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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Morgan County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1821 | founded date = December 31 | seat = Martinsville | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/ Morgan County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 1556<br> Martinsville, IN 46151<br> Phone: 765.342.1025<br> [http://www.Morgancounty.us/ '''Morgan County Website''']}}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Morgan County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1821 | founded date = December 31 | seat = Martinsville | building image = | building address = [http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/ Morgan County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 1556<br> Martinsville, IN 46151<br> Phone: 765.342.1025<br> [http://www.Morgancounty.us/ '''Morgan County Website''']}}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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== Historical Facts ==
  
[http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/ Morgan County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 1556<br> Martinsville, IN 46151<br> Phone: 765.342.1025<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records.<br>County Recorder has land records. <br>Board of Health has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Parent County  ===
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
 
'''1821--'''Morgan County was created 31 December 1821from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1821--'''Morgan County was created 31 December 1821from unorganized territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Martinsville <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  ===
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
 
'''March 1876''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
 
'''March 1876''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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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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==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
 
*[[Brown County, Indiana|Brown]]  
 
*[[Brown County, Indiana|Brown]]  
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*[[Owen County, Indiana|Owen]]  
 
*[[Owen County, Indiana|Owen]]  
 
*[[Putnam County, Indiana|Putnam]]
 
*[[Putnam County, Indiana|Putnam]]
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=== Record Loss  ===
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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===Bible===
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===Biographies===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Census Records ===
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Residents of Morgan County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Residents of Morgan County, Indiana (1874) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Church Records ===
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=== Court Records  ===
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===Directories===
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===Emigration and Immigration===
  
=== Court Records ===
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===Gazetteers===
  
=== Land and Property ===
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===Genealogies===
  
===History===
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=== History ===
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
*Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 1884.) 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
=== Military Records ===
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=== Military Records ===
  
 
Civil War  
 
Civil War  
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*"Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 1884.) page 50-80, 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />][http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*"Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. ''Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical''. (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 1884.) page 50-80, 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|159079|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-morgan-monroe-and-brown-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/2069003&referer=brief_results other library<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1304019754281_426" />][http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028803322#page/n5/mode/2up INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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World War II
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
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[http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/ Morgan County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 1556<br> Martinsville, IN 46151<br> Phone: 765.342.1025<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records.<br>County Recorder has land records. <br>Board of Health has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
=== School Records  ===
 
=== School Records  ===
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
 
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Archives ]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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====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-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
====Death Records====
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==== Death Records ====
  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]

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Morgan County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 31, 1821
County Seat Martinsville
Courthouse
Address Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 1556
Martinsville, IN 46151
Phone: 765.342.1025
Morgan County Website


Historical Facts

Parent County

1821--Morgan County was created 31 December 1821from unorganized territory.
County seat: Martinsville [1]

Boundary Changes

March 1876 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Morgan 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 Morgan County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" in Blanchard, Charles. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana. Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 1884.) page 50-80, 977.2 H2b FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other libraryINTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 1556
Martinsville, IN 46151
Phone: 765.342.1025

County Clerk has marriage, probate and court records.
County Recorder has land records.
Board of Health has birth and death records. [2]

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Archives 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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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), Monroe County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.