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| building address =  Posey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 606; <br>Mt. Vernon, IN 47620<br> Phone: 812.838.1306<br> [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/65.htm '''Adams County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address =  Posey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 606; <br>Mt. Vernon, IN 47620<br> Phone: 812.838.1306<br> [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/65.htm '''Adams County Website'''] }}  
  
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[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/65.htm Posey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 606; <br>Mt. Vernon, IN 47620<br> Phone: 812.838.1306<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1815.<br>County health department Dept has <br>birth and divorce records from 1882.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1815 <br>and some military discharge records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Posey County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/65.htm Posey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 606; <br>Mt. Vernon, IN 47620<br> Phone: 812.838.1306<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1815.<br>County health department Dept has <br>birth and divorce records from 1882.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1815 <br>and some military discharge records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Posey County, Indiana 215 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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=== Posey County, Indiana Resources  ===
 
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[http://www.in.gov/icpr/2744.htm Circuit Court] historical records of Posey County in the State Archives. This online searchable database indexes cases for the years 1815-1841.  
 
[http://www.in.gov/icpr/2744.htm Circuit Court] historical records of Posey County in the State Archives. This online searchable database indexes cases for the years 1815-1841.  
  
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofposeyco00leff History of Posey County, Indiana (1913)] by John C. Leffel - free at the Internet Archive  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofposeyco00leff History of Posey County, Indiana (1913)] by John C. Leffel - free at the Internet Archive  
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*African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Wadesville, Posey County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Wadesville, Posey County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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*Cholera Deaths in Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana (1873) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Cholera Deaths in Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana (1873) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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== Posey County, Indiana Web Sites  ==
 
== Posey County, Indiana Web Sites  ==

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Posey County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 7, 1814
County Seat Mt Vernon
Courthouse
Address Posey County Courthouse]
PO Box 606;
Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
Phone: 812.838.1306
Adams County Website


County Courthouse ==

Posey County Courthouse
PO Box 606;
Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
Phone: 812.838.1306

County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1815.
County health department Dept has
birth and divorce records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1815
and some military discharge records. [1]

Historical Facts

1814--Posey County was created 7 September 1814 from Warrick, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Mt.Vernon [2]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

Record Loss

Posey County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Census Records

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 24 page 78 - Bethlehem Cemetery

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Circuit Court historical records of Posey County in the State Archives. This online searchable database indexes cases for the years 1815-1841.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1974. History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic). 977.234 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Posey 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 Posey County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chapter 6 in Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1974. History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic). (page 441-445),977.234 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Other Records

  • African Americans in Civilian Conservation Corps, Wadesville, Posey County, Indiana (1938) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Posey County, Indiana Web Sites

Posey County, Indiana References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Posey 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).
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