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Indiana State Library

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

Wells County was created in 1835 from Allen, Delaware, and Randolph Counties.  It is located in northeast Indiana.  The county seat is Bluffton.

 

 

 

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

Land Records

Land Patents
ISLG 977.201 W456j

Marriage Records

Marriage Records, 1837-1900
ISLG 977.201 W456da v. 1-2

Marriage Records, 1837-1900
ISLG 977.201 W456hi v. 1-2

Marriage Records, 1899-1974
ISLG 977.201 W456hia v. 1-6, index

Marriages, 1837-1861
ISLG 977.201 W456ri

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1837-1920
ISLG 977.201 W456u v. 3-4

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Applications, 1905-1920
ISLG 977.201 W456u v. 5

Vital Records

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1883-1920
ISLG 977.201 W456u v. 1

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 W456u v. 2

Wills and Probates

An Index to the Wills on File in the Wells County Courthouse, 1845-1995
ISLG 977.201 W456wi

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Military

Miscellaneous

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 6-16-2017