Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Fulton County Courthouse
815 Main Street
Rochester, IN 46975
Phone: 219.223.2911

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and
court records from 1836.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
County recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1835--Fulton County was created 7 February 1835 from Union, Cass and St. Joseph Counties.
County seat: Rochester [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

Local Histories

  • Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.) 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library
  • Tombaugh, Wendell C. and John B. FULTON COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK  (Tombaugh House, Rockester, Indiana)  Web Page

Maps

  • Fulton County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

Military Records and Histories

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Fulton County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Fulton County (Source: Explore Ancestry for free) ($)
  • World War II  1941-1945
  1. Fulton County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)
    (abount Military from Linkpendium)

Civil War

Civil War service men from Fulton 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 Fulton County

Civil War Books

  • "Military" Chapter 5 in Barnhart, Henry A. 1981. History of Indiana from its exploration to 1922. (Rochester, Ind. (700 Pontiac St., Rochester, Ind., 46975): Tombaugh Pub. House. )  also  Barnhart, Henry A., and Logan Esarey. 1923. An account of Fulton County: from its organization. (Dayton, Ohio: Dayton Historical Pub. Co.), (page 69-74, Regiment, Companies), 977.287 H2a FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection   other library

Newspapers

Probate

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)
  • Birth Records (1882-1920)   - PDFHTML


Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton County, Indiana 212 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).