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Fountain County, IN USGenWeb Project

 

Register your SURNAMES of interest in Fountain County, Indiana

---- NOTICE ---

This site is dependent upon transcribing efforts by a corps of volunteers. No one person can possibly "know it all" including the site manager. If you are using this site, please be aware we try to get data up within 10 days of submission, BUT often things change our priorities, like getting food, sleep and some time for our families..., SO if it takes a bit longer, be patient, it IS coming.

Volunteers are needed to transcribe data for this site. If you are interested in helping out please drop me a line: Karen Zach, County Coordinator.

PLEASE use the search engine, and compile the data on your family, be assured that there is a 99.99% possibility that every bit of data we have is UP on the website already, we try to keep caught up. IF your research in the resources available here fail to gain the information you are seeking, PLEASE do not ask us to look for it on the site. If you can't find it here, Please post a QUERY to The Mail List. You can join the Mail List by clicking this link, and just sending the email that pops up.Conversely, you may also use the Ancestry.com Message board for this county, That also gets sent to the list automatically. The PURPOSE of the list is two-fold, spread data, and connect people.

Thanks! to Ed Moyer, who, for ten years maintained the Fountain County site, for this Project. It is with great thanks that we have been honored by his trust in taking it over, and we will still be working closely with Ed.

Thanks Ed. We will take good care of it.

Thanks also to Jeff Scism who has been amazing with his knowledge of html and computer info - greatly appreciated, Jeff.

Thanks to ALL my helpers.

You might also like to check out the: Family Fact Sheets


West Central Indiana Genealogy Research Library

 Fountain County Genealogy Society, Inc.

 405 North Mill Street

 PO Box 273

 Veedersburg, Indiana 47987-0273

Note: These folks are SUPER helpers :)


About this site: Please report any link problems to Karen Zach

INGenWeb Project County Sites

Index to Indiana Cities, Towns and locations


Indiana State Vital Records

ON-Line Birth and Death Certificate order forms


HELPS:

Places in Fountain County (this was here and I liked it here but it got too big & cumbersome for the opening page so enjoy). If you know of any not listed or can give me more info on one, please contact me - kz


In Memory and Honor of our past State Coordinators of INGenWeb:

1996-1998 - Betty Sellers

1998-2000 - Fred Finkbiner

2000-2002 - Patrick Hays

2003-2004 - Gene Andert

2004-2011 - Debra Behler

2011 - 2012 - Katy Hestand

2012 - ???? - Denise Wells

(and thanks to Judi Burns(Greene Co Coordinator) for the INGenWeb history lesson :)

 

What's


BRICK WALL SECTION - Are ya' stuck on a name/date/place in our area? Well, check it
out if you have a brick wall in Fountain County
OR if you think you could help someone with a brick wall! Let me know how you like this
section PLEASE !! Or, the best bet --
register YOUR Brick Wall of Fountain :)
PLEASE !!!

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Who's Who -- Karen's version, anyway --
Just some nifty folks who lived/dwelled in Fountain County, Indiana

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Extreme Genes --

is a nifty radio show - free for listening with great topics on genealogy -- friends of mine began this show and I'm so excited for them at the welcome of the show that they so deserve - ENJOY!

TOWNS (Places in Fountain County) -- although not new, this is a part of the site I'd REALLY like to work more on --
any help GREATLY APPRECIATED :)

PLEASE HELP FIND A TRULLINGER (Drollinger) family member who would want the original copy of this nifty picture -- click here - thanks so much to Shelley for not dumping the picture but trying to find it a home !!

FEATURED PHOTO -- this photo was received by Kathy Snow - see information (she needs help identifying who is in the photo) here -- Susan Ratcliff Sowers' family

 


TOTALS for additions in JUNE 2014 --
see here- KBZ -- see JULY 2014 totals as they are added below the June totals

Obituaries: _82_ (totalling 7, 607) (mainly C, H & D's mainly)

Marriages: __88_ (totalling 20,268)- Allen; Sowers

Biographies: __3__ (totalling 674) - Miller

WWI / WWII Drafts _2_ plus a Roll of Honor Page for WWI WWI Roll of Honor page

Links : ___ --

Towns -- __ (71 to date - anyone know more) - thanks Mike B for the great pic of Wooley's Corner & information :)

Civil War : __1__ Barker (thanks Tim P)

Korean War : _2_-- Added two names to the KIA list -- Moore; Scott

Photos: __9__!- LOVE to add your family photos (school, places ... on the site :) Wooley's Corner (thanks Mike B); John W. Shades & wife Susan - thanks David S; Cyrus AND Mary Cunningham (thanks Dellie); and 5 new photographers - with photos - thanks Pam & Sharen & Dellie. Photographers - Salsbury; Moore; Adair; Lewellyn

ENJOY :) Thanks to all my helpers - I have a FANTABULOUS bunch of contributors - it's awesome to see the site grow with their super help -- special thanks to my current three obit typists (Walt, Jack, Beth & Teresa -- greatly appreciated)

 

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***** SEE JULY 2014 PROGRESSION -- below -- as we go :) *****

WEEK 1 --

OBITUARIES -- Added: _22 _ - -- Names include: (Totalling 7,629) - Crider; Grinder; Cruea; Crouse; Brunot; Cates; Bever; Coffing; Chrisman; Foxworthy; Jeffries; Johnson; Keyes; Allen; Floyd; Anno.

