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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Boone County

Guide to Boone County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Boone County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 29, 1830
County Seat Lebanon
Courthouse
Address Boone County Courthouse
212 Courthouse Square
Lebanon, IN 46052-2150
Phone: 765.482.3510
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Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

October 1856 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Mts. Run Baptist Cemetery is near Labanon, Boone, Indiana, USA.

The following cemeteries have indexes courtesy of the Lebanon Public Library:

  • Beck Cemetery
  • Bethel Cemetery
  • Cason Cemetery
  • Dover Cemetery - Veterans
  • Moore Cemetery
  • Jones-Parr Cemetery
  • Old Eagle/Cox Cemetery
  • Pitzer Cemetery
  • Richardson (Big Spings) Cemetery

Census Records

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

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Index to Biographies in "Early Life and Times of Boone County, Indiana" (1887) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Boone 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 Boone County.

Boone County men in The Civil War


Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , (page 175-211; Name's, Regiment, Company),  FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection   other library    INTERNET ARCHIVE


World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Boone County Courthouse
212 Courthouse Squqre
Lebanon, IN 46052-2150
Phone: 765.482.3510

County Clerk has marriage records from 1831,
divorce, probate and court records from 1830.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
County recorder has land records. [2]

Archives
Libraries

Databases provided by the Lebanon Public Library:

Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Indiana law in 1882 required registration of births and deaths in counties. The Indiana Department of Health has birth records filed after October 1907 and death records filed after January 1900 for deaths. Copies may be obtained from the county health department or the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. See also How to order Indiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage licenses were required by counties beginning in 1800. Original marriage records are held at the office of the Boone County, Indiana Genealogy County Clerk with divorce records located with the Boone County, Indiana Genealogy Clerk of Courts.



Birth Records
Marriage Records

The following Marriage Notices are courtesy of the Lebanon Public Library:

From the Lebanon Reporter Indexes:

Death Records
  • 1882-1920 Boone County Death Index INGenWeb
Divorce Records


Voter Registration

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Boone County, Indiana History, Records, Facts and Genealogy - N2genealogy

References

  1. "Military History" Chapter 8 in Crist, L. M. History of Boone County, Indiana: With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. (Indianapolis, Ind: A.W. Bowen, 2008.) , page 175-211, FHL US/CAN Film 934898 Items 3-4 FHL Collection other library INTERNET ARCHIVE
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boone County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Igiindiana.pdf.