Wells County, Indiana

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Wells County''' <br>  
 
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Guide to '''Wells County Indiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address = Wells County Courthouse<br> 102 W Market Street<br> Bluffton, IN 46714<br> Phone: 219.824.6479 <br><br> [http://www.Wellscounty.us/ '''Wells County Website'''] }}  
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| building address = Wells County Courthouse<br> 102 W Market Street<br> Bluffton, IN 46714<br> Phone: 219.824.6479 <br><br> [http://www.Wellscounty.us/ '''County Website''']  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
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=== Wells County, Indiana Resources  ===
 
=== Wells County, Indiana Resources  ===
  
==== Bible Records ====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
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*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wells/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wells/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
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World War II  
 
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*Newspaper Clipping[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/in/county/floyd/contents.html#military INGen Web][http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wells/ Linkpendium]
 
*Newspaper Clipping[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/in/county/floyd/contents.html#military INGen Web][http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wells/ Linkpendium]
  
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana (1938) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
 
*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana (1938) - [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society] ($)
  
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
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County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce and court records from 1837<br>and probate records from 1838.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wells County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce and court records from 1837<br>and probate records from 1838.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wells 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]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, 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-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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=== Wells County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Wells County

Guide to Wells County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Wells County, Indiana
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Location in the state of Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Bluffton
Courthouse
Address Wells County Courthouse
102 W Market Street
Bluffton, IN 46714
Phone: 219.824.6479

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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1835--Wells County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen, Delaware and Randolph Counties.
County seat:  Bluffton [1]

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Wells County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

US Vol. 5 page 193 - Prairieview Cemetery

Individual Cemeteries:

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

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 Wells County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
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. [2]

Family History Centers

Museums
Libraries
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

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


Voting Registration

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