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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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Revision as of 00:34, 13 May 2011

Template:Indiana-stub United States  > Indiana > Spencer County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1818--Spencer County was created 10 January 1818 from Warrick and Perry Counties.
County seat: Rockport [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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 Collection    other libraries    INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Spencer 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 Spencer County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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