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

Birth records

Births, 1882-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Delayed Birth Records
Recs. Issued 1941-1968
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831u

Death records

Burial Record of Deceased Ex-Union Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, 1889-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831u

Marriage records

Marriage Records, Vol. 1-23, 1811-1953
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 25-33, 1953-1957
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1811-1890
Microfilm, Second Floor

Record of Marriages, 1882-1947
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

O'Byrne, Mrs. Estella.  [Marriage records . . . 1811-1820].  n.p.  1927.  3 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 2

DAR, Marriage records. . . 1811-1852.  Copied by Mrs. Roscoe C. O'Byrne.  1944.  [186pp].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831dm

Marriages, 1811-Mar. 1824 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 13, No. 3, July-Sept. 1973).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831u

WPA, Index to marriage transcript record, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831u

Deed records

Deed Indexes, 1811-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes
Grantors, 1811-1902
Grantees, 1811-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. A-I, K-Z, 1-41
1811-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Circuit Court Probate Order Books
Book 24, 1920-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records, 1860-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records (Civil), 1853-1859
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Complete Order Books
Vol. 1-9, 1830-1869
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. A-E, 1-23
1811-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1811-1854
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Records
Vol. A-D, Vol. 1-6
1813-1834; 1844-1925
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1814-1831; 1852-1900.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Franklin, Charles M. Index to Indiana wills. 1986.
Genealogy Division 977.2 F831in

Slevin, Ruth M., . . . Will records, 1813-1936.  [19--].  3 vols.  (Surname index by Maurice Holmes.  1978).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831sL

Cemetery and Church Records

The Admission, baptismal, and marriage records of Harmony Presbyterian Church, established May 26, 1837 in Bath township. . . Cop. by Virgil E. Davis.  1951.  [24pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 5, pt. 2

. . . Cemetery records, Fairfield township.  (High school term papers).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 9

. . . Cemetery records.  High school term papers.  9 pts. [No. 2 missing 1982].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 9

. . . Cemetery records (unnamed cemeteries).  (High school term papers). 2pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 6

DAR, Cemetery records. . . 7 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 3

Data Copied from the original record book of the old Franklin Church.  18pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 4

Eldon, Howard I.,  Cemetery records . . . [1] Eldon Cemetery; [2] Holliday Cemetery. [2pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 5

Eldon, Howard.  Old Quick Burial Round, Brookville township. . . 1967.  2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 8

Harmony Presbyterian Church records. . . with listing of early members and a calendar of 1906.  21pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 5, pt. 1

Indiana Historical Society., [Cemetery records . . .].  [pt. 1] McKindrie Missionary Baptist Church.  1942.  1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 1

Indiana Junior Historical Society.  [. . .Cemetery records].  1970.  12 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 6

Newman, John J., et al, . . . Cemetery records.  11 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 8

Vandenbosch, Mrs. Joseph.,  List of deaths and burials of Saint Anne's Hamburg. . . [1974]. [7pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 7

Baker, R. Edward.  Pioneer cemeteries of Franklin County, Indiana
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831pc

DAR, [Cemetery, bible and church records. . .].  Comp. by Mrs. Roscoe C. O'Byrne.  1942.  [36pts.] 100pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831d

DAR, Presbyterian Church history, Mt. Carmel. . . 1824-1950.  Copied from booklet prepared by Mrs. John A. Craig from record and session books of Church.  1958. 19pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M928p

Davis, Virgil C., Big Cedar Baptist Church records and cemetery inscriptions. . . n.d.  101pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831da

Gorman, Robert.  A souvenir of the centennial of. . . St. Mary of the Rocks.  Oct. 8, 1944
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 F831go

Osborn, Alma. St. Peter Catholic church.. 1833-1983. [1983?].
Genealogy Division 977.201 F831sap

Portteus, George W., et al, Names in stone, a record of the Wesley Chapel cemetery near Mt. Carmel, Indiana.  [1981?].  12pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831cn

Records of the Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, Mt. Carmel. . . 1835-1866. [224], 12pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M928m

Census Records

1860 Federal Census of Franklin County
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

1880 Federal Census of Franklin County
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Newman, John J.,  Index to. . . 1840 federal census. . . 1965.  n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831n

O'Byrne, Mrs. Estella (Armstrong)..tax lists. Library has [1] 1812-1849, [2] 1813-1831, [3] 1834-1843.
Genealogy Division 977.201 F831o

