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

Birth Records

Births, 1882-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Delayed Birth Records prior to 1941-1962
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Washington County,  register of births, special series of The Hoosier Journal of Ancestry, volumes 1 and 2, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wh

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317u

Death Records

Coroner's Record
1926 - 1934
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Cook, Mrs. Claude E., Copy of clippings from Campbellsburg Graphic, deaths, 1908-1909, 2 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 14

Burns, Clara M., Death records...1882-1950, 2 volumes, 1970
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317bu

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317u

Marriage Records

Marriage affidavits and consent, 1884-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1815-1867, 1881-1888
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1815-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, ...Marriages to 1821, 3 pages, 1970
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 18

Affidavits and consents for persons making application for marriage licenses, 9 volumes
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317af

Marriages, 1815-1833, The Hoosier Genealogist, volume 12 #1, January-March 1972
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Marriages, 1900 through 1906, 65 leaves, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201  W317ma

Morris, Harvey and Trueblood, Lillie, Marriage records of Blue River Monthly meeting, 2 volumes, (volume 1, 1816-1920, Hicksites after 1829; volume 2, 1829-1882, Orthodox)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317f

Short, Lorraine K., Affidavits, consents, certificates and marriage returns...1883 through 1890, 390 pages, 1979
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317sh

Slevin, Ruth M., ...Marriage records, 1815-1847, 79 pages, 1970
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317s

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1882-1890
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1894-1907, Appendix 1904-1906
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317u

Deed Records

Deeds, 1814-1830; indexes, 1814-1911
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deeds, (indentures), 1814-1887
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deeds (indentures), lands transferred from Clark County, 1838-1874
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed indexes, 1814-1897
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Circuit Court and civil probate vacation record, 1887-1927
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Common pleas, circuit court, and probate final records, 1831-1869
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate court minute book, probate record, common pleas minutes and order book, probate order books, 1814-1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate order books, 1814-1824, 1837-1841
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Book 1 1814 - 1818
No Vol. No., 1814 - 1824
Book 1, 1821 - 1830
Book C-D, 1829 - 1841
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1814-1824, 1830-1852; indexes, 1865-1884, 1887-1899
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Index to estates, 1874-1895
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records Book A-I
1852 - 1925
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1821-1830, 1860-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1873-1925
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Early wills, 1821-1830; intestate records, 1814-1830, The Hoosier Genealogist, 6 pages, 1963
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 10

Davis, Lulie, Abstracts of wills...1808-1902, 214 pages, 1971
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317da

DAR, Abstracts of wills...1814-1900, 240 pages, 1952-53
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317w

Intestate records, 1814-1830, The Hoosier Genealogist, #5, September-October 1963
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Wills, 1821-1830, The Hoosier Genealogist, #3-4, May-June, July-August 1963
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Cemetery and Church Records

Baptisms, Weir Methodist Church, Salem IN, 1863-1879,  no page numbers
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 15

Boston, Mrs. Earl R., Inscriptions from the Newby cemetery, Howard Township..., 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 3

Buley, Earl R., Bethlehem cemetery, Jackson Township..., 9 pages, 1963
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 9

Cook, Mrs. Claude E., Cemetery records..., 11 parts
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 13

Cox, Carroll O., Cemetery records..., Martin, Livonia cemeteries, 2 pages, 1967
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 17

Driskell, Arthur N., Old Prowsville cemetery, about five miles northeast of Campbellsburg..., 3 pages, 1966?
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 12

Indiana Historical Society, Cemetery records...28, 3 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 2

Ingalls, Mrs. Robert, Cemetery records...Smedley cemetery, 4 pages, 1962
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 7

Mottis, Mary A., Plaque of Mount Carmel cemetery located on Rural Route 1, Campbellsburg IN, various pages, 1966 (Additional dates added by Violet Cook, 1974)
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 21

Old Sparksville cemetery..., 2 pages, not dated
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 22

Richardson, Neva, ...Cemeteries, Fleener-Winslow cemetery
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 6

