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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Harrison County''' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana Genealogy|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Harrison County''' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Harrison County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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{{Click|File:IN ORP.png|Indiana_Online_Genealogy_Records}}  {{Infobox U.S. County | county = Harrison County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1808 | founded date = October 11 | seat = Corydon | building image = | building address = Harrison County Courthouse<br>300 N Capitol Ave<br>Corydon, IN 47112-1139<br>Ph. 812.738.4289 | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
{{Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Harrison County, Indiana#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Harrison County, Indiana#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Harrison County, Indiana#Death_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Harrison County, Indiana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Harrison County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1809*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1807</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1809</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates,'''
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try... [[Harrison County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Harrison County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Harrison County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]
  
Harrison County; 300 N Capitol Ave; Corydon, IN 47112-1139; Ph. 812.738.4289 Details: (Co Hlth Dept has b &amp; d rec from 1882; Co Clk has m, pro &amp; ct rec from 1809, div rec from 1815 &amp; land rec from 1807
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from Clark and Knox Counties in 1808<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Corydon<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Harrison County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''1808--'''Harrison County was created 11 October 1808&nbsp;from [[Knox County, Indiana|Knox]] and [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Corydon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Crawford County, Indiana Genealogy|Crawford]] {{•}} [[Washington County, Indiana Genealogy|Washington]] {{•}} [[Floyd County, Indiana Genealogy|Floyd]] {{•}} [[Jefferson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Jefferson]] {{•}} [[Bullitt County, Kentucky Genealogy|Bullitt]] {{•}} [[Hardin County, Kentucky Genealogy|Hardin]] {{•}} [[Meade County, Kentucky Genealogy|Meade]]
  
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<center>{{INHarrison, Indiana Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[Floyd County, Indiana|Floyd]]
 
*[[Hardin County, Kentucky|Hardin County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Washington County, Indiana|Washington]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/harrcocemsbytwp.html INGenWeb]<br>
 
*Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/harrcocemsbytwp.html INGenWeb]<br>
  
==== Census  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=17&GScnty=822&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|502650|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=17&CScnty=822 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inharris/ INGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Harrison+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Indiana&county=Harrison&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/in/harrison/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/indiana/harrison.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/US/in/harrison.htm Indiana Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Harrison County, Indiana (1880) (members only database,&nbsp;[http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Selected Residents of Harrison County, Indiana Territory (1809) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Harrison County (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cen/ Linkpendium]
 
*Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cen/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land ====
 
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{IN Church Intro}}
  
*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|15851|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]
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{{IN Church End}}  
  
*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
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{{IN Church Repositories|Harrison|577902}}
  
*Roose, William H. 2010.''Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana''. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/indianas-birthplace-a-history-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/720072263&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://books.google.com/books?id=BJpuAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=62#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
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==== Court Records  ====
  
*History for Harrison County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/cem/ Linkpendium]
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==== Directories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*Maps and Gazetteers&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*Harrison County Military Index (Source: Genealogy [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/harrison/militaryindex.html Trails History Group]) <br>
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==== Genealogies  ====
  
*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n84/mode/1up Internet Archive]) <br>
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==== Histories  ====
  
*Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County&nbsp; I[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/cemetery/revolution.html NGenWeb] <br>
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
*African - American Veterans in Harrison County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical&nbsp;Society]) <br>
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*Funk, Arville L. 1974. ''Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana''. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|158512|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/historical-almanac-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/1120585&referer=brief_results other libraries] <br>
  
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*Bulleit, F. A.''Illustrated atlas and history of Harrison County, Indiana: containing maps of villages, cities and townships of the County ... statistics, biographies, and history of the County, portraits of public and leading citizens''  [http://www.archive.org/details/illustratedatlas00bull INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
*Civil War, 1861-1865
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*''Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana''. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 {{FHL|161588|item|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-historical-souvenir-for-the-counties-of-clark-crawford-harrison-floyd-jefferson-jennings-scott-and-washington-indiana/oclc/6966330&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhisto00inchic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
#Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield [http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Protection Program])
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*Roose, William H. 2010.''Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana''. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)[http://www.worldcat.org/title/indianas-birthplace-a-history-of-harrison-county-indiana/oclc/720072263&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://books.google.com/books?id=BJpuAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=62#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books] <br>
  
*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
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*History for Harrison County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Harrison+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] ) ($)
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
*World War II, 1941-1945&nbsp;
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{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}
  
#Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/harrison.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Harrison|459948}}
  
===== Civil War  =====
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*Index to Land Purchases (1807-1810) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
====== Civil War Battle ======
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/maps/ Linkpendium]
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.
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==== Military Records  ====
  
*July 9, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Corydon]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/in001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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*Harrison County Military Index ([http://genealogytrails.com/ind/harrison/militaryindex.html Genealogy Trails History Group]) <br>
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*List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: [http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso01buregoog#page/n84/mode/1up Internet Archive]) <br>  
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*Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County I[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/cemetery/revolution.html NGenWeb] <br>
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*African - American Veterans in Harrison County (1890) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society]) <br>
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*Veterans of Early Wars Buried in Harrison County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
  
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/INmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Indiana.
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===== ''Civil War''  =====
  
<br> Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.<br>  
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Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.<br>  
  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company B  
 
*[[3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|3rd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company B  
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*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and E  
 
*[[38th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|38th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and E  
 
*[[49th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|49th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
 
*[[49th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|49th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company C  
*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K, and Reorganzied Company B  
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*[[52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|52nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K, and Reorganized Company B  
 
