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This page is under development and is NOT a complete listing of all Wayne County family history resources available in the Genealogy Division at the Indiana State Library at this time. As new Wayne County family history resources are added, this page will be updated.

Birth Records

WPA, Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359u

Death Records

WPA, Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359u

Marriage Records

Marriage Index
1882-1935
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage License Applications
1900-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Volumes A-Y, 1811-1908
Volumes 1-18, 1908-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Volumes 19-167, 1921-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 168-238
1951-1957
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns, 1882-1894
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1811-1860
Microfilm, Second Floor

Heiss, Willard, Quaker Marriage Records..., 1958, 2 parts (Chester Monthly Meeting, 1823-1890; Dover Monthly Meeting, 1837-1870
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W Uncat. no. 3

Marriages 1811-1822 (Indiana Magazine of History, volume 40, 1944; reprinted by Indiana Historical Society)
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 3

Dean, Arnold L. .. marriage and divorce index, 1980-1999.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359dg

Marriages, 1811-1830, The Hoosier Genealogist, Volume 16, #1, January-March 1976
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Strieby, Irene M., Early marriages 1811-1822, 1965, 54 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359s

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1860-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359u

Yount, Beverly W., Marriage records...March 11, 1811 to March 23, 1860, 242 pages, 1974
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359yo

Deed Records

Deed Indexes
1816-1879
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes -- lots (includes Richmond), 1820-1910
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes Grantees
Volumes A-Z, 1814-1859, 1858-1887
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes Grantors
Volumes A-Z, 1813-1860, 1857-1903
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes A-Z, 1811-1839
Volumes 1-114, 1839-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Land Entry Patent Deeds
1805-1838
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Records
Volumes 1-16, 1812-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1812-1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1812-1819 (abstracts in Indiana Magazine of History, Volume 46, 1950)
Genealogy Division, 977.2 I39

Probate Records

Index to Estates, 1818-1961
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Record
Volumes 1-8, 1857-1904
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
1859-1874
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Record
Volumes A-V, 1829-1873
Volumes 1-9, 1873-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes
1818-1830
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Volumes E-O, 1848-1875
Volumes 2-35, 1875-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Real Estate Record
1872-1899
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
1818-1830; 1840-1844
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Volumes A-D, 1818-1848
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wayne Co. Genealogical Society. Probate court records. 1840-1844
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359wa, Vol. 1

Cemetery and Church Records

Record of Indiana Quakers, covering the Springfield Monthly Meeting; the Economy Monthly Meeting; and the Whitewater Monthly Meeting
Microfilm, Second Floor

Cox, Carroll O., Cemetery Records...[1], Graveyard at Jacksonburg, 4 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 9

D.A.C., Cemetery Records, compiled by Mrs. Robert Shoemaker, Sr., 1964, 10 pages (Family graveyard, 10 miles east of Lisbon OH; Quaker cemetery, Milton IN; Milton City Cemetery; Keesling Cemetery Henry County IN)
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 8

DAR, ...Cemetery Records, 11 parts
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 4

DAR, Cemetery Records ....1955, (Beulah, Shiloh, Bulla), 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 6

Dennis, Mary W., ...Cemeteries (Nettle Creek Friends burying ground), 28 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 7

Farm, Manlove, United Brethren Cemeteries...(From Illinana Genealogist, 1967, 1968, 1970), 4 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 1

Hibner, Janet L., Ridge Cemetery....1967, 8, [5] pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 10

Indiana Junior Historical Society, ...Cemetery Records, [l], Saint Marys cemetery, Ridge cemetery, Boston cemetery
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 11

Jeffers, Phoebe, East Cemetery, Dublin...1 page
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 2

Membership of Presbyterian Church, Cambridge City....Funerals, weddings, Reports 1882-1885, 7 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 C uncat no. 2

Pike, Edna J., Crown Hill Cemetery, Centerville....194? - 1955, 3 volumes and index
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no.2

DAR, Cemetery Records of Eastern Wayne..., compiled by Hazel R. Gennett, 1948, 32 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359da

Dean, Arnold L., The Cemeteries of Wayne County IN
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359de

Friends, Society of, Milford Monthly Meeting [Records - birth and marriages], 2 parts
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359fm

Friends, Society of, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Birth and death records [and minutes], 220 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359fn

Friends, Society of, Springfield Monthly Meeting, Records of Springfield Monthly Meeting, {includes births, deaths, marriages and minutes) 220 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359fs

Friends, Society of, Whitewater Monthly Meeting, [records of] White Water Monthly Meeting...2 parts
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359fw  (Missing 1982)

History of Riverside Cemetery, Revised edition, 1908, 91 pages, [Cambridge City]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 C178c

Yount, Beverly W., Tombstone Inscriptions....1968-1970, 4 volumes
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359y

