Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy

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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.


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


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

Cemeteries in TIppecanoe County


Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration


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



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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • West Lafayette

Court   Alameda McCollough Research Library




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



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.


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

School Records


Vital Records

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

 (Original marriage records 1825 - 1992)

  • 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

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

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites



Tippecanoe County Indiana Cemeteries.