Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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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'''] }}  
 
| 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'''] }}  
  
 
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Populated Places ====
 
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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>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
 
*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
  
== Resources ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
<references />  
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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>  
  
==== Cemeteries in Tippecanoe County ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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====Tippecanoe County Resources===
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====Bible records====
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====Biographies====
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====Business records====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html]  
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[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 Records ====
==== CensusRecords ====
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{{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 Records ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''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 Records ====
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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.  
  
====Directories====
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==== Directories ====
  
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===Emigration and Immigration====
  
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====Ethnic and religious Groups====
  
==== Land and Property ====
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====Gazetteers====
  
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]
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====Genealogies====
 
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Indexes, plat books and maps.Misc boxes of original deeds donated.
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'''Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County''' (original books)
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[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/]
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===Histories===
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=== Histories ===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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<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 ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]
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Indexes, plat books and maps.Misc boxes of original deeds donated.
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'''Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County''' (original books)
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[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/recorder/]
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==== Maps ====
  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
 
'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]  
  
==== Military Records ====
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====Migration====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*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]  
 
*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  
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*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members
only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
  
War of 1812
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War of 1812  
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
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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
  
World War I
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World War I  
  
World War II
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World War II  
  
==== Newspapers ====
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
====Obituaries====
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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  ====
  
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm  
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm
  
====Probate Records====
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====Occupations====
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====Periodicals====
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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  
  
===Repositories===
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====Public records====
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=== Repositories ===
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====Archives====
  
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
  
[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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[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.  
  
====Family History Centers====  
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
  
====Libraries====
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====Museums====
  
==== 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]'''  
 
'''Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html]'''  
  
 
'''Tippecanoe County Historical Association'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm]  
 
'''Tippecanoe County Historical Association'''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm]  
 
  
==== School Records ====
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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]  
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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])
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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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*[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 Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
  
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===== Birth Records =====
  
=====Birth Records=====
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===== Marriage Records =====
 
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=====Marriage Records=====
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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 Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 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]
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch]  
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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]
  
=====Death Records=====
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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]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
====Voting Registration====
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==== Voting Registration ====
  
=== Tippecanoe County, Indiana 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.  
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*[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)
  
===Tippecanoe County, Indiana References  ===
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=== Tippecanoe County, Indiana References  ===
  
 
'''Tippecanoe County Government offices'''  
 
'''Tippecanoe County Government offices'''  
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[http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy]  
 
[http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy]  
  
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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

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

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

Record Loss

=Tippecanoe County Resources

Bible records

Biographies

Business records

Cemeteries

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 Records

For tips on accessing Tippecanoe County, Indiana 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

Emigration and Immigration=

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

[2]

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/

Maps

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

Migration

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

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

Occupations

Periodicals

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

Public records

Repositories

Archives

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

Museums

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm