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

Birth Records

Delayed birth records
issued 1941-1978
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689u

Marriage Records


Affidavits
1871-1907
Microfilm, Second Floor

Index to Marriage records
(male) 1853-1916; (female) 1879-1916
Microfilm, Second Floor

List of licenses
1818-1853
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
1818-1872 [1898] - 1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 56-123, 1921-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Records of marriage [1885]-1905, 1910-[1916].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Returns
1882-1886
Microfilm, Second Floor

Greenwood, M. M., ..Marriages [v.1] Groom's index, 1921-1924; [v.2.] Bride's index, 1921-1924; [v.3.] Groom's index 1925-1930, [v. 4.] Bride's index 1925-1930. 1992. 4 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689g

Johns, Mae and Markle, A.R., ...Marriage licenses from 1818 to 1850. 1936. 72pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689j

Lansaw, Simona., ... Marriages...1818-1850. 112pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689L

Marriages, 1818-1830 (THG, #2, Mar.-Apr. 1963).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1840-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689u

Deed Records

Deed records, 1818-1886, Deed indexes [1818-1887]
Microfilm, Second Floor

Brown, Mrs. Herbert E., Deed records from deed book 1, [1816-1821]. 1947. n.p.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V689 no. 3

Brown, Mrs. Herbert E., Land entries from "tract book" [1816-1820]. 1947. [38pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V689 no. 2

Probate Records

Probate order books
[1818] - 1918... complete records [1829]-1864
Microfilm, Second Floor

...Estate records from probate court boxes.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689p

Will Records

Index to Settled Estates and Guardianships, Probate Court and Court of Common Pleas
(Alphabetical by name estates and guardianships)
1819-1927
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will records
1818-1831, 1853-1918
Microfilm, Second Floor

D.A.C., Will book A, ...1818-1831. 1972. 12pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V689 no. 5

[Vigo...wlls, 1818-1848]. [42pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V689 no. 1

Brown, Maxine, ... Will book A, 1818-Jan. 1831. [1978]. 11, [1]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689b

Franklin, Charles M. ... Will Abstracts, 1818-1860. c1989. 37 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689fv

Cemetery and Church Records

Indiana Historical Society., A List of inscriptions...in a cemetery...Riley township....3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 1

Clark, Dorothy J., Index of minutes book of Union Baptist church, Pierson twp...1966. 4, [28pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V689 no. 4

Clark, Mrs. Robert I., {McClintock cemetery, Nevins township...]. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 2

Evans cemetery, Otter Creek township....(From Sycamore Leaves, vol. 10 #4, 1980). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 10

Names and locations of some cemeteries in Otter Creek township....(From Sycamore Leaves, vol. 10 #4, 1980). 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 11

Smith, Lena, [Inscriptions from] Stewart Lawn cemetery. (From Sycamore Leaves, vol. 8 #4, 1978). 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 9

Some...cemeteries...with list of cemeteries...(From issues of Sycamore Leaves). 1977. [44pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 8

Watson cemetery....(From Sycamore Leaves, vol. 3 #1, 1981). 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 12

Abstract of minutes of New Harmony Baptist Church and New Harmony Sewing Circle. 1991. 109 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689a

Clark, Dorothy J., Tombstone orders and inscriptions, 1865-1866 of Wabash Valley. 1967. 14, 4pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689c

DAR, Complete index of names found in 1877 plat maps of Woodlawn cemetery, Terre Haute...Comp. by Dorothy J. Clark. 1959. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 T325d

Friends, Society of, Honey Creek Monthly meeting, minutes, 1820-1825. 1930. 62pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689fr

Heiss, Willard, Honey Creek Monthly meeting of Friends...1820. [1961]. 26pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689frh

Lansaw, Simona, Woodlawn cemetery, Terre Haute...index of burials, 1839 thru 1899. 1980 254pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 T325L

Roberts Cemetery burials: Lost Creek Settlement...1866-1911. 1996. 14 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689r

Some Wabash Valley cemeteries in Park [i.e. Parke], Sullivan, and Vigo counties....1977-Book 1. 57pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689s

Wilhoite, Virginia, Cemeteries....1980-82. Vol. 1, Northeast section; vol. 2, Northeast [i.e. South] section; vol. 3, Middle section; vol. 4, Northwest section.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689w

Census Records

Census of August 5, 1835 [of Terre Haute...]. 8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Tuncat. no. 2

First census of the town of Terre Haute, Indiana, October 9, 1829. 4pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Tuncat. no. 1

Index to the 1860 census of Vigo County, Indiana. c1983. 657pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689i

Index to the 1870 census of Vigo County, Indiana. c1985. 2 vol.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689in

Court Records


Guardians and Administrators reports 1897-1918
Microfilm, Second Floor

Index to settled guardianships and estates [1818-1853].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Family Records

Genealogy surnames and subjects: Vigo county Library special collections, Terre Haute... [197-].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 16.929 G3264

Brown, Mrs. Herbert E., ...Family records. 1966. 51, [5]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689vb

Clark, Dorothy J., Terre Haute Sunday Tribune-Star, genealogy columns, Sept. 17, 1978 thru April 15, 1980. 1982. 176, [8]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 T329c

DAR, ...Family records. 1945. 221 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689d

...Index of names of persons and of firms. c1982. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689vi

Farwell, Bonnie and Markle, Augustus, Genealogical and historical sketches...with a list of monuments in old burying grounds and county records up to 1820. 1929. 268pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689f

Vigo County Historical Society, Family Bible records. Comp. by Mrs. Robert I. Clark. 1952-75. 6 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689v

History

Complete list of the graduates from the Terre Haute High school since 1867. (From Terre Haute Gazette, July 6, 1895). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Tuncat. no. 4

[A History of ...] pioneers, 1814-1830. [37 pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat no. 5

Legal notices appearing in the Terre Haute Star, Wednesday, April 30, 1969, listing residents (and some heirs) of Terre Haute. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Tuncat. no. 5

Markle, Augustus R., Sons of American Revolution seek traces of some early settlers. (Clippings from Terre Haute Star, May 11, 1947). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 6

Routes to Terre Haute early 19th century. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 4

Farwell, Bonnie and Markel, Augustus Robert., Genealogical and historical sketches of Vigo County, with a listo f monuments in old burying grounds and county records up to 1820. 1929. 268 pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689f

Markel, A. R.,  Historical and genealogical sketches and survey of seventy cemeteries. [1986-1989] 2 vol.
Genealogy Division, 077.201 V689f  1987

Military Records

The List of the dead patriots buried in Woodlawn cemetery, Terre Haute....(From The Terre Haute Express, May 27, 1886). [8pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Tuncat. no. 3

Mortuary and Obituary Records

...Death obituary. (Clippings from the Terre Haute Tribune Star, 1939).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 3

Naturalization Records

Naturalization records 1856-1906; [Index to] certificates of naturalization [1824-1958]
Microfilm, Second Floor

Tax Records

Darlington, Jane E., ...1828 tax list with delinquencies returned 15 December 1828: including power of attorney....[1982]. [22pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689dv

Voter Records


Men who voted 100 years ago [at an election for Harrison township...held in the court house, February 1, 1832]. (Clipping from Terre Haute Star, Sept. 3, 1933). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 7

Miscellaneous Records

Indentures [1878-1886].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Vigo County records.
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Commissioners' record...1818-1844. 7 vols.
Indiana Historical Society Library
 

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