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

Birth Records

Birth Records
1882-1907
Morristown, 1882-1908
Shelbyville, 1882-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Delayed birth records issued 1941-1980
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice...births and deaths, 1871-1878. c1984. 145 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hb

Holmes, Maurice...births and deaths, 1878-1882. c1983. 268pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hc

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544u

Death Records


Death Records, 1882-1901; [Death returns, Morristown, 1882-1902. 1908]; Deaths [Shelbyville] 1882-1899, 1903-1907.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Shaw, Evelyn. Shelby Co. Health Dept., Death data by families, 1882-1981, Index.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544se

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544u

Also see birth records

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Book 26-40
1922-1952
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Affidavits
1876-1891
1898-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
1822-1852
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
1882-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1822-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of Marriages
1889-1893, 1895-1898
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, ...Marriages, 1827-1829. 1971. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S544 no. 20

Peck, Mrs. A.D., ...Marriage records...1828 to 1839. [34pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 3

Weinantz, Mrs. Russell, ... Marriage records [1849-1856]. [1963]. 18,9pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 14

Zerfas, Mrs. Leon G., ... Marriage records, 1882-1830. [17pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 1

DAR., Index, 1855 [i.e. 1856] Marriages
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544mb index

Fox, Mrs. John L., ...Marriages (1827-1850) and index....1981. 136pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544fo

Heiss, Willard C., ...Marriage records, 1822-1856. n.d. 160pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544h

Holmes, Maurice., Marriage records.... 1931-1947. 1999. 188 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544hd

Holmes, Maurice, Marriage returns...1883-1889. 1978. 489pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hos

Holmes, Maurice, Marriages...1889-1893. 1978. 211pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hot

Holmes, Maurice, Marriages...1895-1898. 1979. 187pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hou

Marion Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 60pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544mar

Marriage records..., 1854-1855. c1985. 20 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544ma

Marriage records..., 1856. c1986
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544mab

Marriages, 1822-1836 (THG #6, Nov. -Dec. 1962, vol. 10 #5, Sept.-Oct. 1970).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H789

Marriages, 1853.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544m

Moral Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 82pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544mo

Noble Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999? 117pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544n

Plymate, Dorothy., History of Old Union United Methodist Church, Brandywine Township, Shelby County, 1854-1987. 103pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544p

Ridlen, Colleen A., Early...marriage returns, 1822-1839. 1976. 42pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544r

Shelby Co. Marriages, 1852
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544she

Shelby Co. Supplemental marriage records 1889-1893.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544ri

WPA, Index to marriage record, 1856-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544u

Deed Records

Deed indexes
1822-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed records [1822] - 1886; Deed indexes, 1882-[1886].
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Partition Records
1853-1869, 1876-1891
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Complete Records
[1853-1873]
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate complete record
[1831-1894]
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Book 2-4
1856-1862
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Record Book
1822 - [1830,1853]; Order books 1822-1855, 1862-1918.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates
1822-1852; indexes, 1853-1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records


Will records
1858-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills
1858-1906
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice, Will records...1822-1906. 1976. 365pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544how

Cemetery and Church Records

Records of the Forest Hill cemetery, Shelbyville...1884-1978.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Crabtree, H.C., Brockman cemetery...Jackson township. 1967. 8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 17

DAR, Cemetery records.....1, Boggstown cemetery, Sugar Creek twp. 1972. 9pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 21

Harper, John E., Cemetery records...8pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 4

Holmes, Maurice, [...Cemeteries]. 1974. 6pp. (Campell, Wilkins, Ruggels, Patterson cems.)
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544hoc

Holmes, Maurice, Gatewood cemetery....1968. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 18

Holmes, Maurice, Grave inscriptions, Sand Hill cemetery [or Keith], Sugar Creek township.... 7pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 8

Holmes, Maurice, Grave markers in Parrish cemetery....3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 16

Holmes, Maurice, Gravestone inscriptions....12pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 10

Holmes, Maurice, Law cemetery inscriptions, Hendricks twp....1972. 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 22

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo, Cemetery records....14pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 9

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo C., Reed cemetery, Noble township....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 6

Incomplete listing of Davis cemetery inscriptions.... 5pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 12

Indiana Historical Society., [Cemetery records...]. 1 Little Blue River. 1948.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 2

Indiana Junior Historical Society., ...Cemetery records. 1970-74. 29pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 19

Jordan, Mrs. James, Cemetery records....4pts (Branson, Cotton, DeWitt, Nave).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S544 no. 11

Montgomery, Mrs. Harry, Cemetery records....11pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 7

Montgomery, Mrs. Harry, Family cemetery...Shelby township...section 34, Range 7 East on Forrest Monroe farm. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 7

Murphy, Thelma, Boggstown...Indiana, old cemetery. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 1

Murphy, Thelma, ...Cemetery records. 2pts. (Brandywine cemetery, Cemetery on State Road 9).
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 5

[Records of] Jackson cemetery, and Maple Shyrock cemetery.....3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 3

Sand Hill or Keith cemetery...(from THG, #6, 1962). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 11

