Vanderburgh County, Indiana

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*'''1838-1895''' - Assumption Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1838-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|M537851}} and {{IGI|M537852}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1838-1895''' - Assumption Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1838-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|M537851}} and {{IGI|M537852}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
'''Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville'''
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'''Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville'''  
  
*'''1849-1880''' - Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1849-1880 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537861}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1849-1880''' - Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1849-1880 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537861}}.<ref name="vr1" />  
 
*'''1887-1895''' - Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1887-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537863}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1887-1895''' - Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1887-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537863}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
'''St. Boniface Parish, Evansville'''
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'''St. Boniface Parish, Evansville'''  
  
*'''1881-1885''' - St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1881-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537941}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1881-1885''' - St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1881-1885 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|C537941}}.<ref name="vr1" />  
 
*'''1881-1895''' - St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1881-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537942}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1881-1895''' - St. Boniface Parish, Evansville, Marriage Index 1881-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537942}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
'''Sacred Heart Parish, Evansville'''
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'''Sacred Heart Parish, Evansville'''  
  
 
*'''1888-1895''' - Sacred Heart Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1888-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537881}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1888-1895''' - Sacred Heart Parish, Evansville, Baptism Index 1888-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M537881}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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'''Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville'''
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'''Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville'''  
  
*'''1880-1921''' - Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville, Baptism Index 1880-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|C725261}} and {{IGI|C725262}}.<ref name="vr1" />
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*'''1880-1921''' - Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville, Baptism Index 1880-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|C725261}} and {{IGI|C725262}}.<ref name="vr1" />  
 
*'''1880-1921''' - Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville, Marriage Index 1880-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|M725261}} and {{IGI|M725262}}.<ref name="vr1" />
 
*'''1880-1921''' - Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville, Marriage Index 1880-1921 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batches {{IGI|M725261}} and {{IGI|M725262}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Vanderburgh County

Guide to Vanderburgh County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded January 7, 1818
County Seat Evansville
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Address Vanderburgh County Courthouse
Circle Center Courts Bldg Rm 216
PO Box 216
Evansville, IN 47732
Phone: 812.435.5160 County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1818--Vanderburgh County was created 7 January 1818 from Gibson, Posey and Warrick Counties.
County seat: Evansville [1]

Record Loss

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Census Records

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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Vanderburgh County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Cemeteries

Locust Hill Cemetery, Evansville BillionGraves

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.

Catholic

Assumption Parish, Evansville

Holy Trinity Parish, Evansville

St. Boniface Parish, Evansville

Sacred Heart Parish, Evansville

Church of Christ

St. John's United Church of Christ, Evansville

St. Lucas United Church of Christ, Evansville

St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Evansville

St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Evansville

Salem United Church of Christ, Evansville

Zoar United Church of Christ, Evansville

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Evansville
Methodist

Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, Evansville

Salem United Methodist Church, Evansville

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and religious Groups

Gazetteers

Histories

Local Histories
  • Gilbert, Frank M., and Bettie Anne Cook. History of the City of Evansville and Vanderburg[H] County, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind. (21 1st Ave., Evansville 47710): Tri-State Genealogical Society, 1988.) 977.233 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collectionother libraries
  • Elliott, Joseph P. A History of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana; A Complete and Concise Account from the Earliest Times to the Present, Embracing Reminiscences of the Pioneers and Biographical Sketches. (Evansville, Ind: Keller Print. Co, 1970.)FHL US/CAN Film 1320644 Item 2FHL Collection other libraries Google booksFamilySearch Books Online

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Vermillion 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 Vermillion County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 18 and "Military Orders" Chapter 21 in Elliott, Joseph P. A History of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana; A Complete and Concise Account from the Earliest Times to the Present, Embracing Reminiscences of the Pioneers and Biographical Sketches. (Evansville, Ind: Keller Print. Co, 1970.)FHL US/CAN Film 1320644 Item 2FHL Collection other librariesGoogle books FamilySearch Books Online
  • "The Great Civil War" in "Military History" Chapter 21 of Gilbert, Frank M., and Bettie Anne Cook. History of the City of Evansville and Vanderburg[H] County, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind. (21 1st Ave., Evansville 47710): Tri-State Genealogical Society, 1988.), (page 282-310, Regiment, Companies), 977.233 H2h FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection other libraries vol.1INTERNET ARCHIVE vol.2INTERNET;ACHIVE

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • Evansville Argus - African-American newspaper published from June 25, 1938 to October 22, 1943. The Editor and founder of the Evansville Argus Publishing Company was J. Wendell Holder. The David Rice Library at the University of Evansville has digital issues of (almost) the full run available freely online.

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Vanderburgh County Courthouse
Circle Center Courts Bldg Rm 216
PO Box 216
Evansville, IN 47732
Phone: 812.435.5160

County Clerk has marriage records from 1916,
divorce records from 1969, probate records from 1850and court records from 1877.
County Health Departmet has birth and death records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1818
and military records from 1865.
Willard Library has many of the older records. [3]

Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Willard Library is the principal local-history library in the Evansville area. It is located at 21 First Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47710. Phone is 812-425-4309.  It has extensive family-history collections for the area.
  • The Evansville Public Library is at 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47713. Phone 812-428-8200.
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voting Registrations

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Vandeburgh County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.