Hancock County, Indiana, Court Records: Will Indexes, 1828-1950, Probate Indexes, 1828-1948, Births-Court Recorded, 1867-1919


This volume contains compiled indexes for wills, probate, and registered births from the official court records of Hancock County, Indiana. All nine townships in the county (Blue River, Brandywine, Brown, Buck Creek, Center, Green, Jackson, Sugar Creek, and Vernon townships) are represented in these indexes, which provide the full names of all persons recorded in the will books, with the will book number and page number where the original entry can be found. Twenty-three hundred wills and estate papers are indexed in this volume, comprising the entire body of wills for the sixty-two year span from 1828 to 1890 complemented by a large collection of documents never officially recorded in the county books. With an enlightening historical section "Hancock County Reflections," abstracted by Mrs. Baker from J.H. Binford's History of Hancock County (1882), a full name index and two maps. An essential resource for the Hancock County researcher.


Sue Baker 

2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 215 pp.

ISBN: 9780788415289