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

Birth Records

Delayed Births Prior to 1941
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753u

Death Records

Death record 1921-1975. 1987. 5 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753de

Gromer, Doris. . . . Death record index (1921-1950, 1951-1975). [1980?]. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753gr

Hamm, Dorothy. . . . Death record, 1981-1985
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753h  1988

WPA, Index to Death records, 1886-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1817-1905
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deeds, 1817-1887
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Books 18-35, 1921-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns, 1882-1890
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1818-1852
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1818-1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, An index to. . . . .marriage records, 1818-1852. Comp. by Edith B. Cogswell. 1954. 145pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753d

DAR, An index to. . . . marriage records, 1852-1859. Comp. by Mrs. Ruth C. Carter. 1976. 45pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753daa

DAR, Marriage records. . . . 1882-1888. Comp. by Ruth Carter. [1972?]. 71pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753c

DAR, Marriage records, book IV, October 2, 1859-September 9, 1867. . . . Comp. by Ruth Carter. 1978. 93pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753cm

DAR, Marriage records, book V. . . . September 1867-November 1874. Comp. by Ruth Carter. 1979. 96pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753cn

Marriages, 1818-1822 (IMH, vol. 34, 1938).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 I39

Marriages, 1818-1835 (THG, vol. 18 ,  no.1,  Mar. 1978).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Rice, Betty. .. Marriage records, August 1818 - November 1881. 1995. 280pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753mL

Rice Claude. .. Marriage records, 1947-1960. 1997. 349pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753mma

Rice, Rachel. .. Marriage records, 1921-1946. 1990. 295 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753mm

Rice, Rachel. .. Marriage records, 1961-1970. 1996. 326pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753mmb

Ridlen, Collen A. . . . Early marriage records, 1818-1837. 1980. 43pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753ri

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1853-1920 (letters Jo-Z on microfilm)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1845-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753u

Probate Records

Probate Order Books, 1818-1852; Indexes, 1853-1873 [civil cases?].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Final, 1838-1863; Probate Order Books, 1818-1920 and Index, 1870-1940.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Burkhart, Ronald. Abstracts of probate records.. 1818-1873. 1997. 281pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753ab

Will Records

Wills, 1818-1904
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1818-1851, 1873-1924
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, Will abstracts, will book 1. . . . (1818-1841). Comp. by Mrs. Ruth Carter. [1971?]. 3 vols. (1818-1873 and index).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 5

Carter, Ruth, Will abstracts. . . . February 1873-February 1890. . . . 1974. 1 vol. 
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753ca

Carter, Ruth, Will abstracts. . . . February 1890-February 1904. . . . 1975. 55pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753car

Slevin, Ruth M.,. . . . Will records, 1818-1904. [19-]. 242pp. (with index by Patricia Patton, 58pp).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753s

Cemetery and Church Records

Adams, Mrs. Marie, Rawlins cemetery. 1pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 6

Cowen, Mrs. Carl, [Cemetery records. . . . .] (I U campus---God's Acre). 1961. 3pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 4

Dunn Cemetery, Adjacent to beck Chapel, Indiana University Campus, Bloomington. . . . .1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 14

Emery, Mrs. Charles R., Records of the Chambers and Mt. Salem cemeteries
(From IMH, vol. 33, 1937). 1937. 4pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 7

Hamm, Dorothy M. . . . .Cemeteries, Clear Creek and Polk townships. 1980. 3pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 11

[Indiana  Historical Society, Cemetery records. . . .] 1973. 13 pts
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 1.

Indiana Historical Society, [Church records. . . . .] 3 pts. (Ellettsville Baptist Church, Vernal Baptist Church, Richland Church).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 2

Matson, Donald, Griffith Cemetery, section 4, Bloomington Twp. 1965. 1pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 8

Matson, Donald, United Presbyterian Cemetery, section 32, Bloomington Twp. 1969. [17pp]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 10

McCormick, Mrs. John F., Old Eller Family cemetery Near the Eller Homestead. . . VanBuren township. . . 1972. 1 pp.  (also 1975 correction, 1pp).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 6

Old Liberty Church cemetery. . . . [5pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 2

Rice, Jane A. M., Hays cemetery, Polk township. . . . 1980. 1pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 13

Richardson, Neva. . . . .Cemetery records. 10 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 M753 no. 3

Sanders, L. W.,  History of Vernal Baptist Church. . . . [with membership list, 1819-1900] 22pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 1

Simpson Chapel cemetery (new), section 28, Washington twp. [9pp]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 9

