Fulton County, Indiana Genealogy

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Fulton County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Rochester
Courthouse
Address Fulton County Courthouse
815 Main Street
Rochester, IN 46975
Phone: 219.223.2911



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).