Wabash County, Indiana

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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/85.htm Wabash County Courthouse]<br>;1 W Hill Street<br> Wabash, IN 46992<br> Phone: 219.563.0661<br>[http://www.Wabashcounty.us/ '''Wabash County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/85.htm Wabash County Courthouse]<br>;1 W Hill Street<br> Wabash, IN 46992<br> Phone: 219.563.0661<br>[http://www.Wabashcounty.us/ '''Wabash County Website'''] }}  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/85.htm Wabash County Courthouse]<br>;1 W Hill Street<br> Wabash, IN 46992<br> Phone: 219.563.0661<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records<br>County Recorder and Museum has burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabash County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
== History  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1832--'''Wabash County was created 2&nbsp;February 1832&nbsp;from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Wabash <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1832--'''Wabash County was created 2February 1832from [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]] and [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''Wabash <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
 
*[[Whitley County, Indiana|Whitley]]
  
== Resources  ==
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===  Wabash County, Indiana Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32095 Wallace Cemetery, Wabash]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=32095 Wallace Cemetery, Wabash]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Wabash County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Wabash County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
*Directory of Businesses in&nbsp;Wabash County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Businesses in Wabash County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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====Gazetteers====
  
*Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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====Genealogies====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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====History====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.''History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) ''977.283 H2h {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; BYU Library {{FSbook|558367}}''
 
*Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.''History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) ''977.283 H2h {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; BYU Library {{FSbook|558367}}''
  
 
*Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; Vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; Vol. 2
 
*Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; Vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; Vol. 2
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==== Land and Property ====
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*Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military ====
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====Migration====
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War of 1812
  
 
CIVIL WAR  
 
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (41st Regiment), Company F  
 
*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (41st Regiment), Company F  
 
*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company&nbsp;L or K  
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*[[7th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|7th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L or K  
*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companied H, and&nbsp;K, and Reorganized Companies F, K, and I&nbsp;
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*[[8th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|8th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies H, and K, and Reorganized Companies F, K, and I
 
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L  
 
*[[11th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|11th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L  
 
*[[13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|13th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[13th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|13th Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
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*Thomas B. Helm, ''History of Wabash County",(Chicago&nbsp;: J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h {{FSbook|101616}}; {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}} <br> ''  
 
*Thomas B. Helm, ''History of Wabash County",(Chicago&nbsp;: J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h {{FSbook|101616}}; {{FHL|208674|item|disp=FHLCollection}} <br> ''  
*"Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16&nbsp;of Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company), &nbsp;977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; Vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; Vol. 2
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*"Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16 of Weesner, Clarkson W. ''History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests''. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company),977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|707154|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wabash-county-indiana-a-narrative-account-of-its-historical-progress-its-people-and-its-principal-interests/oclc/712174370&referer=brief_results other libraries]Vol.1[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwabashc01wees INTERNET ARCHIVE]Vol. 2
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World War II
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====Naturalization and Citizenship=====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Occupations  ====
 
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Lagro, Wabash County, Indiana (1938) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
 
*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Lagro, Wabash County, Indiana (1938) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
  
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===== County Courthouse =====
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/85.htm Wabash County Courthouse]<br>;1 W Hill Street<br> Wabash, IN 46992<br> Phone: 219.563.0661<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records<br>County Recorder and Museum has burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wabash County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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=====Marriage Records=====
  
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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==== Voting Registration====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Wabash County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  

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Wabash County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1832
County Seat Wabash
Courthouse
Address Wabash County Courthouse
;1 W Hill Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 219.563.0661
Wabash County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1832--Wabash County was created 2February 1832from Cass and Grant Counties.
County seat:Wabash [1]

Boundary Changes

April 1870 Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Wabash County, Indiana Resources

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • Helm, Thomas B., L. H. Newton, and E. Tucker.History of Wabash County, Indiana: Containing a History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Military Records; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Personal Reminiscences. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1971.) 977.283 H2h FHLCollection    BYU Library FamilySearch Books Online
  • Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.) 977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other libraries  Vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  Vol. 2

Land and Property

  • Miami Indians who Received Land on Miami Reservation, Grant and Wabash Counties, Indiana (1873) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

CIVIL WAR

Civil War service men from Wabash 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 Wabash County.

CIVIL WAR BOOK

  • Thomas B. Helm, History of Wabash County",(Chicago : J. Morris, 1884.) Page 165-196 history of Civil War Companies From Wabash County, Indiana 977.283 H2h FamilySearch Books Online; FHLCollection
  • "Indiana in the Civil War" in "Military Matters" Chapter 16 of Weesner, Clarkson W. History of Wabash County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 2008.), (page 261-286, Regiment, Company),977.283 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother librariesVol.1INTERNET ARCHIVEVol. 2

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship=

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Wabash County Courthouse
;1 W Hill Street
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: 219.563.0661

County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records from 1835.
County Health Department has birth and death records
County Recorder and Museum has burial records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Voting Registration

Wabash County, Indiana Web Sites

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), Wabash County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.