Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy

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| seat =  Lafayette
 
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| building address = [http://www.county.tippecanoe.in.us/ Tippecanoe County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;301 Main Street<br>Lafayette, IN 47901<br>Phone: 765.423.9326&nbsp;<br><br>[http://www.Tippecanoecounty.us/ '''Tippecanoe County Website'''] }}  
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| building address = [http://www.county.tippecanoe.in.us/ Tippecanoe County Courthouse]<br>301 Main Street<br>Lafayette, IN 47901<br>Phone: 765.423.9326<br><br>[http://www.Tippecanoecounty.us/ '''Tippecanoe County Website'''] }}  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.county.tippecanoe.in.us/ Tippecanoe County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;301 Main Street<br>Lafayette, IN 47901<br>Phone: 765.423.9326&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830 <br>divorce records&nbsp;from 1850, probate and court records<br>from 1832 &amp; naturalization records&nbsp;on microfilm.
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1826--'''Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826&nbsp;from [[Parke County, Indiana|Parke]] County and unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat: '''Lafayette <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1826--'''Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from [[Parke County, Indiana|Parke]] County and unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat: '''Lafayette <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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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html]  
  
Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm.&nbsp; [PDF file]  
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Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm. [PDF file]  
  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf]  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/egov/docs/1126713330_814361.pdf]  
  
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==== Census ====
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==== CensusRecords ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Census for Clarks Hill (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Census for Clarks Hill (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*West Lafayette  
 
*West Lafayette  
*Church Database on '''Early Churches in Tippecanoe County'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Churches_of_TC_IN_.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Churches_of_TC_IN_.htm]
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*Church Database on '''Early Churches in Tippecanoe County'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Churches_of_TC_IN_.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Churches_of_TC_IN_.htm]
  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''. File system on Churches in Tippecanoe County<br>&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''. File system on Churches in Tippecanoe County<br>&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
  
==== Court&nbsp;&nbsp;  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
Alameda McCollough Research Library <br>http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm <br>Indexes to early Court books held in this library.  
 
Alameda McCollough Research Library <br>http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm <br>Indexes to early Court books held in this library.  
  
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====Directories====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
  
Indexes, plat books and maps.&nbsp; Misc boxes of original deeds donated.  
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Indexes, plat books and maps.Misc boxes of original deeds donated.  
  
 
'''Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County''' (original books)  
 
'''Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County''' (original books)  
  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/]  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/]  
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===Histories===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== 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|264889|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-history-of-tippecanoe-white-jasper-newton-benton-warren-and-pulaski-counties-indiana/oclc/367763269&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=T-4tILnpZrIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:i_GVFvJT8moC&hl=en&ei=5NOPTOzZAoH6sAPotriyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol.2&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=NhUVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA974&dq=family+OR+records+OR+genealogy+OR+ancestor+-sir+-isaac+intitle:newton&hl=en&ei=xtGPTNaSGpDQsAOY6oCyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFcQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=family%20OR%20records%20OR%20genealogy%20OR%20ancestor%20-sir%20-isaac%20intitle%3Anewton&f=false Google books]
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*''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|264889|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-history-of-tippecanoe-white-jasper-newton-benton-warren-and-pulaski-counties-indiana/oclc/367763269&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=T-4tILnpZrIC&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:i_GVFvJT8moC&hl=en&ei=5NOPTOzZAoH6sAPotriyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDAQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] vol.2 [http://books.google.com/books?id=NhUVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA974&dq=family+OR+records+OR+genealogy+OR+ancestor+-sir+-isaac+intitle:newton&hl=en&ei=xtGPTNaSGpDQsAOY6oCyDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFcQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=family%20OR%20records%20OR%20genealogy%20OR%20ancestor%20-sir%20-isaac%20intitle%3Anewton&f=false Google books]
  
 
<ref>Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm</ref>  
 
<ref>Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm</ref>  
  
==== Maps&nbsp;  ====
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==== Maps ====
  
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library&nbsp; '''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm] <br>
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
*World War I.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tippecanoe County Honor Roll book.&nbsp; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm]  
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*World War I.Tippecanoe County Honor Roll book. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm]  
*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members  
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only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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War of 1812
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;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&nbsp;Tippecanoe County.  
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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.  
  