Court Records

Appearance Docket, 1811-1817
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Apprentice Record, 1831-1853.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Apprenticeship Indentures, 1831-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Minute Book, 1815-1817
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Complete Record, 1814-1815
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Order Book (Civil), 1814-1818
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Bks. 1-40, 1815-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Civil Complete Order Books
Bks. 1, 4-19, 1815-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Civil Order Books
Vol. D, 1814-1817
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Commissioners Record, 1817-1819
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Commissioners Record, 1847-1852.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Common Law Appearance Docket, 1811-1817
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Common Pleas Court Minute Books
Vol. A, C-D, 1811-1814
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas and Circuit Court Records, 1811-1836.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-8, 1853-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas Complete Order Books
Vols. 1-2, 1853-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Estates, 1811-1820.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Estray Book, 1811-1814.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Estray Book, 1811-1814
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Execution Docket, 1812-1825
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Fee Book, 1825-1826
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Issue Docket, 1811.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Issue Docket, 1811
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Recs, Circa 1815-1865
(Contains various items including the following:  applications for membership in the Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of Indiana; muster rolls for the GAR; misc. court, probate and guardianship records; lists of deaths and burials; tax assessment rolls and lists of plat owners including maps)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Oath of Office & Minute Book of Fines, ca. 1817-1820
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Stock Brands, 1811-1839.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Territorial Court of Oyer & Terminer
1811-1813
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Territorial Court of Common Pleas
Vol. B, 1811-1813
Vol. C, 1814
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Treasurer's Record, 1836-1853
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Trustee's Township Record, 1868-1882
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Highland township ..1821 assessment roll...transcribed by Richard F. Nation.
Holmes, Maurice. 19--. 8pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 F831ht

Court records ...1987. 369 leaves
Genealogy Division 977.201 F831ho

Family records

Genealogical notes, from scrapbook of Mrs. Phebe Davis.  8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 3

Genealogical notes from Indiana American, Franklin Repository, Brookville Inquirer, 1827-1839.  36, [14]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831g

Genealogical notes from Indiana American, 1840-1849.  64, [18]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831ga

Genealogical notes from Indiana American and the Franklin Democrat, 1850-1859.  94, [18]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831gb

Genealogical notes from the Franklin Democrat, 1860-1869.  68, [13]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831gc

Genealogical notes from the Franklin Democrat, Brookville American, 1870-1879.  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831gd

Genealogical notes from the Franklin Democrat and Brookville American, 1880-1889.  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831ge

Genealogical notes from the Franklin Democrat and Brookville American, 1890-1899.  1 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831gf

Genealogical notes [from Brookville Democrat, 1901?-1905].  42, 7pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831gg

Holmes, Maurice, . . . Genealogy items.  1974.  93pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831h

Mortuary and Obituary Records

[Obituaries of Pioneer Residents. . .], newspaper clippings. . . [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 2

Holmes, Maurice.  Mortuary records:  Thorpe and Williams Mortuary, Metamora, Indiana for the years 1878-1932.  1974.  61pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M587h

Land Records

DAR, . . .Tract book [1804-1821].  1952.  7, 30pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 F834 no. 4

Military Records

1894 Enrollment of the late soldiers, their widows, and orphans living in Franklin County
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1826-1929.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Naturalizations, Sept. 1826-Mar.1839 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 18, no. 4, Dec. 1978).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

School Records

School Enumerations
1890, 1892-1899, 1904-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Stewart, Alta Mae. Peoria Academy.
Genealogy Division 977.201 F931s

Tax Records

Assessment Records, 1833.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Darlington, Jane E., "A list of the taxable property in the township of Bath. . . subject to taxation according to the different revenue lists taken for the year 1822. . ."  [1981?].  [9pp].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831dar 1981

O'Byrne, Mrs. Roscoe C.,  . . .Tax lists [1812-1849].  1966/1968.  3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831o

Osborn, Alma.  St. Peter Catholic. . . 1833-1983.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831p

. . .Tax list, 1819.  n.p.
Genealogy Division, q977.201 F831t

Taxpayers 1811 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 11, no. 3, July-Sept. 1971)
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Miscellaneous Records

Register of Negroes, 1853-1856
Microfilm, Second Floor

Stock Marks, 1811-1839
Microfilm, Second Floor

Township No. 12, Range 13, School Section No. 16, Trustees Clerk Book, 1825-1840
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Early settlers. . . as shown by signatures on petitions for pardon, Centerville, May 14, 1825.  5pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 1

Register of negroes and mulattoes. . . [1852].  17pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Funcat. no. 7

Darlington, Jane E.,  . . .Commercial licenses, 4 Aug. 1813-Aug.1819 [and] issuing of the court orders, April 1812 - Dec. 1812
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831df

Register of negroes, 1853-1856,  (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 17, no. 2, June, 1977).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Stewart, Alta Mae.  Peoria academy.  [14pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 F831s

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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