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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jasper County''' <br>  
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jasper County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rensselaer | building image = | building address = Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927}}  
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Jasper County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1835 | founded date = February 7 | seat = Rensselaer | building image = | building address = Jasper County Courthouse | 115 W Washington | Rensselaer, IN 47978 | Ph. 219.866.4927 | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
 
[[Image:{{WilliamJasper}}]] The county is named after Sergeant [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper William Jasper] (c1750-1779).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper "William Jasper,"] ''Wikipedia.''</ref>  
 
[[Image:{{WilliamJasper}}]] The county is named after Sergeant [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper William Jasper] (c1750-1779).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jasper "William Jasper,"] ''Wikipedia.''</ref>  
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*Jasper County, Indiana GIS [http://thinkopengis.jasper.in.wthengineering.com/ Web Map]
 
*Jasper County, Indiana GIS [http://thinkopengis.jasper.in.wthengineering.com/ Web Map]
  
==== Military Records ====
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*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*- see - Military Records and Histories - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
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'''Civil War '''  
  
 
Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.  
 
Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.  
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==== Voter Registration  ====
 
==== Voter Registration  ====
 
 
 
  
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] - Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com] - Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Jasper/ Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Jasper County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jasper County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Rensselaer
Courthouse
Address Jasper County Courthouse
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Historical Facts

Monument to William Jasper at Savannah, Georgia
The county is named after Sergeant William Jasper (c1750-1779).[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1835--Jasper County was created 7 February 1835 from White and Warren Counties.[2]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

  • list of Jasper County Cemeteries - INGenWeb
  • Obituaries - 1997 to 2010 - INGenWeb
  • Veterans buried in Jasper County, Indiana - Lanewood  
  • Jasper, Newton, Pulaski, White County Area Deaths - 2002-2004  - Lanewood

Census Records

For tips on accessing Jasper 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
  • F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection   FamilySearch Books Online   other library  Internet Archive
  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Jasper 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 Jasper County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History of Jasper Counity" in F.A. Battey & Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN : Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published : Chicago : F.A. Battey, 1883.) page 485-507,  FHL Collection   FamilySearch Books Online    other library  Internet Archive

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Jasper County; 115 W Washington; Rensselaer, IN 47978; Ph. 219.866.4927 Details: (Courthouse burned in 1862; all rec destroyed) (Co Hlth Dept has b & d rec; Co Clk has m & div rec from 1865, pro & ct rec from 1864

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

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)
Birth Records
Marriage Records

Voter Registration

References

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