Vanderburgh County, Indiana

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*[http://willard.lib.in.us 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.&nbsp; It has extensive family-history collections for the area.<br>  
 
*[http://willard.lib.in.us 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.&nbsp; It has extensive family-history collections for the area.<br>  
 
*The [http://www.evpl.org Evansville Public Library] is at 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47713. Phone 812-428-8200.
 
*The [http://www.evpl.org Evansville Public Library] is at 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47713. Phone 812-428-8200.
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Revision as of 15:49, 15 August 2011

 United States  > Indiana > Vanderburgh County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Evansville

Court

Land

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 Collection     other 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 2  FHL Collection    other libraries   Google books   Family History Archives

Maps

Military

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 2  FHL Collection    other libraries   Google books   Family History Archives
  • "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 Book  FHL Collection other libraries vol.1INTERNET ARCHIVE vol.2INTERNET;ACHIVE


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.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and 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.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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