Warren County, Indiana Genealogy

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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/86.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br>[http://www.Warrencounty.us/ '''Warren County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/86.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br>[http://www.Warrencounty.us/ '''Warren County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/86.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827,<br>probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1827.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1827--'''Warren County was created 19 January 1827&nbsp;from [[Fountain County, Indiana|Fountain]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Williamsport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1827--'''Warren County was created 19 January 1827from [[Fountain County, Indiana|Fountain]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Williamsport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
 
'''January 20, 1907''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
 
'''January 20, 1907''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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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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*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]
 
*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]
  
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=== Warren County, Indiana Resources  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Warren County, Indiana (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Warren County, Indiana (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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*Johnsonville
 
*Johnsonville
  
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==== Directories  ====
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Warren County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Warren County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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====Genealogies====
  
*[http://everynameindex.com/WarrenCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey &amp; Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1972.
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====History====
  
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
*History of Warren County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*[http://everynameindex.com/WarrenCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana] Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1972.
  
*F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}
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*History of Warren County [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*F.A. Battey Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}{{FSbook|63654}}
  
 
[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>  
 
[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>  
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*Maps and Gazetteers [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/maps/ Linkpendium]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1306872472921_273" />
 
*Maps and Gazetteers [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/maps/ Linkpendium]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1306872472921_273" />
  
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CIVIL WAR  
 
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*"Military History" in F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137, &nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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*"Military History" in F.A. Battey Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137,{{FSbook|63654}}; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/86.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827,<br>probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1827.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== School Records  ====
 
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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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*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]
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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====Voting Registration====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Warren 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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Warren County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 19, 1827
County Seat Williamsport
Courthouse
Address Warren County Courthouse
125 N Monroe Street
Williamsport, IN 47993
Phone: 765.762.3510
Warren County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1827--Warren County was created 19 January 1827from Fountain County.
County seat: Williamsport [1]

Boundary Changes

January 20, 1907 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Warren County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Johnsonville

Court Records

Directories

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL CollectionFamilySearch Books Online

other library  Internet Archive

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

CIVIL WAR

Civil War service men from Warren 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 Warren County.

Civil War Book

  • "Military History" in F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137,FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Collection other library  Internet Archive

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
125 N Monroe Street
Williamsport, IN 47993
Phone: 765.762.3510

County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827,
probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828.
County Recorder has land records from 1827.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Societies

School Records

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

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