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Guide to Vermillion County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Vermillion County, Indiana|
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
|Founded||January 2, 1824|
|Address|| Vermillion County Courthouse|
Newport, IN 47966-0008
Vermillion County, Indiana Resources
- Cemeteries of Vermillion CountyLinkpendium
For tips on accessing Vermillion County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.
- Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Vermillion County, Indiana (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Residents in Vermillion County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- Directory of Businesses in Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic and Religious Groups
- 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
- Early Villages Platted in Vermillion County ($, Indiana Genealogical Society)
- List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Vermillion County, Indiana (Source:Internet Archive)
- Revolutionary War 1775-1783
- Revolutionary War Soldiers of Vermillion County (Source: Wabash Valley Visions & Voices)
War of 1812
Civil War service men from Vermillion County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Vermillion County.
- 6th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies A, L and M
- 7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Company D
- 14th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company F
- 18th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company C
- 24th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
- 43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G
- 85th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company D
- 97th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 115th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (6 months, 1863-4), Company E
- 129th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 149th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Companies A, and E
- 152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
Civil War Books
- "Military History Of Vermillion County" Chapter 6 in B.F. Bowen & Co. History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana: With Historical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen, 1913 ), (page 268-288, Regiment, Companies; "Knight Of The Golden Circle", page 272; Soldier's Diary, Page 283-288),977.2 H2hpv FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
- World War I 1914-1918
- Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918 (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group)
- World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Vermillion County (Source: Explore Ancestry. com ) ($)
- World War II 1941-1945
- Vermillion County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
Naturalization and Citizenship
- Newspaper RecordsLinkpendium
= County Courthouse
Vermillion County Courthouse
Newport, IN 47966-0008
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. 
Family History Centers
Vermillion 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
- Vermillion County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
Vermillion County, Indiana References
- ↑ 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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