Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Tippecanoe County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 20, 1826
County Seat Lafayette
Courthouse
Address Tippecanoe County Courthouse
 301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326 

Tippecanoe County Website
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Contents

County Courthouse

Tippecanoe County Courthouse
 301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830
divorce records from 1850, probate and court records
from 1832 & naturalization records on microfilm.

History

Parent County

1826--Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Lafayette [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

Cemeteries in Tippecanoe County

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html

Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html

Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm.  [PDF file]

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf


Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library. File system on Churches in Tippecanoe County
 http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Court  

Alameda McCollough Research Library
http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm
Indexes to early Court books held in this library.

  

Land

Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Indexes, plat books and maps.  Misc boxes of original deeds donated.

Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County (original books)

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/

Local Histories

  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books

[1]

Maps 

Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe County.

Newspapers 

Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm

Probate 

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library

School Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.


Taxation

Early indexes, books and microfilm held at the

Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

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 

Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html

Tippecanoe County Historical Association  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm


Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

Tippecanoe County Goverment offices 

http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/

Tippecanoe County Public Library

http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy



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