Shelby County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1821--Shelby County was created 31 December 1821 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Shelbyville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Shelby County, Indiana

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.) 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Shelby 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 Shelby County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History" Chaper 5 in History of Shelby County, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with a short history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana. (1974. Tucson, Arizona: Americana Unlimited.)(page 320-357 Company, Regiment, Name's), 977.259 H2h copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).