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Indiana State Library

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

Tippecanoe County was created in 1826 from Parke County and unorganized territory.  It is located in northwest Indiana.  The county seat is Lafayette.

 

 

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 Records

Alien Declarations, 1830-1889
ISLG 977.201 T595a, ab, ac, ad

Land Records

Abstracts of Deeds and Patents, 1842-1843
ISLG 977.201 T595dau v. 3

Early Landowners
ISLG 977.201 T595dau v. 1

Index to Deed Book A, 1826-1830
ISLG 977.201 T595tdai

Land Records
ISLG 977.201 T595dau v. 2

Land Transactions: Tract Book
ISLG 977.201 T595Lat

Marriage Records

Marriage Applications, 1905-1906
ISLG 977.201 T595sh v. 1-2

Marriage Records, 1829-1850, Index
ISLG 977.201 T595m v. 1-3

Marriage Records, Book 4-9, 1850-1861
ISLG 977.201 T595sL

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1941
ISLG 977.201 T595u v. 6-9, v. 14 pt. 1-2

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Transcripts, 1880-1906
ISLG 977.201 T595u v. 10-11

Vital Records

Death Records, 1921-1960
ISLG 977.201 T595wi

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1941
ISLG 977.201 T595u v. 1-3, 13 pt. 1-2

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 T595u v. 4-5

Wills and Probates

Guardianships, 1827-1866
ISLG 977.201 T495gua

Index to Will Books, 1825-1936
ISLG 977.201 T595ti

Probate Order Books, 1825-1852
ISLG 977.201 T595tc

Will Book I, 1828-1834
ISLG 977.201 T595ty

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Military Records 

Vital Records 

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 5-23-2017