Sullivan County, Indiana

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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.)  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  {{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}  [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]   [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=82555 Family History Archives]
 
*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|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}  [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]   [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=82555 Family History Archives]

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 United States  > Indiana > Sullivan County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1816--Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from Knox County.  County seat: Sullivan [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Church

Court

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   Family History Archives

Maps

Military

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.( [Indianapolis]: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)  (page 572-587,  Regiment, Companies, Name's),  977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN  FHL Collection  other library   Family History Archives

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).