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

Birth Records

Delayed records, Births Prior to 1941
Microfilm, Second Floor

Brown County Public Library. Vital Records of Brown County, Indiana 1882-2000, Volume 1: Births. 2006
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881v

Curry, George L. Record of illegitimate children born in Johnson and Brown Counties. 7 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 J66cu

Death Records

Deaths, 1882-1899
Microfilm, Second Floor

Brown County Public Library. Vital Records of Brown County, Indiana 1882-2000, Volume 2: Deaths. 2006
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881v v.2

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Volumes 9-12, 1923-1953
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1837-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1836-1923
Microfilm, Second Floor

Slevin, Ruth. Early marriage records, 1836-1852. 2 parts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 B877 no. 2

DAR. Marriage records (1836-1879). 1973-1974. 163 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881d

DAR. Marriages, 1880-1886. 1974. 14, 5, 6 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881da

DAR. Marriage records (1880-1917). 1975. 179 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881daa

Marriages, 1836-1855
The Hoosier Genealogist (Dec. 1977) vol. 17, no. 4
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana marriages. 1987. 187 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881rbr

Ridlen, Colleen A., Early marriage records, 1836-1859. 1980. 41 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881ri

Slevin, Ruth. Marriage record, 1853-1901. 1972. 101, 101 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881sL

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1873-1900
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, Grantor
1873-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, Grantees
1873-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes A-D, 1849-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes 1-21, 1873-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Brown, Immogene B. Land records of Indiana. 5 volumes. (Volume 4 - Brown County).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B878L

Probate Records

Probates, 1837-1926
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1850-1853; Indexes, 1864-69, 1874-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana : abstracts of probate records, 1836-1945. 1992. 607 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881rbp

Will Records

Index of Estates, n.d.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1845-1914
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1845-1875, 1877-1957
Microfilm, Second Floor

Slevin, Ruth M. Will records, 1845-1914. 1972. 60 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881s

Cemetery and Church Records

Burkhart cemetery or Catholic cemetery. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 2

Curry, George L. Sprunica Cemetery record (Hamblen Township); Mount Zion cemetery (Hamblen Township). 3, 3 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 5-6

Hoffine, Mrs. Nota. Spiker Cemetery. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 7

Mertens, Nova M. Cemetery records ... : Coon or Fleenor, Bean Blossom or Georgetown, and Oak Ridge church and cemetery. [1950, 1952]. 17 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 10

Mertens, Nova M. Oak Ridge Cemetery, Jackson township. [1973?] 5 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 4

Mertens, Nova M. Records of Georgetown (Bean Blossom) Presbyterian Church ... 1951. 9 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 3

Meyer, A. H. Duncan Cemetery (Peoga, Indiana). 1973. [2 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 B877 no. 3

Indiana Historical Society. [Cemetery records]. 1941. 6 parts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 B877 no. 1

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana, cemeteries. 1977. 365 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881r

Census Records:

1850 Brown County, Indiana, federal census. 1987. 211 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881e

Stultz, Carolyne. 1850 and 1860 Brown County, Indiana US Federal Census. 1999. 280p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881sta

Court Records

Circuit & Common Pleas Court
Vol. 1, 1853-1857
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Civil Order Books Circuit Court
Vol. A-Z (D, E missing), 1837-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Civil Order Books Court of Common Pleas
Vol. 1-5 (2 & 4 Missing), 1853 - 1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Complete Record Circuit Court
Vol. A- 2, 1837 - 1878
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Court of Common Pleas Civil Complete Record
Vol. 1, 1853 - 1869
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Suits County Circuit Court
Vol. 1-2, No Dates
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
Vol. 1, 1853 - 1868, 1874 - 1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana circuit court records : civil and criminal 1836 to 1945 : index. 1993. 905 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881rbc

Land Records

Hamblen, John W. Federal land entries for Brown County, Indiana. 1994. 163 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881h

Mortuaries and Obituary Records 

Mertens, Nova M. Death notices, clippings from Brown County Democrat, 1950-1951. 1951. [51 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat.

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana, Obituaries. 1986-. 3 volumes. Volumes 1 & 2: 1914-1984. Volume 3: 1984-1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881rb

Reeve, Helen H. Brown County, Indiana, Selected Records : Funeral Homes of Columbus, Indiana : Barkes, Inlow & Weaver, 1935-1949, Hathaway-Myers, 1907-1975, Reed-Jewell, 1891-1975. 1978. 164 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881ree

Reeve, Helen H. Bond Funeral Home records, 1922-1978. 1978. 261 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B881re

Naturalization Records

Naturalization records, 1860-1889
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous:

Hamblen, A. P. A man, a tree, a mark, supplemented by Petro's tales. 1919. [13 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 1

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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