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


"On February 7, 1850, a fire destroyed the court house of Sullivan County and virtually all it's records. Only one record of high genealogical value, a Complete Record Probate, 1845-1857, survived, with reference to estates dating from 1819"

Birth Records

Delayed birth records issued 1941-1959
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920
Microfilm, Second Floor

Index to birth record, Sullivan County, Indiana, 1921-1941. [1989].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952i

Death Records

Coroners inquests, 1901-1906
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to death records, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952u

Marriage Records

Circuit Court Marriage Records
Vol. 29-30 1951-1957
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications
1905-1921
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
1850-1908, 1915-1923
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
1882-1899, and index
Microfilm, Second Floor

Record of Marriages
1891-1899
Microfilm, Second Floor

Zerfas, Mrs. L.G., ...Marriage records, 1850-1852. 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 1

Franklin, Charles M.,...early marriage records, 1815-1857. c1984. 38 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952fr

Sullivan County Historical Society., Marriage records...1850-1902. [1982?]. 112, 6pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952mr

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1880-1920 [?].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952u

Deed Records

Deed Indexes
1850-1901(books 2-3 missing)
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes
1850-1887
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
1850-1886
Record destroyed deeds [1853-1904] (re-recorded deeds)
Microfilm, Second Floor

Relief Deed Records
1851-1980 (shows testimony regarding deeds pre 2/1850)
Microfilm

Probate Records

Complete Records
1950-1953
Microfilm, Second Floor

Final Records
1845-1857; predates fire; includes reference to estates dating from 1819
Microfilm, Second Floor

General Index Probate Causes
1850-1917
Microfilm, Second Floor

Partition Records
1853-1940
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes
1860-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
[1853]-1919
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate Records
Vol. 23 1919-1921 adds to order books 1853-1919?
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Records
1850-1922
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills
1846-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Franklin, Charles M., ... Will abstracts, 1844-1864.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952f

Will Abstracts, July 1844 - April 1855 (THG, vol. 21 #2, June 1981)
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Cemetery and Church Records


Aydelotte, Mrs., Farnsworth cemetery....(From Sullivan Co. Historical Society Newsletter, vol. 4 #4, 1977). [2pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat no. 9

Buckley family plot in the town cemetery of Carlisle....1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 19

Burials in McClellan-Snyder cemetery....3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 18

Burnett cemetery, Gill township... [8pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 15

Cooper, Marjore B., Hail-Hale cemetery. 1981. [4pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 16

Halberstadt, L.C., et al., Cemetery record of the old Harris cemetery located southeast of Fairbanks....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 5

Hoyt, Mrs. Leo, Cemetery records....1, Mt. Moriah cemetery. [1957]. 6pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S952 no. 2

Indiana Historical Society., Cemetery records....17pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S952 no. 1

Jeffers, Phoebe, Friendship cemetery, Farmersburg....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 3

Jewell, Mrs. Denver., Pirtle graveyard [also Lund cemetery of Greene Co. and Clayton of Sullivan]. [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S952 no. 3

Johnson (Haddon township), Johnson (Turman township), and Paxton (Neal) cemeteries... (from Sycamore Leaves, vol. 5-6, 1974, 1975, 1976). [9pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 10

Johnson, Harold W., Letter to the editor concerning Walls cemetery....(From Sullivan Daily Times, July 21, 1978). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 13

List of soldiers in various graveyards near Carlisle. 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 17

Mt. Zion cemetery, Gill twp....[30pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 14

Morgan, Chloe S., A Minute book for the Christian Church on Busseron Creek record of the Christian Church at Palmers Prairie, Sullivan county....(From IMH, vol 47, 1951). [18pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Puncat. no. 1

A Neglected graveyard. (From Sullivan Co. Historical Society Newsletter, vol. 4 #5, 1977). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat no. 11

Patterson, Leafy D., Tombstone inscriptions [incomplete] of Deckard cemetery....1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 6

Sole, Mrs. H.M., Grave markers, old town cemetery, Carlisle....[1968]. 7pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 S952 no. 4

Turman, Robert E., Church in the Wildwood (article on the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Sullivan, Indiana Union, April 22, 1954). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. Suncat. no. 4

DAR, History of Carlisle Methodist Church, Carlisle....[1968]. 23, [31]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C283d

DAR, Old cemeteries....1954. [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952d

Maple, James B., Cemetery records of pioneer families buried in southern part of Sullivan County....1957. 29pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952m

Maple, Dr. J. B., Old cemetery records in southern Sullivan County...from the research notes of Mr. & Mrs. Geo. R. Miles. 58pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952o

Maple, James B., The Sullivan Methodist Church: the events leading to its origin and the church itself through the years.
[1981?]. 47 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952ms

Smallwood, Irene. Long's Chapel, 1891-1992. 47 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952sm

Some Wabash Valley cemeteries in Park, Sullivan and Vigo Counties, index.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 V689s

Sullivan County Historical Society., ....Cemetery records. 1983
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S592sc

Willis, Sharon, Cemeteries of Haddon township....[197-]. [12] leaves
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952w

Court Records

Court of Common Pleas, Civil Order Books
Vol. 1 1853-1860
Vol. B-G 1856-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Vol. A-Z 1850-1886
Vol. 27-94 1886-1921
Vol. A 1850-1900
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Census Records

Miller, Ann., 1860 Federal census...1986.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952mi

History

Sullivan County Historical Society Newsletter. Volumes 1-9, 1974-1982.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 7

DAR, Historical data reported on the admission of Indiana to the Union from the files of the Sullivan Union, Sullivan, Indiana, December 14, 1950, marking the 134 years of admittance also interesting items of descendants of pioneers of that time. 1958. 38pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952s

Land Records

Land record
1849-1933
Microfilm

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Obituaries, obsequies, and notices of deaths,.. 1870-1879. [1989?].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952mo

Naturalization Records

Naturalization records, 1864-1906
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Records


Col. Dames of XVII Century, Abstracted from leading citizens and farmers' directory, Sullivan county....1986. 1977. 64pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 12

Curtis Gilbert's list for marks and brands on stock [taken from his account books at Fort Harrison...]. From Leaves of Thyme, vol. 20, 1969). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Funcat. no. 1

"....The Names of men living in Sullivan county who have passed the 70th mile-stone". (Article from the Sullivan Democrat, Sullivan, vol. 28 #22, January 16, 1902). 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat no. 8

Poll list for Fairbanks township...for the year, 1934. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Suncat. no. 2

Pirtle, Judy. ... Index of names of persons and of firms...1981. 296 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 S952p

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 11-30-2009