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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Perry County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1814 | founded date = September 7 | seat = Tell City | building image = | building address = [http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <br>[http://www.Perrycounty.us/ '''Perry County Website'''] }}  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Perry County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1814 | founded date = September 7 | seat = Tell City | building image = | building address = [http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <br>[http://www.Perrycounty.us/ '''Perry County Website'''] }}  
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
==== Boundary Changes ====<br>==== Neighboring Counties ====<br>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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*[[Breckinridge County, Kentucky|Breckinridge County, Kentucky]]
 
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*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]
[http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <br>
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*[[Dubois County, Indiana|Dubois]]  
 
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*[[Hancock County, Kentucky|Hancock County, Kentucky]]
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1813.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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*[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
'''1814--'''Perry County was created 7 September 1814&nbsp;from [[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]] and [[Gibson County, Indiana|Gibson ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tell City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1814--'''Perry County was created 7 September 1814&nbsp;from [[Warrick County, Indiana|Warrick]] and [[Gibson County, Indiana|Gibson ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Tell City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
*[[Breckinridge County, Kentucky|Breckinridge County, Kentucky]]
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==== Business Records ====
*[[Crawford County, Indiana|Crawford]]
 
*[[Dubois County, Indiana|Dubois]]
 
*[[Hancock County, Kentucky|Hancock County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Meade County, Kentucky|Meade County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Perry County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Businesses in Perry County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Land ====
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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  ====
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]&nbsp;
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*''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military Records ====
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'''War of 1812'''
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'''Mexican American War'''
  
 
*African American Veterans in Perry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*African American Veterans in Perry County, Indiana (1890) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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'''Civil War'''
 
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company&nbsp;A  
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*[[1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment]], Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company A  
 
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company B  
 
*[[9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|9th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Reorganized Company B  
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L  
 
*[[13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|13th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Company L  
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*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[93rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry|93rd Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G  
 
*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I  
 
*[[144th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|144th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company I  
*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]]&nbsp;, Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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*[[28th US Colored Troops|28th US Colored Troops]], Addition Recruits for Colored Troops <br>
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'''Civil War Books'''
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*"Military History" Chapter 7 in ''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.)(page 685-710),FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries][http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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'''World War I'''
  
Civil War Books
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'''World War II'''
  
*"Military History" Chapter 7 in ''History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (''1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.),&nbsp;(page 685-710),&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 {{FHL|204801|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-warrick-spencer-and-perry-counties-indiana-from-the-earliest-time-to-the-present-together-with-interesting-biographical-sketches-reminiscences-notes-etc/oclc/235924136&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofwarrick00chic INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the [http://165.138.8.65/evanced/obit/obitview.asp Obituaries] available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.  
 
The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the [http://165.138.8.65/evanced/obit/obitview.asp Obituaries] available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.  
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Occupations  ====
 
==== Occupations  ====
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*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Tell City, Perry County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Roster of Civilian Conservation Corps, Tell City, Perry County, Indiana (1938) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Probate  ====
 
  
==== Taxation ====
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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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== County Courthouse  ==
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.perrycountyin.org/ Perry County Courthouse]<br>2219 Payne Street<br> Tell City, IN 47586<br> Phone: 812.547.3741 <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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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1813.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Perry County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><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>
 
  
*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Archives  =====
  
*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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===== Libraries  =====
  
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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===== Museums  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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===== Societies and Libraries =====
  
 
Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN  
 
Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN  
  
Has large collection, including online obituaries since&nbsp;December, 1999&nbsp; [http://www.tcpclibrary.org www.tcpclibrary.org]  
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Has large collection, including online obituaries since December, 1999 [http://www.tcpclibrary.org www.tcpclibrary.org]  
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Cannelton Public Library
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Has some items related to Cannelton, including High School yearbooks.
  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
Cannelton Public Library
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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====School Records====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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=====Birth records=====
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=====Marriage Records=====
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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 Marriages, 1780-1992[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <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>
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=====Death Records=====
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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>
  
Has some items related to Cannelton, including HS&nbsp;yearbooks.  
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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]
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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====Voter Registration ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

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Perry County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 7, 1814
County Seat Tell City
Courthouse
Address Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741
Perry County Website


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

1814--Perry County was created 7 September 1814 from Warrick and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Tell City [1]

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

  • History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.) FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Mexican American War

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.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 7 in History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; together with interesting biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. (1973. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic.)(page 685-710),FHL US/CAN Film 934922 Item 4 FHL Collectionother librariesINTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

The Tell City, Perry County Public Library has the Obituaries available and searchable on line.You will need to click on search and enter your name or the criteria you want to search by in the form.

Obituaries

Occupations


Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812.547.3741

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1813.
County Recorder has land records from 1813.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1890. [2]


Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies and Libraries

Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 2328 Tell Street, Tell City, IN

Has large collection, including online obituaries since December, 1999 www.tcpclibrary.org

Cannelton Public Library

Has some items related to Cannelton, including High School yearbooks.

Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth records
Marriage Records
Death 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)

Voter Registration

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