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

Birth Records

Births
1882-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Delayed Birth Records
Sept. 1941 - Feb. 1976
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855u

Death Records

Posey County, Indiana Coroner's inquest book, 1880-1938.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855pos

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division,  977.201 P855u

 Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits
February 1876 - April 1905
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications
Vol. 1, June 1909 - Sept. 1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 1 & 2, January 1815 - Vol. 17 April, 1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
Vol. 1, March 1882 - December 1894
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1815-1846
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, Marriage records...1815-1825. 1949-53. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 2

...Marriage returns, 1899-1900.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 Puncat. no. 1

Cox, Carroll O., Marriage returns of northern of [sic] Posey County. 2000. 172 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cm

Marriages, 1814-1831 (THG, vol. 11 #2, Apr.-June 1971).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Phillips, J. Oscar, ...Marriage records, 1814-1831. 1980. 70pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855phi

Slevin, Ruth M., ...Marriages...1832-1846. [1974?]. 36, 36pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855s

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1847-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, and marriage applications, 1850-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855u

WPA, Index to supplemental record marriage transcripts 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855u

Deed Records


Deed Records
Vol. A-Z, Jan. 1815 - Jan. 1864
Vol. 1-38, Mar. 1863 - Mar. 1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Indexes Grantor and Grantee
Vol 1-8, 1816-1908
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deeds
1812-1832
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Complete Order Books
Vol. A-E, Aug. 1826 - Aug. 1852
Vol. 1-3, Jan. 1853 - June 1859
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Order Books
Vol. A-G, Jan. 1815 - Aug. 1852
Vol. 1-33, Nov. 1852 - May 1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. 1-3, Oct. 1853 - May 1869
Vol. 1-3, Nov. 1892 - Aug. 1907
Vol. 1-3, Nov. 1872 - Feb. 1962
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate order book
1815-1834
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, Index of ... probate records, Abbott to Allison. 8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 2

Cox, Carroll., Posey County Probate, Mt. Vernon, 2v. 1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cp

Index to ...probate records boxes (1-1713)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855i

Will Records


Will Records
Vol. A-B, Feb. 1816 - Nov. 1852
Vol. 1-4, Jan. 1852 - Dec. 1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills
1816-1852
Microfilm, Second Floor

Some Wills of Posey County
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cow

Cemetery and Church Records


Bethel Baptist Church list of members taken from the book of minutes, 1820.... [5pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat no. 3

Cemetery records. 1953
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 3

Cox, Carroll B., [Cemetery records...]. 2pts. - 115, 121pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 1

Cox, Carroll O., ...Cemetery records, 1814-1979. 1979. 477, 106pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cop

Cox, Carroll O., Posey and Gibson county...cemetery records (and a few scattered records from Daviess, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties....). n.d. 2pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 5

Cox, Carroll O., ...Cemetery records (Beech, Dixon, Greathouse, Johnson, Laurel Hill, Mt. Pleasant, Unnamed-Mt. Vernon). 1967. v.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 7

List of cemeteries.... [8pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 4

Maple Hill cemetery....(From General. Ref. Builders Newsletter, vol 2). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 11

Miller, Mrs. Don E. Smith cemetery, Smith township....1976. [3pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 5

Persons buried in Harmonie on the Wabash [New Harmony...]. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Nuncat. no. 1

Cox, Gloria M., Additional ...cemetery records (with inscriptions from scattered cemeteries in Illinois, Kentucky, Warrick and Spencer counties, Indiana). 1976. [139pp.].
Genealogy Division, q977.201 P855coa

Cemetery records Posey County burials, 2v.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855mc

Census Records

Barrett, Lela M., 13 census of the U.S. ... Posey County, 1910.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855ba

Cox, Gloria M., Genealogical data on men in 1820 census... 1972. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 8

Free inhabitants in Harmony township in Harmony township in the county...enumerated...[August...1850...]. (From IMH, vol. 42, 1946). 30pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 8

