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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Records
Records Issued
Vol. A-C
1941-1984
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Semanick, Mrs. Carl, Index to ...birth records, 1884-1919. 1970. 195pp. (also 101pp. index)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849sb

Death Records

Semanick, Mrs. Carl, Index to...death records, 1884-1930. 1970. 214pp. (also 104pp. index)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849s

Semanick, Mrs. Carl, Index to...death records, 1930-1959. 1980.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849s Index 2

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Vol. 1-21
1836-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Marriage records...[1836-1905]. 14 vols. (also 166pp. index)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849dm

Marriages, 1836-1850 (THG, #3-4, May-June, July-August 1961 vol. 17 #2, June 1977).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Deed Records

Deed Index
1836-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Index Grantee and Grantor
1892-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Index Grantee, and Grantor
1860-1892
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes
1833-1910
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. A-Y, 1836-[1882]
No Vol. Z or I-28
Vol. 29-30, 1872-1875
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. 31-59
1875-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Deed Index
Vol. 2-3, 1852-1860
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records


Administrators & Executors Report Records
Vol. 1-9
1871-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Order Book
(Probate)
1850-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Complete Record, Probate Court
Vol. A, 1838-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
1854-1914
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Record Circuit Court
Vol. A, B, D, (Missing) Vol. C-L
1862-1914
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Record Common Pleas Court
Vol. A (Missing) Vol. B-D
1853-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Book, Circuit Court
Vol. A-I
1853-1903
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books, Circuit Court
Vol. J-N, A-B
1903-1919, 1900-1925
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Estates
1913
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. A-F
1840-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. 1, 1896-1933
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Wills...Dec. 26, 1839-Nov. 1, 1880. 1961. 127pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849d

Cemetery and Church Records

Adams Church, Morgan Prairie, Morgan township...[1904-1950]. 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 3

Blachly, Mrs. Josephus C., [Cemetery records...]. (East side of Blachly cemetery). 1959. [7pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 7

DAR, Cemetery records....11pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 4

DAR, Cemetery records.... Cornell cemetery. 1962. 19pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 5

DAR, Mosier cemetery inscriptions, Union township....5pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 1

DAR, Record of Hebron and Cornell cemeteries. 1939. [21pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 8

Indiana Historical Society., [Cemetery records...]. 14pts
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 1

[List of] cemeteries....[3pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 2

Map of Porter county...[with location of county cemeteries north of Valparaiso pencilled in]. n.d.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 2

Mefford, Phyllis, [Cemetery records...]. 8pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 6

Phares, Marvin, Old City cemetery, Valparaiso....[1968?]. [14pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V211 no. 1

Anderson, Robert L. Salem United Church of Chris cemetery records 1888-1987
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L315an

Barnard, Campell, Glen Kingery Farm, Lakeshore property and Chesterton cemetery records...in the files of the Valparaiso Public Library. [197-]. [92pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849b

Boone Township cemeteries... row by row, with index. 1997.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849bo

Calvary Cemetery...1914-1995. 1995.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849ca

Cemeteries, Kouts...includes index.1993.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849ce

Center Township cemeteries..., includes index. 1995.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849ct

D.A.C., Cemetery inscriptions, Lake, Porter and Starke counties...1968. 117pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192c

Hassmer, Franklin,...Cemetery records. 1965-70. 10 pts. (St. Patrick, Spencer, St. Paul, Sacred Heart, Essex, Blake, Cornell, Hebron-North, Hebron-South, Kouts).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849ha

History of Salem church (Presbyterian)...north of Hebron.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849hi

Hoyt, Arabelle C., Surname index to cemetery records in Valparaiso-Porter County Public Library genealogy collection. 1978. [3], 226pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849ho

Jackson and Pine twp. Westchester twp. cemeteries.. includes index. 1997.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849j

Liberty Twp. cemeteries, includes index. 1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849Lt

Morgan Twp. and Union Twp. cemeteries. 1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849m

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Immanuel United Church of Christ Highland, Indiana
Genealogy Division 977.202 H638i

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Angelcrest Cemetery, 2008
Genealogy Division, Geneal. 977.201 V211da

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, Heritage Cemetery, 2008.
Genealogy Division, Geneal. 977.202 P841da

Portage Twp. cemeteries....includes index. 1995.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849po

Porter Twp. cemeteries....includes index. 1995.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849pt

Swanson, Alice W., Cemeteries in Porter township...n.d. 128pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849sw

Washington Twp. cemeteries. 1993.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849w

Census Records

Craig, Donna., 1910 census.... 1998.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849cra

Craig, Donna., 1920 census....1998.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849cr

Hiday, Mrs. Nellie, Index to 1850 census...1966. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849h

Indiana State Library., Index to 1840 census....1972. 4pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849i

Jones, Jerri., 1860 federal census... 1983.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P844j

Piepho, David W.  1940 census index project: Eagle Creek Township, Winfield Township [Lake County] [and] town of Hebron & Boone Township, town of Kouts & Pleasant Township, Morgan Township, Porter Township [in] Porter County, Indiana.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192pie

Surname Index to the 1870 federal census.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849wh

Valparaiso-Porter Co. Public Library., 1880 Census...[1978]. 108pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849v

Van Zegeren, Deb., Index to 1900 federal census, Porter co....
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849va

Court Records


Guardianship Book
1905-1938
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardians Report Record
Vol. 1-6, 1903-1931
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Record
1872-1876
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Family Records

Corpuz, Paula., Index of names of persons and of firms.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849c

History

Skinner, Hubert M., History of Valparaiso from the earliest times tot eh present, by a citizen. 1876. 30pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V211s

Land Records

Swamp Land Patents Record
Vol. A, 1856-1888
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Military Records

Mefford, Phyllis, GAR application....[1978]. 16pp.
Genealogy Division, 973.7 I39me

Mortuary and Obituary Records


Brust, Mildred., Records of the Kosanke Funeral Home of Kouts
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849br

Imel, Madge, Western Ranger newspaper, Valparaiso...deaths, 1847-1850. 1974 [5pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P849 no. 9

McCarron, Helen, Surname index to obituaries, 1980, Chesterton Tribune....[1982]. [196pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.2 M115s

Naturalization Records

Index to Porter County, Indiana naturalizations 1849-1955.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849Li

Lundstrom, Mary E., Index, naturalization records....1854-1955...[1979?]. 94pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849L

School Records

Portage township school records, Porter County, Indiana, 1895-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849p

Miscellaneous Records


DAR, Genealogies of William Henry Harrison Chapter. Comp. by Lucy Putnam. n.d.. 140pp. (also 1961 addenda of 4pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P844g

Griffiths, Kaye, Abstracts, Porter county Vidette, June 4, 1874-Dec. 13, 1877. 1982. 22, 23pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P844ga

Griffiths, Kaye, Abstracts, Porter county Vidette, June 4, 1874-Dec. 13, 1877. 1983.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P844ga 1983

Griffiths, Kaye, Genealogical notes from the Porter Vidette April 7, 1881-Sept. 14, 1882.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P849g

Mefford, Mrs. Robert R., Genealogical notes from the Western Ranger, April 10, 1847 - July 25, 1849, and the Practical Observer...August 1, 1849 - December 27, 1852 [1982?]. 38, 15pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P844mg

WPA, Commissioners' record...1836-1845....4vols.
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.

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