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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Knox County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1790 | founded date = June 20 | seat = Hettinger | building image = | building address = [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Indiana&county=Knox Knox County Courthouse]<br>101 N 7th Street<br>Vincennes, IN 47591<br>Phone: 812.885.2521 <br>[http://www.Knoxcounty.us/ '''Knox County Website'''] }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Knox County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1790 | founded date = June 20 | seat = Hettinger | building image = | building address = [http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Indiana&county=Knox Knox County Courthouse]<br>101 N 7th Street<br>Vincennes, IN 47591<br>Phone: 812.885.2521 <br>[http://www.Knoxcounty.us/ '''Knox County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Indiana&county=Knox Knox County Courthouse]<br>101 N 7th Street<br>Vincennes, IN 47591<br>Phone: 812.885.2521 <br>
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[[Image:Henry Knox.JPG|thumb|right|150px]]  
  
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1807. <br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1836. <br>County Recorder has land records. Township Trustees have burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>  
  
== History ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
[[Image:Henry Knox.JPG|thumb|right|150px|Henry Knox.JPG]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox General Henry Knox] (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.<ref>"Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.</ref>  
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'''1790--'''Knox County was created 20 June 1790&nbsp;from the Northwest Territory.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''1790--'''Knox County was created 20 June 1790&nbsp;from the Northwest Territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Vincennes <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, Illinois|Crawford County, Illinois]]
 
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*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Gibson County, Indiana|Gibson]]
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*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence County, Illinois]]
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*[[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]]
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*[[Sullivan County, Indiana|Sullivan]]
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*[[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash County, Illinois]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*[[Crawford County, Illinois|Crawford County, Illinois]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[Daviess County, Indiana|Daviess]]
 
*[[Gibson County, Indiana|Gibson]]
 
*[[Greene County, Indiana|Greene]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, Illinois|Lawrence County, Illinois]]
 
*[[Pike County, Indiana|Pike]]
 
*[[Sullivan County, Indiana|Sullivan]]
 
*[[Wabash County, Illinois|Wabash County, Illinois]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*- see- Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
 
*- see- Cemeteries - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Knox County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Knox County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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*Vincennes
 
*Vincennes
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
*- see - Land Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
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==== Histories  ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*''History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.) 977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
 
*''History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.) 977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE] <br>
  
 
*History of Knox County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/hist/ Linkpendium]
 
*History of Knox County - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/hist/ Linkpendium]
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*- see - Land Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
*List of some Knox County residence who enlisted during Civil&nbsp; War&nbsp;- [http://ingenweb.org/inknox/civilwar.htm Knox INGen Web]  
 
*List of some Knox County residence who enlisted during Civil&nbsp; War&nbsp;- [http://ingenweb.org/inknox/civilwar.htm Knox INGen Web]  
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*African American Veterans in Knox County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*African American Veterans in Knox County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])  
 
*Military of Knox County (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/knox/military.html Genealogy Trails History Group])  
 
*Military of Knox County (Source: [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/knox/military.html Genealogy Trails History Group])  
*World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918&nbsp;
 
  
#World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Knox County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Knox+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry. com]) ($)
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'''Civil War '''
 
 
*World War II, 1941-1945&nbsp;
 
 
 
#Knox County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/knox1.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
 
 
 
Civil War  
 
  
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Knox 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&nbsp;Knox County.  
 
Civil War service men from&nbsp;Knox 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&nbsp;Knox County.  
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*[[143rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|143rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and C  
 
*[[143rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|143rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Companies B, and C  
 
*[[151st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|151st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
 
*[[151st Regiment, Indiana Infantry|151st Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company H  
*[[13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry|13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry]], Company O&nbsp; <ref>"Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.),( page 228; Regiment,Companies)977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
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*[[13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry|13th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry]], Company O&nbsp; <ref>"Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.),( page 228; Regiment,Companies)977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]</ref>  
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company E, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
 
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Company E, and Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
  
<br>Civil War Books
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''Civil War Books ''
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*''"Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.),&nbsp;( page 204-212; Regiment,&nbsp;Companies)&nbsp;977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&referer=brief_results other libraries] [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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'''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'''
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*World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Knox County (Source: Explore [http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Indiana.Knox+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry. com]) ($)
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'''World War II, 1941-1945'''
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*Knox County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/indiana/knox1.htm AccessGenealogy]) <br>
  
*''"Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government''. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.),&nbsp;( page 204-212; Regiment,&nbsp;Companies)&nbsp;977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|204804|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-knox-and-daviess-county-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-with-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc-together-with-an-extended-history-of-the-colonial-days-of-vincennes-and-its-progress-down-to-the-formation-of-the-state-government/oclc/1626006&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofknoxdav00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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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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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.county-clerk.net/countyclerk.asp?state=Indiana&county=Knox Knox County Courthouse]<br>101 N 7th Street<br>Vincennes, IN 47591<br>Phone: 812.885.2521 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records from 1807. <br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1836. <br>County Recorder has land records. Township Trustees have burial records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Archives =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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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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*[[Vincennes Indiana Family History Center]]
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
  
 
*Students and Teachers of Vincennes High School (1924) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Students and Teachers of Vincennes High School (1924) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*- see - Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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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>
 
*[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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===== Birth Records  =====
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===== Marriage 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>
 
*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 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]
  
*- see - Vital Records - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Linkpendium]
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Vincennes Indiana Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*[http://ingenweb.org/inknox/index.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://ingenweb.org/inknox/index.htm 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/Knox/ Knox County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Knox/ Knox County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Knox County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 20, 1790
County Seat Hettinger
Courthouse
Address Knox County Courthouse
101 N 7th Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: 812.885.2521
Knox County Website


Historical Facts

Henry Knox.JPG

The county is named for General Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War hero, and the nation's first Secretary of War.[1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1790--Knox County was created 20 June 1790 from the Northwest Territory.[2]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

January 1814 -- 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

Census Records

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Vincennes

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.) 977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Knox 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 Knox County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.), ( page 204-212; Regiment, Companies) 977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918

  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Knox County (Source: Explore Ancestry. com) ($)

World War II, 1941-1945

  • Knox County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Knox County Courthouse
101 N 7th Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: 812.885.2521

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1807.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1836.
County Recorder has land records. Township Trustees have burial records. [4]

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
Death Records


References

  1. "Henry Knox," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Knox.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. "Military History" Chapter 9 in History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Colonial days of Vincennes, and its progress down to the formation of the State government. (1975. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, Inc.),( page 228; Regiment,Companies)977.23 H2g FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection other libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.