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

Birth Records

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

WPA, Index to birth records; East Chicago, 1882-1920; Gary, 1882-1920; Hammond, 1886-1920; Hobart, 1899-1920; Whiting, 1899-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

WPA, Index to birth records, Lake County and Crown Point, 1921-1941.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1899-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

WPA, Index to death records; Gary, 1908-1920; Hammond, 1882-1920; Hobart, 1899-1920; Whiting, 1899-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

Marriages

Marriage Records
Vol. A-Z, & 27-167
1837-1916, & 1916-1957
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Marriage records. . . 2 pts.  (Pt. 1, Records of the first 100 Marriages. . . after the organization of the county, Feb. 15, 1837; pt. 2, 1843-1850);  also [5]pp. of marriages, 1837-1845.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 L192 no. 1

DAR.  Marriage records, Methodist Church, Crown Point. . . (1889-1929).  4 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C953d

Janowski, Barbara R., First marriage records. . . from 1837 to 1850.  [1976].  23pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192j

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

Court Record

Latko, Martha. Abstract and Index to ... Circuit Court Docket Book Jan. 2, 1884 - June 12, 1888.
Genealogy Division 977.201 L192Ld

Cemetery and Church Records

Ballantyne, Dorothy D.,  The Old Settlers Cemetery. . . [1976].  12pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H681b

Bible cemetery and family records of . . . Calumet Chapter, DAR, East Chicago, Indiana . . .
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192 bl(?)

D.A.C.,  Cemetery inscriptions, Lake, Porter and Starke cos. . . [1968].  117pp.  (Vol. 2 is "LaPorte and Porter Counties."  1973.  130pp.).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192c

DAR.  Baptisms and funeral records, First Methodist Church, Crown Point, Ind.  Comp. by Frances H. McBride.  32pp.  (Baptisms, 1888-1935; funerals, 1891-94, 1924-27).
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C953b

DAR.  Cemetery records. . . [1954-1959].  13 pts.  (with 170pp. index).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192d

DAR.  Cemetery records . . . 2 pts.  (St. Edward cem., Thompson cem.).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192do

DAR.  Record from sessional records, Presbyterian Church, Crown Point. . . (1844-1934).  [1962].  29, 9pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C953dr

DAR.  Lowell cemetery, Cedar Creek Township, Lowell, Ind.  Comp. by Hattie McNay.  [1955?].  44pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 L914d

DAR.  Soldiers burial record . . . 1889-1901.  Comp. by Frances H. McBride.  [1975].  5pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192 no. 3

Demmon, Mrs. Floyd.  Cedar Lake Baptist Church:  Cedar Lake . . . constituted May 19th, 1839. . . [1975].  [15pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C389d

Two Articles Concerning the Holzworth cemetery in Merrillville, and Luther's Grove cemetery in Crown Point.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 Luncat. no. 3

Keighley, Ann.  Hessville cemetery and Pauper cemetery, Arizona & 169th Street, Hessville, Ind.  1987.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H225 k

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Abstraction of the City of Whiting, Book Fourteen 1913-1919. 2006
Genealogy Division, 977.202 W598p

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Calumet Park Cemetery..Vol.1-2, [2006]
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M571c v.1-2

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schereville, Indiana, 2008.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S326ne 

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Fern Oaks Cemetery, 1518 E. Elm Street, Griffith, IN 46319, Calumet Township,…Alphabetical Index (Married and Maiden Names), 47 p. Genealogy Division, 977.202 L192fe

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. North Township Small Cemeteries Lake County, IN [1988]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192no

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schereville, Indiana, 2008.
Genealogy Division, Geneal. 977.202 S326ne

North West Genealogical Society. Oak Hill Cemetery. 1998. 102pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192oa

North West Genealogical Society. Ross Twp. & Winfield Twp. cemeteries.: Ross Twp. small cemetery index, Winfield Twp. cemetery index.. 1995.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192r

North West Genealogical Society. St. John Twp. cemeteries: Dyer cemetery, Hack cemetery, Memory Lane cemetery, Pleasant View cemetery, St. John cemetery, St. Joseph cemetery, St. Michael cemetery. 1996.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192s

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. St. Joseph cemetery. 1996.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192sc

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. St. John cemetery... 1998.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192sj

Shutko, Emily. Index to Immanuel United Church of Christ Records 1944 - Dec. 2006. 2006
Genealogy Division 977.202 H638sh

Census Records

Indiana State Library. . ., Index to 1840 census. . . [1972].  3pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192i

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

History Records

Hammond Historical Society.  Hammond Daily News, Industrial Edition.  [1904].  1966.  48, [6pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 H225 no. 1

Lake Co. Historical Society.  Historical facts and legends. . . [1934-1966].  [7pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Luncat. no. 2

Two articles concerning Lake County. . . historical memorabilia and a courthouse museum.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Luncat. no. 4

Ghrist, John R.,  "Lowell's . . . Historic neighborhood is eyesore."  (Article from the Star-Register, June 21, 1979).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Luncat. no. 5

Ball, Timothy H.,  Encyclopedia of genealogy and biography. . . with a compendium of history, 1834-1904. . . [1974 reprint of 1904 ed.]  674pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192ba

