Porter County

Porter County was created in 1835 from St. Joseph County.  It is located in northwest Indiana.  The county seat is Valparaiso.

 

 

 

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

Immigration

Index to Naturalization Records, 1854-1955
ISLG 977.201 P849L

Index to Naturalizations, 1849-1955
ISLG 977.201 P849Li

Land Records

Early Land Owners, 1874
ISLG 977.201 J42ea

Original Land Purchases
ISLG 977.201 J42g

Tract Book of Entry, 1832-1854
ISLG 977.201 J42t

Marriage Records

Marriages, 1836-1849
ISLG 977.201 P844go

Marriages, 1836-1905
ISLG 977.201 P849dm v. 1-14, INDEX

Vital Records

Index to Birth Records, 1884-1919
ISLG 977.201 P849sb, INDEX

Index to Death Records, 1884-1930
ISLG 977.201 P849s, INDEX, INDEX2

Wills and Probates

Wills from 1839 to 1880
ISLG 977.201 P849d

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries

Marriage Records 

Military

Vital Records 

Wills and Probates

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 1-24-2017