Weinantz, Mrs. Russell, Cemetery records...(1, Knowlton cemetery. 1962; 2, Roberts Chapel cemetery (new). 1962; 3, Shepherd cemetery. 1962).
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 12

Addison Township...cemeteries, Index. 1997?. 147pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544a

Brandywine Township,..cemeteries. 1999?. 108pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544b

Hendricks Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 81pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544he

Hanover Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 149 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544ha

Winterroad cemetery, Norristown, Indiana...Washington township, and index. 16pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 Suncat. no. 13

Wintin, Gendron, Cemetery at Middletown....[1960]. 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 8

Wintin, Mrs. Walter, [...Bible records]. (Ensley, Pope, Wray, and Tindell families). 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 9

Wintin, Mrs. Walter,...Cemetery records. 2pts. (Bilby family; cemetery NE of Lewis Creek, Washington twp.). 1956.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Suncat. no. 4

Wintin, Gendron, Ensminger cemetery. 1961?. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 10

Wintin, Gendron, Genealogy of Van Pelt or Ogden cemetery, in Noble township... [1955]. 20pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 5

Wintin, Gendron, Hough cemetery....n.d. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 15

Wintin, Gendron, Winterrowed cemetery. [1956?]. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 S544 no. 6

...Cemetery records. 1975. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544s

City cemetery, Shelbyville, Ind. [1954]. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S544s

DAR., Norristown, Indiana... Washington township. Cop. by Mildred Harrod. 1979. [55pp.].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 N861no

Holmes, Maureice, Gravestone inscriptions... c1973.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hg

Holmes, Maurice, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church....[cemetery records]. 25pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544sv

Index of burials, Shelby County, Indiana. 1999. 157pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544i

Jackson Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 111pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544j

Liberty Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 84pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544L

Shelby Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 72pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544shc

Steele, Nedra M. Zion United Church of Christ cemetery. c1982. 39 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544sz

Sugar Creek Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999?. 58pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544su

Union Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999? 67pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544un

Van Buren Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1998. 63pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544v

Waldron Methodist Episcopal membership records, 1860-1922. 1983.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544w

Waldron Methodist Episcopal Quarterly conference record,... 1864-1908. 1984. 143 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544wa

Washington Township, Shelby County, Indiana cemeteries. 1999? 97pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544was

Census Records

1850 Shelby County, Indiana federal census. 1991. 326pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544eif

1870 Shelby County, Indiana federal census. 1992?. 1v.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544ei

WPA, Index to supplemental record, federal census, 1880. (Lists names, sex, color, age).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544u

Court Records

Circuit Court Civil Order Books:
Vol. A-Z, 1822-1879
Vol. AA-ZZ, 1879-1895
Vol. 3A-3Z, 1895-1917
Vol. 4A-4D, 1917-1921
MiCrofilm

Circuit Court Complete Record
Record A-M, 1823-1883
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Complete Record
Record N-P, 1883-1893
Record 1-4, 1853-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Index to Suits Decided
Plaintiffs 1-11
Defendants 1-11
1829-1927
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index of Settled Estates and Guardianships
1836-1940
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Superior Court Civil Order Book
Vol. 1, 1911-1912
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice, Court records...1822 to 1862. 1974. 348pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hol

Holmes, Maurice, Court records...1862 to 1876. 1977. 462pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hom

History

History of Shelby County...from 1822 to 1876, by a Comm. of citizens [reprint of the 1876 ed.]. 1976. 40pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S544 sh

Kimberling, Zerillin L., Purchasers; pass book, leading business firms of Shelbyville, Indiana. 1878. 9pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Suncat. no. 1

Dorrel, Ruth., ...Index of names of persons and of firms 1978. 452leaves
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544d

Gordon, Robert, and Holmes, Maurice, Excerpts from Shelbyville...newspapers, 1853-1859.1973. 217, 27pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S544go

Harrod, Milderd Dixon., Hope are families... Bartholomew and Shelby Counties, Indiana.
Genealogy Division,977.201 B287ha


Land Records

Holmes, Maurice, Early landowners....1973. 43pp. (and rev. ed. 1975. 41, 43pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544ho

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations 1852-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice, Naturalization records, 1822-1908. c1984. 209 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hn

Newspapers

Gordon, Robert T., Excerpts from Shelbyville, Indiana, newspapers, 1853-1859. Indexed. 1973. 217, 27pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 S544g

Holmes, Maurice., Shelbyville...newspaper items, 1860-1862. 274pp. 1981.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S544ho

Holmes Maurice., Newspaper items from Shelbyville...newspapers, 1866 to 1870. 1978. 263pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S544hon

Tax Records


1847 Tax List....[1962] n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S544 no. 13

Holmes, Maurice, ...Tax lists, 1840. 158 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544si

Holmes, Maurice, ...Tax payers, 1884. 45 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544sc

Pitts, Michael R., ..1843 tax records. 1992. 59 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544pi

Tax list... 1843. 1966. 117 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544t

Miscellaneous Records


Letters of administration
1844-1855
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Lemmon, J.G., ...Assessment roll, 1828....1954. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 2

Holmes, Maurice.... Miscellaneous records. 1834-1874. 3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S544hm

Ruede, Velma H., Genealogy of Moral township...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S44ru

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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