African American Research
Bible Records-- Submit Your Orange County Bible
Biographies of Orange County Citizens From Goodspeeds 1884 History of Orange County (also biogs from other counties with Orange Connections)
- Cemetery Inscriptions--full transcriptions of various cemeteries
- Scott County, Virginia Cemetery Insciptions October 2011
- Cane Creek Cemetery Repair
- Indiana Cemetery Locator
- Cemetery Surname IndexJune 2010 A linked index to MOST cemetery inscriptions posted on this site. DOES NOT INCLUDE transcriptions posted after 2007.
- Cemetery Photographs
- Headstone Cemetery Photographs-Photographs of indiviual headstone from various Cemeteries.
- Complete List of All Cemeteries and Burial Sites in Orange County--over 200!
- Miscellaneous Cemetery Information--info on cemeteries not yet transcribed to the Orange County Homepage
- Patoka Memorial Cemetery--list of cemeteries relocated to create Patoka Lake
- Patoka Memorial Cemetery, Indexing of Cemeteries moved and transcriptions Compiled by Mary Jane (Hobson) Deel August 1983
- Calculate Date of Birth from Date of Death and Age
- Social Security Death Index
- Perpetual Calendar: 1501 - 2000
- Briner Cemetery-Map and Conveyance Information.
- 1820 State Enumeration of Orange County
- 1820 Federal Census of Orange County
- 1830 Federal Census of Orange County
- Transcribed 1840 Federal Census of Orange County
- 1850 Federal Census of Orange County
- 1850 Federal Mortality Schedule for Orange County
- 1850 Mortality Census Orange County by Rob Lane
- 1860 Federal Census of Orange County
- 1870 Federal Census of Orange County Surname Index
- 1870 Federal Census
- 1820 - 1860 Federal Census of Orange County Index
- 1900 Federal Census Orange County Indiana
- 1900 - 1920 Federal Census of Orange County Index for Southeast Township
- 1900 - 1920 Federal Census of Orange County Index for Stampers Creek Township
- 1900 Federal Census of Orange County Index
- 1920 Orange County Census
- 1930 Federal Census
- 1940 Federal Census September 2012 (By Rob Lane. In progress)
- USGenWeb CENSUS PROJECT
Other Church Information
- Stamper's Creek Primative Baptist Church
- Crossroads Church of Christ
- Providence Church
- Rock Springs Baptist Church
- Mount Lebanon Methodist Church
- Church of Christ at Bluff Spring, Patoka
Communities of Orange County
- List of Teachers of Orange County, 1925-26
- Valeene Normal School, Class of 1903
- French Lick High School Alumni Roll 1909- 1933
- French Lick High School Alumni Roll 1934- 1935
- History of French Lick High School
(This was in the 1930 school yearbook, PLUTONIAN)
- Class Personnel - Paoli High School: 1928-1929
- Southeast Township, Orange County, Indiana School Enumeration, 1846
- Paoli High School Alumni 1903 to 1909
- 1930-31 Orange County School Directory
- Common School Diploma Notice March 11, 1909
- 1895 Orleans High School Commencement Program December 2012
- Family Information
- Family File Cabinet--files of info on various Orange County families; pedigree charts; one-name studies Updated November 2011
- Family Memorabilia Memorabilia of various Orange County Families, displayed here to share with other family members.
- Family Groups and Associations--Please submit addresses/websites for any Orange County surname group you know of.
- "A Favored Land" by Howard Sherfick February 2012
- "The Little Picture With The Long Story" by Fred Dillard June 2012
Frequently Asked Questions About Orange County
Genealogical Groups and Societies
- Orange County Genealogical Society--Did you know they have an excellent library? Monthly meetings? Check it out!
- Orange Peelings, Index of Articles: 1983 - 1998
Gossip and News--please submit any "old news" items you may have from Orange County
- The History of Orange County by Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1884.
- The Paoli Pioneer, Jonathan Lindley by Nancy Lindley Oslund
- Brochure of the French Lick Springs Hotel 1915. Contributed by, Tammy Setterquist
- Jesuit Bulletin ", May 1945, A news bulletin that was published by the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus. The West Baden Hotel housed a school for Jesuits of the Chicago Province for several years and this issue featured their Vacation Bible School. Contributed by, Mary Jane (Hobson) Deel
- Excerpts from "Journey from N.C. to IN in 34 days in the Year 1815" (Recovered. Original submission August 2004) Courtesy of Robin Henderson
- The Archer Gang January 2013
- Early Land Entries of Orange County Was your ancestor in Orange County before 1820?
