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Everything that I have is on the web, I do not have access to additional information.

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Welcome to Dearborn County, INGenWeb . My name is John Minneman and I am the person responsible for bringing this to you.
Our goal is helping you find your ancestors by placing data online for the Free use of all researchers.  We are proud to be part of USGenWeb, providing our "experience" gained from years of researching our ancestors and website hosting.  We want to hear about you and the history of your ancestors. We need help with contributions of your data, history and stories to make this a great site for research.  Everything is helpful: Obituaries, Biographies, Photos and County History, to name a few.

As data becomes available, we put it online, Information will be posted as fast as we can find, type and/or receive it. We welcome your feedback and comments, and of course, your data contributions.

You are welcome to browse the information here to gather the data needed in your research. Please remember that this data represents hours of painstaking research by the Volunteers, and Contributors, who donate to this site. Show your respect for these efforts by not using it on other websites or publications without written permission of the host and/or Contributors, nor claim as your own.

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Facts about the State of Indiana --- Indiana admitted to Union, December 11, 1816 , as the 19 th State.   Nickname-- Hoosier State.   State Motto-- The Crossroads of America.  Corydon was the first capital, Indianapolis was made the capital in 1825.

Please read about the History of Dearborn County.

"Dearborn Territory" as it was originally called, was composed of an area from Fort Recovery, Ohio Southwest to Madison, Indiana. Which included all or part of Wayne, Franklin, Union, Fayette, Dearborn, Ohio, Rush and Switzerland Counties. Dearborn County was created December 11, 1816, when Indiana was made a State. This was taken from a report about 1807 census.

The First Courthouse of Dearborn County was half of a double log cabin belonging to Doctor Jabez Percival, one of the associate judges.

"A Glimpse of Dearborn County-Year 1849" --1849 Dearborn County Retrospect (Based on "Indiana Gazetteer"). Please use the sidebar on left side- "Free Stuff" -Select "1849 Retrospect". Also while there you might like to select "Polk 1882-1883 Directory" for a collection of newspaper articles of the local areas at that time period.

Cemeteries -- Currently there are 126 listed for Dearborn County by Findagrave. Many have Maps, Photographs, and List of Interments.

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Dearborn County at the Turn of the Century! (1900)

NOTE: If you have any information concerning Dearborn County at the turn of the century, I would be happy to include it at this site. I would like to include marriages, births, deaths, any activity that your ancestors would have been having a hundred years ago! Family stories, history or pictures would be interesting too. Please contact me, John Minneman, thru e-mail with any contributions or questions. Thank you!

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