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Indiana State Library

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

Shelby County was created in 1822 from unorganized territory.  It is located in central Indiana.  The county seat is Shelbyville.

 

 

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

Court Records

Court Records, 1822-1862
ISLG 977.201 S544hoL

Court Records, 1862-1876
ISLG 977.201 S544hom

Immigration

Naturalization Records, 1822-1908
ISLG 977.201 S544hn

Land Records

Early Landowners
ISLG 977.201 S544ho 1980

Marriage Records

Early Marriage Returns, 1822-1839
ISLG 977.201 S544r

Marriage Records, 1822-1856
ISLG 977.201 S544h

Marriage Records, 1854-1855
ISLG 977.201 S544ma

Marriage Records, 1856
ISLG 977.201 S544mab

Marriage Records, 1899-1893
ISLG 977.201 S544hot

Marriage Records, 1916-1931
ISLG 977.201 S544hma

Marriage Records, 1931-1947
ISLG 977.201 S544hd          

Marriage Returns, 1883-1889
ISLG 977.201 S544hos

Marriage Returns, 1895-1898
ISLG 977.201 S544hou

Marriages, 1827-1850
ISLG 977.201 S544fo

Marriages, 1827-1853
ISLG 977.201 S544csm

Marriages, 1852
ISLG 977.201 S544she

Marriages, 1853
ISLG 977.201 S544m

Supplemental Marriage Records, 1889-1893
ISLG 977.201 S544ri

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1856-1920
ISLG 977.201 S544u v. 4-6

Vital RecordsMarriage Records

Births and Deaths, 1870-1878
ISLG 977.201 S544hb

Births and Deaths, 1878-1882
ISLG 977.201 S544hc

Health Department Death Data by Families
ISLG 977.201 S544se v. 1-3, index

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 S544u v. 1-2

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 S544u v. 3

Wills and Probates

Will Records, 1822-1906
ISLG 977.201 S544how

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Marriage Records

Military

Vital Records

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

  • Shelbyville-Shelby County Public Library Genealogy and Local History Room

GEN JD 4-25-2017