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Cemeteries [006]
Churches [008]
Court Records [004]

FamilySearch Wiki Page
Hamilton County WikiPedia Page
Hamilton County Timeline
Hospitals  [014]
Indiana Index
Maps [012]
Newspapers [002]
Notes  [013]
Resources [001]
Rhodes, John

Schools [007]
Thunder Island Amusement Park [005]
Vital Records  [003]
County Seat Noblesville
Information about the new Courthouse and Jail circa 1878 [S3], picture between pages 44 and 45 - text from p 44 to 48
Article about Hamilton County towns [S4]
Townships  Adams Clay Delaware Fall Creek Jackson Noblesville Washington Wayne White River
Towns Arcadia
[008.1]
Atlanta
[008.2]
Bakers Corner Boxley
N2
Carmel Cicero
[008.5]
Clarksville
N3
Deming
N1
Fishers Millersburg Noblesville
[009]
Sheridan
[010]
Westfield
[011]
 

 
 

 

[001] Resources
Sheridan Historical Society  - 308 S Main St Sheridan IN 46069 317-758-5054      
Hamilton County Historical Society - http://www.hamiltoncoinhs.org/main.html
PO Box 397 Noblesville, IN 46061 317-770-0775 - (Corner of 8th St and Conner in Noblesville)
- 10am 4pm Thurs, Fri, Sat
Parking:  Paid lot south of Historical Society - $.25 per hour - Free parking on Saturdays

Hamilton County Museum of History (Old Jail) - Note Card

Hamilton East Public Library  - One Library Plaza - Noblesville, IN 46060 -- 378-773-1384 -- http://www.hepl.lib.in.us
- Monday - Thursday:  9am to 9pm    Friday & Saturday:  9am to 5:30pm    Sunday:  1:30pm to 5:30pm
Hamilton County Family History Resources available at the Indiana State Library   http://www.in.gov/library/3078.htm
FamilyHistory Library Catalog - Hamilton County, Indiana 
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=197444&subject_disp=Indiana,+Hamilton&columns=*,0,0
Article about various towns in Hamilton County [S1007]
Ghost Towns  http://www.ingenweb.org/inhamilton/gt.htm
Newspapers at Indiana State Library - http://www.in.gov/library/2794.htm
Cemetery Commission - http://www.hamiltoncounty.in.gov/departments.asp?id=8148
Newspapers - http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Indiana&county=Hamilton&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&lccn=&materialType=
History (IUPUI & HEPL) http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/HEPL
History of Hamilton County, Indiana - Advertising supplement to Indianapolis Monthly, Feb 2007 (Doc1542.pdf)
INGenWeb Page http://www.ingenweb.org/inhamilton/
USGenWeb Page http://www.usgwarchives.net/in/hamilton/hamilton.html
Linkpendium Page for Hamilton County - Link,
Hamilton County Indiana Newspaper Database (Hamilton East Public Library) - Link,
Wiki Pages:
Ancestry.com - FamilySearch - Wikipedia -
Ancestry.com Search Page
Collections from Hamilton East Public Library at Ancestry.com:

Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records Book #1 Database:
http://publish.ancestry.com/Collection/102497/Gallery

Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records Book #2 Database:
http://publish.ancestry.com/Collection/102886/Gallery

Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records Book #3 Database:
http://publish.ancestry.com/Collection/102931/Gallery

Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records Book #4 Database:

Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records Book #5 Database:

1920 City Directory of Noblesville, Indiana:
http://publish.ancestry.com/Collection/102632/Gallery
Indiana Constitution, 1851 - Link,
 
 

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[002] Hamilton County Newspapers
[002-001] S17, page 87 -
[002-002] Hamilton County Newspapers at Indiana Historical Society:

