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Genealogy Resources

Indiana Genealogy Resources

  • Allen County Public Library, Historical Genealogy Department.
  • Baer, M. Teresa and Geneil Breeze. Finding Indiana Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Research. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society, 2007.
  • Beaty, John D. Research in Indiana. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1992.
  • Darlington, Jane E. Indiana Tax Lists. 2 volumes. 1990. Includes surname indexes. Arranged by county and townships, and lists name, poll, acres, section, township, and range.
  • Day, Richard and William Hopper. Images of America: Vincennes. Northwest Territory Genealogical Society, 1998.
  • Enrollment of the Late Soldiers, Their Widows and Orphans of the Late Armies of the United States, Residing in the State of Indiana for the Year 1886-1894. Microfilm of records located at the Indiana State Library, Indianapolis. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988-1990, 89 rolls, beginning with FHL film #1605057. Contains an enrollment of persons employed in the late armies of the U.S., i.e., the War of 1812; the War of the U.S. with Mexico; the War of 1861; and of all wars of the U.S. with Indian tribes.

  • Evansville (Indiana) Press, 1850 - 1998.  The Evansville Press made a joint donation of its archives to the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library and to Willard Library after the newspaper ceased publication with the December 31, 1998, issue. Indexing of newspaper clippings is a work in progress.

  • Indiana, Births and Christenings, 1773-1933. Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Indiana. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  Family Search.
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920. Index of deaths from the Indiana State Board of Health, Division of Vital Records in Indianapolis. Index provided by FamilySearch.

  • Indiana Genealogy. Access Genealogy.
  • Indiana GenWeb Project.
  • Indiana Genealogy Resources. Distant Cousin.

  • Indiana Marriages 1780-1992 - Name index to marriage records from the state of Indiana - 1,008,396 records as of 4 May, 2010.

  • Indiana Marriages 1811-1959 - Indexed in partnership with the Indiana Genealogical Society. Name index of marriages recorded in the Indiana Territory and in the State of Indiana between 1811 and 1959. This collection includes searchable index data for marriage returns and licenses from the following counties: Adams, Allen, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Clark, Clay, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, De Kalb, Delaware, Dubois, Franklin, Harrison, Henry, Huntington, Marshall, Ohio, Owen, Rush, and Sullivan. The collection also includes searchable images for marriage returns and licenses from the following counties: Adams, Allen, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Clark, Clay, Daviess, Dearborn, De Kalb, Delaware, Dubois, Harrison, Huntington, Marshall, Ohio, Owen and Rush. - 1,008,412 records as of 13 December, 2010.
  • Indiana Resources. Genealogy Resources on the Internet.

  • Indiana State Library Genealogy Collection.
  • Indiana State Library Genealogy Division. The Genealogy Division has developed over time to become one of the largest collections of family history information in the Midwest.
  • Indiana - Wayne County Marriages Index.  Includes 1811-1903 Marriages in Wayne County, MI.
  • Miller, John W. Indiana Newspaper Bibliography. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society, 1982.

  • Muncie (Indiana) Post Democrat Newspaper Collection at Ball State University, 1921-1950. Full text searching and full page images
  • Northcott, Dennis. Indiana Civil War Veterans: Transcription of the Death Rolls of the Department of Indiana, Grand Army of the Republic, 1882-1948. Saint Louis, Missouri: Northcott Genealogical Publications, 2005.
  • Peden, Henry C. More Marylanders to Ohio and Indiana: Migration Prior to 1835. Lewes, Delaware: Colonial Roots, 2006.

  • Vevay/Switzerland County (Indiana) Newspapers, 1840-1901
  • Vigo County Marriage Records Projects.