Clinton County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Clinton County Courthouse
265 Courthouse Square
Frankfort IN 46041
Phone: 765.659.6335

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1830,
divorce and court records from 1888.
County Recorder has has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1830--Clinton County was created 29 January 1830 from Tippecanoe County.  County seat: Frankfort [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens : Also a Condensed History of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) 977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War


Civil War service men from Clinton 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 Clinton County.


Civil War Book

  • "Slavery, And Indiana In The War Of The Rebellion" and "The Civil War" Chapter 9 in History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens : Also a Condensed History of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc, 1977.) page 144-198; 373-393;   977.2553 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE

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)
  • Marriage records Book H-7 (1882-1888) - INGenWeb
  • Death Records - INGenWeb

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Indiana 211 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).