Carmel Booster 1/1/1948 to 12/31/1969
Carmel Community Courier 15 sep to 5 Dec 1967
Carmel News Journal 21 Apr 1966 to 21 Jan 1987
Carmel News Tribune 7 Jan 1987 to 27 Dec 2000
Carmel Shoppers Guide 1 Jan 1948 to 31 Dec 1952 Reel 283231
Noblesville Morning Times 19 July 1934 to 29 Dec 1950
Hamilton County Progressive 1 Nov 1912 to 25 Apr 1913 Reel 282397
Sheridan News 6 Apr 1900 to 4 July 1999
Sheridan Weekly Sun 13 Nov 1902 to 23 Dec 1905 Reels 282395, 282396
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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[003] Hamilton County Vital Records
Birth & Death Records from 1882
County Health Department  - One Hamilton County Square, Suite 30 Noblesville, IN 46060 - 317-776-8500   Email
Birth Certificate Online Request Form
Death Certificate Online Request Form
Marriage records from 1833
County Clerk's Office  - One Hamilton County Square, Suite 106 Noblesville, IN 46060 -- 317-776-9629 -- 8am-4pm Mon - Fri
 

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[004] Hamilton County Court Records
1853-1877 and 1879-1928
Indiana State Library/Genealogy Div: Circuit Court Complete Records
2 Volumes 1853-1877 and Vol. 1-11 1879-1928
Microfilm, Second Floor
http://www.in.gov/library/3078.htm


 

[005] Thunder Island Amusement Park
(Now Closed)
Album of images taken in April 2007
Location:  North of Westfield - NW corner of US 31 north and East 196th Street
Coordinates:  40 04 26.63 N 86 07 44.50W - Google Custom Map
Thunder Island, Inc. - 19830 Us Highway 31 N, Westfield IN 46074 - 317-896-9527 - [Source: http://www.manta.com/mb_44_B73E4_15/amusement_parks/indiana Accessed, 2 March 2017]
Misc. Links, accessed 2 March 2017
Link #1 (Text and Photos)
Link #2 (Text with some Google Maps)
Link #3 (YouTube Video 6:49)
Link #4 (YouTube Video 7:21)
Link #5 (YouTube Video 14:32)
Link #6 (YouTube Video :30) - 30 second TV commercial
Link #7 (YouTube Video 9:27) - Starts with the TV commercial of #6 and then a walking tour of the abandoned park

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[006] Cemeteries
Baker Cemetery Chester Friends Cemetery Cicero Cemetery Crownland Cemetery Crown View Cemetery Mt Pleasant (Pettijohn) Cemetery Oaklandon Cemetery (Marion County)      
Pleasant Grove Cemetery Spicewood Cemetery West Grove Cemetery              

Farley Cemetery Records (Hamilton County, Indiana) - FHL
Hamilton County Cemeteries List - Doc0533.pdf  Link
Hamilton County Cemetery List - (BillionGraves)

Hamilton County Indiana Cemetery Database - (Hamilton East Public Library) - Link,

 

[007] Schools
Chester Public School - School #17 Bakers Corner Boxley High School
Spicewood Friends Academy    

 

[008] Churches
Chester Friends Church Spicewood Friends Church

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[008.1] Arcadia -
WikiPedia Article
Online Sanborn Maps:  1896 - 1902 - 1909 -1915 -
 
 
 

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[008.2] Atlanta -
WikiPedia Article:
Online Sanborn Maps:  1902 - 1909 -
 
 
 

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[008.5] Cicero -
WikiPedia
History of Cicero - Doc3084.pdf - Archive.org, Read Online
   -  History of Cicero School - History of Cicero, 1835-1935, page 9 -
   -  History of Elevator - History of Cicero, 1835-1935, page 13 -
-  Photo of "Coliseum at Magnetic Springs Park, ca. 1895 - Link,
 
 
 

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[009] Noblesville
Noblesville WikiPedia Page
Photo of Hamilton County Courthouse, ca. 1909 - Link,
Sanborn Maps:
-  ( https://libraries.indiana.edu/union-list-sanborn-maps#Noblesville  1883, 1887, 1892, 1898, 1905, 1914, 1922)
 
 
 
 
 

