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

Birth Records

Births, 1882-1907.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Delayed Births
Records Issued
Vol. 1 - Vol. 2, July 1941 - Mar. 1971
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448u

Death Records

Obituaries and death notices, 1846-1868
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448ng vol. 1 & 2

WPA, Index to death records, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448u

Marriage Records

Affidavits of Marriages, June 1893-July 1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications
Vol. 1-3, Apr. 1905 - Oct. 1908
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. A - 1A, June 1813-April 1868
Vol. 1 - 14, Mar. 1845-Mar. 1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1813-1890.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Record of Marriages, Jan. 1882-Jan. 1924
Microfilm, Second Floor

. . . Marriage records, 1813-1822, 1823-1832 (From The Hoosier Genealogist, Vol. 9, No. 5-6, Sept.-Oct., Nov. - Dec. 1969).  14pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Guncat. no. 2

Chandler, Ruth A., Indiana early Gibson County marriages [1807-1868].  [1970?].  133pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448c

DAR, Early marriage records . . . [1813-1859]. . . some of Knox Co. and Pike Co., Comp. by Mrs. George Shawhan.  [1967].  n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448d

Kendall, Ruth Eads. ... marriage records, v.1  June 1813 to Apr. 1839, v.2 Mar. 17, 1839 to Nov. 18,1856, includes index. between 1966 and 1986.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448k

Ridlen, Colleen Alice.  . . .Marriages, 1813-1832.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G488r

WPA, Index to Marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G488

Deed Records

Deed Records
Vol. A - Vol. Z, June 1813 - Mar. 1865
No Volume 1
Vol. 2 - Vol. 54, Mar. 1865 - Aug. 1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deeds, 1813-1833
Microfilm, Second Floor

Indexes Grantee & Grantor
Vol. 1 - Vol. 11, June 1813 - Dec. 1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Seminary Land Deeds, Nov. 1834 - March 1849
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Complete Probate Records
Vol. A - Vol. E, Nov. 1830 - Jan. 1853
Vol. 1, July 1853 - Aug. 1857
Microfilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. 1 - Vol. 4, Oct. 1853 - Jan. 1918
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. A - Vol. 27, May 1813 - April 1919
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1817-1830.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

General Index Estates
Vol. 1 - Vol. 2, 1868 - 1944
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills
Vol. A - Vol. K, July 1813-June 1926
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1813-1834.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Cemetery and Church Records

Cox, Carroll O.,  . . .Cemetery records (Archer, Clark, Fitzgerald, Maple Hill, Mauck, Maumee, Odd Fellows-Hazleton, Odd Fellows-Princeton, Old Schoolhouse, Phillips, Presbyterian, Patoka, Shiloh, Warnock).  1967.  v.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448 no. 1

Cox, Gloria M.,  Big Creek Baptist Church. . . minute book.  1976.  [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448co

Plat Map of Warnock cemetery. . .
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Guncat. no. 3

Stone, Jane L.,  Gudgel Graveyard. . . 1972.  1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448 no. 2

Turman, Robert E., Cemetery records of southern Indiana (Tombstone data copied from 17 old cemeteries in Posey, Gibson, and Vanderburgh county in the vicinity of Owensville, Cynthiana, and Poseyville, Ind.).  20pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448t

Turman, Robert E.,  . . . (same as above but edited and with additional genealogical data 1977 by Madge Yeager Olson.  1977.  36pp.).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448t 1977

[Woods, Robert M.], Marsh Creek cemetery. . . 4pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 G448 no. 3

First Presbyterian Church, Princeton. . . session minutes. 1929-1945 and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Princeton. . . membership rolls, 1852-1871.  [41]L
Genealogy Division, 977.202 P954f

Gibson County Historical Society. directory of cemeteries. 1991?. 94pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448g

Gibson County Historical Society. Directory of cemeteries.1997. 423pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448m

[Indiana Historical Society], . . . Cemetery records.  Comp. by Ella C. Wheatley.  1942.  109pp. (Oakland City Baptist Church, Montgomery cemetery).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448i

Jacobus, Grace B.,  Soldiers and patriots of the American Revolutionary War buried in Gibson. . . 1978.  46pp.
Genealogy Division, 973.34 I385j

Census Records

Barrett, Marilyn Mapes. 1870 federal census.. 1996. 406pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448ba

Nolcox, Terry L. 1850 federal census.. c1991. 253pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448ei

Court Records

Court of Common Pleas and Circuit Court Records, 1813-1839
Microfilm, Second Floor

General Index Guardianships
Vol. 1, 1863 - 1881 and Vol. 2, 1903 - 1966
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate, Civil and Criminal Court Records, ca. 1813-1922.
(Genealogy has received 338 out of 345 reels as of Feb. 2000)
(Index for these records not available as of June 1996)
Microfilm, Second Floor

History Records

Peattie, Elia Wilkinson. History of Gibson County, Indiana. 1979.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448pa 1979

Stormont, Gil R. History of...: her people, industries and institutions:  biographical sketches of representative citizens ..genealogical records of many of the old families. 1977.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448s 1977

Newspapers

Smith, William W.,  Newspaper abstracts of Owensville and Gibson county. . . 1872-1915. . . Ed. by Michael L. Cook.  [1978].  160pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 G448n

School Records

Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Bits and pieces about rural grade schools.... 1985. 150pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 G448b

Tax Records

Tax Lists, 1819, 1826.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records

Dunn, Caroline.  Notes on Material Concerning Seminary Township. . . in minutes of trustees of Vincennes University. . . [1953].  2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Guncat. no. 1

Cunningham, Leland S.,  Early Hazleton, Indiana.  1980.  73pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H431c

Lyles, Carl C.  Lyles Station. . . Yesterday and today.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 L985L

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