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Dearborn County, Indiana

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  • Joseph Frederich Weitzel (1856 - 1939)
    Obituary: St. Cloud Times, St Cloud, Minnesota, 21 June 1939 Joseph Weitzel, Sr., of Melrose, a pioneer of Stearns county, died here early today at the age of 83 years. He was born in New Bedford, Ind...
  • Opal Thompson (1923 - 2003)
    Opal may have had a husband named Charles and a son named Robert "Bobby" Thomson, the the links are not matched correctly. A lead for the possible son is: .
  • Kyle Adam Banschbach (1985 - 2007)
  • Virgil Roy Kleine (1938 - 1941)

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The western boundary of Ohio had been determined by the Greenville Treaty Line of 1795. In 1803 a wedge, or pie shaped, piece of land in Hamilton County east of the treaty line along Ohio's southwestern border was ceded to the Indiana Territory. It was nicknamed "The Gore," and became Dearborn County. All or part of seven other present day counties were carved from the original county with the present boundaries being established in 1845. It was named for U.S. Secretary of War Gen. Henry Dearborn.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Townships

  • Aurora
  • Caesar Creek
  • Center
  • Clay
  • Dillsboro
  • Greendale
  • Harrison
  • Hogan
  • Jackson
  • Kelso
  • Lawrenceburg (County Seat)
  • Logan
  • Manchester
  • Miller
  • Moores Hill
  • Saint Leon
  • Sparta
  • Washington
  • West Harrison
  • York

Other Communities: Bonnell, Braysville, Bright, Chesterville, Cold Springs, Dover, Farmer's Retreat, Guilford, Hardinsburg, Hidden Valley, Hubbels Corner, Kyle, Lawrenceburg Junction, Mount Sinai, New Alsace, Weisburg, Wilmington, Wright's Corner and Yorkville



National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

IN Gen Web

Dearborn County Historical Society

Roots Web