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'''1835--'''Wells County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]], [[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]] and [[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Bluffton <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"> </span>  
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'''1835--'''Wells County was created 7 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Allen County, Indiana|Allen]], [[Delaware County, Indiana|Delaware]] and [[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Bluffton <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"> </span>  
  
 
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*[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31591 Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=31591 Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton] BillionGraves
  
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Well County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
 
*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Well County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*[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>
 
*[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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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1835--Wells County was created 7 February 1835 from Allen, Delaware and Randolph Counties.
County seat:  Bluffton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

US Vol. 5 page 193 - Prairieview Cemetery

Individual Cemeteries:

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Well 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 Well County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

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