*[[53rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|53rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and F  
 
*[[53rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|53rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and F  
 
*[[59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
 
*[[59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|59th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company K  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
  
article on the Civil War  
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Civil War Battle:
  
*&nbsp;Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon)&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information&nbsp;]&nbsp; [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf article PDF]
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*Wolfe, Simeon K. and Attia Porter, "The Battle of Corydon", ''(Indiana Magazine of History ''54, no. 2 (June 1958): 131-140.) 1863, Harrison County (Corydon) [http://www.indiana.edu/~imaghist/online_content/vcsfrmpst/voices_cvlwr/corydon.html Abstract and Bibliographic Information ] [http://www.indiana.edu/~imhfiles/Civil_War_VFP/Corydon.pdf Article PDF]
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*[http://www.corydonbattlepark.com/battle.html Corydon Battle Park], includes local military involved and casualty information
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*Corydon Battle Summary; fought in Harrison County - July 9, 1863, [https://www.nps.gov/abpp/battles/in001.htm American Battlefield Protection Program - Corydon] <ref>Heritage Preservation Services, accessed 13 August, 2012)</ref>
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*[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/INmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Indiana.
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918''  =====
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Harrison+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry] ) ($)
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945''  =====
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*Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/harrison.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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{{IN Probate Intro|Harrison}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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{{IN Probate Repositories|Harrison|508641}}
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== School Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers (1936) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Voter Registration  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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Harrison County<br>300 N. Capitol Ave.<br>Corydon, IN 47112-1139<br>Phone: 812-738-4289<br>
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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'''Harrison County Historical Society'''<br>117 West Beaver Street<br>Corydon, IN 47112<br><br>
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'''Southern Indiana Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 665<br>New Albany, IN 47151<br>Telephone Number: 812-949-3527<br>E-mail: [mailto:sigsvolunteer@gmail.com sigsvolunteer@gmail.com]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Historical Society of Harrison County'''<br>5850 Devil's Elbow Road NW<br> Corydon, IN 47112<br>Telephone Number: 812-738-2828 or 812-736-2373 <br>E-mail: [mailto:karengleitz@hotmail.com karengleitz@hotmail.com]<br>[http://www.indianahistory.org/our-services/local-history-services/local-history-contacts/harrison-county#.Vs37tND5ct8 Website]<br><br>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Brandenburg Kentucky Family History Center|Brandenburg Kentucky Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [[http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory]].
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
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{{IN Tax End}}
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{{IN Tax Records Repositories|Harrison|409934}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/vr/ Linkpendium]
 
*Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/vr/ Linkpendium]
  
*[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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*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>
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===== Birth Records  =====
  
*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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===== Marriage Records  =====
  
*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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*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch  <br>
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*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
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*'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1866-1875''' - Harrison County Marriage Index 1866-1875 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|M547151}}.<ref name="vr1" />
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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==== Family History Centers<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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*'''1882-1920''' - Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*'''1905-1939''' - Harrison County Death Index 1905-1939 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free. Batch {{IGI|B547151}}.<ref name="vr1">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igiindianah.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf]].</ref>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Harrison|460907}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/harrison-county/ Harrison County, IN History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://home.insightbb.com/~ingen/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Harrison|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Harrison/ Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Harrison County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Harrison County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 11, 1808
County Seat Corydon
Courthouse
Address Harrison County Courthouse
300 N Capitol Ave
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Ph. 812.738.4289
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1809*
1882*
1807
1809
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

  • Parent Counties: Formed from Clark and Knox Counties in 1808[1]
  • County Seat: Corydon[2]


Neighboring Counties

Crawford  • Washington  • Floyd  • Jefferson  • Bullitt  • Hardin  • Meade


Harrison CountyFloyd CountyClark CountyWashington CountyOrange CountyMartin CountySpencer CountyCrawford CountyMeade CountyBullitt CountyJefferson CountyHancock CountyNelson CountyShelby CountySpencer CountyBreckinridge CountyHardin CountyOldham CountyHenry CountyPerry CountyTrimble CountyDubois CountyINHarrison.JPG


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries for Harrison County - Linkpendium
  • Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -INGenWeb
Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
INGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
INGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Indiana Interment
Billion Graves
See Indiana Cemeteries for more information.

Census Records

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

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Funk, Arville L. 1974. Historical almanac of Harrison County, Indiana. (Corydon, Ind: Alfco Publications.) 977.2 A1 no. 40 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries
  • Bulleit, F. A.Illustrated atlas and history of Harrison County, Indiana: containing maps of villages, cities and townships of the County ... statistics, biographies, and history of the County, portraits of public and leading citizens INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Roose, William H. 2010.Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)other libraries Google books

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.

Civil War Battle:

  • Map showing Civil War battles in Indiana.


World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore Ancestry ) ($)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Online Records


Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records
Voter Registration

Repositories

Courthouse

Harrison County
300 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Phone: 812-738-4289

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Harrison County Historical Society
117 West Beaver Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Southern Indiana Genealogical Society
PO Box 665
New Albany, IN 47151
Telephone Number: 812-949-3527
E-mail: sigsvolunteer@gmail.com
Website

Historical Society of Harrison County
5850 Devil's Elbow Road NW
Corydon, IN 47112
Telephone Number: 812-738-2828 or 812-736-2373
E-mail: karengleitz@hotmail.com
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [Family History Center directory].

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records


Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Harrison County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:


Web Sites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Harrison County, Indiana" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_County,_Indiana (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, accessed 13 August, 2012)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igiindianah.pdf.