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Indiana State Library

Indiana State Library

Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Genealogy > Indiana County Research Guides > Blackford County Blackford County

Blackford County was created in 1838 from Jay County.  It is located in north central Indiana.  The county seat is Hartford City.





Selected Holdings at the Indiana State Library

The following list is not complete.  Further resources may be found by searching the Indiana State Library online catalog.

Print Materials from the Genealogy Division


Blackford County Naturalization Records, 1854-1928
ISLG 977.201 B628de

Land Records

Blackford County Deed Records, 1836-1844
ISLG 977.201 B628bbd

Deed Book A
ISLG 977.201 B628d

Marriage Records

Marriage License Record Books, 1839-1877
ISLG 977.201 B628m v. 1-2

Marriage Records, 1839-1877
ISLG 977.201 B628bbm

Marriage Records, 1877-1888
ISLG 977.201 B628be

Wills and Probates

Probates, 1839-1849; Wills 1842-1895
ISLG 977.201 B628bb


Other Library Materials

Online Resources


Land Records

Marriage Records


Vital Records

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 6-23-2016