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[010] Sheridan -
Township:  Adams
Former Names:  Millwood
ZIP Code:  46069
Newspapers
-  Sheridan News
   -  Available (sort of) at Archives.com
-  Sheridan Weekly Sun
-  SheridanNews.net (Online Newspaper) - Link,
Maps:
-  Sanborn Maps:  ( https://libraries.indiana.edu/union-list-sanborn-maps#Sheridan  1896, 1902, 1909)
Links:
Town of Sheridan - Link,
Wikipedia Article - Link,
SheridanNews.net (Online Newspaper) - Link,

Sheridan Historical Society
   -  Address:  308 S. Main St. 46069 - 317-758-5054
   -  URL:  http://www.sheridanhistoricalsociety.net/
   -  Email:  sheridanhistorical@att.net
   -  Hours:  Tuesdays and Fridays 1:00 to 4:00 P.M., except holidays
   -  Obituaries from Sheridan News (5 Vols.)

Sheridan Library - Link,  (103 W. 1st St. - 317-758-5201)
-  Photo of Rev. Andrew and Eliza Stout at their home in Sheridan - ca. 1900 - Link,
-  "Sheridan's Most Tragic Day:  Palm Sunday, April 11, 1965" by Dale A. Robbins - www.sheridannews.net, 11 Apr 2010 - Doc4365.pdf -

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[011] Westfield
Westfield WikiPedia Article
"Indianapolis and Slavery:  A Moral Refrigerator"  Westfield is mentioned several times in this article about African Americans sent to speak  in the Indianapolis area.  [S1]
"Westfield, Indiana and the Underground Railroad" - Link
"The Underground Railroad - An Indiana Connection"  Link
Westfield - Washington Historical Society - Link     Google map to Museum
 
 
 

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[012] Maps
1866 Plat Map of Hamilton County, Indiana (Library of Congress) - Link,
1870:  Indiana Gazetteer:  (David Rumsey Map Collection) - Link,
1876 Map of Hamilton County, Indiana - from the Indiana State Atlas, 1876 - Acc001310 - Ph7261.tif - Doc1125.pdf   Ancestry.com Maps , accessed Apr 2009
Hamilton County, 1876  (David Rumsey Map Collection) - (DPLA Link) -
1880 Historical Atlas of Hamilton County, 1880 
1906 Map of Hamilton County - (Shows Property Owners) - (DPLA Link) - (Indiana Memory Link) -
1919 Hamilton County Map - (Shows Property Owners) - (DPLA Link) - (Indiana Memory Link) - (Doc3760.pdf shows Foulke Farm)
1922 Atlas
   -  (IUPUI - Historic Indiana Atlases) - Link -
   -  Book: Atlas and Plat Book of Hamilton County Indiana. Noblesville, Indiana: The Enterprise Printing and Publishing Co/Noblesville Daily Ledger, 1922. Bk3602  Link
1934 Map of Hamilton County, Indiana, - from the Indiana State Atlas, 1934 - Acc001310 - Ph7262.tif - Doc1125.pdf   Ancestry.com Maps
RobbHaas Map of a portion of Hamilton County - Showing Family Farms
Hamilton County, showing Townships, Towns, Morse and Geist Reservoirs - Doc1729.pdf
Sanborn Maps for Hamilton County - IU Libraries (Arcadia, Atlanta, Noblesville, Sheridan) - (Accessed 4 Aug 2015)
Arcadia Online Sanborn Maps:  1896 - 1902 - 1909 -1915 -
Atlanta Online Sanborn Maps:  1902 - 1909 -
 
 

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[013] Notes -
N-001:  Deming was formerly call Farmington - When it came time for the Post Office there was already a town by that name so the PO was called Deming.  S3, page 126
N-002:  Boxley became Aberdeen (January 1844), which then became Boxleytown (January 1846) - (Source:  IGS Newsletter "Indiana News", 16 July 2014) -
N-003:  Nicklesonville became Clarksville (January 1851) - (Source:  IGS Newsletter "Indiana News", 16 July 2014) -
 

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[014] Hospitals -
Photo of the Hamilton County Hospital, Noblesville, Indiana - abt 1920 - Allen County Public Library Link -
 
 
 

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[015] Text -
 
 
 
 

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Sources
 

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S1 Book:  Hendrickson, T A.  "Indianapolis and Slavery:  'A Moral Refrigerator.' "  Black History News & Notes, Winter 2007, Volume 29, Number 1, pp3-6  
S2 Book:  Haines, John F. History of Hamilton County, Indiana...... Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen, 1915.  Bk2922. 
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library Call#:  977.256 - LCCN:  02829814.
 