Added __46___ Marriages - Main Names: - Lawson; Mrlatt; Crowder; Crider; Reed; Grubb; Hutchins; Hobson...(totalling 20,308)

Added __ Names:

Added ___ Biographies --- Names:: (674 to date) -

Added __2__ WWI& II Draft information - Names include: Bash

TOWNS - __ - 71 to date (LOVE SOME MORE:) --

PHOTOS : ____Names include: -- LOVE MORE FOR THIS PAGE FOLKS :)

Who's Who : __ -- - Names include:

Photographers: _1__ = Marshall of Veedersburg - love any help on this photographer - many should remember him !


WEEK 2

OBITUARIES -- Added _6__ - Names are:Clark; Mount; Mulvihill; Moyer

Added _24___Marriages - - Names include: White; Grubbs (totalling 20,332)

PHOTOGRAPHERS -____- Added __

TOWNS : __ 72__ to date -- love some more :) - -- added White's Corner - thanks Betty D :)

Added WWI / WWII Registration Info -- _ 8__ parish; Grubb; Grubbs

Roll of Honor -- added 32 pictures & 3 new listings (think this is all of 'em now - so sad ! Thanks so much to Kathy S

Added __ _ PHOTOS - -

Added ____ Biographies

 


WEEK 3 --

OBITUARIES -- Added __5 __ --Names -- Clark; Clardy; Lindley; -- (7,640 obituaries to date) -

Added _100_ Marriages - Main Names - Songer & White (totalling 20,432)

Added __1__ Photographers--Salsbury-Moore and Lewellyn (thanks so much to Pam & Sharen for the great information) -- photo of Photographer, Albert Ross Campbell's wife & children - great find - thanks Debby B :)

PHOTOS - __ -- LOVE MORE FOR THIS PAGE FOLKS :)

Towns -- LOVE MORE :) - _73_ -- Added Long Siding Station - getting me eacfh week - send 'em my way, PLEASE

WWI Roll of Honor -- __21__ pictures; 3 biographies _ Thanks mucfhes to


WEEK 4 --

Added -- __ Marriages --

OBITUARIES -- Added:__ Names are: --

WWI -- Added ___Names are: J

Births - Added __ ___ - Names are:

PHOTOS - ___ - LOVE MORE FOR THIS PAGE FOLKS :) --

Biographies - ___ - (671 to date) --

TOWNS 71 to date -- __ __ ==

 

 


 

Try the Family Recipes


If you've not seen the Fountain County Genealogy Society's facility, you'll want to check out their website before visiting - great place for Fountain Co. genealogy researching and the people are
soooooooo helpful and nice :)


You might want to try this Fountain County Historical Markers -- thanks to Al Wolf for this link :)


-- MEET OUR PALS --

NOTE: Lena, Betty and Kim have sent me obituaries for years but I have over 40 large books full of about 800 obits each so I need HELP - also need to get these up on the net and out of my house because of my asthma :( ). Ginny has been especially wonderful to help early on, as well as Walt. Yet, I still needed some typists. Thinking I'd get a couple of helpers, lo and behold I got this wonderful group -- thanks sooooooooooo much to all of you.

CURRENT TYPISTS ARE: Beth; Jack; Teresa & Walt - you four are so awesome !!

PAST & PRESENT TYPISTS ARE: I thank you ALL SOOOO very much - as do my Fountain users.

Barbara

Beth

Betty

Cathy

Christi

Cheryl

Debbie

Debby

Ginny

Jack

Kelly

Kim

Lena

Melissa

Roselyn

Vickie

Walt

Bless you all !!!!! KZ & all our Fountain Co INGenWeb users


FEATURED TYPIST

 

Special thanks to Walt -- he typed all but about 3 letters
of my VERY large collection of 1950-80s obituaries. It iscomplete. This is AMAZING - thanks so very much, Pal :) Ginny was also very very very awesome as well as others -- now, we begin again -- Walt stepped right up to help as well as Jack R & Teresa H - thanks so much you three !! Could STILL use some typists :)

 

 

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Denise Wells - State Coordinator

Lena Harper - Assistant State Coordinator

Jeff Kemp - Assistant State Coordinator

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