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

Birth Records

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

WPA, Index to birth records; Mishawaka, 1882-1902; South Bend, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death record, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

WPA, Index to death records; Mishawaka, 1882-1920; South Bend, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

Marriage Records

General Index to Marriage
Volume 1-4
1832-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage License Applications
Volume 1-74
1905-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Volume 1-31
1830-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1830-1868
Microfilm

DAR, Marriage records...1887-1889....1966. 61pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143dm

Marriage records, St. Joseph County, South Bend...[1830-1882]. 3vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143m

Marriages, 1830-1844 (THG, vol. 17 #1, Mar. 1977).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1860-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1831-1899.
Microfilm

DAR, Abstract of deeds....[1830-1860] [197-   ]. 8 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143da

Deed Records
Volume A-Z
1830-1859
Volume AA-AI
1858-1865
Volume 33-117
1865-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index to Deeds
Volume 1-18
1830-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Final Record Probate Court
Volume 1
1837-1847
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Probate Packets-Estates
Box 61, 64, 66, 72, 76, 79, 95, 99, 159 & 177
ca1850-1920

Partitions
Volume 1
1880-1938
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Index 2
1853-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Volume 1-28
1853-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Volume 2-4
1839-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Box 9
ca1840-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Box 1-60
ca1840-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Box 61-245
ca1880-ca1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Volume 1
1832-1835
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records Superior Court
Box 1-5
ca1915-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records Superior Court
Box 1-102
ca1840-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates
1832-1851; indexes, n.d.
Microfilm

Index to estates from the probate records... 1830-1849: index to all names listed in these records. 1990. 224pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143in

Will Records


1st Index of Estates Probate Court
1839-1859
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

2nd Index of Estates Court of Common Pleas
1860-1882
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Complete Record Estates
Volume 2-6
1847-1867
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Fee Book and Estates
1843-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index to Estates County Courts
Volume 1&3
1830-1935
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Estates Circuit Court
1880-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Volume 1
1902-1913
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Volume 2-14
1830-1922

Wills
Volume 1-2
1889-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1830-1895
Microfilm

DAR, Abstract of wills...1830-1912. 1968-72. vols. 2-8.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143dw

Cemetery and Church Records

Garman, Harry O., Salem Church cemetery located four miles northwest of Elkhart...names on gravestones....1934. 12pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S143 no. 3

Hamilton cemetery....[24pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 4

History of Hamilton Church...[15pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 2

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo, Olive Chapel cemetery records, Olive township, near Carlisle....1957. 9pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S143 no. 2

Indiana Historical Society, [Cemetery records...]. pt. 1, List of St. Joseph county cemeteries. pt. 2, Map.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S143 no. 1

Kiracoffe, J.H., A History of t he Osceola Methodist Church from 1851-1951. [1951]. 40, [1]pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 O81 no.1

Markers in...the South Bend City cemetery. 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 1

Mount Pleasant cemetery (old part), German township...(from South Bend Area Genealogy Society. Quart., vol. 5 #2, 1980). [6pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 5

Traver, Perry C., [Cemetery records of soldiers in the American Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican and Indiana Wars buried in St. Joesph county...]. [13pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 3

Bowman cemetery, South Bend...1910-73. n.d. 1 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S726b

Burial permits for Mishawaka city cemetery, 1906-1911.[19--]. 6pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143bp

Burrell, Mrs. Joseph, Cemetery records....1979. 106pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143bu

City cemetery, South Bend...1828-1938. n.d. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S726c

DAR, Death records...cemeteries.. contents: [v.1] St. Joseph County, Ind. cemeteries-- [v.2] Byrkets burial yard... [et al.] -- [v.3] City cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County. [1938-40]. 3 vols. and index.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143d

DAR, Vital statistics from record of births, marriages, and deaths of First Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Grace Methodist Church, St. James Episcopal Church, St. Paul's Methodist Church...1940-41. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S726d

Interments, Cedar Grove cemetery, Notre Dame, South Bend....n.d. 2 vols. (1938-1973) and index, 1974.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S726i

Morse, Irving, Earl C. Webb & Dr. P.C. Traver, Road map...1955. [Cemeteries located and listed...]. [1957?]. map.
Genealogy Division, f977.201 S143s

Northern Indiana Historical Society., Southlawn cemetery (on U.S. 31, south edge of South Bend)....[Interments, 1959-1974 and old lot book]. 1975. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, q977.202 S726n

St. Joseph County, Indiana cemetery inscriptions. 1992.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143sj

St. Joseph County.. cemetery records. 3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143st

Court Records

Common Pleas Complete Records
Volume 1-37
1854-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of common pleas..., Indiana guardian docket, book A, 1837-1869. [1994]. 279pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143c

Docket Book
1852-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Execution Docket
1833-1939
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Fee Book Index
1876
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index
1837-1839
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index Circuit Court
1847-1896
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index to Guardians, Wards, And Minors
Volume 1-2
1837-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardian Docket
Volume A
1837-1850
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Miscellaneous Records
Volume A-Z
1853-1910
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records
Volume A-H
1866-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Order Book Index
1837-1857
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Family Records

DAR, Bible record...Mishawaka....1961. 59pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143db

DAR, ....South Bend; genealogies and early history. 1929. 219pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143g

Michiana Roots. (scattered issues).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 M624

South Bend Area Genealogical Society, Quarterly. vol. 1-(6).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143so

Voter Records

WPA, Index to supplemental record, registered voters 1921, 1923.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143u

Miscellaneous Records


Eisen, David., Biographical index to St. Joseph County...histories. c1978. 292pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143eb

Eisen, David. The Mishawaka enterprise, vital statistics index, 1858-1981.1987.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143e

Eisen, David,  Vital statistics index ...newspapers, 1831-1912. 1995. 2v.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143ev

Farber, Renee, Index to county commissioners' records...1830-1844. 1980. 135pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S143f

WPA, Commissioners' record...1830-1844....7 vols.
Indiana Historical Society Library
 

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