 
*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I  
 
*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I  
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H  
 
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H  
 
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies D, and G  
 
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies D, and G  
*[[10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|10th Battery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|10th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, E, and Reorganized Companies E, H, K  
 
*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, E, and Reorganized Companies E, H, K  
 
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, H, and I  
 
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, H, and I  
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies C, F, and K  
 
*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies C, F, and K  
*[[23rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|23rd Battery]],&nbsp; &nbsp;Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[23rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|23rd Battery]],Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H  
 
*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H  
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*[[154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|154th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, H, and I
 
*[[154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|154th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, H, and I
  
==== Newspapers&nbsp;  ====
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World War I
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World War II
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==== Newspapers ====
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====Obituaries====
  
 
==== Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library  ====
 
==== Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library  ====
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm  
 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm  
  
Probate&nbsp;
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====Probate Records====
  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library''' http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library''' http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm  
  
Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library  
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Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library
  
==== '''School Records'''  ====
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===Repositories===
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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[http://www.county.tippecanoe.in.us/ Tippecanoe County Courthouse]<br>301 Main Street<br>Lafayette, IN 47901<br>Phone: 765.423.9326<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830 <br>divorce records from 1850, probate and court records<br>from 1832 &amp; naturalization records on microfilm.
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====Family History Centers====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
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====Libraries====
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==== Societies====
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'''Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html]'''  
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'''Tippecanoe County Historical Association'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm]
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==== School Records ====
  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
  
 
Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.  
 
Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.  
 
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*Directory of Teachers for Tippecanoe County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Tippecanoe County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of West Lafayette High School (1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of West Lafayette High School (1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Teachers of West Lafayette High School (1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Teachers of West Lafayette High School (1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Selected Alumni of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Selected Alumni of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
Early indexes, books&nbsp;and microfilm held at the  
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Early indexes, books and microfilm held at the  
  
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp; [http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm] <br>  
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library''' [http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm] <br>  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''Birth and Death records located&nbsp;in Tippecanoe County '''is located at the Health Department.&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/health/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/health/]  
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*'''Birth and Death records located in Tippecanoe County '''is located at the Health Department.[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/health/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/health/]  
 
**'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;(Original marriage records 1825 - 1992)
 
**'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;(Original marriage records 1825 - 1992)
  
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
  
*[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>
 
  
*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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=====Birth Records=====
  
*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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=====Marriage Records=====
  
*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 Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$
  
*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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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch]  
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch]
  
'''Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society&nbsp; [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html]'''
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=====Death Records=====
  
'''Tippecanoe County Historical Association&nbsp; '''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm]  
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
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====Voting Registration====
 
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'''Family History Centers'''
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites ==
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===  Tippecanoe County, Indiana 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.  
*'''Tppecanoe County Genweb''' [http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/ http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/]  
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*'''Tippecanoe County Genweb''' [http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/ http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/]  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Tippecanoe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Tippecanoe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tippecanoe/ Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tippecanoe/ Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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===Tippecanoe County, Indiana References  ===
  
'''Tippecanoe County Goverment offices&nbsp;'''  
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'''Tippecanoe County Government offices'''  
  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/]  
 
[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/]  

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Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
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


Contents

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


CensusRecords

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


Church Records

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 Records

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

Directories

Land and Property

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/

Histories

Local Histories

[1]

Maps

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

Military Records

only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

War of 1812

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.

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries

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 Records

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

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

Repositories

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.

Family History Centers

Libraries

Societies

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

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


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 Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)


Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voting Registration

Tippecanoe County, Indiana Web Sites

Tippecanoe County, Indiana References

Tippecanoe County Government offices

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

Tippecanoe County Public Library

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



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