Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1864 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki
- Michael John Neill, Burned Counties in Family History Circle
- 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 Family History Archives other library
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.
- 9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company G, and Reorganized Company G
- 12th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry, Companies F, and K
- 15th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company H
- 48th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company K
- 72nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company I
- 87th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company A
- 99th Regiment, Indiana Infantry, Company E
- 135th Regiment, Indiana Infantry (100 days, 1864), Company A
- 28th US Colored Troops, Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- "William Jasper," Wikipedia.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).