Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy

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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/80.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Phone: 765.675.2795<br><br>[http://www.Tiptoncounty.us/ '''Tipton County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/80.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Phone: 765.675.2795<br><br>[http://www.Tiptoncounty.us/ '''Tipton County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
 
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/80.htm Tipton County Courthouse]<br>101 E Jefferson<br>Tipton, IN 46072<br>Phone: 765.675.2795<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1844, <br>divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tipton County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
*Marvin W. Pershing , ''Tipton County, Indiana history'', 1914 Facsim. of History of Tipton County, Indiana&nbsp;: her people, industries and institutions --Indianapolis, Indiana&nbsp;: B. F. Bowen &amp; Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana&nbsp;: Selby Publishing &amp; Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1&amp;v.2 {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/247767354&referer=brief_results Other Libary]<br>
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*Marvin W. Pershing , ''Tipton County, Indiana history'', 1914 Facsim. of History of Tipton County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions --Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen &amp; Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana:Selby Publishing &amp; Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1&amp;v.2 {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-her-people-industries-and-institutions-with-biographical-sketches-of-representative-citizens-and-genealogical-records-of-many-of-the-old-families/oclc/247767354&referer=brief_results Other Libary]<br>
  
*Blanchard, Charles. 2010. ''Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana: historical and biographical''. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co.)&nbsp;&nbsp;977.2 H2bL FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|159166|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-howard-and-tipton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/698381487&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|101798}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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*Blanchard, Charles. 2010. ''Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana: historical and biographical''. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co.)977.2 H2bL FHL US/CAN Book{{FHL|159166|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-howard-and-tipton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/698381487&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]{{FSbook|101798}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/countiesofhoward00blan INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
 
*History of Tipton County, Indiana - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/hist/ Linkpendium]
 
*History of Tipton County, Indiana - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1844--'''Tipton County was created 15 January 1844&nbsp;from [[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]], [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tipton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1844--'''Tipton County was created 15 January 1844from [[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]], [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tipton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
 
*[[Madison County, Indiana|Madison]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Tipton County, Indiana Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*A cemetery index of Tipton County can be found at [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/].&nbsp; The index was compiled from 1978-1980, so any burials after that are not listed.
 
*A cemetery index of Tipton County can be found at [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/].&nbsp; The index was compiled from 1978-1980, so any burials after that are not listed.
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Tipton County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Tipton County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Tipton County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Tipton County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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===History===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. &amp; Print, 1985.),&nbsp; 977.255 H2p&nbsp; {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=NJFuAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA603&dq=intitle:Tipton+intitle:County+intitle:Indiana&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
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*Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. &amp; Print, 1985.),&nbsp; 977.255 H2p&nbsp; {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=NJFuAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA603&dq=intitle:Tipton+intitle:County+intitle:Indiana&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>
  
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library] [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Marriages<br>  ====
 
  
*A&nbsp;marriage index of Tipton County can be found at http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/. The index contains marriages from 1844 - 1930.
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==== Military Records ====
 
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==== Military ====
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*See Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Linkpendium]
 
*See Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Tipton/ Linkpendium]
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Civil War  
 
Civil War  
  
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Tipton 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;Tipton County.  
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Civil War service men from Tipton 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 Tipton County.  
  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company L  
 
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company L  
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*[[140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|140th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[140th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|140th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
 
*[[148th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|148th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F  
*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K
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*[[153rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|153rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
  
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*A list of Civil War soldiers buried in Tipton County can be found at [http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf]
 
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*A list of Civil&nbsp;War soldiers buried in Tipton County can be found at [http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us/pages/cwburied.pdf]
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Civil War Book  
 
Civil War Book  
  
*"Military," Chaper 17 in Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. &amp; Print, 1985.),&nbsp;(page 141-165),&nbsp;977.255 H2p&nbsp; {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries]
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*"Military," Chapter 17 in Pershing, M. W. ''History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914''. (&nbsp;[Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.),(page 141-165),977.255 H2p {{FHL|406083|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-tipton-county-indiana-1914/oclc/14443436&referer=brief_results other libraries]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*The Tipton Daily Tribune is available online at [http://tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com].&nbsp; It is has all available issues through 1971.&nbsp;
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*The Tipton Daily Tribune is available online at [http://tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com tiptonpl.newspaperarchive.com].It is has all available issues through 1971.
  
 
==== Pictures  ====
 
==== Pictures  ====
  
*A collection of over 400 images of Tipton County can be found at [http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy].&nbsp; The originals are archived at the Tipton County Public Library.
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*A collection of over 400 images of Tipton County can be found at [http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiptongenealogy].The originals are archived at the Tipton County Public Library.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*Directory of Teachers for Tipton County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Tipton County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
*Alumni of Tipton High School (1876-1907) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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*Alumni of Tipton High School (1876-1907) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*A full&nbsp;index of Cemetery, Marriage, and Obituary records can be found online at the [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library] webpage.
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*A full index of Cemetery, Marriage, and Obituary records can be found online at the [http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library] webpage.
  
*[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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*[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>
  
*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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===== Marriages 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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*A marriage index of Tipton County can be found at http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/. The index contains marriages from 1844 - 1930.
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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 ]$ <
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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]
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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]
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=====Death Records=====
  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*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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===Repositories===
  
*[http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us Tipton County Public Library] contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free.
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====Archives====
*[http://www.tiptonhistorical.com/ Tipton County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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====Courthouse====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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====Libraries ====
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====Museums====
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*[http://www.tiptonpl.lib.in.us Tipton County Public Library] contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free.
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*[http://www.tiptonhistorical.com/ Tipton County Historical Society]
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=== Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.tiptongenweb.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.tiptongenweb.org/ 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://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library Genealogy] - Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and&nbsp;Pictures
 
*[http://tiptongenealogy.blogspot.com/ Tipton County Public Library Genealogy] - Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and&nbsp;Pictures
  
== References  ==
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== Tipton County, Indiana References  ==
  
 
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Tipton County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Tipton
Courthouse
Address Tipton County Courthouse
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: 765.675.2795

Tipton County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

  • Marvin W. Pershing , Tipton County, Indiana history, 1914 Facsim. of History of Tipton County, Indiana: her people, industries and institutions --Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen & Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana:Selby Publishing & Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1&v.2 FHL Collection Other Libary


Parent County

1844--Tipton County was created 15 January 1844from Hamilton, Cass and Miami Counties.
County seat: Tipton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Tipton County, Indiana Resources

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Land and Property

History

Local Histories

Maps


Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tipton 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 Tipton County.

Civil War Book

  • "Military," Chapter 17 in Pershing, M. W. History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914. ( [Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub.Print, 1985.),(page 141-165),977.255 H2p FHL Collectionother libraries

Newspapers

Pictures

Probate

School Records

Taxation

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
Marriages Records
Death Records

Repositories

Archives

Courthouse

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies


Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites

Tipton County, Indiana References

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