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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Records
1941-1944
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Death Records

See listing under Probates and Miscellaneous.

Marriage Records


Marriage Affidavits
1881-1905
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Indexes
1822-1932
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 1-29, 1822-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
1882-1911
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1822-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice., Marriage returns, Rush Co., Indiana, 1882-1895.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952hm

Marriages, 1822-1829 (THG, vol. 3 #6, Nov.-Dec., 1963, vol. 4 #1, Jan.-Feb. 1964).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Ridlen, Colleen A., ...Early marriage records, 1822-1835. 1979. 43pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952ri

Rush County Genealogical Society Early… Marriages Book 1-Book 4 April 1822-January 1838;
Book 5-Book 6 January 1838-December 1849; Book 7-Book 8 December 1849-Ocotber 1862,  2009 and 2010
Genealogy Division Geneal. 977.201 R952em

Slevin, Ruth M., ... Marriage record, 1862-1901...Bks. 9-14. 2vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952s

Wolfe, Barbara Schull., Rush Co., Indiana Marriages 1822-1849.1985. 125pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952w

Deed Records


Deed Index Grantees
Volume 1-6, 1822-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Index Grantors
Vol. 1-6, 1827-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes
1822-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. A-Z, 1820-1862
Vol. 1-45 1862-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Partition Index
1843-1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. 1-13, 1853-1937
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Order Books
Vol. 1-6, 1830-1849
Vol. F-H, 1849-1853
Vol. 10, 2, 5, 15-26
1853-1854
1854-1855
1859-1863
1859-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. 1-33, 1822-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates
1823-1853; indexes
1853-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deaths from probates, 1823-1856 (THG, vol. 15 #4, Oct.-Dec. 1975).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Vacation Probate Order Books
Volume 1-3, 1868-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records


General Index of Estates
1831-1893
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index of Estates
1893-1916
1916-1929
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. 1-6
1822-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills
1822-1838
1843-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Cemetery and Church Records

Hutton, Russell, Overleese cemetery inscriptions....[2pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f 977.201 Runcat. no. 2

Indiana Historical Society., Names of persons buried in Friends cemetery, Carthage, 1840-1939. [1939]. [7pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 R952 no. 2

Irvin, Mildred L., "Barrett cemetery stones show data of pioneer residents" (article from Knightstown Daily Banner, 1953).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Runcat. no. 3

Miner, Mrs. Fairy, Shiloh cemetery, Center township....14pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Runcat. no. 1

Articles of association and by-law, East Hill cemetery company, Rushville...and the names of owners of lots up to December, 1910. 1910. 47pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 R952r 

Crull, Gary A. Zion Cemetery, Washington Township…Plot Sales Burials (Thru December, 1999, 275 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952crz

DAR,....Cemetery records prior to 1885....[1940]. [461pp.].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952d

Indiana Junior History Society., ....Cemetery records. 1973-75. 3 vols. in 1.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952i

Wolfe, Barbara., Index Rush County cemetery records.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952i Index

Court Records

Admin. Sale of Real Estate
Vol. 1-3
1875-1886
MiCrofilm, Second Floor 

General Index to Judgments of Civil Order Books
Vol. 2-3 1891-1927
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-57 1822-1921; Vol. 1-8 1853-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Complete Civil Order Records
Vol. 1-10 1822-1878
Vol. 16B-23 1878-1925
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Coroners Inquests
Vol. 1-2
1893-1932
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Indexes
Vol. 1-3, 1836-1952
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice., Court records...1822 to 1857. 1975. 310pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952hc

Index to Court Records 1853-
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Commissioners' record...1822-1844. 5 vols.
Indiana Historical Society Library

Land Records

Holmes, Maurice., Early landowners....1975. 35, 44pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952h

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations
1875-1890, 1899-1906
Microfilm, Second Floor

Naturalization Records
1857-1890
1890-1906
1908-1924
1910-1927
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Naturalizations
1857-1868 (THG, vol. 20 #1, Mar. 1980).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Miscellaneous Records


Rush County Historical Society Bicentennial Microfilm Project (Rushville Public Library)
Microfilm, Second Floor

Sutton, Donna C., "Rural Roots" (from Rushville Republican, April 2, and 9, 1979). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 p.f. Runcat. no. 4

...Index of names of persons and of firms... 1981. 321 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R952ru

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 2-14-2013