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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|190px|Anthony Wayne.JPG]]  
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[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|190px]]  
  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1810--'''Wayne County was created 27 November 1810from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]]and[[Dearborn County, Indiana|Dearborn]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''Richmond <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1810--'''Wayne County was created 27 November 1810from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clarkand]][[Dearborn County, Indiana|Dearborn]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''Richmond <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Wayne County, Indiana Resources  ===
 
=== Wayne County, Indiana Resources  ===
  
====Bible Records====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
====Business Records====
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==== Business Records ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries of Wayne County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/cem/ Linkpendium]
 
*Cemeteries of Wayne County[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/cem/ Linkpendium]
  
==== Census Records ====
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==== Census Records ====
  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
 
{{Census|Indiana}}  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Wayne County, Indiana (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Wayne County, Indiana (1880) ($, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
==== Church Records ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
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====Directories====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
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====Ethnic and Religious Groups====
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
====History====
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==== History ====
  
 
===== Local Histories  =====
 
===== Local Histories  =====
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*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
 
*Maps and Gazetteers[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Wayne/maps/ Linkpendium]<br>
  
====Migration====
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==== Migration ====
  
==== Military Records ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
War of 1812  
 
War of 1812  
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Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.  
 
Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.  
  
*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies C, and F
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*[[2nd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry|2nd Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry, Companies C, and F  
 
*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[3rd Battery, Indiana Light Artillery|3rd Battery]], Indiana Light Artillery  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company B  
 
*[[5th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers)|5th Regiment]], Indiana Cavalry (90th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers), Company B  
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*"War History" in Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. ''History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time: with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007, (126-137 no Regiment or Companies)977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|191711|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wayne-county-indiana-from-its-first-settlement-to-the-present-time-with-numerous-biographical-and-family-sketches/oclc/292022566&referer=brief_results other libraries]{{FSbook|87540}} ''
 
*"War History" in Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. ''History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time: with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007, (126-137 no Regiment or Companies)977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book {{FHL|191711|item|disp=FHL Collection}}[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-wayne-county-indiana-from-its-first-settlement-to-the-present-time-with-numerous-biographical-and-family-sketches/oclc/292022566&referer=brief_results other libraries]{{FSbook|87540}} ''
  
*"Military Matters" Chapter 14 in Fox, Henry Clay. ''Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Wayne County''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.), (page 215-230, no Regiment or Companies){{FHL|298637|item|disp=FHL Collection}} vol.1 {{FSbook|562573}}id=KCJZAAAAMAAJ&amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&amp;lr=lang_en&amp;as_drrb_is=q&amp;as_minm_is=0&amp;as_miny_is=&amp;as_maxm_is=0&amp;as_maxy_is=&amp;as_brr=1&amp;as_pt=BOOKS&amp;cd=8#v=&amp;q&amp;f=false Google books][http://babel.hathitrust.orgcgi/pt?id=mdp.39015026294416 Hathi Trust]vol.2{{FSbook|562573}}[id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&amp;lr=lang_en&amp;as_drrb_is=q&amp;as_minm_is=0&amp;as_miny_is=&amp;as_maxm_is=0&amp;as_maxy_is=&amp;as_brr=1&amp;as_pt=BOOKS&amp;cd=40#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false Google books]
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*"Military Matters" Chapter 14 in Fox, Henry Clay. ''Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Wayne County''. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.), (page 215-230, no Regiment or Companies){{FHL|298637|item|disp=FHL Collection}} vol.1 {{FSbook|562573}}id=KCJZAAAAMAAJ&amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&amp;lr=lang_en&amp;as_drrb_is=q&amp;as_minm_is=0&amp;as_miny_is=&amp;as_maxm_is=0&amp;as_maxy_is=&amp;as_brr=1&amp;as_pt=BOOKS&amp;cd=8#v=&amp;q&amp;f=false Google books][http://babel.hathitrust.orgcgi/pt?id=mdp.39015026294416 Hathi Trust]vol.2{{FSbook|562573}}[id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&amp;printsec=frontcover&amp;dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&amp;lr=lang_en&amp;as_drrb_is=q&amp;as_minm_is=0&amp;as_miny_is=&amp;as_maxm_is=0&amp;as_maxy_is=&amp;as_brr=1&amp;as_pt=BOOKS&amp;cd=40#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false Google books]
  
World War I
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World War I  
  
World War II
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World War II  
  
====Naturalization and Citizenship====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
====Obituaries====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/in/wayne/webbbs_config.pl Wayne County, Indiana Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Wayne County area.
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/in/wayne/webbbs_config.pl Wayne County, Indiana Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Wayne County area.
  
====Occupations====
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==== Occupations ====
  
====Periodicals====
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==== Probate Records ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
====Public Records====
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==== Public Records ====
  
====Repositories====
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==== Repositories ====
  
=====Archives=====
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===== Archives =====
  
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
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*[[Richmond Indiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[Richmond Indiana Family History Center]]
  
=====Libraries =====
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=====Museums=====
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===== Museums =====
  
===== Societies=====  
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===== Societies =====
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
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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>
  
=====Birth Records=====
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===== Birth Records =====
  
=====Marriage Records=====
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===== Marriage 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, 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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===== Death Records =====
  
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
 
*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
  
====Voter Registration====
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==== Voter Registration ====
  
 
=== Wayne County, Indiana Web Sites  ===
 
=== Wayne County, Indiana Web Sites  ===

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Wayne County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 27, 1810
County Seat Richmond
Courthouse
Address Wayne County Courthouse
301 E Main
Richmond, IN 47374
Phone: 765.973.9220
Wayne County Website


Historical Facts

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).

Parent County

1810--Wayne County was created 27 November 1810from ClarkandDearborn Counties.
County seat:Richmond [1]

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Wayne County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Land and Property

History

Local Histories
  • History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. History of Indiana and the Northwest Territory: Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, Aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.) vol. 1 Google booksvol.2Google booksFamilySearch Books Online

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  • Biographies, Oral Histories, Diaries, Memoirs, Genealogies, CorrespondenceLinkpendium
  • Biographical and Genealogical History of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Indianapolis, Ind: Frederic Luther Co, 1980).977.26 H2b V. 1 and 977.26 H2b v. 2 FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother libraries vol. 1 INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Migration

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.

Civil War Books

  • "War History" in Young, Andrew W. (Andrew White), 1802-1877. History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time: with Numerous Biographical and Family Sketches. 2007, (126-137 no Regiment or Companies)977.263 H2y FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collectionother librariesFamilySearch Books Online
  • "Military Matters" Chapter 14 in Fox, Henry Clay. Memoirs of Wayne County and the City of Richmond, Indiana: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Wayne County. (La Crosse WI: Brookhaven Press, 2004.), (page 215-230, no Regiment or Companies)FHL Collection vol.1 FamilySearch Books Onlineid=KCJZAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=8#v=&q&f=false Google books]Hathi Trustvol.2FamilySearch Books Online[id=V8oUAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Indiana+intitle:county&lr=lang_en&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&as_pt=BOOKS&cd=40#v=onepage&q&f=false Google books]

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Occupations

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives
County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
301 E Main
Richmond, IN 47374
Phone: 765.973.9220

County Clerk has marriage records from 1810,
divorce and court records from 1873
and probate records from 1818.
City-County Health Officer has birth, death and burial records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

School Records

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

Voter Registration

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