Noble County, Indiana Genealogy

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Noble County, Indiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded February 7, 1835
County Seat Albion
Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Noble County Courthouse
101 N Orange Street
Albion, IN 46701-1097
Phone: 219.636.2736
Noble County Website

County Courthouse

Noble County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Noble County Courthouse
101 N Orange Street
Albion, IN 46701-1097
Phone: 219.636.2736

County Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1859.
County Auditor has land records
City Clerk has burial records. [1]


Parent County

1835--Noble County was created 7 February 1835 from Elkhart, La Grange and Allen Counties.
County seat: Albion [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1843 and 1859 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Noble 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 Noble County.

Civil War Book

  • "The First Call for Troops" in Counties of La Grange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Salem, Mass: Higginson Book Co, 1993.) 977.27 H2c FHL US/CAN Book page 89-116,  FHL Collection   other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE




Vital Records

  • Noble County Vital Records Site. This site includes Divorces, Obituaries, Biographies, Guardianships, Probate Index, Births, Deaths, Marriages, School Records, Military, Cemeteries, Settlers, Census, Neighbors, and Wills Index.
  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Noble County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).