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When was Rush County, IN Created?
Rush County was established on April 1, 1822 from Delaware New Purchase. This county was named for Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer the Declaration of Independence.
What counties are adjacent to Rush County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Henry County (north), Fayette County (east), Franklin County (southeast), Decatur County (south), Shelby County (west), Hancock County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Rush County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Carthage, Rushville.
What Townships are in Rush County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Anderson, Center, Jackson, Noble, Orange, Posey, Richland, Ripley, Rushville, Union, Walker, Washington.
Where can find Rush County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Rush County vital records can be found at the Indiana Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Indiana for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Rush County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Indiana Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Vital Records can also be found in the Rush County Department of Health ; Phone: 765-932-3103 or 765-932-2216 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1823.
What Rush County, IN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Adams County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Rush Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Rush Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Rush Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Indiana Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Rush County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Rush County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Indiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Rush County, IN?
A list of Rush County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Rush County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Rush County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Rush County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.