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

Birth Records

Delayed Births, Records Issued
Volume 1, 1941-1961
Microfilm, Second Floor

Death Records

Deaths, 1882-1930
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deaths, Hartford City, 1900-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deaths, Montpelier, 1915-1951
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Volumes A-L, 1839-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns, 1882-1891
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Licenses, 1901-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. Marriage records, 1877-1888. 1977. 148 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628be

Marriage license record books, 1839-1857. Compiled by Guy Mahorney.
Marriage license record books, 1857-1877. Compiled by Cecil Beeson.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628m (2 volumes)

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, Grantee
Volume 1, 1842-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, Grantor
Volume 1, 1843-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes AA-Z, 1838-1887
Volumes 1-21, 1887-1909
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Affidavits for land transactions ... in possession of Marion P. Bonham, abstracter, Hartford City. 1972. 5 volumes.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628b

Beeson, Cecil. Deed book A [1836-1844]. 1960. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628d
also Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bbd

Probate Records

Partition Records
Volumes 1-3, 1839-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes
Volumes 1-3, 1839-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Complete
Volume A, 1852-1857
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Order Books
Volume 1, 1839-1848
Volumes C-S, 1853-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. Probate docket book, 1839-1849. [10] pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 5
also Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bb

Will Records

Wills
Volumes A-B, 1851-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. [Wills, 1839-1849]. (from Probate docket book). [6] pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 1

Beeson, Cecil. Will records ... 1842-1895. 1959. [25] pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 7
also Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bb

Cemetery and Church Records

Beeson, Cecil. Cemetery records (incomplete).
Microfilm, Second Floor

Cemeteries and Other Miscellaneous Records
Microfilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. '76 and Blackford County (Revolutionary War heroes buried in Blackford). 1974. 24 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 11

Beeson, Cecil. [A list of names of soldiers buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Hartford City ... 1911]. 6, 7 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 3

Beeson, Cecil. I.O.O.F. cemetery, section 4, Harrison township. [10] pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B6uncat. no. 4

[Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints]. Cemetery records. 11 parts.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 8

[Shroyer, Mary]. History of the Millgrove United Methodist Church. 1972. [2], 9 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.202 M653s

[The tombstone inscription of William H. Beedy who died August 3, 1883, and the death announcements of Benjamin Bird and Martin Griffin]. 1 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 6

Cemeteries records. [19--]. [ca. 799 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bc

I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Hartford City, Indiana (1960-1981). 46 pp.
(See also 977.201 B628bc for records prior to 1920 and "microfilm" for records to 1960).
Genealogy Division, q 977.202 H328io

Census Records:

Enumeration ... males over 21 years of age ... (Scattered townships for 1854, 1856, 1860, 1871, 1877, 1883, 1889, 1895). 4 parts.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 1

Indiana State Library. 1840 Census. 1970. 3 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 10

Registration book, 1914, Precinct 5, Ward 4, Licking Township ... 1967. 6, 2 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 9

Enumeration ... white and colored males ... Washington Township. 1925.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628e

History

Beeson, Cecil. Miscellaneous books submitted for filming [includes Beeson genealogy, 1895 city directory, Hartford City, Montpelier, Merchants day book of Hartford City, 1850-1, etc.].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. Miscellaneous records, Board of commissioners' ... 4 parts. v.p.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 4

Beeson, Cecil. Miscellaneous records ... plus index. 1978. [471 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bee

Beeson, Cecil. Some Blackford ... families. 9 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 2

Beeson, Cecil. [Some Blackford County ... soldiers]. [7 parts].
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat. no. 5

[Day book, Dec. 1847-1848, Henley and Campbell Store, Hartford (now Hartford City), Indiana, Blackford County. Compiled by Cecil Beeson. 1972. [4 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 1

Flashbacks II, Blackford county history. n.d. 24 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 12

Blackford County History Book. 1986. 6, 61 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628ei

Land Records

Tract Book ... 1836-1853. Copied by Cecil Beeson. 1959. 39 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 6

Tract Book [1836-1853].
The Hoosier Genealogist (Nov.-Dec. 1962) no. 6
The Hoosier Genealogist (Jan.-Feb. 1963) no. 1
The Hoosier Genealogist (Mar.-Apr. 1963) no. 2
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Military Records

Uggen, Orville. Indiana Civil War veterans, Blackford County, 1861-1865. 2004.
Genealogy Division, 973.7 I39u

Mortuary and Obituary Records
 

Allen County Public Library. Index to J. Will Baxter Mortuary records, Hartford City, Indiana, Jan. 8, 1906-June 26, 1925. 1983. 205 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H328i

Beeson, Cecil. Blackford County obituaries - 1983. 1984. 98 leaves.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B268bbo

Beeson, Cecil. Obituaries ... [293 pp.]
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628beo

Beeson, Cecil. W.H. Cox, Funeral directory, Hartford City, Indiana, Feb. 22, 1892-Dec. 29, 1905. 1978. 45 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H328be

Bumgardner Funeral Home records, Blackford County, Wells County, and Vermillion County, ca. 1907-1952. [4 volumes].
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628bf

George Warfield Funeral Home Records, Blackford County and Wells County, ca. 1930-1947. [2 volumes].
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628g

Naturalization Records

... Alien registrations, 1851-1898.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628bL

Declaration of intention, c. 1906-1910.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B628di

Dejanovich, Cindy. Blackford County naturalization records, 1854-1928. 2000. 18 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628de

Naturalization records, ca. 1854- .
Genealogy Division, f 977.201 B628n

Newspapers

Beeson, Cecil. Indiana newspaper index, Hartford City Telegram, 1902-1914.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Cecil. Newspaper items from the Hartford City Telegram (Hartford City, Indiana). 1972. 402 pp. (and 1974 edition, 4 pp.).
Genealogy Division, 977.202 H328b

[Blackford County, Indiana, newspaper excerpts / compiled by Cecil Beeson]. 1987. [31] leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bLc Asylum for the poor ... records, 1886-1959. 1 volume.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 B268a

Miscellaneous:

Beeson, Cecil. Assessor's list, Jackson Township, 1855 ... 1863; Washington Township, 1857; Licking Township, 1860. 1959. [4 parts].
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B628 no. 2

Commissioners Book 1, 1839-1847. Cop. by Cecil Beeson. 23 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628bcr

Morgan, Rita. Blackford County Pioneers, Blackford County, Indiana. 2000. 648 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B628mo

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