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

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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Record Index
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Records Issued
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229u

Death Records

Tenbarge, Eleanor, Early death records, Evansville...1818-1883.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92t

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229u

Marriage Records

Marriage Indexes
Vol. A-Z, 1818 +
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 1-80, 1818-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
Vol. 1-3, 1881-1898
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1818-1880.

DAR, ... Marriage records [1840-1850, 1854-1859, 1859-1864]. 1950-51. 4 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229dm

Marriages, 1818-1840 (THG, vol. 15 #3, July-Sept. 1975).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Riker, Dorothy, ...Marriages, 1819-1840. 1961. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229da

Slevin, Ruth M., ...Marriage records, 1818-1840. 1974. 22, 22pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229s

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1846-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1882-1898.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229u

See also under Church, and Family.

Deed Records

Indexes Grantor & Grantee
Vol. A-Z, 1818-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Deed book #1 with index...1854. 1955-56. 14pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229dd

Probate Records

Complete Order Books
Vol. A-C, 1827-1841
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Order Books
Vol. A-C, Vol. 1-46
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Vol. 1-2, Jan. 1853-1908
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Estate Index
A-Z, 1821+
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Indexes
A-Z, 1849-1986
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. A-L, 1849-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Abstracts of wills...[1823-1873]. 1952. 89pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229v

Tenbarge, Eleanor, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana Will Index 1840-1944.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229te index

Cemetery and Church Records

Catholic Diocese of records.
Microfilm, Second Floor

The Records of First Presbyterian Church of Evansville, Indiana
Microfilm, Second Floor

Becker, David, Old Protestant German cemetery, German township...2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 2

Cox, Carroll O., [Cemetery records...]. (1, Park Lawn, Powell, Unnamed). 1967. [8pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V229 no.3

DAR, [Cemetery records...]. Hornsby Graveyard. 1967. [8pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V229 no. 4

McCutchan, Kenneth P., Cemetery records....5pts. (Blue Grass Hornby, Sansom, Ingle-Browning, McCutchanville, Episcopal).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V229 no. 5

Knight township trustee restoring abandoned cemetery south of levee. (Clipping from Evansville Courier, 1959). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Vuncat. no. 1

Cook, Michael L., Church records....1979. 1 vol. 373pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229c

Dannettell, Mary, History of the First Presbyterian Church of Evansville...1821-1981. 48pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 E92d

DAR, Marriage records 1868-1917, Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Evansville, Indiana. 1962.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92ev

DAR, St. Paul's Episcopal Church records, Evansville, Indiana: Marriages 1835-1863, 1865-1882, 1894-1900, 1961. 7pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92e

Kolb, Doris, James cemetery....1970. 5pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229k

Lantaff, Carol A., Cemetery records....1980. 1 vol. 326pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229La

Schlamp, C. Leonard., Bethany Christian Church The Next Ten Years 1997-2007....
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92b

Shoenbachler, Karen. Marriages of the German Congregation of Evansville, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, abstract and index of Book 1, 1849-1873.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92s

Shoenbachler, Karen. Rev. Roman Weinzapfel's marriage records of rural Evansville... (Catholic Congregation), 1844-1857. c1986. 29 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92sc

Shoenbachler, Karen.  Rev. Roman Weinzapfel's birth records of rural Evansville...German Catholics, 1844-1857.Shoenbachler, Karen. Genealogy Division, 977.202 E92sch

Census Records

Evansville Genealogical Society, ..1870 census. 2000.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V292vc

Tenbarge, Eleanor Glenn., 1880 census of Vanderburgh County. 1982.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229t

Court Records

Guardian Index
A-Z, 1853-1986
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Family Records

DAR, Bible records, biography and family history. 1964. 44pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V229 no. 2

DAR, Index of records from Vanderburgh chapter, DAR [1960?]. [21pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 V229 no. 1

DAR, ...Records. 1949. [20], 1pp. [Includes marriages, 1835-1839, probates, 1821-1847, Bible records, wills].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229d

Kleymeyer, Ralph T., Ancestors and decedents of Some early settlers of the Evansville.. Tri-State area.
Genealogy Division, [q] 977.202 E92k

McKinney, Margaret., Founding Families... 1982. 82pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 E92m


Johnson, Charles E., One hundred years of Evansville, Indiana, 1812-1912 with miscellanea. 188pp. (missing 1982).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Euncat. no. 1

Land Records

DAR, ...Tract book #1, land purchases 1805-1853. 1968. 99pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V229dt

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Miscellaneous obituaries. 1991. 189 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.2 M678o

Naturalization Records

Declaration of Intentions
Vol. 1-5, 1906-1929
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Final Oaths
Vol. 1-2, 1851-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Naturalization Index
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Oath of Intentions
Vol. 1-3, 1857-1906
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Vol. 1-5, 1907-1930
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records

Divorce Index
A-Z, 1818-1942
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Bingham, Darrel E., ...A preliminary inventory, old Vanderburgh county courthouse...a bicentennial project. 1975. 17pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 16.977201 B592v

Index of names of persons, business...1983, 271 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 v229va

WPA, Commissioners' record...[1818]-1844....8vols.
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