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===Biographies===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Census Records ===
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*Pioneer Settlers of Parke County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Pioneer Settlers of Parke County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
=== Church Records ===
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=== Court Records ===
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=== Directories  ===
 
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*Directory of Businesses in Parke County (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Parke County (1858, 1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
===Emigration and Immigration===
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=== Ethnic and Religious Groups===
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===Gazetteers===
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===Genealogies===
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=== Land and Property ===
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===History===
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
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=== Military Records ===
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War of 1812
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Civil War  
 
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops
 
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World War I
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World War II
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===Naturalization and Citizenship===
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*Parke County obituaries (1853-2006) are available by mail from the Rockville Public Library. An index to the obituaries is available online at [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/parke/Obituaries/Obituaries.html Parke County Obituaries].
 
*Parke County obituaries (1853-2006) are available by mail from the Rockville Public Library. An index to the obituaries is available online at [http://genealogytrails.com/ind/parke/Obituaries/Obituaries.html Parke County Obituaries].
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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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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*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>
 
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*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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=== Voter Registration ===
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Parke County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1821
County Seat Rockville
Courthouse
Address Parke County Courthouse
116 W High Street #204
Rockville, IN 47872
Phone: 765.569.5132
Parke County Website


Historical Facts

Parent County

1821--Parke County was created 9 January 1821 from Vigo County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Rockville [1]

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

October 1833 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Land and Property

History

Local Histories

  • Portrait and biographical record of Montgomery, Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. (1893. Chicago: Chapman Bros.)other librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
  • B.F. Bowen & Co. History of Parke and Vermillion Counties, Indiana: With Historical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen, 1913.) 977.2 H2hpv FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Beckwith, H. W., J. H. Beadle, and S. B. Gookins. 1880. History of Vigo and Parke Counties together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence and other authentic though, for the most part, out-of-the-way sources. (Chicago: H.H. Hill & N. Iddings.) FHL Collectionother libraries Family History Archives

Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Parke County obituaries (1853-2006) are available by mail from the Rockville Public Library. An index to the obituaries is available online at Parke County Obituaries.

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Parke County Courthouse
116 W High Street #204
Rockville, IN 47872
Phone: 765.569.5132

County Health Department has birth records from 1902 and death records from 1882; County Auditor has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1833; County Recorder has land records from 1833

Family History Centers

Libraries

Museums

Societies

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

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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