Fayette County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[1]


Barrows, Frederick Irving, History of Fayette County, Indiana :(Indianapolis, Ind. : B.F. Bowen) her people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families, 977.2623 H2b FHLCollection INTERNET ARCHIVE web site

Parent County

1818--Fayette County was created 28 December 1818 from Wayne and Franklin Counties.
County seat: Connersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fayette 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 Fayette County

Civil War Book

Barrows, Frederick Irving, History of Fayette County, Indiana :(Indianapolis, Ind. : B.F. Bowen),  "Military History", Chapter 10, page 301-323, 977.2623 H2b FHLCollection INTERNET ARCHIVE web site

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. "Fayette County, Indiana," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).