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*<span id="1303865621896S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>Richman, George J.''History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions''. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.)&nbsp; 977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|216482|itemitem|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-hancock-county-indiana-its-people-industries-and-institutions/oclc/3558068&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00rich#page/n9/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=uo5uAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+Hancock+County,+Indiana;+its+people,+industries+and+institutions,&source=bl&ots=7iv1ZNy7B3&sig=2K6XanAk7iZLkF59X_5PvingD0k&hl=en&ei=M2q3TZSlG9PPiAKPyNwt&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDYQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>  
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*<span style="display: none;" id="1303865621896S">&nbsp;</span>Richman, George J.''History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions''. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.)&nbsp; 977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|216482|itemitem|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-hancock-county-indiana-its-people-industries-and-institutions/oclc/3558068&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofhancock00rich#page/n9/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=uo5uAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=History+of+Hancock+County,+Indiana;+its+people,+industries+and+institutions,&source=bl&ots=7iv1ZNy7B3&sig=2K6XanAk7iZLkF59X_5PvingD0k&hl=en&ei=M2q3TZSlG9PPiAKPyNwt&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDYQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]<br>  
 
*Hancock County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/hist/ Linkpendium<br>]<br>
 
*Hancock County, Indiana: History - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/hist/ Linkpendium<br>]<br>
  

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County Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
 9 E Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317.462.1109

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828.
County Recorder has land records.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [1]

History

Parent County

1827--Hancock County was created 26 January 1827 from Madison County.
County seat: Greenfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Hancock County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military

   Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Hancock 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 Hancock County

Civil War Sources for Hancock County

  • "Military Annals" Chapter 7 in Richman, George J.History of Hancock County, Indiana; Its People, Industries and Institutions. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co, 1916.) (page 255-328 Regiment, Company, Name)   977.258 H2r FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other library  INTERNET ARCHIVE   Google books
Mexican War, 1846-1848
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War. 1914-1918 - Genealogy Trails
  • Residents of Hancock County, Indiana Who Served in World War I ($, Indiana Genealogical Society)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Hancock County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps  -  AccessGenealogy

Newspapers 

Many Hancock County residents were covered in the Knightstown Banner. See their obituary archive and genealogy columns at http://thebanneronline.com/

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)


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Indiana 213 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).