Saint Patrick's observe 100th anniversary (Washington IN), from the Washington Democrat, Aug 23, 1940
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 W uncat. no. 1

Taylor, Ben F., Martinsburg cemetery, Martinsburg, Jackson Township..., 2 parts, 1965-66
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 10

Taylor, Ben F., Rodman cemetery, Franklin Township, 3 pages, 1966
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 11

Taylor, Ben, Wilcoxson cemetery, Jackson Township..., 1 page
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 2

Gaitor cemetery, Gibson Township..., 5 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat no. 9

Burns, Clara M., Claysville cemetery, Vernon Township..., 26 pages, 1969
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317b

Burns, Clara M., Partial listing of burial plots of Crown Hill cemetery, Salem IN, 151 pages, 1974-1975
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317bp

Cemeteries..., Franklin Township, 279 pages, 1987
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317cf

DAR, Cemeteries, Washington, Clark, Scott, and Floyd counties..., 97 pages, 1956
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317d

DAR, First book of births, Blue River Friends church, 18 pages, 1973
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317bl

DAR, Records of the Salem Presbyterian Church...copied from first book, 1817-1853, 82 pages, 1955
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S163s

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Jefferson Township, Covenanter Cemetery, 53 leaves, 1969
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317mar

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Monroe Township, Cemeteries, 33 pages, 1985
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wci

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Pierce Township, Cemeteries, 107 pages, 1985
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wcp

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Gibson Township, Cemeteries, 150 pages, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wgi

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Howard Township, Cemeteries, 65 pages, 1984
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317who

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Madison Township, Cemeteries, 96 pages, 1984
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wno

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Polk Township, Cemeteries, 59 pages, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wpl

Martin, Bernice Sallee, Posey Township, Cemeteries, 91 leaves, partial list, 1982
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wpo

Sessional records of New Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, volume II, 1873 and Beech Grove Presbyterian Church, 1873-1928, 1971
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W3175se

Taylor, Ben F., Beech Grove cemetery, Franklin Township, 19 pages, 1967
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317ta

Taylor, Ben F., Cemetery records, 1 volume (includes readings copied from gravestones in Smith/Miller cemetery, Big Spring cemetery, Kansas cemetery, and Hop cemetery)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317was

Trueblood, Lillie D., Cemetery records of Friends cemeteries, 3 parts: Blue River Monthly Meeting, Highlands Friends, and Old Blue River
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317t

Washington County Historical Society, Cemeteries of Washington Township, 171 pages, 1981?
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317cem

Washington County Historical Society, Salem cemeteries, 378 pages, 1980
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S163sc

Census Records

Bolding, James, 1900 census..., 577 pages, 1987?
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317bo

Burns, Clara M. (copied by), Jackson Township, enumeration of male inhabitants over the age of 21 years in 1889 and 1901; enumeration of school children in 1900, no page numbers
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317

Cook, Claude E., Records of Brown Township, various pages, 1967
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317c

Cook, Claude E., Enumeration of males over 37 in 1913, 8 pages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317ce

Huston, B. F.  Federal census 1850, Washinton Co., Indiana. 1971.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317hu

Indiana State Library, Index to 1840 census..., 45 pages, 1973
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317i

McCoskey, Sydne. Indiana 1920 Washington County census. 1998. 482pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317mc

Court Records

Apprenticeship Indentures
1828 - 1891
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit court minute book, 1814-1818
Microfilm, Second Floor

Commissioners records, 1817-1855
Microfilm, Second Floor

Coroners record, 1926-1938
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Indentures, 1828-1891
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Negro register, 1853-1861
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of administration, guardians, wills and bonds, 1852-1877
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Cook, Claude E., Indentures, 1828-1891, 9 pages, 1965
p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 19

Cook, Claude E., ...Commissioners Book B, 1824-1839, 120 pages, 1965, with a 1969 index by Mary Crismore
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wc