Todd cemetery, Tower Ridge Road, Polk township. . . . [2pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 4

Tourner, Anne, [The First Baptist Church of Bloomington. . . . . 7pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 B655 no. 1

Wagner, Mrs. Emma F., Lowe cemetery. . . . 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 5

Wilson, Betty, Smithville, Indiana cemetery. . . . 1957. 1pp
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat.. no. 3

Arpan, Mrs. Floyd G., Between then and now, 1819-1969; 150 years of Presbyterians in perspective: First United Presbyterian church...Bloomington. . . . .1969. 99pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 B655ar

DAR, Cemetery Records. . . . [Bean Blossom twp., Indian Creek twp., Presbyterian cemetery, Ellettsville].  [1957, 1959, 1969]. 3 vols.
Genealogy Division,  977.201 M753da

DAR, Membership roll of the First Baptist Church, Bloomington. . . . (1825-1890). [1971]. 20pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 B655b   

Foster, David. County Cemeteries of Monroe: completely revised... 1998. 174pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753co

Matson, Donald K., Rose Hill cemetery. 1976. 343pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 B655m

Meredith, Mildred. Cemeteries. . . . .[1979?]. 63, 4, [4]pp
Genealogy Division, 977.2 M559c

. . . . Cemeteries, [pt. 1] Harrodsburg---[pt. 2] Clear Creek
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753mo

Waldron, Mary A., History of Saint Charles Catholic Church, Bloomington. . . . .1934. 45pp
Genealogy Division, 977.202 B655w

Weaver, Elaine, [. . . . Cemeteries. . . . ] [1975?] 1, 2, 1, 5, 5, 5pp.
(Griffith, Hacker, Lipp, Pleasant View Baptist Church, Shilo, Stepp).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753w

Census Records

1850. . . .  federal census, 
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753e

Abstract of Monroe County, Indiana. 1900 Census
Genealogy Division, 977.206 M753a

Deckard, Marcella. .. 1880 census. 1994. 453pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753dec

Rice, Claude F. Monroe County, Indiana 1910 census. 2000. 543pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753rc

Stultz, Carolyn. 1850 …Federal Census, 2000,
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753st 2000.


Court Records

Administrators' Docket, 1844-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Allowances against Estates Docket, 1869-1890
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Assessor's Books, 1907-1908; 1914-1915; 1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Constables' Bonds, 1876-1937
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Coroner's Reports, 1896-1921; 1923-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Entry Book, 1856-1864
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Estray Book, 1847-1897
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardian Docket and Fee Book, 1913-1930
Microfilm, Second Floor

Guardians Bonds, 1847-1853
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardians Docket, 1899-1912
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardians Fee Book, 1895-1912
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Inquest Records, 1895-1927
Microfilm, Second Floor

Inventories of Personal Estate, 1881-1889; 1892-1915
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Judgment Docket, 1868-1871
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records, Books 18-35, 1921-1951
Microfilm, Second Floor

Physicians' Certificates, 1897-1910
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of Teachers' Examinations, 1898-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of ear marks, bands [1818-1839]. . . . 1980. [26pp]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Muncat. no. 12

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1854-1918
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, Records of declaration of intention. . . . .division of naturalization. . . . .Oct. 1854-June 1890. comp. by Ruth Carter, 1977. 20pp
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753cat

Tax Records

Tax Duplicates, 1842-1867; 1869-1878; 1880-1913; 1915-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records

The Ellettsville Journal, vol. 12, no. 11, September 14, 1950, Ellettsville. . . (12th annual Monroe Co. Fall festival, Ellettsville, Sept. 14-16).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202  Euncat. no. 1

1850 Monroe County, Ind. Index
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753e index

DAR, Bible records. . . . [1973]. 18pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753db

Farber, Renee, Index to commissioner's record. . . . 1818-1824. . . . volume B, 1824-1932. . . . 1980. 86pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753far

Monroe County Historical Society, Atlas of Monroe County. . . . 1856; indexed by townships. 1975. 51pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753m

The tree climbers, Monroe County Genealogical  Society, vol. 1-, November 1974-1976
(continued as Monroe County Genealogical Society Newsletter). (scattered issues).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 M753n

Monroe County Historical Society. . . Family heritage, 1987 (historical accounts of the county histories of families who have lived in the county). c1987. 325pp.
Genealogy Division, Q977.201 m753ma

WPA, Commissioners' record. . . . 1818-1832. . . . 2 vols.
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 11-23-2009