- The Official Land Patent Records Site Did your family purchase government land?
- Land Patent Surname Index - Orange County, Indiana
- Land Patents for Southeast Township Mapped Sections
- Land Patents for Jackson Township Mapped Sections
- Land Patents for Northwest Township Mapped Sections
- Land Patents for Northeast Township Mapped Sections
- Land Patents for Stamper's Creek Township Mapped Sections
- Land Patents for Orangeville Township Mapped Sections
- Plat Maps Township Plat Maps
- Township Maps 1876
Marketplace -- Items of interest to Orange County for sale
- John Alexander Winegar Revolutionary War Veteran Marker Dedication 2010
- Gold Star Honor Roll 1914-1918 2011
- Veterans of Orange County -- a new, ongoing project to collect basic information on all veterans who served from, or later lived in, Orange County. Your help is appreciated in identifying the soldiers. Contiuously growing!
- Sites Honoring American Military Veterans. Search by name. Includes photographs, military history.
- List of Civil War Regiments, Orange County
- Officers of the 24th.-- Complete list of Officers of the 24th.Many from Orange County.
- Enlisted men of the 24th Infantry Indiana Volunteers Companies B. & G
- Men of the 49th--Complete list of officers and enlisted from Companies A and G of the Indiana 49th; many from Orange County. If you know where any of these men are buried, please contact Bart Johnson.
- 49th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Civil War Reenactment Unit
- Company A, 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment List of engagements and those killed in action or who died from wounds
- Roster of Thirteenth Calvary, Company F.1861-1865
- Roster of Thirteenth Calvary Civil War. Companies A.,E.,F.
- Roster of the Twenty-eighth Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Civil War. Independent Cavalry Company Indiana Volunteers
- Roster of Enlisted Men of Company D. Indiana Volunteers 1866
- Revolutionary War Pensioners
- Sixty-sixth Regiment Indiana Volunteers A brief History and a listing of Orange County Officers and Enlisted Men.
- Field Investigation for pension of Woodrow Wilson Hollen. Contains many interviews of Orange Co. Residents during the Depression years
- Company H 93rd. Indiana Volunteers Contributed by, William Swift
- Selected Photographs Indiana 93rd. Civil War
- Misc. Civil War Veterans Information
Obituaries and Death Notices --Please send in information from any obituaries you may have!
Orange County Advertisements
Orange County People In the News Please send to me any News Articles you may have concerning Orange County citizens past and present Charlie Tredway
Photo Gallery--This ever expanding gallery highlights Orange County photos. If you have pictures you would like to submit, please contact me for preferred format at Charlie Tredway
Reunions--upcoming Orange County reunions; send me details of your reunion to be posted here
Surname Index of Orange County
- Surnames A-C
- Surnames D-F
- Surnames G-I
- Surnames J-L
- Surnames M
- Surnames N-O
- Surnames P-Q
- Surnames R
- Surnames S
- Surnames T
- Surnames U-Z
- The Star Telephone Company - French Lick / West Baden Directory dated February 15, 1929
- 1957 Smithville Telephone Directory French Lick / West Baden
Vital Records (Birth, Death, and Marriage Records)
- Early Orange County Marriages
- Early Quaker Marriages: 1813 - 1835
- Marriages extracted from the Records of the Lick Creek Monthly Meeting
- Indiana Marriages Before 1850--from the Indiana State Library
- Orange County Marriage Index, Jan. 1920-June 1933 Surnames A-L
- Orange County Marriage Index 1826 - 1933 Updated September 2011
- Marriages with Orange County Connections
- Orange County Naturalization Records
- Orange County Death RecordsSome records ranging from 1882-1917
- Orange County Death Certificates
- WPA Index to Orange County Birth Records - 1882 to 1920
- WPA Index to Orange County Birth Records - 1920 to 1940
- WPA Index to Orange County Death Records
- WPA Index to Orange County Marriage Records Book H-1
- WPA Index to Orange County Marriage Records Book H-2 - H-6
- WPA Index to Orange County Marriage Records - 1850 to 1920
Wills and Probate
- Selected Probate Records from Probate Order Book A and B 1816 - 1829
- Other Orange County Probate Records
- Letters of Administration Notices
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