Place:Jennings, Indiana, United States

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NameJennings
Alt namesJenningssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.983°N 85.6°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1817 - )
See alsoClark, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jennings County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 28,525. The county seat is Vernon.

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History

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Jennings County was formed in 1817. It was named for the first Governor of Indiana and a nine-term congressman, Jonathan Jennings. Jennings was governor when the county was organized.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1817 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1818 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 2,000
1830 3,974
1840 8,829
1850 12,096
1860 14,749
1870 16,218
1880 16,453
1890 14,608
1900 15,757
1910 14,203
1920 13,280
1930 11,800
1940 13,680
1950 15,250
1960 17,267
1970 19,454
1980 22,854
1990 23,661

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~injennin/


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