McConnell, Darlene., ....1870 U.S. census index. 1994. 421 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855mcc

McConnell, Darlene., ....1920 U.S. census index. 1996. 116 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855mcc

Court Records

Circuit court order book
1815-1829
Microfilm, Second Floor

Commissioners record, 1817-1855
Microfilm, Second Floor

Notation from volume 3 of the Posey county Recorder's book relating to the "Farmer's Elevator Co. of Mt. Vernon, Indiana". [3pp].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 7

Cox, Gloria M., ...Court record. 1974. 1 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855co

Cox, Gloria M., Miscellaneous...court records. 1976. 290, [116pp.].
Genealogy Division, q977.201 P855cox

Cox, Gloria M., Probate docket... 1815-1818.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cog

Index to ...civil records, 2v., 1987?
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855in

Name of persons granting "power of attorney" to Frederick Rapp, May 1, 1824. Trans. by Harry O. Garman...1940. 13pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855n

WPA, Commissioners' record...1820-1829....2vols.
Indiana Historical Society Library

Family Records

Bloomfield, Tom., Posey County, Indiana index of names of persons...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855b

History

Cox, Carroll O. & Gloria M., ... A documented history, 1815-1900. 1982. 2 vols. (Contains probate records, divorce records, tax lists, poor farm inmates for 1900 etc.).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855capc

Cox, Carroll O., Some early settlers.... 36pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 6

Cox, Gloria M., History of Robb, Smith, Harmony, Center townships....1955. 12pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 4

Cox, Gloria M., History of Robb, Smith, Harmony, Center townships....1955. 12pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P855 no. 4

Young, Otis E., Personnel of the Rappite community of Harmony... in... 1824 (From IMH, vol. 47, 1951).
Genealogy Division, p.f.977.201 Puncat. no. 1

Cox, Carroll O. & Gloria M., ...A documented history, 1815-1900. 1982. 2 vols.(Contains probate records, divorce records, tax lists, poor farm inmates for 1900, etc.).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855capc

Land Records

Cox, Gloria M., Some...first land purchases. 1981. v.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 10

Sectional map of Rob township... showing landowners
Genealogy Division, q977.201 P855cs

Sectional map of Smith township, Posey County... showing boundaries.
Genealogy Division, q977.201 P855cos

Military Records

Military history....[18pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 9

Roberts, Sharon. Revolutionary War ancestors...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855r

Mortuary and Obituary Records


Cox, Carroll O., Poseyville, Indiana newspaper obituaries, 1884-1960.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855c

Murphy, Thelma M., Obituaries and local news from the Poseyville (Indiana) News, October 27, 1944 to December 27, 1946. 1981?. [51pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.202 P855m

Naturalization Records

Naturalization Records
April 1854 - July 1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Newspapers

Cox, Gloria M., New Harmony, Indiana, newspaper gleanings. [1980?]. 3 vols. (1825-1943). (also 1980 ed. of 268pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.202 N5325c

"It was written" [extracts from newspapers 1800-1932].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855it

McConnell, Darlene., Newspaper clippings...Vol. 1, 1868 - 1957. 2003. 328pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855mn

School Records

....School petitions, 1833. [35pp].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 6

Tax Records


Darlington, Jane E., ...Tax duplicate list, 1842. [1982]. 99pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855d

Miscellaneous Records

Notation from volume 3 of the Posey county Recorder's book relating to the "Farmer's Elevator Company of Mt. Vernon, Indiana". [3pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 7

Cox, Carroll O., We the people of north central..., 1993. 321pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855cc

[Cox, Gloria M.], Misc.... information. [1980?]. [98pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855m

Posey County, Indiana Miscellaneous records, 1986. 10pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855pc

Posey County, Indiana, Orphans listings found in commissioner records 1898-1946.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P855poo

Register of Negroes and Mulattoes
Aug. 1853 - May 1855
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Commissioners' record... 1820-1829....2vols.
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