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

Birth Records

McKee, Harley S.  Record of children or babies delivered by Harley S. McKee, M.D.  [n.d.].  348 pp.
Genealogy Division, q977.201 D291m

Death Records

Coroner's Inquests
Vol. 1-2, 1873-1934
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR.  Death records, v. 1 [1882-1892], v. 2 [1892-1899]. 
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291da

Wilhoit, Russell, Death records, Health Dept., Red-City Book #1, 1882-1907.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291de

Wilhoit, Russell. Death records from the Decatur County Health Dept. Blue County Book #1, Feb. 1882 thru Dec. 1886. 2004.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291dea

Wilhoit, Russell. Death records from the Decatur County Health Dept. Blue County Book #2, Oct. 1886 thru Jan. 1897. 2005.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291deb

Wilhoit, Russell. Coroners Inquests Reports 1873-1948, Book 1-2-3. 2006.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291dec

Wilhoit, Russell. Death Records ... Decatur Co. Health Dept. Blue County Book #4, Oct. 1899 to Sept 1904.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291ded

Marriage Records

Marriage Applications, Volumes 1-10, 1905-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records, Volumes A-H, 1822-1859
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records, Volumes 1-11, 1859-1926 and 1870-1910
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Index, Female 1822-1950 and Male 1822-1950
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1822-1905
Microfilm, Second Floor

General Index to marriages - males...  [December 22, 1822 to February 27, 1848].  [1977?]. [8 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291g

Marriages, 1822-1829; 1829-1837
The Hoosier Genealogist (May-June, July-Aug. 1969) vol. 9 no. 3-4
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Ridlen, Colleen A. Early marriage records, 1822-1839. 1977. 41 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291r

Slevin, Ruth M.,  Marriage records, 1852-1878.  n.d. 96, 95 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291s

Slevin, Ruth M.,  Marriage records, 1878-1905.  n.d. 108, 108 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291sl

Slevin, Ruth M., Marriage records, 1822-1852.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291sd

Divorce

Wilhoit, Russell. Mar. 1824-Oct. 1900 Divorce Cases in Decatur County, Indiana. 2006. 54p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291ma

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1822-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Index of Grantors, 1822-1857 and Vol. 3-7, 1857-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Index of Grantees, 1822-1857 and Vol. 3-7, 1857-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. A-Z, 1822-1858
Vol. 1-50, 1858-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Complete Order Books
Vol. B-F, 1829-1852
Vol. 1-44, 1853-1913
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Order Books
Vol. B-H, 1831-1852
Vol. 1-31, 1853-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. A-B, 1829-1852
Vol. 1-11, 1854-1917
Vol. 1, 1881-1946
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Index, 1839-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Vol. A 1826-1848
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1830-1852; indexes, 1853-1900
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Index to Estates
Vol. 1, 1855-1946
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Wills, 1828
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. A, 1822-1837
Vol. 1-7, 1853-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1822-1906
Microfilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice. Will records. . . 1822-1906.  1976.  428 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291ho

Cemetery and Church Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  [Cemetery records].  (Swails cemetery).  1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291 no. 2

DAR, Cemetery records. . . 5 pts. (Roy Meiers Farm, Center Grove, David Mobley Farm, Nauvoo, Pumphrey). [24 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291 no.3

DAR.  Old Pumphrey Cemetery located in Decatur County.  1978.  2 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 7

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo.  [. . .Cemetery records, 4 pts]. (Cemetery near Rossburg; Cem 1/2 mile E. of Waynesburg; Hooker; abandoned cem. 3 miles N. of Greensburg).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 4

Indiana Junior Historical Society.  Cemeteries. [1981]. 38 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291dc

Indiana Junior Historical Society.  Cemetery records (Shiloh, Pearce, Downeyville cemeteries and cemetery at Road no. 421).  1976.  [12 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291i

Indiana Historical Society.  [Cemetery records]. pt. 1 (Eggleston, Sand Creek). [incomplete listings]. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291 no. 1

[Inscriptions of Sand Creek, Layton, Wood, and Jackson cemeteries located north of Greensburg. . .] [3 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 5

Kirby, Emmett. [Report of the Rossburg, Ross, and New Pennington cemeteries, Salt Creek township. . .] [2pp.] (only a few names listed).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 6

McKee, Jennie S., Old Rossburg cemetery and New Rossburg cemetery. . . 1970. v.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D291 no.4

Murphy, Thelma.  Cemetery on State Road 421.  2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 2

Sandcreek Hist. Club.  [Cemetery records] copied by the Sandcreek Hist. Club. [no.1, A few private cemeteries in Decatur and Jennings counties. . . no.2, records of Westport City cemetery].  [7pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 3

Talkington, Edgar.  Mt. Olivett cemetery, Jackson township.  6 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no.1

Thie, Joseph A.  Enochsburg and St. John's Church.  1976.  149 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E59t

DAR, Bible records and tombstone inscriptions, comp. by Mrs. C.E. Loucks.  [1950].  97 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291dab

DAR, Cemetery inscriptions. . . 1960; 1969; 1974; 1972.  4 vols. (vol. 1 - Fugit and Clinton twp; vol. 2 - Adams twp; vol. 3 - Saltcreek twp.; vol. 4 - Washington twp.).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291dac

Linville, Anna Lee Hickman.  History of Ross Cemetery, Salt Creek twp. . . 1845 - present time.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291L

Old Rossburg Baptist Church records 1845-1897.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291o

Wilhoit, Russell. South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana 1823-1923, includes Old Methodist, Presbyterian and …Cemetery Listings, 130 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 G815s c.2

Court Records

Index to Guardianships 1850-1969
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Holmes, Maurice.  Court records. . . 1822-1848.  [1980].  469 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291hc

Land Records

Holmes, Maurice.  Early landowners.  1975.  38, 50 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291h

Military Records

DAR.  Enrollment of soldiers, their widows and orphans, of the armies of the United States, residing in the state of Indiana. . . Decatur county. . .1894.  [1953].  60 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291d

Naturalization Records

Naturalization Records, 1867-1923
MiCrofilm, 2nd Floor

Holmes, Maurice. Declarations of Intentions of Becoming Citizens.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D291hd

Naturalizations, 1867-1874. (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 21, no. 4, Dec. 1981).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Miscellaneous Records

Records of births and deaths of people born in and around St. Paul. . . to 1964.  [n.d.].  1 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 S149r

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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