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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Hancock County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1827 | founded date = January 26 | seat = Greenfield | building image = | building address = [http://www.hancockcoingov.org/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;9 E Main Street<br> Greenfield, IN 46140<br> Phone: 317.462.1109 <br> }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Hancock County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1827 | founded date = January 26 | seat = Greenfield | building image = | building address = [http://www.hancockcoingov.org/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;9 E Main Street<br> Greenfield, IN 46140<br> Phone: 317.462.1109 <br> }}  
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
 
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]  
 
*[[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
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*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]  
 
*[[Rush County, Indiana|Rush]]  
 
*[[Shelby County, Indiana|Shelby]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Indiana|Shelby]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
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==== Biographies  ====
  
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==== Business Records  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
 
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_hancockcauldwell.php Cauldwell (Jackson) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_hancockcauldwell.php Cauldwell (Jackson) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_hancockgillium.php Gillium Chapel (Methodist) Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/results_hancockgillium.php Gillium Chapel (Methodist) Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_hancockwynn.php Wynn Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_hancockwynn.php Wynn Cemetery]
  
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==== Church Records  ====
  
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==== Directories  ====
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
  
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
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==== Genealogies  ====
  
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==== Histories  ====
  
==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
  
===== Local Histories =====
 
 
*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>  
 
*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>
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps  ====
  
==== Maps ====
 
 
*Hancock County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Hancock County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/maps/ Linkpendium]
==== Military Records ====
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*Veterans in Hancock County, Indiana (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Veterans in Hancock County, Indiana (1886) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
===== ''Mexican War, 1846-1848''  =====
 
===== ''Mexican War, 1846-1848''  =====
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*Men of Hancock County in The Mexican -[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/mexican-war.html Genealogy Trailss]
 
*Men of Hancock County in The Mexican -[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/mexican-war.html Genealogy Trailss]
===== ''Civil War, 1861-1865'' =====
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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 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  
  
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*"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) &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/historyofhancock00richrich#page/254/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&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]
 
*"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) &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/historyofhancock00richrich#page/254/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp;&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]
  
===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Hancock County&nbsp;- [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Adams+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com] ($) [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/rollhonor.html
 
*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Hancock County&nbsp;- [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Adams+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.com] ($) [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/rollhonor.html
  
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*Residents of Hancock County, Indiana Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Hancock County, Indiana Who Served in World War I ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
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*Hancock County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/hancock.htm AccessGenealogy ]
 
*Hancock County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps&nbsp;&nbsp;-&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/hancock.htm AccessGenealogy ]
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
 
  
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Many Hancock County residents were covered in the ''Knightstown Banner.'' See their obituary archive and genealogy columns at http://thebanneronline.com/  
 
Many Hancock County residents were covered in the ''Knightstown Banner.'' See their obituary archive and genealogy columns at http://thebanneronline.com/  
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
===== Courthouse =====
 
 
[http://www.hancockcoingov.org/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;9 E Main Street<br> Greenfield, IN 46140<br> Phone: 317.462.1109 <br>  
 
[http://www.hancockcoingov.org/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;9 E Main Street<br> Greenfield, IN 46140<br> Phone: 317.462.1109 <br>  
  
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828. <br>County Recorder has land records. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Indiana 213 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828. <br>County Recorder has land records. <br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Indiana 213 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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===== Societies  =====
  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
===== Family History Centers =====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
==== School Records ====
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*Graduates of Mount Comfort High School (1902-1929) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Mount Comfort High School (1902-1929) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Wilkinson High School (1898-1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Graduates of Wilkinson High School (1898-1926) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Hancock County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers for Hancock County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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*'''1828-1836'''Hancock County, Indiana Marriages
  
===== Birth Records =====
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/marriages.html Genealogy Trails]
  
===== Marriage Records =====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>  
*'''1828-1836'''Hancock County, Indiana Marriages
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/hancock/marriages.html Genealogy Trails]
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
 
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
 
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*[http://www.rootsquest.com/indiana/hancock/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsquest.com/indiana/hancock/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/ Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Hancock/ Hancock County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Hancock County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 26, 1827
County Seat Greenfield
Courthouse
Address Hancock County Courthouse
 9 E Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317.462.1109



Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

  • Hancock County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium

Military Records

Mexican War, 1846-1848
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
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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

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]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
  • 1828-1836Hancock County, Indiana Marriages

Genealogy Trails

Death 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)
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch

Voter Registration

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.