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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sullivan County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1816--'''Sullivan County was created&nbsp;from Knox County.&nbsp; The county seat is Sullivan.&nbsp;
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'''1816--'''Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816&nbsp;from [[Knox County, Indiana|Knox ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Sullivan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''1818 --''' Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.
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'''1821 -- '''Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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'''February 1850 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
  
==== Populated Places ====
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Clark County, Illinois|Clark County, Illinois]]
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*[[Clay County, Indiana|Clay]]
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*[[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford County, Illinois]]
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*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
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*[[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]]
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*[[Vigo County, Indiana|Vigo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Sullivan County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories<br>  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Sullivan County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Farmers of Sullivan County, Indiana (1896) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)&nbsp; 977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN&nbsp; {{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|927856}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Mexican war
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*2nd Regiment, Company H
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Civil War
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Sullivan 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;Sullivan County.
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Companies D, K, and L
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|6th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company G
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company F
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*[[13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|13th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company F
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*[[16th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|16th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company K
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*[[17th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|17th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[31st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|31st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company D
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*[[43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|43rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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*[[51st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|51st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C
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*[[80th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|80th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|85th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[97th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|97th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, E, and I
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*[[115th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|115th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company F
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*[[120th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|120th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[137th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|137th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company G
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*[[142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|149th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E, G, and K
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*[[156th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|156th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company E
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Civil War Books
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*Booth, Louise. ''Waiting for the Moment''. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|540313|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/waiting-for-the-moment/oclc/11090038&referer=brief_results other library]<br>
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*"County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''. {{FSbook|116072}}; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)&nbsp; (page 572-587,&nbsp; Regiment, Companies, Name's), &nbsp;977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN&nbsp; {{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Index to Will Books for Sullivan County (1850-1940) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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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>
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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>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <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>
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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]
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*Index to Coroner's Inquest Records (1916-1917) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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Sullivan County Public Library
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Donna K. Adams - Genealogist
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Genealogy/Local History Dept.
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100 S. Crowder St.
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Sullivan, Indiana 47882
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[http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=198126&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Sullivan&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Sullivan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Sullivan/ Sullivan County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*Sullivan County Public Library - [http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]
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*Sullivan County Historical Society - [http://www.sullivancountyin.com www.sullivancountyin.com]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Sullivan County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square #304
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: 812.268.4657

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. [1]

History

Parent County

1816--Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from Knox County.  County seat: Sullivan [2]

Boundary Changes

1818 -- Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.

1821 -- Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.

Record Loss

February 1850 -- 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 Sullivan County, Indiana census records online, see: Indiana Census.

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FHL Collection  other library   FamilySearch Books Online

Maps

Military

Mexican war

  • 2nd Regiment, Company H

Civil War

Civil War service men from Sullivan 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 Sullivan County.


Civil War Books

  • Booth, Louise. Waiting for the Moment. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other library
  • "County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884. FamilySearch Books Online; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  (page 572-587,  Regiment, Companies, Name's),  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FHL Collection  other library

Newspapers

Probate

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 

Sullivan County Public Library

Donna K. Adams - Genealogist

Genealogy/Local History Dept.

100 S. Crowder St.

Sullivan, Indiana 47882

www.sullivan.lib.in.us

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan 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).