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Welcome to

Henry County, Indiana
Genealogy and History

a small part of the INGENWEB and USGENWEB Projects


The Pleasant Hill Diary
Take a peek into the daily life of a Henry Co.
resident who recorded the events that occured
around him between the years 1885 and 1917.
Frank Myers and
Dawn Myers Werkmeister
who through all of their hard work and dedication
made it possible to share this piece of history
and donated it to the
Henry Co. page.
You will find many Henry Co. surnames mentioned here.

Annotated version of the Pleasant Hill Diary by David Youse

Civil War Letters
These letters were written by Allen Wesley Galyean
and John Hawk, Civil War soldiers from
Blountsville, Henry Co. Indiana.
They include the surnames:
Galyean, Hawk, Turner, Dougherty,Lacy,
Crayner, Bales, Ross, Hampton, Stonebraker,
Wasson, Murray, House and many others.
They were genrously donated to this page by:
Gene and Lea Wagner
Who lovingly transcribed them all and made it
possible to share them with all of you!

Co.  "K"
19th Indiana Volunteers
of the Iron Brigade
If you read amd enjoyed the Civil War letters above,
You will enjoy this page!
Co. "K" ,of the 19th Indiana Volunteers, was the elite unit
that the "BLOUNTSVILLE BOYS"  of Henry Co.
were assigned to.

Starkbuck Murder Affidavit
Contributed by Margret E. Swim

1909 Henry Co. Directory - Mail order dangers

How to dial a telephone

1944 Phone Directory for Shirley and Mechanicsburg

Henry Co. Guardian Docket

Henry Co. Directory 1874

This is a very large pdf document

The Armstrong Family
If you are looking for Armstrongs in Henry County,
this is the page for you!
Hundreds of names and lots of info!
By: Marv Humbles

My Henry County Connection
By: Linda Aker
The Murray/Bole/Boles Family
of Henry County

These pages include the surnames:
Blount, Bole/Boles, Brewington, Burch, Burroughs,
Hindman, House, Lennington, Lumpkin, Luther,
Marshall, Murray, Taylor, Templin, Warren,
Williams and Woolcut

Clement Loring Ballard

Driver Boon

The family of Driver Boon of Henry County


Amy Miller's GedCom
Great link with many Henry Co. Surnames!
Including Bessie Spell Shirk and so many others
too numerous to mention.
Check it out!
Amy's email: Amy Miller

Researching families:

Home Page


Nathaniel and Bethany Bird
Follow this link to find genealogical data
about this Henry Co. family.
Compiled and generously donated by:
Judy Bird

The Bird, Current, and Bowen Families
of Henry Co.
A great page full of information
if you are researching these surnames
By: Bill Bowen

The Daugherty Family
Other surnames connected with this line are: Warren,
Pugh, Gunckle, Gates and many others.
For more information contact:
Linda Thorpe
Marta Vaillancourt

The Blount Family
Follow this link  and read about the
Blount family and the history of Blountsville and
Rogersville Indiana.
Also included on this page
are the names of the original land
purchasers in Stony Creek Township.
This is a work in progress, so check back for


The Hershberger Family
Contributed by: Kayla Hassett

The Mercer Family
Contributed by: Jerry Mercer




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