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

Birth Records

Delayed births prior to 1941 [partial].
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235u

Marriage Records

Marriage Applications
Vol. 12-49, 1922-1945
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications, 1891-1899, 1904-1921.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 14-37, 1922-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1828-1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, April 1828 - Jan. 1841 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 8, No. 5-6, Sept. - Oct., Nov.-Dec. 1968).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Ridlen, Colleen A.,  . . .Early marriage returns, 1828-1847.  [1976].  41pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235r

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1836-1920 [some earlier marriages to 1828].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235u

WPA, Index to marriage transcripts (supplemental record), 1882-1905.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235u

WPA, Index to marriage applications (supplemental record), 1905-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1827-1905
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deeds, 1828-1887; indexes, 1828-1886.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Probate Complete Records, Jan. 1853-Sept. 1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate General Index, 1875-1977
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books, Dec. 1828-Oct. 1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1828-1853
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Index to estates [1873-1913].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records, Sept. 1845-July 1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1846-1902.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice.,  Will records. . . 1876-1908.  [1977].  220pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235how

Cemetery and Church Records

Brown, Immogene B.,  . . . Cemetery records.  3 pts.  (Cooper, Harlan, Willow Branch).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 10

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  [Cemetery records. . .].  (Little Sugar Creek cemetery).  13pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 7

DAR, Mount Carmel cemetery, Center township. . . 1949.  [5pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 1

Davis, Rick.  Simmons cemetery, Fortville. . . [1971].  [5pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 11

Hancock Co. Historical Society, Cemetery records . . . 19 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 8

Hancock Co. Historical Society.,  Philadelphia cemetery, Sugar Creek township. . . [1974].  84pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235h

Harper, John E.,  Cemetery records . . . [pt. 1]  Shiloh cemetery, Blue River twp.  [1951].  (Also a 1965 ed. cop. by Julia Jones and Beverly Montrose).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 3

Heiss, Willard C.,  [Cemetery records. . .].  5 pts.  (Baptist, Pleasant Hill M.E., Green twp. cemetery, Olvey-Jackson, Hayes).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 4

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo.  Cemetery records. . . 7 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 6 Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  . . . Cemetery records.  [1976].  57pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235i

Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  [Greenfield Park cemetery. . .].  [1978].  [20pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235in

Indiana Junior Historical Society.,  Cemetery records. . . [1]  Mount Comfort cemetery.  [1957].  8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 5

Inscriptions from Simmons Cemetery. . . [6pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 1

Low, Julia.  Westland Cemetery, Blue River Township. . . [1965].  [6pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 2

Methodist Episcopal Church, Records of McCordsville charge, Muncie District.  [1968?].  n.p.  (3 sections)
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M131r

Montrose, Beverly.,  Pope Cemetery, located on farm 1 mile north and 1/2 mile west of Mohawk, Buck Creek twp. . . [1976].  1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235mo

Road Map of Fortville. . . and vicinity. . . (location of cemeteries in this area).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 1

Roney, Amy.  Cemetery records. . .[1]  Service men buried in Hancock county; [2] Six Mile Cemetery.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 12

Sample, Harriet L.,  Gilliam Chapel cemetery, McCordsville, Ind. n.d. [3pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 9

Baker, Sue. ..tombstone inscriptions: one-hundred years, 1833-1933: histories, photos, maps. 1993. 604 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235b

Cunningham, Thelma B. Curry's Chapel cemetery. 1985. 13 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235cc

Cunningham, Thelma B.,  Eden cemetery, Green township. . . [1995].  29L
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235cu

Cunningham, Thelma. McCray cemetery. 1987. 102 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235cun

Cunningham, Thelma. Wynn cemetery. 1984. 9 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235cw

Hancock Co. Historical Society.. Philadelphia cemetery, Sugar Creek Twp. 1974.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235h

Hoyt, Leog. New Palestine cemetery. 1966. 27 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235hoy

Indiana Junior Historical Society. ..cemetery records. 1976. 57 pp>
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235i

Montrose, Beverly and Rosalyn. Simmons cemetery. 1984. 33 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235si

New Palatine cemetery,  Shelby [i.e. Hancock] County, Indiana
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235hoy

Shoemaker, Irene E.,  Photographic records of tombstones of early Indiana settlers, Hancock, Henry and Wayne counties.  57pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235s

Census Records

Snider, Mary C. 1870 ...census index. 1991. 58 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235sn

Court Records

Baker, Sue. .. Court records : will indexes, 1828-1950; probate indexes, 1828-1948; births - court recorded, 1867-1919. 2000. 215 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235ba

Holmes, Maurice.  Court records . . . 1828 to 1859.  [1976].  [1], 301pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235hol

History Records

Harden, Samuel. .. 1895 history and genealogies. 1986.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235har

Land Records

Holmes, Maurice.  Early landowners. . . [1974].  31, 31pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235ho

Military Records

Baker, Sue. .. Civil War soldiers : plus related facts. 2002. 544 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235bc

Williamson, Jennifer. 1862 .. indexed Civil War draft enrollment lists. 2001.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235wj

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Max Herrlich, Undertaker (Firm). Funeral register..1888-1925.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235ma

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1854-1906.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Engelking, Fred J. .. naturalization records. 1999. 9 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H235e

Tax Records

Montrose, Beverly.  List of names on 1840 tax duplicate list. . . [36pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235m

Miscellaneous Records

Fee Book, Apr. 1878-Dec. 1883
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Indentures, [1843-1876].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Condo, Harold.  Funeral Accounts, Wilkinson, Indiana. . . (1901-1905; 1908-1912).  2pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H235 no. 2

Funeral Register, Max Herlich, New Palestine, Hancock Co.  5v.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 H235ma

Hancock Co., Indiana, 1895 history and genealogies
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235har

Hancock County, Indiana (marriages, divorces filed, deaths, 1850-1920, taken from Hancock County Democrat Newspaper).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235ha

Hancock County kaleidoscope, 1917-1967
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H235wi

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