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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Record Petitions
1941-1947
(gives date of petition and scheduled hearing date. This record indexes the Delayed Birth Records)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Delayed Birth Records
issued 1941-1979
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920, 1921-1925.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746u

Death Records


Coroner's Inquest Record
1905-1938
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746u

Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits
Books A, 1-3
1864-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Books 1-13, 1818-1905
Books 1-9, 1905-1921
(Books 1-9, 1905-1921 include the application)

Marriage Returns, 1882-1890
1882-1890
Microfilm

Marriage Returns
1904-1919
(these are in 4 parts):
pt. 1, 1904-1909 (include parents' names)
pt. 2, Index 1909-1912
pt. 3 Returns, 1909-1912 (include parents' names)
pt. 4, Returns, 1913-1919 (include parents' names)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1818-1863.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Return of Marriages
Book C-1, 1882-1890
(include parents' names)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, ...First 200 marriages, [1818-1826], with index. 1943. [5], 20pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S746 no. 1

Index to marriages.. 22 January 1866-22 September 1868. 1983. 39 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745i

Manley, Kris. ... Marriages June, 1920 - June, 1941. 1996.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746ma

Marriages, 1818-1835 (THG, vol. 11 #3, July-Sept. 1971).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

...Marriages, 1863-1868. [1981?]. 70pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746yob

Patmore, Sharon.  …Early marriages, 1818-1849.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745pm

Phillips, J. Oscar, ...Marriages...1818-1850. 1980. 42, 16, 12pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746ps

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746u

Young, Christine, Marriage records...1818-1855. 1974. 109pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746yo

Young, Christine, ...Marriages, 1855-1863....1976. 62pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746yoa

Deed Records

Deed Indexes
Books 1-8
1818-1888
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Books A, 1-49
1818-1886
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deeds, 1818-1835.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Partitions
Book 1, 1853-1869
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate and Will Records
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Record
Books 1-5, 1834-1857
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate of Estates
1837-1860
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Books A-E, 1-26, 1833-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Phillips, J. Oscar., Probate books A-B-C-D.., 1833-1849, Index to probate estates..
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746pp

Young, Christine, ... Complete probate record, 1842-1850; complete circuit court, 1842-1856. [1965?]. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 5

Young, Christine, ...Probate records. [1965]. 2 vols. (vol. 1, 1818-1833; vol. 2, 1833-1849).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 4

Will Records

Will Records
Books A-D, 1-4, 1833-1933
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, ...Will records, December 1853-1874. 54, 4pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746da

Young, Christine, ...Wills, 1833-1875. [1865?]. 33pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 6

Phillips, J. Oscar, Early Will book (1818-1831) and will book (1853-1880)....1980. 50, 58pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746phi

Phillips, J. Oscar, ....... Will record books A-B-C-D.., 1825-1854.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746pp

Young, Christine, Early Wills and estate settlements, ...1818-1831...1833-1839. 1971. 37pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746yw

Cemetery and Church Records


Baertich, Frank, ...Cemetery records. 1972. 15pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 8

DAR, Cemetery records.... 1, Roth family cemetery. 1964. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 3

Indiana Historical Society, [Cemetery records...]. 5pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 2

Members and friends of Little Pigeon Baptist Church...1816-1840. (From THG, vol. 8, 1968). 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 2

Phillips, J. Oscar, ...Cemeteries. 1980. vol. 1 (Carter, Clay, Grass and Jackson townships). 154pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746p

Phillips, J. Oscar,...Cemeteries. 1966. vol. 1-5.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746ph

Young, Christine, Cemetery inscriptions....[1971 -   ]13 vols. (and index. 1975. 28pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746y

Census Records


 1870 ...federal census. 1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745m

1880 census... Hammond Township...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745ee

1880 census... Harrison Township.. 1983.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745eei

1930 census index.. 2002. 55pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745n

DAR, 1820 census....[1982?]. 16pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746etw

DAR, 1830 census....[1982?]. 24pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746eth

Manely, Kris 1900 ... census index. 1995. 59pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746mb

Court Records

Guardian Reports
Books 1-4, 1871-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Indentures
1836-1855
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Young, Christine, Records of ...courthouse. [1965?]. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S746 no. 7

....Court records found at Rockport, Indiana in Spencer County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745ee

..Court records found at Rockport, Indiana. 1969. 244 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746s

Naturalization Records

Naturalization and Final Oath
Book 1, 1889-1903
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of Intentions
Books 1-2, 1852-[1906]
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Newspaper

Patmore, Sharon. ..Newspaper abstracts, 1844-1925. 1988.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746np

Patmore, Sharon. Index …Indiana Newspaper Death Notices and Obituaries (1926-1945) Rockport Democrat and Dale Reporter c. 2009
Genealogy Division Geneal. 977.201 S745pi

Tax Records

Darlington, Jane Eaglesfield. ..Tax duplicate 1846. 82 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S745d

Voter Records

A Partial list of voters, Harrison township...1842. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 1

Miscellaneous Records

Birth, Disease, Marriage
Book 8, 1900-1904
(gives record of dangerous diseases - indicates disease, name of person infected, and where family lives; marriage information gives parents' names; birth information is "Affidavits to amend name, etc." A typed listing of the names on the affidavits appears in Reel IND 1-074 20 at the front of item 3)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

..."Home coming and family reunion", Jones-McCoy families, 1925 (From The Rockport Journal, July 10, 1925). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 3

Lincoln Heritage Public Library. Fuller Funeral Home Records, January 2, 1996 - December 31, 1999, 006.
Genealogy Division,977.202 D139f

Madigan, Terrence. ...Index of names of persons and of firms. 1979. 129pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S746m

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 2-22-2013