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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tippecanoe County, Indiana 217 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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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.  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Cemeteries in Tippecanoe County ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/TippecanoeCountyIN_Cemetery_List.html]
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==== Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcpcrg/Index.html]
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Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm.&nbsp; [PDF file]
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[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  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
  
*West Lafayette
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*West Lafayette  
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*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]
  
==== Court  ====
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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]
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==== Court&nbsp;&nbsp;  ====
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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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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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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.&nbsp; 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/]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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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}}&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]
 
*''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]
  
==== Maps  ====
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<ref>Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm</ref>
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==== Maps&nbsp; ====
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library&nbsp; '''[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm] <br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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*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]
 
*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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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]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|10th Battery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 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]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*[[23rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|23rd Battery]],&nbsp; &nbsp;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  ====
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==== Probate ====
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==== Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library ====
  
==== School Records ====
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http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/Death%20Records/Newspapers%20on%20Microfilm%20at%20the%20Tippecanoe%20Public%20Library.htm
  
*Directory of Teachers for Tippecanoe County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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Probate&nbsp;
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library''' http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm
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Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library
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==== '''School Records'''  ====
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp;[http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm]
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Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.
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*Directory of Teachers for Tippecanoe County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students 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])<br>
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*Selected Alumni of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Students of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Teachers of Jefferson High School, Lafayette (1928) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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Early indexes, books&nbsp;and microfilm held at the
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'''Alameda McCollough Research Library'''&nbsp; [http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm] <br>
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''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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**'''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 Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, 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>
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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'''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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'''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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'''Family History Centers'''
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*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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*'''Tppecanoe 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)
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== References  ==
 
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'''Tippecanoe County Goverment offices&nbsp;'''
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[http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/ http://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/]
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'''Tippecanoe County Public Library'''
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[http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/genealogy]
  
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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

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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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