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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Tippecanoe County''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== 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.
  
 
== 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&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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*[[Benton_County,_Indiana|Benton]]
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*[[Carroll_County,_Indiana|Carroll]]
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*[[Clinton_County,_Indiana|Clinton]]
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*[[Fountain_County,_Indiana|Fountain]]
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*[[Montgomery_County,_Indiana|Montgomery]]
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*[[Warren_County,_Indiana|Warren]]
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*[[White_County,_Indiana|White]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton]]
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*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]
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*[[Clinton County, Indiana|Clinton]]
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*[[Fountain County, Indiana|Fountain]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Indiana|Montgomery]]
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*[[Warren County, Indiana|Warren]]
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*[[White County, Indiana|White]]
  
 
== 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  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Tippecanoe County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Census for Clarks Hill (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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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  ====
  
==== Maps  ====
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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]
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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  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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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]
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*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Probate  ====
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Civil War
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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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*[[4th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|4th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company I
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*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company L
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company H
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*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies D, and G
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*[[10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|10th Battery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[10th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|10th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, E, and Reorganized Companies E, H, K
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, H, and I
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*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F and Reorganized Company F
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*[[12th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|12th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company A
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*[[15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|15th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[20th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|20th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Companies C, F, and K
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*[[23rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|23rd Battery]],&nbsp; &nbsp;Indiana Light Artillery
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*[[26th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|26th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[35th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|35th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, and H
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*[[40th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|40th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, C, D, G, H, I, and K
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*[[63rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|63rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company A
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*[[72nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|72nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies C, and G
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*[[86th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|86th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies I, and K
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*[[91st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|91st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I
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*[[99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|99th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
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*[[100th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|100th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
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*[[108th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|108th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, D, E, and H
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*[[116th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4)|116th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Companies A, E, and I
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*[[130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|130th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864)|135th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Companies A, C, D, and G
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*[[142nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|142nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H
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*[[150th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|150th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, and I
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*[[154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|154th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies E, H, and I
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==== Newspapers&nbsp;  ====
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==== 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
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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>
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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 ]$ <br>
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*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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*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, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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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'''
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[West Lafayette Indiana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=198142&subject_disp=Indiana%2C+Tippecanoe&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*'''Tppecanoe County Genweb''' [http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/ http://www.ingenweb.org/intippecanoe/]
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Tippecanoe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tippecanoe/ Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== 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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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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