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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''LaGrange County''' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''LaGrange County''' <br>  
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = LaGrange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1832 | founded date = February 2 | seat = La Grande | building image = | building address = [http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br> [http://www.Lagrangecounty.us/ '''La Grange County Website''']}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = LaGrange County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1832 | founded date = February 2 | seat = La Grande | building image = | building address = [http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br> [http://www.Lagrangecounty.us/ '''La Grange County Website''']}}  
  
=== County Courthouse ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1832<br>County Recorder has land records from 1832. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Grange County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Populated Places ====
 
 
=== History ===
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1832--'''LaGrange County was created 2 February 1832&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' La Grange <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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'''1832--'''LaGrange County was created 2 February 1832&nbsp;from [[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart]] and [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen ]]Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
=== Places and Localities  ===
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph County, Michigan]]  
 
*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph County, Michigan]]  
 
*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben]]
 
*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben]]
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=== Resources  ===
 
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for LaGrange County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for LaGrange County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
 
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*Directory of Businesses in LaGrange County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in LaGrange County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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*''1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
*Newbury Township [http://www.armidalesoftware.com/issue/NewburyGrants.htm land patent map]
 
*Newbury Township [http://www.armidalesoftware.com/issue/NewburyGrants.htm land patent map]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
*''1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
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'''Civil War'''
  
 
Civil War service men from LaGrange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units&nbsp;that were formed in or had many men from La Grange County.  
 
Civil War service men from LaGrange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units&nbsp;that were formed in or had many men from La Grange County.  
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*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
 
*[[152nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|152nd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company F
  
Civil War Books  
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''Civil War Books''
  
 
*''The Call to Arms'' Chapter 4 in 1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.), (page 84 - 110; Regiment, Companies)&nbsp;977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
 
*''The Call to Arms'' Chapter 4 in 1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographica''l. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.), (page 84 - 110; Regiment, Companies)&nbsp;977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book&nbsp; {{FHL|410059|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://tinyurl.com/628ymda other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/countiesoflagran00infaba#page/n3/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
  
Civil War Databases  
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''Civil War Databases ''
  
 
*Residents of LaGrange County Who Died in the Civil War ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of LaGrange County Who Died in the Civil War ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.lagrangecounty.org/index.php?Itemid=109&id=66&option=com_content&task=view La Grange County Courthouse]<br>105 N Detroit Street<br>La Grange, IN 46761-1853<br>Phone: 219.463.6371<br><br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882<br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1832<br>County Recorder has land records from 1832. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Grange County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== 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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*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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*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 ===
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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
=== Web Sites  ===
 
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  

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LaGrange County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1832
County Seat La Grande
Courthouse
Address La Grange County Courthouse
105 N Detroit Street
La Grange, IN 46761-1853
Phone: 219.463.6371
La Grange County Website


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1832--LaGrange County was created 2 February 1832 from Elkhart and Allen Counties.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

For tips on accessing LaGrange 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
  • 1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographical. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from LaGrange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from La Grange County.

Civil War Books

  • The Call to Arms Chapter 4 in 1882 History of LaGrange County, Indiana: from the original History of LaGrange and Noble county, historical and biographical. (1979. Knightstown, IN: The Bookmark.), (page 84 - 110; Regiment, Companies) 977.279 H2e FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Civil War Databases

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

La Grange County Courthouse
105 N Detroit Street
La Grange, IN 46761-1853
Phone: 219.463.6371

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1832
County Recorder has land records from 1832. [2]

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

Voter Registration

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), La Grange County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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