Wayne County, Indiana

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*Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. ''History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time : with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007 977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book  {{FHL|191711|item|disp=FHL Collection}}   [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wayne-county-indiana-from-its-first-settlement-to-the-present-time-with-numerous-biographical-and-family-sketches/oclc/292022566&referer=brief_results other libraries]     [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=48319 Family History Archive   ]  [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwayneco00inyoun INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
  
 
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Revision as of 01:36, 23 May 2011

 United States  > Indiana > Wayne County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).

Parent County

1810--Wayne County was created 27 November 1810 from Clark and Dearborn Counties.
County seat:  Richmond [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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