Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy

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*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)[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]
 
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Guide to Tipton County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tipton County, Indiana
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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
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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 and v.2 FHL Collection Other Library

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

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

Record Loss

Tipton County, Indiana Resources

Cemeteries

Census Records

Bible Records

Biographies

Business

Census Records

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


Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents. 


Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

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

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Pictures

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse

Tipton County Courthouses
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone:1-765-675-2795


County Clerk has marriage records from 1844, divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. <ref>"Handybook for Genealogists:United States of American". 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:Everton Pub., 2002) Tipton County, Indiana 217 At various libraries(WorldCat) FHL Book 973D27e2002</ref>

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries

Tipton County Public Library contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free. fckLR*Tipton County Historical Society

Museums
Societies

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

Voting Registration

Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites

USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.Family History Library Catalog
Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)Tipton County Public Library Genealogy
Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and Pictures

Tipton County, Indiana References

  1. name="Handybook"&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).