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*World War I.   Tippecanoe County Honor Roll book.  [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/tippecanoe_county_roll_of_honor%201919.htm]
*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
*Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Tippecanoe County, Indiana (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])

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County Courthouse

Tippecanoe County Courthouse
 301 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: 765.423.9326 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1830
divorce records from 1850, probate and court records
from 1832 & naturalization records on microfilm.


Parent County

1826--Tippecanoe County was created 20 January 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.
County seat: Lafayette [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


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

Cemeteries in Tippecanoe County


Tippecanoe County Cemetery Restoration


Tippecanoe County Cemetery Book by Area Plan Comm.  [PDF file]



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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library. File system on Churches in Tippecanoe County


Alameda McCollough Research Library
Indexes to early Court books held in this library.



Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Indexes, plat books and maps.  Misc boxes of original deeds donated.

Recorder Office of Tippecanoe County (original books)


Local Histories

  • Biographical history of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski counties, (Indiana. 2003. La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press.) FHL US/CAN Film 1731988 FHL Collection   other library   vol.1  Google books   vol.2   Google books



Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm


Civil War

Civil War service men from Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe County.


Newspapers on Microfilm at the Tippecanoe Co., Indiana Public Library



Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Original Will/Estate files and probate books held in this library

School Records

Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Some original materials. School 1848 census, Yearbook collection from this County and other misc collections.


Early indexes, books and microfilm held at the

Alameda McCollough Research Library  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm

Vital 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)

Societies and Libraries 

Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society  http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~intcags/index.html

Tippecanoe County Historical Association  http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/index.htm

Family History Centers

Web Sites


Tippecanoe County Goverment offices 


Tippecanoe County Public Library


  1. Alameda McCollough Research Library http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/library.htm