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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Records, Records Issued
Volumes 1-3, 1941-1969
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index of birth announcements, 1920-1995, Fowler, Indiana, Benton County. [1996?]. 397 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478rd

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478u

Marriage Records

Marriage Records
Volumes 1-16, 1840-1955
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
Volumes 1-4, 1882-1888
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1841-1858
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1840-1858
The Hoosier Genealogist (Jan.-Mar. 1975) vol. 15, no. 1
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1922
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, Marriage Applications (1846-1905)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478u

Slevin, Ruth M. Marriages, 1840-1858. [1974?] 6, 5 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478s

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1840-1895
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Volumes 1-36, 1835-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

General Index to Deeds
Volumes 1-6, 1835-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Probates, 1840-1852
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes, Books 1-5, n.d.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Order Book (Final Record)
Volume 1, 1851-1859
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Complete Record
Volumes 2-3, 1855-1887
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records, Order Books
1840-1852
Volumes 1-14, 1853-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Records
Volumes 1-4, 1857-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1857-1897
Microfilm, Second Floor

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index of wills and estates, Benton County, Indiana. [1996?]. 468 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478re

Cemetery and Church Records

Fleming cemetery, York Township (and Blue Ridge, from Barce, History of Benton County, 1930, vol.1) 5 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 Buncat no. 1

Indiana Junior Historical Society. Dunnington Cemetery ... 1978. 16 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 B478i

Rodenberger, Joan. Benton County, Indiana, cemetery histories and locations. [1996]. 281 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478r Index

Rodenberger, Joan. Benton County, Indiana, cemetery records. [1996]. 22 volumes.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478r

Census Records

Wilkinson, W.C. Federal census, 1860. 11 pp.
Genealogy Division, p. f. 977.201 O98f

Court and Commercial Records

Partition Records, Circuit Court
Volume 1, 1860-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Records, Common Pleas Court
Volume 1, 1864-1868
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court, Civil Order Books
Volumes 1-50, 1840-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court, Court of Common Pleas
Volume A, 1853-1859
Volume 2-3, 1859-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court, Complete Records
Volume A, 1853-1872
Volumes 1-15, 1840-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

History

Benton County History Project. History of Benton County, Indiana. 1987. 316 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478be

Land Records

Tract book, 1832-1875
Microfilm, Second Floor

Mortuary and Obituary Records
 

Rodenberger, Joan. Yuill and Shoemaker Funeral Home records: Boswell, Indiana, Benton County. [199-?]. 272 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478rg

Military Records

Benton County Historical Society. Benton County, IN veterans: Revolutionary War to the Gulf War. [1995?]. 1 volume.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478bv

Newspapers

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index of female divorces, 1920-1995: Benton County, Indiana. [1996?]. 345 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478rb

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index of divorces, Benton County, Indiana. [1996?]. 345 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478ra

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index of obituaries, Benton County, Indiana. [1996]. 391 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478rc

Rodenberger, Joan. The Benton Review weekly newspaper index: marriages, Benton County, Indiana. [1996]. 2 volumes.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 B478rf
 

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