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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County''' <br>  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana Genealogy|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County''' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Warren County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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{{Click|File:IN ORP.png|Indiana_Online_Genealogy_Records}}  {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Warren County
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| county_map =
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| state = Indiana
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1827
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| founded date = January 19
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| seat = Williamsport
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| building image =
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| building address = [http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2885.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br>[http://www.warrencounty.in.gov/ '''County Website'''] | adoption_sign = Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}  
  
{{Adoption Indiana Genealogical Society}}
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Indiana#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Indiana#Marriage_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Indiana#Death_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Indiana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Indiana#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1827*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1830</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1829</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates,'''
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try... [[Warren County, Indiana#Church_Records|'''Church''']] &#124; [[Warren County, Indiana#Obituaries|'''Obituaries''']] &#124; [[Warren County, Indiana#Cemeteries|'''Cemeteries''']]
  
[http://indianacourthouses.com/pages/86.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827,<br>probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828. <br>County Recorder has land records from 1827.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed 19 January 1827 from [[Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy|Fountain]] County.<br>
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*'''County seat:''' Williamsport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1827--'''Warren County was created 19 January 1827&nbsp;from [[Fountain County, Indiana|Fountain]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Williamsport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
'''January 20, 1907''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
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[[Benton County, Indiana Genealogy|Benton]] {{•}} [[Tippecanoe County, Indiana Genealogy|Tippecanoe]] {{•}} [[Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy|Fountain]] {{•}} [[Vermillion County, Indiana Genealogy|Vermillion]] {{•}} [[Iroquois County, Illinois Genealogy|Iroquois]] {{•}} [[Vermilion County, Illinois Genealogy|Vermilion]]
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<center>{{INWarren,Indiana Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research in FamilySearch Wiki]]
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For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Michael John Neill, ''Burned Counties'' in Family History Circle]
 
  
== Places/Localities ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''January 20, 1907''' -- The Courthouse at Williamsport was destroyed by fire on Sunday, January 20, 1907. All the records but those of the commissioners were saved.<br>
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{{Fire+}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Resources ===
  
*[[Benton County, Indiana|Benton]]
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==== Bible Records  ====
*[[Fountain County, Indiana|Fountain]]
 
*[[Tippecanoe County, Indiana|Tippecanoe]]
 
*[[Vermilion County, Illinois|Vermilion County, Illinois]]
 
*[[Vermillion County, Indiana|Vermillion]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census  ====
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{| width="70%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="3" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=17&GScnty=877&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|426524|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=17&CScnty=878 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cemeteries_in_Warren_County,_Indiana INGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Warren+Indiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Indiana&county=Warren&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/in/warren/cemeteries.html INGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Indiana Cemeteries|Indiana Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
  
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Warren County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Early Settlers of Warren County ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Warren County, Indiana (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{IN Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Johnsonville
 
*Johnsonville
  
==== Court  ====
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{{IN Church End}}
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{{IN Church Repositories|Warren|546851}}
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
*Directory of Businesses in Warren County, Indiana (1868) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Directory of Businesses in Warren County, Indiana (1868) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
*[http://everynameindex.com/WarrenCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana].&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey &amp; Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1972.
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==== History  ====
  
<br>  
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===== Local Histories  =====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/WarrenCoIN.html Every Name Index to Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana] Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2008; original text by F. A. Battey Co., 1883; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1972.
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*History of Warren County [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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*F.A. Battey Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.'' (Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}, {{FSbook|63654}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results Other Libraries], [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
  
*History of Warren County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
*F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}
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{{IN Land}}{{IN Land End}}  
  
[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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{{IN Land and Property Other Repositories|Warren|512074}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/indiana/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Indiana]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*Maps and Gazetteers [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Migration  ====
  
*Maps and Gazetteers [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/maps/ Linkpendium]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1306872472921_273" />
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==== Military Records  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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War of 1812
  
 
CIVIL WAR  
 
CIVIL WAR  
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Civil War Book  
 
Civil War Book  
  
*"Military History" in F.A. Battey &amp; Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. ''(Chicago: F.A. Battey &amp; Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN&nbsp;: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.&nbsp;: ill., ports.&nbsp;; 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published&nbsp;: Chicago&nbsp;: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137, &nbsp; {{FSbook|63654}}; {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}} [http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results other library]&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]<br>
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*"Military History" in F.A. Battey Co. ''Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.'' (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137,{{FSbook|63654}}, {{FHL|1400205|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-warren-benton-jasper-and-newton-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/51022557&referer=brief_results Other Libraries], [http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028850010#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive]
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Databases
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*Residents of Warren County who Died in the Civil War (1861-1865) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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World War I
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World War II
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Occupations  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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{{IN Probate Intro|Warren}}
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1798 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9045 Indiana Wills and Probate Records 1798-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
==== School Records  ====
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{{IN Probate Repositories|Warren|477542}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
 
