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Contents

County Courthouse

Wells County Courthouse
102 W Market Street
Bluffton, IN 46714
Phone: 219.824.6479

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce and court records from 1837
and probate records from 1838.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Wells County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen, Delaware and Randolph Counties.
County seat:  Bluffton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

US Vol. 5 page 193 - Prairieview Cemetery

Individual Cemeteries:

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Well 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 Well County.

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate

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)

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wells County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).