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Vermillion County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 2, 1824
County Seat Newport
Courthouse
Address Vermillion County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Newport, IN 47966-0008
Phone: 765.492.3500&
Vermillion County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Parent County

1824--Vermillion County was created 2 January 1824 from Parke County.County seat:Newport [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Vermillion County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • B.F. Bowen & Co. History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana: With Historical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen, 1913.) 977.2 H2hpv FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Biographical and Historical Record of Vermillion County, Indiana: Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with Accompanying Biographies of Each: a Condensed History of the State of Indiana: Portraits and Biographies of Some of the Prominent Men of the State: Engravings of Prominent Citizens in Vermillion County, with Personal Histories of Many of the Leading Families, and a Concise History of the County and Its Villages. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press, 2002.)    other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Vermillion County, Indiana (Source:Internet Archive)
  • Revolutionary War 1775-1783
  1. Revolutionary War Soldiers of Vermillion County (Source: Wabash Valley Visions & Voices)

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 Of Vermillion County" Chapter 6 in B.F. Bowen & Co. History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana: With Historical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen, 1913 ), (page 268-288, Regiment, Companies; "Knight Of The Golden Circle", page 272; Soldier's Diary, Page 283-288),977.2 H2hpv FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • World War I 1914-1918
  1. Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
  2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Vermillion County (Source: Explore Ancestry. com ) ($)
  • World War II 1941-1945
  1. Vermillion County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

= County Courthouse

Vermillion County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Newport, IN 47966-0008
Phone: 765.492.3500&

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1824
County Recorder has land records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voting Registration

Vermillion County, Indiana Web Sites

Vermillion County, Indiana References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Vermillion County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

 

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