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County Courthouse

Wells County; 102 W Market St; Bluffton, IN 46714; Ph. 219.824.6479 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Co Clk has m, div & ct rec from 1837 & pro rec from 1838; Co Redr has land rec)

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

US Vol. 5 page 193 - Prairieview Cemetery

Individual Cemeteries:

Census

For tips on accessing Wells County, Indiana Genealogy 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

Probate

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

 

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