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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Howard County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1844 | founded date = January 15 | seat = Kokomo | building image = | building address = Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Howard County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1844 | founded date = January 15 | seat = Kokomo | building image = | building address = Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204}}  
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d &amp; bur rec)
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1844--'''Howard County was created 15 January 1844&nbsp;from [[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll,]] [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]], [[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]], [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]] and [[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Kokomo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Populated Places ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
*[[Kokomo, Indiana|Kokomo]]  
 
*[[Kokomo, Indiana|Kokomo]]  
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*Indian Heights
 
*Indian Heights
  
=== Townships ===
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'''Townships'''
  
 
*Center  
 
*Center  
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*Union
 
*Union
  
=== Other places ===
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'''Other places'''
  
 
*Alto  
 
*Alto  
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*West Middleton
 
*West Middleton
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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'''1844--'''Howard County was created 15 January 1844 from [[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll,]] [[Cass County, Indiana|Cass]], [[Miami County, Indiana|Miami]], [[Grant County, Indiana|Grant]] and [[Hamilton County, Indiana|Hamilton]] Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
 
*[[Carroll County, Indiana|Carroll]]  
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*[[Tipton County, Indiana|Tipton]]
 
*[[Tipton County, Indiana|Tipton]]
  
== Resources ==
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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biographies ====
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==== Business Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
 
*[http://www.edanddebby.com/HCC/ Cemeteries of Howard County, Indiana] <br>
 
*[http://www.edanddebby.com/HCC/ Cemeteries of Howard County, Indiana] <br>
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*Cemeteries of Howard County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/cem/ Linkpendium&nbsp;]
 
*Cemeteries of Howard County&nbsp;- [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/cem/ Linkpendium&nbsp;]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Howard County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Howard County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Howard County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Howard County, Indiana (1858) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
  
 
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]<br>
 
*''Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and Tipton Counties, Indiana''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2003.)&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/biographical-and-genealogical-history-of-cass-miami-howard-and-tipton-counties-indiana/oclc/367762262&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=inu.32000007483854;page=root;view=2up;size=100;seq=660;orient=0#page/n3/mode/2up Hathi Trust Digital Library]<br>
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*History in Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/hist/ Linkpendium]
 
*History in Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/hist/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps ====
  
 
*Maps and Gazetterrs - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/maps/ Linkpendia]
 
*Maps and Gazetterrs - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/maps/ Linkpendia]
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*African American Veterans in Howard County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*African American Veterans in Howard County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
Civil War  
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'''Civil War'''
  
 
Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.<br>  
 
Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.<br>  
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company F, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
  
Civil War Books  
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''Civil War Books''
  
 
*Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. ''History of Howard County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-howard-county-indiana/oclc/9304596&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc01morr INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc02morr INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. ''History of Howard County, Indiana''. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-howard-county-indiana/oclc/9304596&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; vol.1&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc01morr INTERNET&nbsp;ARCHIVE]&nbsp; vol. 2&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofhowardc02morr INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== School Records ====
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Periodicals ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== County Courthouse =====
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Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d &amp; bur rec)
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===== Archives =====
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===== Libraries =====
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'''Kokomo-Howard County Public Library''' <br>
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220 North Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4614 <br>
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765-457-3242 <br>
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info@khcpl.org <br>
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[http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/glhs/index.html Genealogy and Local History Department] <br>
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===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kokomo Indiana Family History Center]]
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==== School Records ====
  
 
*Students of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Students of Greentown High School (1921) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
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*Teachers of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Teachers of Kokomo High School (1931-1933) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
 
*Vital Records for Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/vr/ Linkpendium]
 
*Vital Records for Howard County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/vr/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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===== Birth Records =====
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <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.com]$ <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 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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===== Death Records =====
  
 
*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]
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
 
'''Kokomo-Howard County Public Library'''
 
 
220 North Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4614
 
 
765-457-3242
 
 
info@khcpl.org
 
 
[http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/glhs/index.html Genealogy and Local History Department]
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Kokomo Indiana Family History Center]]
 
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inhoward/county.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inhoward/county.html USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/ Howard County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Howard/ Howard County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Howard County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Kokomo
Courthouse
Address Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204


Historical Facts

Populated Places

  • Kokomo
  • Greentown
  • Russiaville
  • Indian Heights

Townships

  • Center
  • Clay
  • Ervin
  • Harrison
  • Honey Creek
  • Howard
  • Jackson
  • Liberty
  • Monroe
  • Taylor
  • Union

Other places

  • Alto
  • Cassville
  • Center
  • Hemlock
  • New London
  • Oakford
  • Phlox
  • West Middleton

Boundary Changes

1844--Howard County was created 15 January 1844 from Carroll, Cass, Miami, Grant and Hamilton Counties.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.

Civil War Books

  • Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. History of Howard County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)  other libraries  vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  vol. 2 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d & bur rec)

Archives
Libraries

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library
220 North Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4614
765-457-3242
info@khcpl.org
Genealogy and Local History Department

Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Vital Records for Howard County - Linkpendium
  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records



References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).