Switzerland County, Indiana Genealogy

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*Index to Agricultural Schedule for Switzerland County (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Agricultural Schedule for Switzerland County (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Switzerland County (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Mortality Schedule for Switzerland County (1850-1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Switzerland County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Switzerland County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>

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Switzerland County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 7, 1814
County Seat Vevay
Courthouse
Address Switzerland County Courthouse
212 W Main St;
Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: 812.427.3175

Switzerland County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Switzerland County Courthouse
212 W Main St;
Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: 812.427.3175

County Health Department has birth, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, court and probate records from 1814.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1814--Switzerland County was created 7 September 1814 from Dearborn and Jefferson Counties.
County seat: Vevay [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Switzerland County, Indiana from Their Earliest Settlement: Containing a History of the Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ; Remininiscences, Extracts, Etc. ; Local Statistics ; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men ; (Biographies. Mt. Vernon, Ind: Windmill Publications, 1993.), 977.2125 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection, other library
  • Weakley, Harraman & Co. History of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, Indiana: From Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ... Biographies ... History of the North-West Territory, the State of Indiana, and the Indians. (Chicago: Weakley, Harraman & Co, 2008.)  other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE  (Only the Switzerland County portion is included below.)

Maps

Military


Civil War

Civil War service men from Switzerland 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 Switzerland County.


Civil War Book


  • "Military History" Chapter 10 in History of Switzerland County, Indiana from Their Earliest Settlement: Containing a History of the Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches ; Remininiscences, Extracts, Etc. ; Local Statistics ; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men ; (Biographies. Mt. Vernon, Ind: Windmill Publications, 1993.), (page 1099-1199 give Regiment, Compant, Name) 977.2125 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  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 

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

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