RUSH COUNTY INGENWEB


Welcome to

Rush County, Indiana
Genealogy and History

a small part of the INGENWEB and USGENWEB Projects


In June 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Indiana Comprehensive Genealogy Database. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Indiana, where collected databases would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-indexed, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index.

At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the contents of the web page. My name is Pat Mount and I am responsible for the Rush County, Indiana Genealogy and History web site. If you would like to contribute information to this page, please let me know. If you would like to host a county, contact Denise Wells, our state coordinator.


In 1822 Rush County was carved out of the southern part of Delaware County, and Rushville was chosen as the county seat. The standard history of the county is Brant and Fuller, History of Rush County (Chicago, 1888). Townships in the county are Anderson, Center, Jackson, Noble, Orange, Posey, Richland, Ripley, Rushville, Union, Walker and Washington.Rush County was named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Rush, famed early American physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence.







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Rush County


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Please visit our neighbors

Decatur Co. INGenWeb Delaware Co. INGenWeb Fayette Co. INGenWeb Franklin Co. INGenWeb Hancock Co. INGenWeb
Henry Co. INGenWeb Madison Co. INGenWeb Randolph Co. INGenWeb Shelby Co. INGenWeb Wayne Co. INGenWeb


Pat Mount


State Coordinator - Denise Wells

Assistant State Coordinator - Lena Harper

Assistant State Coordinator - Jeff Kemp



Our thanks to John Ballard for his service to the project and to the Rush Co. page. Thanks John!


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