Wabash County was created in 1832 from Cass and Grant Counties. It is located in north central Indiana. The county seat is Wabash.
A courthouse fire in 1870 destroyed all records except those held by the treasurer, auditor, recorder, and clerk.
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
Marriage Records, 1882-1899
ISLG 977.201 W112ma
ISLG 977.201 W112m [2 vols.]
Birth Records, 1928-1940
ISLG 977.201 W112wa
Death Records, 1899-1905, 1939-1949
ISLG 977.201 W112t v. 1-2
Other Library Materials
Locating Original Records
- Wabash County Clerk of Court: marriage, divorce, and court records
- Wabash County Health Department: birth and death records
For Further Research
- Roann Paw Paw Township Public Library Genealogy Department
- Wabash County Genealogical Society
- Wabash County Historical Museum
GEN JD 6-20-2017