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==== Vital Records  ====
==== Vital Records  ====
===== Birth Records =====
*1882-1920 Index to Birth Records Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/WPA/WPABirthIndex.html usgenweb] <br>
===== Birth Records =====
*'''1882-1920''' Index to Birth Records Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/WPA/WPABirthIndex.html usgenweb] <br>
===== Marriage Records  =====
===== Marriage Records  =====
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*'''1780-1992''' Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
*'''1780-1992''' Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
*'''1811-1959'''Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
*'''1811-1959&nbsp;'''Indiana Marriages [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
===== Death Records  =====
===== Death Records =====
*'''1870-2000''' Index to Death Record Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Death/BerneDeathRecords.html INGenWeb]<br>  
*1870-2000 Index to Death Record Adams County [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inadams/Death/BerneDeathRecords.html INGenWeb]<br>
*'''1882-1920''' Indiana Death Index [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_adamswpadeaths.php Transcription of WPA Death Index, 1882-1920]
*1882-1920 Indiana Death Index [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_adamswpadeaths.php Transcription of WPA Death Index, 1882-1920]
* 1882-1920 Indiana, Death Index [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch] <br>
*'''1882-1920''' Indiana, Death Index [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch] <br>
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==

Revision as of 20:49, 19 March 2013

This article is about an eastern Indiana county. For other uses, see Adams.

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Adams County, Indiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Decatur
Address Adams County Courthouse
112 S 2nd Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Phone: 219.724.2600
Adams County Website

Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss


Bible Records


Business Records


  • Adams County Cemeteries by Township - usgenweb

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups




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    Template:FSbool

Land and Property


Military Records

Civil War
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Adams County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)

-Civil War service men from Adams County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Adams County.

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Adams County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  -  AccessGenealogy

Naturalization and Citizenship



Probate Records

Public Records



County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records. [1]

Family History Centers

School Records


Vital Records

Birth Records
  • 1882-1920 Index to Birth Records Adams County usgenweb
Marriage Records
Death Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Adams, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.