Wednesday, August 20, 2014

36 Digital Files of Hendricks County Probate Records Added Online

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added 36 more digitized files of Hendricks County probate records to their website. The newest files span 1836 through 1890 and cover these surnames:

TONEY, TOUT, TOWNSEND, TRIGGS, TROTTER, TURNER, VAUGHAN, VEACH, VEATCH, VERBRIKE, WALKER, WATERS, WATKINS, WATSON, WELLS, WENDELL, WEST, WHICKER and WHIPPO

There are now 960 digital files of Hendricks County probate records online. These files are free to the public and are part of the society's Records Preservation Project.

Volunteers are more than 95% finished with the unfolding and organizing of the probate records dating from 1824 to 1900, which is the first step to them being digitized.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Lists of Center Township landowners in 1899 and 1903 added

Indexes of the landowners in Center Township in 1899 and 1903 have been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

These indexes are from Hendricks County Assessor's plat books and include the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Monday, August 18, 2014

12 Digital Files of Hendricks County Probate Records Added Online

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added 12 more digitized files of Hendricks County probate records to their website. The newest files span 1828 through 1897 and cover these surnames:

TINCHER, TINDER, TINSLEY and TONEY

There are now 924 digital files of Hendricks County probate records online. These files are free to the public and are part of the society's Records Preservation Project.

Volunteers are more than 95% finished with the unfolding and organizing of the probate records dating from 1824 to 1900, which is the first step to them being digitized.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Hendricks County divorce index 1921-1925 added

An index to divorce cases heard in Hendricks County courts for 1921-1925 has been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site. Entries were added from Hendricks County Circuit Court Order Book 71 (25 October 1921 - 14 September 1922), Book 72 (15 September 1922 - 19 September 1923), Book 73 (20 September 1923 - 15 September 1924) and Book 74 (16 September 1924 - 24 October 1925).

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the circuit court order books for the years 1824-1930.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Inmates buried at Indiana Boys' School Cemetery in Plainfield (1870-1918)

Source: Indiana Boys' School Herald, issue of Saturday, December 7, 1940 - page 1

NOTE: This is a list of inmates who were buried in the cemetery of the Indiana Boys' School in Plainfield from 1870 through 1918. The newspaper article notes that this is only a listing of those stones that were still legible in 1940, as "time and weather has played havoc" with the stones.

Joe Allen - 1883
Peter Baker - 1885
George Bowdler - 1874
Eddie Brown - 1905
Michael Burk - 1877
Leroy Bush - 1901
Vansoite Cas - 1880
Walter Cashion - 1912
George Cook - 1891
Adolph Daker - 1900
Robert Davis - 1880
Thomas DePue - 1883
William Edmonds - 1901
Edgar Elkins - 1910
Charles Emerson - 1870
Charles Evans - 1875
William Evans - 1880
Spencer Fouce - 1899
James Gulliver - 1874
James Hall - 1901
Louis Huff - 1870
Charles Jackson - 1888
Thomas Jackson - 1901
Daniel Johnson - 1889
Robert Jones - 1899
Edward Kelly - 1883
William Lee - 1901
William Linch - 1897
John Lockridge - 1894
Charles Logan - 1896
John Logan - 1899
Charles McGill - 1901
George Miller - 1876
Clifford Moore - 1909
Joe Morice - 1901
James Parris - 1878
Herman Phillips - 1904
James Porter - 1870
Albert Powell - 1877
Julius Robertson - 1879
Walter Sexton - 1889
William Shoemaker - 1880
Caper Smith - 1870
John Stiles - 1885
George Swallow - 1876
Charles Taylor - 1884
Lewis Tinker - 1877
Ernest Warfield - 1906
Charles Wilson - 1871

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Lists of Eel River Township landowners in 1895, 1911 & 1915 added

Indexes of the landowners in Eel River Township in 1895, 1911 and 1915 have been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

These indexes are from Hendricks County Assessor's plat books and include the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Lists of Guilford Township landowners in 1891 & 1903 added

Indexes of the landowners in Guilford Township in 1891 and 1903 have been added to the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

These indexes are from Hendricks County Assessor's plat books and include the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.