Wayne County, Indiana

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*''History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representataive Citizens. History of Indiana and the Northwest Territory&nbsp;: Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborignes, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.)&nbsp; vol. 1 [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC24056888&id=uyEgaUKy6nkC&pg=RA1-PR9&lpg=RA1-PR9&dq=pontiac&as_brr=1#v=onepage&q=pontiac&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:History+intitle:of+intitle:Indiana+intitle:together+intitle:with+intitle:sketches+intitle:of+intitle:its+intitle:cities+intitle:villages+intitle:and+intitle:towns&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=2#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=67432 Family History Archive]<br>
 
*''History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representataive Citizens. History of Indiana and the Northwest Territory&nbsp;: Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborignes, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.)&nbsp; vol. 1 [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC24056888&id=uyEgaUKy6nkC&pg=RA1-PR9&lpg=RA1-PR9&dq=pontiac&as_brr=1#v=onepage&q=pontiac&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:History+intitle:of+intitle:Indiana+intitle:together+intitle:with+intitle:sketches+intitle:of+intitle:its+intitle:cities+intitle:villages+intitle:and+intitle:towns&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=2#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=67432 Family History Archive]<br>
  
*Fox, Henry Clay. ''Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representataive Families in Wayne County''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.) {{FHL|298637|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=18050 Family History Achive]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=KCJZAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=8#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015026294416 Hathi Trust]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.2&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=17167 Family History Achive]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=40#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]
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*Fox, Henry Clay. ''Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representataive Families in Wayne County''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.) {{FHL|298637|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=18050 Family History Achive]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=KCJZAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=8#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015026294416 Hathi Trust]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;vol.2&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH23&CISOPTR=17167 Family History Achive]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=40#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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*Biographies, Oral Histories, Diaries, Memoirs, Genealogies, Correspondence&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/bios/ Linkpendium]
  
 
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 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

  • History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representataive Citizens. History of Indiana and the Northwest Territory : Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborignes, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.)  vol. 1 Google books   vol. 2  Google books   Family History Archive
  • Biographies, Oral Histories, Diaries, Memoirs, Genealogies, Correspondence   Linkpendium

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.

Civil War Books

  • "Military Matters" Chapter 14 in Fox, Henry Clay. Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representataive Families in Wayne County. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.), (page 215-230, no Regiment or Companies),   FHL Collection   vol.1   Family History Achive   Google books    Hathi Trust    vol.2   Family History Achive   Google books

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).