Place:Grant, Indiana, United States

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Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. At the time of the 2010 census, the population was 70,061. The county seat is Marion. Important paleontological discoveries, dating from the Pliocene epoch, have been made at the Pipe Creek Sinkhole in Grant County.

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History

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Grant County was formed in 1831. It was named for Captains Samuel and Moses Grant of Kentucky.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1831 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 4,875
1850 11,092
1860 15,797
1870 18,487
1880 23,618
1890 31,493
1900 54,693
1910 51,426
1920 51,353
1930 51,066
1940 55,813
1950 62,156
1960 75,741
1970 83,955
1980 80,934
1990 74,169

Research Tips

Listing and information about Grant County Cemeteries is found at USGenWeb here:
http://www.ingenweb.org/ingrant/Cemeteries/GrantCemeteries.htm

External links

http://resources.rootweb.com/usa/in/grant


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