From the courthouse records, transcribed in the 1980's by their staff.
New! Several cemeteries now have stone images. Check it out!
1940 Census Indexes are posted
or awaiting transcription.
You'll find contributed obits, as well as current, and name indexes to newspaper obits from a variety of years and publications.
These are from published biographical sketches from 1883 and 1916.
Perhaps someone else is looking for the same Surname that you are! Check out those who are willing to share their information.
1904 and more, taken from plat maps from the time.
New! Submit Your Family Military History Here
What we have is here - help us by adding your military information.
|Newton County/Indiana Maps
Some are old, some are new.
School Photo Gallery
Township Photo Pages
Contributed photographs, as well as 1955 arial photos.
Information regarding schools as they are contributed.
County Historical Society
and their Resource Center Information
Here you will find additional county items such as a People Gallery, town/township histories, and more, plus Newton County Publications
SCHEDULE A VISIT/TOUR OF THE CENTER CALL 219-474-6944
|Society Newsletter - "The
Detailed historical articles are published quarterly (when possible) - check the index for the topic you are researching.
Locations of Towns and Townships, and a bit of facts for you.
New! History of Lake Village by Dennis Boyd
Research and Resources For Newton County History/Genealogy
Available at the Newton County Historical Society Resource Center
Additional Web Links
to Obtain Vital
Birth-Marriage-Death certificate copies? We don't have them, click here for contact information for these copies - form on line for requests.
If you are willing to share your Newton County family surname research with others, please send your family SURNAMES and your email address to the Newton County Coordinator.
Family Histories on File at the Newton County Historical Society
These family histories are in hard copy form only, and are multiple pages. It may be difficult to obtain copies, but every effort will be made to help with your research. Please contact the Newton County Coordinator.
The family histories that are accessible here are
highlighted in blue. Recently added: Boyd, Christenson, Graefnitz and
Merchant by Dennis Boyd.
Kenoyer - several different generations
Lyons (on CD)
Newton County Landowners, 1904 - Transcribed by Janet Miller from a map of Newton County, 1904, landowners are listed in each Township, also view individual Township maps with sections. This record originally appeared as a feature in the Newton County Historical Society's newsletter, "The Newcomer," beginning in 2002 through 2005. The records were transcribed by society member Janet Miller. These are in PDF format, and may be searched through your reader software.http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/IN/County/newton.htm to view the Atlas of 1895, Newton County. Check the site out for other Indiana and US Atlas Maps. Thanks to Pam Reitsch for downloading and providing this link for us.
Marriage and Death Records and Other Links
County Vital Records: Death Index
- These records were extracted from the World Projects Administration
(WPA) in 1941. Information includes: Surname, Given Name, Sex, Color,
Age, Death Month, Death Day, Death Year, County, Book, Page, Fiche. These are in PDF format, and may
be searched through your reader software.
Newton County Vital Records: Marriages May 5,1880-June 13,1971. Searchable by Groom and Bride Names
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The majority of these records utilize a surname search found on the main page. The following cemetery files are in PDF format, and may be searched by utilizing the search tool in your pdf reader. Washington Township: Doran; Jefferson Township: Pleasant Grove; McClellan: Betz/Skinner/McClellan and Morgan/Tracy. There re no cemeteries in Colfax Township.
Lake Village Cemetery
Betz Cemetery, Morgan-Tracy Cemetery and Skinner or McClellan Cemetery
|Beaver Township: Murphey Cemetery, Oakland Cemetery, Bell Cemetery and Smith-Holley Cemetery||Jackson Township: North Star Cemetery, Kennedy Cemetery, Ames Cemetery, Amish Cemetery||Washington Township: Buswell Cemetery, Doran Cemetery, Prairie Vine Cemetery, Porter Cemetery, Sell Cemetery, Shelter Cemetery|
|Iroquois Township: Riverside Cemetery||Jefferson
Fairlawn Cemetery, St. Joseph Cemetery
|Grant Township: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Goodland Cemetery|
Directory of Cemeteries - locations and addresses. Contributed by Susie Hall
Powell/Strong Cemetery - A Jasper County cemetery, with many Newton County burials.
We would like to thank Gary Clifton for his contribution of these databases, Enlistment records for Company B, 51st Indiana Infantry, the largest group of soldiers from Newton County, and the cemetery records for the Strong or Powell Cemetery which is just inside Jasper County but includes mostly people from Newton County.
His Newton County Roots still run deep, and over the years, many people have contacted him personally about their kin when they became aware that he had these lists. Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any questions. These are in PDF format, and may be searched through your reader software.
Riverside/Brook Cemetery Obituary Project
Members of the Iroquois Washington Township Preservation Committee (IWPC) are seeking obituaries for the burials at Riverside Cemetery for publication in the near future. They are seeking obituaries of those on this list. Please contact email@example.com with your information or any questions.These now appear as a web page.
