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Franklin County, IN

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Franklin County, Indiana
County Seat - Brookville

General resources on the internet

Franklin County GenWeb page
http://www.rootsweb.com/~infrankl

Franklin County Resources on the Internet
http://home.att.net/~Local_History/Franklin-Co-IN.htm

Vital records

Birth records, 1882-1907 Franklin County (Indiana). County Health Commissioner
LDS FHL* microfilm #549353

Marriage records, 1811-1920 Franklin County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court
LDS FHL* microfilm #476730

Marriage records, 1811-1953 Franklin County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court
Microfilm of records located at the Franklin County Courthouse, Brookville, Indiana.
LDS FHL* microfilm on 23 reels

Marriages, 1811-1890 Franklin County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court
LDS FHL* microfilm on 5 reels

Marriage records for Franklin County, Indiana, 1811-1852 O'Bryne, Roscoe C., Mrs.
LDS FHL* microfilm #849943

Land and property

Deed records, 1811-1902 Franklin County (Indiana). Recorder
Microfilm of records located at the Franklin County Courthouse, Brookville, Indiana.
LDS FHL* microfilm on 41 reels

Deeds, 1810-1830 Franklin County (Indiana). County Recorder
LDS FHL* microfilm on 4 reels

Atlas of Franklin Co., Indiana : to which are added various general maps, history, statistics, illustrations, &c. &c. &c; Chicago : J. H. Beers, 1882
Includes names of land owners.
LDS FHL* book # 977.215 E3b
also on microfilm #1036596

Naturalzations

Naturalization books, 1826-1854 Franklin County (Indiana). County Clerk
LDS FHL* microfilm #476717

Naturalization records, 1820-1840 Franklin County (Indiana). Clerk of the Circuit Court
Microfilm of original records located in the Archives Division, State Office Bldg., Indianapolis, Indiana.
LDS FHL* microfilm on 2 reels #1305292-93

History and biographies

Biographical and genealogical history of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin counties, Indiana; Chicago : Lewis Pub., 1899
LDS FHL* book #977.26 H2b (2 vols)
also on microfilm #934923

History of Franklin County, Indiana, her people, industries and institutions : with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of old families, Reifel, August J; Indianapolis, B.F. Bowen, 1915
LDS FHL* microfilm #934904

Catholic parishes in Franklin County

Catholic parishes in Franklin County are in the Diocese of Indianapolis.
http://www.archindy.org/

The Catholic Church in Franklin County, Indiana
The History of St. Michael's Parish, Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana
Written by Ann Mensch, using the information presented by Rev. H. Alerding,
in "A History of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes...", published in 1883.
http://home.att.net/~local_catholic/Franklin-Co-IN-Catholic.htm

 

* LDS FHL - Latter Day Saints Family History Library
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp

Franklin County, IN - Townships (1876)

 

Based on map found at:
http://davidrumsey.com/maps790123-23143.html
which also includes map of current Townships/Precincts

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Ray Township

The principal town in Ray Township is Oldenburg.

Ray Township Maps
http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Einfrankl/1882map.htm

Ray Township Catholic Parishes and Cemeteriess

Holy Family Catholic parish, Oldenburg (established 1837)
Main Street, P.O. Box 98, Oldenburg, IN 47036
812 (34-3013
about the artwork:
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/kade/springer/Ch5/ch5_p1.html
Baptisms 1837-1888 and marriages 1843-1871 & 1875-1942
and Baptisms 1872-1982, deaths 1843-1867, marriages 1867-1988
LDS FHL* microfilm on 2 reels #1535799-800

Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Oldenburg (T10-R2, sec 4)
online cemetery listings not found (as of Jan 2006)
Cemetery Inscriptions
LDS FHL* microfilm #1597595

A Historical Sketch of the Holy Family Church and Parish, Oldenburg, Indiana by Robert Wilken, 1937, Cincinnati, Mountel Press
LDS FHL* book 977.215/O1 K2w

 

* LDS FHL - Latter Day Saints Family History Library
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp


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emigrants listed on this website can be sent to Barbara Salibi.
Contact info is at the bottom of Home page.