Wells County, Indiana Genealogy

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*Tyndall, John W., and O. E. Lesh. 1975. ''Standard history of Adams and Wells counties, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.)  977.27 H2t FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|191504|item|disp=FHL Collection}}   [http://www.worldcat.org/title/standard-history-of-adams-and-wells-counties-indiana-an-authentic-narrative-of-the-past-with-an-extended-survey-of-modern-developments-in-the-progress-of-town-and-country/oclc/3032755&referer=brief_results other library]    [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=84909 Family History Archive]   Vol. 2  [http://www.archive.org/details/standardhistoryo02tynd INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
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*Tyndall, John W., and O. E. Lesh. 1975. ''Standard history of Adams and Wells counties, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.)  977.27 H2t FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|191504|item|disp=FHL Collection}}   [http://www.worldcat.org/title/standard-history-of-adams-and-wells-counties-indiana-an-authentic-narrative-of-the-past-with-an-extended-survey-of-modern-developments-in-the-progress-of-town-and-country/oclc/3032755&referer=brief_results other library]    [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH19&CISOPTR=84909 Family History Archive]   [http://www.archive.org/details/standardhistoryo02tynd INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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Revision as of 19:07, 31 May 2011

 United States > Indiana > Wells County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 5 page 193 - Prairieview Cemetery

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Tyndall, John W., and O. E. Lesh. 1975. Standard history of Adams and Wells counties, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.)  977.27 H2t FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library    Family History Archive   Vol. 2  INTERNET ARCHIVE

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

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).