Newton County Cemetery Stone Restoration Projects
Click on this site under
Projects,/Completed to see the cemetery listings:
Stonehugger Cemetery Restoration, Inc. Indiana based, full-service cemetery restoration company specializing in repair and renovation of pioneer cemeteries; owner Helen Wildermuth. Helen and her partner Mark Davis spent many hours restoring Newton County cemeteries.
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|General Current Obituaries|
|Newton County Newspaper Online Obituary Indexes|
|Bound Copies Available at Newton County Historical Society's Resource Center|
|Family Contributed Obits/Blogs|
|Miscellaneous Newton County Obituaries - Covers a variety of years - Alphabetically Index|
|Pioneer/Contributed Obituaries/Scrapbook of obits from 1900s|
We can thank Susie Hall for the current obituaries that are listed on this site. If you would like to submit your obituary for this listing contact the Newton County Coordinator and send a text or doc file or pasted within your email message. Photos are also welcome with links to email address for genealogy purposes. Please attach the photos as a separate file to the email.
- Contact the Newton County Coordinator for copies of indexed obituaries. In the early years of the county we found very few mentions of deaths in the area. When "news from the area" began appearing in the publications a mention could have been placed in the local news column, seldom did you find a full obituary. Some of the indexed names were found in such columns without any further obituary appearing. We have included these in the indexes to provide researchers with at least of date of approximate death of their ancestor.
Bound Copies of Local
at the Newton County Historical Society Resource Center in Kentland,
Newton County Family Obituaries/Web Sites/Blogs
you would like to contribute to this list, please send your obituary in
a text document to the Newton
If you have several for one family, we will break them into a seperate list with a heading on this site. Individual obits submissions can also be found in the Pioneer and Contributed Obituaries link below. The information that is contained within family web sites and blogs are properties of the invidual who submitted them to this site. Permission for use of material contained within those sites/blogs must be obtained from the webmaster/owner of that particular site.
Contributed Family Obituaries
Newton County Obituaries pertaining
to the following families:
Brown, Brownfield, Cox, David, Ellsworth, Gibbons, Mott, Newell, Page, Sallee, Snow, Vayette
Bailey-Dawson-Cox-David Sallee :Blogspot for Bailey-Cox Family ~ Check back soon - this blog is under construction at this time.
Dr. R. S. and Gladys Yegerlehner, Kentland Physician 1940-1960: World War II letters posted by grandaughter Deborah Sweeney at www.genealogylady.net
Miscellaneous Newton County Obituaries
We can thank Susie Hall for transcribing and submitting these obituaries for our web site. These cover a variety of years, and are listed in alphabetical order.
Morocco Courier 1929-1930 Extracted Obits Morocco Courier 1931 - Date/Name Index Morocco Courier 1932 - Date/Name Index Morocco Courier 1933 - Date/Name Index
Morocco Courier 1940 Date/Name Index Morocco Courier 1941 - Date/Name Index
Morocco Courier 1984-1989 Index of Obits
1881 Kentland Gazette - Extractions 1885 Kentland Gazette - Date/Name Index 1886 Kentland Gazette - Date/Name Index
1905 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1914 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Index
1915 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1916 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1917 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1918 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1920 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1921 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1922 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1923 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1924 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1925 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1926 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1927 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1928 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1929 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1930 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1931 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1933 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1938 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1939 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1940 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1956 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1959 Fairlawn and St. Joseph Cemetery Burials, Kentland - Date/Name Index
1960 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1974 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1984 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1985 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1986 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1987 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1988 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1989 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1990 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index 1991 Newton County Enterprise - Date/Name Index
1999-2000 Newton County Enterprise - Index
Pioneer and Contributed Obituaries- Extractions
Scrapbook From Early 1900’s Provides Over 100 Newton County Obituaries UNDER CONSTRUCTION!
Alphabetical Index and viewable jpg files from this Newton County Historical Society document.
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1840 Jasper County Census Records 1850 Jasper County Census Records
1860 Newton County Census Records 1870 Newton County Census Records
1880 Newton County Census Records 1900 Newton County Census Records - Under Construction, Beaver, Colfax, Jackson and Washington Townships records available at this time.
New! 1940 Newton County Index of Households, Names, Relationship and Age
Seeking volunteers for transcription. Click here!
County Census Records
Please contact Newton County Historical Society for look ups. These records are on CD of actual records, please include the Township of Residence, or nearest town or village located to your surname search. Thank you.
Early History of Newton County Schools
Newton County School Photo Gallery - Check each school section for Gallery Photos.
2008, Dave DeKoker, webmaster for the MHS Alumni Site sent the most
updated list to date. Thanks Dave for your help!
Keep up to date with your class of MHS! Or, simply revisit the past! Don't pass this site up if you are of the Old Gold and Black!
|View Brook High School Photo Gallery|
Goodland High School Alumni ListView Goodland High School Photo Gallery
View Kentland High School Photo Gallery
Village School Photos
View Lake Village School Photo Gallery
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