Whitley County, Indiana Genealogy

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'''1835--'''Whitley County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Columbia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
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'''1835--'''Whitley County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Columbia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
  
 
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Whitley County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February, 1835
County Seat Columbia City
Courthouse
Address Whitley County Courthouse
101 W Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: 219.248.3102

Whitley County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Whitley County Courthouse
101 W Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: 219.248.3102

County Clerk has marriage records from 1836
divorce and court records from 1853 and probate records.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Whitley County was created 7 February 1835 from Elkhart and Allen Counties.
County seat:  Columbia City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library (Indiana) has a number of on-line cemetery databases for Whitley County.

Albright Evangelical Church Cemetery
Bayless Cemetery
Boggs Cemetery
Burch-Ditton Cemetery
Broxson Cemetery BillionGraves, spelled 'Broxon'
Cleveland Cemetery
Coesse Lutheran Cemetery
Compton-Oak Grove Cemetery
Concord (Concordia) Cemetery
County Line Lutheran Cemetery
Eberhard Cemetery
Garrison Cemetery
Grumlich Cemetery
Hell's Half Acre Cemetery
Hopkins Cemetery
Jacob Hively Cemetery
Jeffries Cemetery
Kelsey Family Cemetery
Mitchell Cemetery
Nolt Cemetery
Otis Miner Cemetery
Ream-Bethel Cemetery
Rousseau-Pence Cemetery
St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery
St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery
Samuel Leaman Cemetery
Samuel Miner Cemetery
Scott Cemetery
Scott Keister Cemetery
Shank Cemetery
South Park Cemetery
Stough Cemetery
Thompson Cemetery
Universalist Church Cemetery
Wigent-Taylor Cemetery

Other Cemetery Listings

Census

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War

Civil War service men from Whitley 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 Whitley County. 


Civil War Books

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)


See Web Sites below, Genealogical Society of Whitley County

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Whitley County, Indiana 218 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).