S3 Book:  Helm, T B. History of Hamilton County, Indiana, Reprint . Chicago, Evansville, IN: Kingman Brothers, Unigraphic, 1880, 1976.  Bk1604 Read Online
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S5 Book:  Correll, James L & Velma B. Hamilton County, Indiana, small cemeteries, Jackson Township. Kokomo, Indiana: Selby Pub & Printing, c1986. Bk2956
RepositoryAnderson Public Library - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana - Call# 977.229C
 
S6 Book:  Shirts, Augustus Finch. A History of the Formation, Settlement and Development of Hamilton County, Indiana, from the year 1818 to the close of the Civil War. 1901. Bk2957
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 944.256 History SH1
Read Online
S7 Book:  WPA. Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1880-1905. United States: Works Progress Administration, Indiana, 1941.  Bk2958
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 MARRIAGE SUPPL LCCN: 02796658
 
S8 Book:  WPA. Index to death record, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1882-1920 inclusive. Indiana: WPA, 1942. Repository: Hamilton East Public Library, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana. Bk2961
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 DEATHS WOR LCCN: 02796654
 
S9 Book:  Burgess, Joe H. Hamilton County and the Civil War. United States: 1968?  Bk2963.
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 Histroy BUR
 
S10 Book:  WPA. Index to birth records, Hamilton County, Indiana, 1880-1920 inclusive. Indiana: WPA, 1941. 2 vol. Repository: Hamilton East Public Library, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana. Bk2966.
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 BIRTHS WOR V.1 LCCN: 02796652
 
S11 Book:  Bevelhimer, Susan. Abstracts of the will records of Hamilton County, Indiana1824-1901. Owensboro, Ky. : Cook & McDowell, 1981. Bk2971
RepositoryHamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 WILLS BEV LCCN: 02802310
 
S12 Book:  Cline & McHaffie. The People's Guide: a business, political and religious directory of Hamilton Co., Ind. . . .Indianapolis, Ind: Indianapolis Printing and Pub House, 1874. Bk 2975
Repository Hamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 Directory 1874 LCCN: 02827329
Read Online
S13 Woodard, Marian Cody, Copiler. Names in Hamilton County Death Notices: An Index to the Noblesville Ledger Sept 11, 1874 to March 20, 1881. Noblesville, Indiana: Noblesville Public Library, 1978.  Bk2991.
Repository Hamilton East Public Library - Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana - Call# 977.256 Deaths Woo LCCN: 02796638
 
S14 BookPortrait and Biographical Record of Madison and Hamilton Counties, Indiana. Chicago Illinois: Biographical Publishing Co, 1893. Bk3009.
RepositoryAnderson Public Library, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana - Call# 977.2578
Copy 1- Read Online
Copy 2 - Read Online
S15 Book:  Evans, Nellie E, compiler. Hamilton County Cemeteries, Vol 1. Sheridan, Indiana: Nellie E Evans, nd. Bk3411
RepositoryAnderson Public Library - Call #: 3-9221-02005475-2
 
S16 Book:  Campbell, Frank S. The Story of Hamilton County Indiana. Noblesville, Indiana: Hudler Press, Inc, 1962. Bk2877
Repository Hamilton East Public Library - Call# IND RM 977.256 HISTORY CAM
 
S17 Campbell, Frank S. The Story of Hamilton County Indiana. Noblesville, Indiana: Hudler Press, Inc, 1962. Bk2877  
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