Census Records

Dean, Arnold L. 1910 Wayne Co., IN census index. 1994. 436pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359dd

Indiana State Library, Index to 1840 census, 69 pages, 1973
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359i

Indiana State Library, Index to 1850 census, 60 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W uncat. no. 4

WPA, Index to Supplemental Record, Federal Census, 1880 (lists names, sex, color ages)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359u

Court Records

Apprentice Indenture
1828-1849
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court Records
1814-1827
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Farber, Renee, Index to county commissioners' records...151 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359far

WPA, Commissioners' record...1811-1835, 4 volumes
William H. Smith Library, Indiana Historical Society

History

Crabtree, Caroline, ...Stock Marks, Record A, March 1815-April 1822, 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 6

[Inventory of] Town Records of Cambridge City, Dublin, Lewisville, Milton and Mount Auburn...1 page
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 5

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname] index to the minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1841-1867, Cambridge City....[1975], 6 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 C uncat no. 1

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1893-1900 (1913-1927), Dublin...[1975], 2 parts
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 D uncat no. 1

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Dublin, Indiana (Jackson Township...) roll book, 1901-1943, [1975], 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 D uncat no. 2

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Dublin, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Board of Health minutes, 1882-1888, [1975], 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 D uncat no. 3

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Milton, Indiana (Washington Township...) minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1897-1907....[1975], 5 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] minutes of the Board of Trustees, Milton, Indiana (Washington Township...) 1907-1930....[1975], 5 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 2

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1880-1887....[1975], 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 1

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Board of Trustees minutes, 1891-1893....[1975], 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 2

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Board of Trustees minutes, 1899-1909, [1975], 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 3

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Board of Trustees claim docket 1899-1950....[1975], 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 4

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Board of Trustees ordinances 1880-1916....[1975], 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 1, part 5

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Treasurer's book 1881-1905....[1975], 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 2, part 1

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana (Jackson Township...) Treasurer's book 1905-1916....[1975]. 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 2, part 2

Whitewater Valley Junior Historical Society, [Surname index to the] Mount Auburn, Indiana...Board of Trustees tax duplicates, assessments, and order book 1880-1899....[1975] 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 M uncat no. 3

...Index of Names of Persons and of Firms, 1982, 3 volumes
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359

Land Records

Dean, Arnold L., 1st land entry book of Wayne Co. 1994
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359d

Naturalization Records

Dean, Arnold L., Early naturalization records: .. prior to 1906. 1995 1v
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359db

Naturalizations, 1833-1840, The Hoosier Genealogist, Volume 19, #2, June 1979
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Newspapers

O'Neal, Marcia Corrigan, Richmond...Newspapers, 1822-1861, an index to...articles about Wayne County and vicinity, 1987
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359on

School Records

School Enumeration Records
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

  • Abington Township, 1896-1924
  • Boston Township, 1896-1924
  • Cambridge City, 1896-1911
  • Center Township, 1896-1924
  • Centerville City, 1896-1924
  • Clay Township, 1896-1924
  • Dalton Township, 1896-1924
  • Dublin Township, 1896-1924
  • East Germantown, 1896-1898
  • Fountain City, 1896-1898
  • Franklin Township, 1896-1924
  • Green Township, 1896-1924
  • Hagerstown, 1896-1924
  • Harrison Township, 1896-1924
  • Jackson Township, 1896-1924
  • Jefferson Township, 1896-1924
  • Milton, 1896-1924
  • Mount Auburn, 1896-1924
  • New Garden Township, 1896-1924
  • Perry Township, 1896-1924
  • Spring Grove Township, 1896-1924
  • Washington Township, 1896-1924
  • Wayne Township, 1896-1924
  • Williamsburg, 1905
  • Webster Township, 1897-1924
     

Miscellaneous Records

DAR, Family Bible Records....2 parts (Brown, Doughty, Thornborough, Skinner, Cooper, Toney)
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W359 no. 5

Dean, Arnold L. Birth and death index, 1980-1999.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359df

Dean, Arnold L. Early .. probate and will index: probate prior to 1855: wills prior to 1860. 1995. 1v.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359dc

Dean, Arnold L., Genealogical Research Resources in Wayne County IN, 1993
Genealogy Division, 16.9772 D281g

Hole, Francis Doan, Allen David Hole and Mary Doan Hole, A Biography of Two Hoosier Quaker Educators
Genealogy Division, 929.2 H729hf

O'Neal, Marcia Corrigan, The Centerville series, 1848-1865, 1987
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C397c

Ranck, Cecilia, Doddridge Chapel community, yesterday and today, 1950, 172 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W359r

Many of the records identified on this page were initially selected by Carolynne L. Wendel Miller in her book, Indiana Sources for Genealogical Research in the Indiana State Library, published in 1984 by the Indiana Historical Society.

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