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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|400px|General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)]]  
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1810--'''Wayne County was created 27 November 1810&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Dearborn County, Indiana|Dearborn]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Richmond <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;">
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'''1810--'''Wayne County was created 27 November 1810&nbsp;from [[Clark County, Indiana|Clark]]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Dearborn County, Indiana|Dearborn]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Richmond <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0, 43, 184); text-decoration: underline;" class="Apple-style-span">
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
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*[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke County, Ohio]]  
*[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke County, Ohio]]
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*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]  
*[[Fayette County, Indiana|Fayette]]
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*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]  
*[[Henry County, Indiana|Henry]]
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*[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble County, Ohio]]  
*[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble County, Ohio]]
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*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]  
*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]]
 
 
*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]
 
*[[Union County, Indiana|Union]]
  
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Revision as of 03:34, 28 August 2010

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

County Courthouse

History

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 1810 from Clark and Dearborn Counties.
County seat:  Richmond [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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