Cook, Claude E., Records...Part 1, Records of Board of County Commissioners, 1817-1923; Part 2, Civil case 1814, miscellaneous probate records, 1818-1821, various pages, 1969
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317cr

Voyles, June. Guardianships, 1820-1859. 1989. 180pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317v

History

Washington County Historical Society, Newsletter, volume 5 #3, 1977
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 6

Holmes, Maurice, Index of names of persons and firms, 149 leaves, 1981
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317h

Morris, Mrs. Harvey, Archaeological and historical survey, 929 pages, 1925?
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317a

Family Records

Washington County Historical Society, Washington County, Indiana, Family Records
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Family Bible records, 8 pages, 1954
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 4

DAR, Family and Bible records from Washington County and adjoining counties of Clark and Floyd, 10 [2] pages, 1956
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 5

DAR, Our pioneer ancestors; family Bible records, 13 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 1

Records of the Hardin Family, Providence Methodist Church, and Wilcoxin cemeteries, Indiana Magazine of History, 1936, 1939, 5 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 7

Skelley, Mrs. Thomas, Miscellaneous autographs and autobiographies taken from "A Book of Memoirs," by Dr. Thomas H. B. Baker, doctor of Pekin IN, 38 pages
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 4

Some Washington County families, Family history of several students at Eastern High School, Pekin IN, 13 parts, 1967
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 16

Lagenaur, Frank, Birth, marriage and death dates of residents of Washington and Orange counties, Indiana, 75 pages, 1968, copied by Mrs. Clara Burns
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317L

McCoskey, Mary E., Mary E. McCoskey's record of births, deaths, obituaries, and miscellaneous data, mostly Canton community connections, 1865-1920, no page numbers, 1970?
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317m

Mitchell, Will H. (copied by), Birth, death, and marriage records taken from an old account book, Vernon and Posey Townships, 34 pages, 1945
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 1

Land Records

Tract book, 1811-1852
Microfilm, Second Floor

Washington County Historical Society, Index to tract book, 1810-1859, 1 volume, no page numbers
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wa

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Obituaries, 1895-1904, 1934-1968
Microfilm, Second Floor

Cook, C. E. (abstracted by), Casket list from account book of Stratton Brothers, Campbellsburg, Brown Township, 1906-1910, 4 pages, 1971
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 20

DAR, Coffin accounts, 1873-1880, copied by Lennie Martin Berkey from old ledger of Berkey's Store, Salem, IN, 9 pages, 1954
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 3

DAR, Condensed obituaries, 5 volumes: 1960-1963, 1950-1959, 1849[sic]-1956, 1950-1960, 1950-1965; 1963-1965
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W319 no. 8

DAR, Condensed obituaries, 1930's, Bible records and cemetery records, 1968-1969, 2 volumes
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317dr

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1892-1929
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Newspaper

Clippings from the Blue River Gazette and Palmyra Gazette
Microfilm, Second Floor

The First Settlement of South Boston (from The Salem Leader, August 19, 1964), 1 page
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 W uncat. no. 5

Davis, Lulie, Historical and genealogical data on persons of Washington County from articles in the Salem Democrat, 38 leaves, 1962
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317dav


School Records

Cook, Claude E., School enumerations: Brown Township, 1882-1895; Jackson Township, 1866-1895; Jefferson Township, 1882-1895; Vernon Township, 1882-1895; Posey Township, 1882-1895; Madison Township, 1882-1895; Howard-Pierce-Polk Township, 1882-1895; Washington Township, 1882-1895; 9 parts
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317cs

Tax Records

Cook, Claude E., Tax lists, 1843-1846, 1849, no page numbers, 1965
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wt

Road tax lists, Brown Township, 1867, 1891-1894, 45 leaves, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317ro

Tax duplicates, 4 items, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wtd

Voter Records

1820 voters list, 26 leaves, 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317ei

Cook, Claude E., Poll lists, 1844-73, no page numbers, 1966
Genealogy Division, 977.201 W317wp

Miscellaneous

Negro Register
1853 - 1861
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

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.

GEN DB 12-17-2008