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| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657 <br>[http://www.Sullivancounty.us/ '''Sullivan County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = [http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/77.htm Sullivan County Courthouse]<br>100 Courthouse Square #304<br>Sullivan, IN 47882<br>Phone: 812.268.4657 <br>[http://www.Sullivancounty.us/ '''Sullivan County Website'''] }}  
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
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=== Sullivan County, Indiana Resources  ===
 
=== Sullivan County, Indiana Resources  ===
  
====Bible Records====
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====Biographies====
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====Business Records====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Directories ====
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*Directory of Businesses in Sullivan County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Directory of Businesses in Sullivan County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>  
 
*Farmers of Sullivan County, Indiana (1896) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
 
*Farmers of Sullivan County, Indiana (1896) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])<br>
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====Emigration and Immigration====
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====Ethnic and Religious Groups====
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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*"County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''. {{FSbook|116072}}; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)(page 572-587,Regiment, Companies, Name's),977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN{{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]
 
*"County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.''Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884''. {{FSbook|116072}}; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)(page 572-587,Regiment, Companies, Name's),977.242 H2hi FHL US/CAN{{FHL|215916|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/index-of-names-in-the-sullivan-county-section-of-history-of-greene-and-sullivan-counties-indiana-1884/oclc/17416332&referer=brief_results other library]
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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World War I
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World War II
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Obituaries for Sullivan County (1870-1905) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Occupations ====
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==== Periodicals ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
==== Public Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
 
*Index to Will Books for Sullivan County (1850-1940) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Will Books for Sullivan County (1850-1940) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Repositories ====
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===== Archives =====
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===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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[http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]  
 
[http://www.sullivan.lib.in.us www.sullivan.lib.in.us]  
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===== Societies  =====
 
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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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===== 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>
 
*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>
 
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
  
===== Death Records =====
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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]  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]  
 
*Index to Coroner's Inquest Records (1916-1917) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Coroner's Inquest Records (1916-1917) (free, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
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=== Sullivan County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
 
=== Sullivan County, Indiana Web Sites  ===

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Sullivan County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 30, 1816
County Seat Sullivan
Courthouse
Address Sullivan County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square #304
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: 812.268.4657
Sullivan County Website


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

1818 -- Vigo County formed from northern part of Sullivan County.

1821 -- Greene County formed from eastern part of Sullivan County.

Parent County

1816--Sullivan County was created 30 December 1816 from Knox County.County seat: Sullivan [1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

February 1850 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Sullivan County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812

Mexican War

  • 2nd Regiment, Company H

Civil War

Civil War service men from Sullivan 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 Sullivan County.

Civil War Books

  • Booth, Louise. Waiting for the Moment. (Villa Park, Calif: D.R. Booth Associates, 1983.) 977.241 H2b copy 2 FHL US/CAN BookFHL Collection other library
  • "County Military History" Chapter 8 in Caperton, Neda.Index of Names in the Sullivan County Section of History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana, 1884. FamilySearch Books Online; (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Library, 1972.)(page 572-587,Regiment, Companies, Name's),977.242 H2hi FHL US/CANFHL Collectionother library

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Sullivan County Courthouse
100 Courthouse Square #304
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: 812.268.4657

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1850. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries

Sullivan County Public Library

Donna K. Adams - Genealogist

Genealogy/Local History Dept.

100 S. Crowder St.

Sullivan, Indiana 47882

www.sullivan.lib.in.us

Museums
Societies

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

Voting Registration

Sullivan County, Indiana 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), Sullivan County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

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