*Directory of Teachers for Warren County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Directory of Teachers for Warren County (1936) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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===== Voting Registration  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives  =====
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.in.gov/judiciary/2885.htm Warren County Courthouse]<br>125 N Monroe Street<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Phone: 765.762.3510<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827, probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828.  County Recorder has land records from 1827. County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Indiana 217 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Danville Illinois Family History Center|Danville Illinois Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator Family History Center directory].
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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'''Warren County Historical Society and Museum'''<br>12 Midway St.<br>PO Box 176<br>Williamsport, IN 47993<br>Telephone Number: 765-893-4605<br>Fax: 765-893-4605<br>E-mail: [mailto:westleblibrary@hotmail.com westleblibrary@hotmail.com]<br><br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{IN Tax Intro}}
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{{IN Tax End}}
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{{IN Tax Repositories WC|Warren}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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{{IN Vital Intro}}
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/iara/search/ Indiana State Digital Archives] <br>
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===== Birth Records  =====
  
*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, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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===== Marriage Records  =====
  
*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*'''1780-1992''' {{RecordSearch|1674830|Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992}} - FamilySearch <br>  
  
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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*'''1802-1892''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892] - Ancestry.com $ <br>
  
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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*'''1811-2007''' {{RecordSearch|1410397|Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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===== Death Records =====
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*'''1882-1920''' {{RecordSearch|1947977| Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920}} - FamilySearch <br>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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== Web Sites  ==
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{{IN Vital Repositories|Warren|474942}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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==== Web Sites  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/indiana/warren-county/ Warren County, Indiana Genealogy, History and Facts]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116137955399210084448 Indiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/208669295836038/ Indiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/in/warren/warren.html USGenWeb], Warren County
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*[http://www.ingenweb.org/inwarren/ INGenWeb], Warren County
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*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Indiana%2C%20Warren|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}, Warren County
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/ Warren County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Warren/ Warren County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:40, 7 September 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Warren County

Guide to Warren County, Indiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Warren County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 19, 1827
County Seat Williamsport
Courthouse
Address Warren County Courthouse
125 N Monroe Street
Williamsport, IN 47993
Phone: 765.762.3510
County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
1882*
1827*
1882*
1830
1829
*For earlier dates,

try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

  • Parent Counties: Formed 19 January 1827 from Fountain County.
  • County seat: Williamsport [1]




Neighboring Counties

Benton  • Tippecanoe  • Fountain  • Vermillion  • Iroquois  • Vermilion

Parke CountyPutnam CountyCarroll CountyPulaski CountyJasper CountyNewton CountyKakankee CountyIroquois CountyVermilion CountyFord CountyEdgar CountyDouglas CountyChampaign CountyWhite CountyFountain CountyTippecanoe CountyBenton CountyMontgomery CountyWarren CountyVermillion CountyINWarren1.JPG



Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Indiana County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Indiana County Boundary Maps" (1790-1873) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

January 20, 1907 -- The Courthouse at Williamsport was destroyed by fire on Sunday, January 20, 1907. All the records but those of the commissioners were saved.
For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
INGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
INGenWeb Archives
Billion Graves
See Indiana Cemeteries for more information.

Census Records

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

Church Records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Johnsonville

For more information about these major repositories, see Indiana Church Records.


Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:


Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories
  • F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) FHL Collection, FamilySearch Books Online, Other Libraries, Internet Archive

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

After land was transferred from the government to private ownership, subsequent transactions were recorded at the courthouse, where records are currently housed.

See Indiana Land and Property for additional information about early Indiana land grants and patents.


Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

CIVIL WAR

Civil War service men from Warren 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 Warren County.

Civil War Book

  • "Military History" in F.A. Battey Co. Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. (Chicago: F.A. Battey Co, 2008.) also (Digital images of original published: Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1994. viii, 810 p.: ill., ports. 28 cm. The original is a reprint. It was originally published: Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1883.) Page 115-137,FamilySearch Books Online, FHL Collection, Other Libraries, Internet Archive

Databases

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

In most counties in Indiana, probate records have been kept by the county clerk of the circuit court. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.


Online Records

Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

School Records
Voting Registration

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
125 N Monroe Street
Williamsport, IN 47993
Phone: 765.762.3510

County Clerk has marriage and divorce records from 1827, probate records from 1829 and court records from 1828. County Recorder has land records from 1827. County Health Department has birth and death records from 1882. [2]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the Family History Center directory.

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Warren County Historical Society and Museum
12 Midway St.
PO Box 176
Williamsport, IN 47993
Telephone Number: 765-893-4605
Fax: 765-893-4605
E-mail: westleblibrary@hotmail.com

Taxation

Indiana tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.


For more information see the wiki page Indiana Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:


Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Indiana law in 1882 required registration of births and deaths in counties. The Indiana Department of Health has birth records filed after October 1907 and death records filed after January 1900 for deaths. Copies may be obtained from the county health department or the Indiana State Division of Vital Records. See also How to order Indiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

Marriage licenses were required by counties beginning in 1800. Original marriage records are held at the office of the Warren County, Indiana Genealogy County Clerk with divorce records located with the Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Clerk of Courts.

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records


Finding Vital Records at Other Repositories

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Indiana Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:



Web Sites

Places

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), Warren County, Indiana 217 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.