Ball, Timothy H.,  The lake of the Red Cedars; or, will it live?  Thirty years in Lake, a record of the first thirty years of Baptist labors in the county. . . 1880.  357pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192b

DAR.  Index to names in reports of the historical secretary of the Old Settlers' Association of Lake County.  Comp. by Frances McBride.  [1971].  V.P.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192da

Encyclopedia of genealogy and biography of Lake County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192 ba 1974

Historical Association of Lake County, Ind. Reports and papers.  vol. 12.  [1970].  (Continues Old Settler and Historical Association. . . Reports of the Historical Secretary).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192h

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schereville, Indiana, 2008.
Genealogy Division, Geneal. 977.202 S326ne

"Old Time News,"  Reminiscences of Lake County from files of early papers, vol. 1, 1857-1862; vol. 2, 1863-1869.  Index, Ind. State Library.  [1950].  30pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192L

Woods, Sam B.,  The first hundred years of Lake County. . . as lived and acted by Bartlett Woods and family and Sam B. Woods and family . . . [1938].  418pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192w

Mortuary & Obituary Records

DAR.  Obituaries from Lake County Star; Crown Point, Indiana, 3-6-1908 to 12-19-1913. . . Comp. by Frances H. McBride, 1976?  23, [10pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 L192m

DAR.  Geisen Funeral Home records, 1868-1924, Crown Point.  Comp. by Frances H. McBride.  [1960].  56, 40 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192g

DAR.  Linton Funeral Home records, Aug. 1907 - Dec. 1924.  Comp. by Frances H. McBride.  [1962].  48, 30pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Li

DAR. Obituaries-- people born in the 1800's. 1991. 142 leaves.
Genealogy Division. 977.201 L192o

DAR. Obituaries age 95+ "The Times," Munster, Indiana, 24 June 1995- 11 June 1996. 1997. 66 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 077.201 L192ob

Naturalization Records

Brandt-Johnson, Betty. Index to ... naturalization records, 1854 to 1932. 1992. 191pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192ni

Newspaper

Newspaper Clippings, 1857-1869.
Microfilm, Second Floor

School Records

Index to Lake County school enumeration records, 1880-1894
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192La Bk. 1

Latko, Martha Daugherty.  Index to Calumet Township…school enumeration records, 1903-1911, 1913-1915, 1916-1917
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Latko, Martha Daugherty.  Index to Calumet Township (Gary) schools…school enumeration records, 1919-1924
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Latko, Martha Daugherty. Index to Calumet Township school enumeration records, Lake County, Indiana: Jefferson School, Gary 1919-1924, Griffith 1923.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lcj

Latko, Martha Daugherty.  Index to Calumet Township (Gary) schools: Glen Park, Roosevelt and Calumet Twp. unincorporated schools…school enumeration records, 1919-1930
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Latko, Martha Daugherty.  Index to Crown Point schools, Center Township…school enumeration records (census), 1903-partial 1932
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lcp

Latko, Martha Daugherty. Index to Eagle Creek Twp. and Winfield Twp. .. school enumeration records 1903-1931. 2003.
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Latko, Martha Daugherty. Index to Hobart Township Schools…School Enumeration Records (Census) 1903-1931.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lho v. 2.

Latko, Martha Daugherty. Index to North Twp. schools (without East Chicago and Whiting and limited Hammond).... school enumeration records: 1903-1931. 2005.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Ln 

Latko, Martha Daugherty. Index to Eagle Creek Twp. and Winfield Twp. .. school enumeration records 1903-1931. 2006.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lm

Latko, Martha Daugherty. West Creek Township Schools Lake County, Indiana School enumeration records 1903-1931. 2005.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lw

Latko, Martha Daugherty. Abstration of Center Township (without Crown Point) .... Scool Enumeration Records 1903-1931
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Latko, Martha Daugherty. Abstration of  St. Joh Township and Town of Schererville.. School Enumeration Records (Census)
Genealog Division 977.201 L192sjt

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Index.. school enumerations, 1890 and 1896: for twps. Calumet, Cedar Creek, Center, Eagle Creek, Hanover, Hobart, Lowell, North, Ross, St. John, West Creek, Winfield. 1992?. 94pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192si

Miscellaneous Records

DAR.  . . . [Some records of deeds, marriages, wills, organization of churches and a list of cemetery sites].  1929.  5pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Luncat. no. 1

Family bible records. . . [18pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Luncat. no. 6

DAR.  Bible records.  Comp. by Frances H. McBride.  [1961].  60, 10pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192db

Davis, Paul A. Index to "Germania In Amerika" Lake Co., Indiana. ... Vol 1 A- Maack [2004].
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Latiko, Martha Daugherty. Index to Hanover Township Lake Co., Indiana school enumeration records book eleven 1903-1931. [2005].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192Lh

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Plat Book for Appraiers of Real Estate 1891 Lake Co. Ind.. [2007]
Genealogy Division 977.201 L192ei

Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society. Early Land Sales & Purchases Lake County, Indiana 1837-1857. 2006
Genealogy Division 977.201 L192e

WPA.  Index to supplemental record, assessments, 1918, Calumet twp.,  Aetna, Gary, Griffith, Miller, North twp.,  E. Chicago, Hammond, Hessville, Highland, Munster, Whiting.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 L192u

WPA,  Commissioners' record. . . 1837-1858. . . 6 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.

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