Shelby  County,  Indiana
Recorder's  Office

Original  Land  Owners  Index

Deeds are handled by the Recorder's Office.  Index books are available for all years, and the individual deeds have been microfilmed.  You can reach them at 317-392-6370; however, they are not staffed to do look-ups.  If you mail your request and a check (34 W Polk St, Shelbyville IN 46176), I'm sure they will pass it along to me.

Land Purchases,  Alphabetical by Purchaser
Information gathered by George Young from the Bureau of Land Management website

Adair-Coons Cooper-Hagerman  Hal-Ligget  Limpus-Postell  Poulding-Tevis  Tharp-Zormes 

Land Purchases, by Residence of Purchaser
 Shelby Co IN   Eastern US   Ohio   Kentucky   Northern IN   Southern IN 

Land Purchases, Year
1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830
1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840
1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850
1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860

Land Purchases, Geographical Area
T14N  R5E
Moral Twp
T14N  R6E
VanBuren Twps
T14N  R7E
Hanover Twps
T14N  R8E
Hanover Twp
T13N  R5E
Sugar Creek Twp
T13N  R6E
Sugar Creek,
Addison Twps
T13N  R7E
Addison Twps
T13N  R8E
Union Twp
T12N  R5E
Hendricks Twp
T12N  R6E
Addison Twps
T12N  R7E
Liberty Twps
T12N  R8E
Liberty Twp
T11N  R5E
Jackson Twp
T11  R6E
Jackson Twps
T11N  R7E
Noble Twp
T11N  R8E
Noble Twp
Originally (1822), there were only four townships in Shelby Co:
Hanover (T14),  Union (T13),  Hendricks (T12),  and  Noble (T11).

County map and additional information on the federal survey practices

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