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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Blackford County; 110 W Washington St; Hartford City, IN 47348; Ph. 765.348.1620 Details: (Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1839; City &amp; Co Hlth Officers have b &amp; d rec; Co Redr has land rec; Co Coroner has bur rec)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1838--'''Blackford County was created 15 February 1838&nbsp;from [[Jay County, Indiana|Jay ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_City,_Indiana Hartford City] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Blackford Isaac Blackford]. &nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
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'''1838--'''Blackford County was created 15 February 1838&nbsp;from [[Jay County, Indiana|Jay ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_City,_Indiana Hartford City] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> Named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Blackford Isaac Blackford]. &nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
  
 
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== Places/Locality  ==
 
== Places/Locality  ==
  
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<span id="1309986484060S" style="display: none;"> </span>Coordinates:&nbsp; 40.47° N - 85.32° W  
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<span style="display: none" id="1309986484060S" />Coordinates:&nbsp; 40.47° N - 85.32° W  
  
 
Area:&nbsp; 165 Sq. Miles  
 
Area:&nbsp; 165 Sq. Miles  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Harrison]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Harrison]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Jackson]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Jackson]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Licking]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Licking]<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Washington]<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Township,_Blackford_County,_Indiana Washington]<br>
  
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==== Populated Places<br> ====
  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunkirk,_Indiana Dunkirk]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunkirk,_Indiana Dunkirk]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_City,_Indiana Hartford City]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_City,_Indiana Hartford City]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matamoras,_Indiana Matamoras]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matamoras,_Indiana Matamoras]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millgrove,_Indiana Millgrove]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millgrove,_Indiana Millgrove]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montpelier,_Indiana Montpelier]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montpelier,_Indiana Montpelier]<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll,_Indiana Roll]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Formerly named Dundee)<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll,_Indiana Roll]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Formerly named Dundee)<br>
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamrock_Lakes,_Indiana Shamrock Lakes]<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamrock_Lakes,_Indiana Shamrock Lakes]<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trenton,_Indiana Trenton]<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trenton,_Indiana Trenton]<br>
  
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*[http://www.in.gov/library/3102.htm Indiana State Library Reference]: (I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Hartford City, Indiana (1960-1981). 46 pp.&nbsp; (See also 977.201 B628bc for records prior to 1920 and "microfilm" for records to 1960).&nbsp; Genealogy Division, q 977.202 H328io) <br>
 
*[http://www.in.gov/library/3102.htm Indiana State Library Reference]: (I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Hartford City, Indiana (1960-1981). 46 pp.&nbsp; (See also 977.201 B628bc for records prior to 1920 and "microfilm" for records to 1960).&nbsp; Genealogy Division, q 977.202 H328io) <br>
  
Blackford County, Indiana Cemeteries - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inblack2/cemetery/bccem.html INGenWeb]<br>  
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Blackford County, Indiana Cemeteries - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inblack2/cemetery/bccem.html INGenWeb]<br>
  
 
Blackford County, Indiana - see Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Blackford/ Linkpendium]  
 
Blackford County, Indiana - see Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Blackford/ Linkpendium]  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Blackford|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Blackford|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Blackford/ Blackford County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Blackford/ Blackford County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*[http://www.blackfordcounty.com/ Blackford County,com]<br>  
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*[http://www.blackfordcounty.com/ Blackford County,com]<br>
*[http://www.bchs-in.org/ Blackford County Historical Society]<br>  
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*[http://www.bchs-in.org/ Blackford County Historical Society]<br>
*[http://www.in.gov/library/3102.htm Blackford County Records at Indiana State Library]<br>  
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*[http://www.in.gov/library/3102.htm Blackford County Records at Indiana State Library]<br>
*[http://www.in.gov/library/2818.htm Blackford County Newspapers at Indiana State Library]<br>  
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*[http://www.in.gov/library/2818.htm Blackford County Newspapers at Indiana State Library]<br>
*[http://www.hartfordcitynewstimes.com/news/ Hartford City News Times Newspaper]<br>  
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*[http://www.hartfordcitynewstimes.com/news/ Hartford City News Times Newspaper]<br>
*[http://www.hcpubliclibrary.com/ Hartford City Publis Library]<br>  
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*[http://www.hcpubliclibrary.com/ Hartford City Publis Library]<br>
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=subject&searchCriteria=Indiana%2C+Blackford&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Family History Catalog Listing]  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=subject&searchCriteria=Indiana%2C+Blackford&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= Family History Catalog Listing]  
 
*Blackford County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-blackford.html N2genealogy]<br>
 
*Blackford County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy&nbsp;- [http://www.n2genealogy.com/indiana/in-county-blackford.html N2genealogy]<br>
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County Courthouse

Blackford County; 110 W Washington St; Hartford City, IN 47348; Ph. 765.348.1620 Details: (Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1839; City & Co Hlth Officers have b & d rec; Co Redr has land rec; Co Coroner has bur rec)

History

Parent County

1838--Blackford County was created 15 February 1838 from Jay County.  County seat:  Hartford City [1] Named for Isaac Blackford.  

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Locality

Location

Area:  165 Sq. Miles

Townships

Populated Places

Extinct Towns

  • Wikipedia Link
  • Bowser Station - Dorsey Station - Frog Alley - Greenland - Mollie - Pleasantdale - Renner - Silas - Slocum - Winterhurst

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Census

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

Cemeteries

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (sometimes abbreviated 'IOOF') Cemetery. Hartford City -

Blackford County, Indiana Cemeteries - INGenWeb

Blackford County, Indiana - see Cemeteries - Linkpendium

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Biographical and historical record of Jay and Blackford Counties, Indiana: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each ; a condensed history of the state of Indiana ; portraits and biographies of some of the prominent men of the state ; engravings of prominent citizens in Jay and Blackford Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Jay and Blackford Counties and their cities and villages. (1978. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co.)   {FHL|316769|item|disp=FHL Collection}}  other libraries   Family History Archives  Archive.org
  • Shinn, Benjamin G.  Blackford and Grant Counties, Indiana.  Chicago:  Lewis Publishing Co., 1914, 2 Vols.  Vol. 1 - Vol. 2 

Maps

  • Maps and Gazetteers, Blackford County, Indiana - Linkpendium

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Blackford 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 Blackford County.

BOOKS

  • THE CIVIL WAR Part 3, Chapter 7 in Biographical and Historical Record of Jay and Blackford Counties, Indiana: containing portraits of all the presidents of the United States from Washington to Cleveland, with accompanying biographies of each; a condensed history of the state of Indiana; portraits and biographies of some of the prominent men of the state; engravings of prominent citizens in Jay and Blackford Counties, with personal histories of many of the leading families, and a concise history of Jay and Blackford Counties and their cities and villages. (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1978), (page 738-743; some Regiment and Companies)  {FHL|316769|item|disp=FHL Collection}}  other libraries   Family History Archives  Archive.org

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

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).