   other libraries   FamilySearch Books Online

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Other Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Steuben County, Indiana 216 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).

 

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