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County Courthouse

White County Courthouse
110 North Main Street
PO Box 350
Monticello, IN 47960
Phone: 219.583.7032

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1834.
County Recorder has land records.
County Health Department has birth, death and burial records. [1]

History

Hamelle, William H,  A standard history of White County, ( Chigago : Lewis Pub. Co., 1915.), 977.293 H2h FHL1550208  other library    Internet Archive

Parent County

1834--White County was created 1 February 1834 from Carroll County.  County seat:  Monticello [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Arthur, Carrie, Edna Bierrum, and Berniece Drybread. 1973.Index to counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana. Historical and biographical.  (Winamac, Indiana: The Pulaski County Genealogical Society.) 977.29 H2w FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books
  • Hamelle, William H. 1977. A standard history of White County, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) 977.293 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection    other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

  • Civil War

Civil War service men from White 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 White County.

1890 Census Veterans Schedules

The 1890 Census Veterans Schedules for White County are available on roll 118 of "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules list veterans and their widows who served as Union soldiers in the Civil War. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see Union Census Records.

Civil War Book

  • "Military Matters," Chapter 11 in Hamelle, William H, A standard history of White County, ( Chigago : Lewis Pub. Co., 1915.) ,, Page 177-188; 977.293 H2h FHL1550208   other library   Internet Archive
  • "Military Matters" Chapter 11 in Hamelle, William H. 1977. A standard history of White County, Indiana: an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and country. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.), (page 176-191), 977.293 H2h FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection    other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Civil War Databases

Newspapers

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), White 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).

 

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