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

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

Birth Records

MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Delayed births (prior to 1941)
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Death Records

Deaths, 1882-1900
[some Batesville to 1903]
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Gibbs, A., [Index to] book 1...death records, Feb. 1882-Jan. 1900. 1979. [19pp.]
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 Runcat. no. 3

Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Applications
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 18-24
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Fletcher, Charles W., ...Marriage records, 1818-1840. [1968]. 30pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589f

Fletcher, Charles W., ...Marriage records, 1841-1850. [1971]. 35pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589fa

Ridlen, Colleen A., ...Early marriage records, 1818-1839. 1980. 42pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589rii

Toph, Violet E., ...Marriage records...[1818-1949]. 1949-1951. 2 vols. (also index of 189pp).
Genealogy Division q977.201 R589tma

Deed Records

Deed indexes
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

1818-1886; indexes, 1818-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

(also see listing under "Miscellaneous")

Probate Records

Complete probate books
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Fee book index
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition Record
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Indexes
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records

MiCrofilm, Second Floor

MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Will book I... 1821-1837. 1974. [9pp.]
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 Runcat. no. 2

DAR, ...Abstracts of wills, 1909-1922 and Dec. 1931-Nov. 1944. [1975?]. 40, 85pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589da

Gibbs, Ann., Will book B...May 1839-May 1862. 1974. 33, 22pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589gw

Slevin, Ruth M., ...Will records, 1821-1896. [197?]. 1 vol.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589s

Wills, 1819-1839 (THG, vol. 12 #2, Apr.-June 1972).
Genealogy Division 977.2 H789

Wills, probate 1850 (THG, vol. 19 #3, Sept. 1979).
Genealogy Division 977.201 H789

Cemetery and Church Records

Charlton, Adena., Graves in Old Milan cemetery on State Road 101....1974. 3pp.
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 R589 no. 2

DAR, Marked graves of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Ripley co...[1975]. 2pp.
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 R589 no. 3

Hill, Mary., St. Magdalen's Catholic Church baptisms...for the year of 1869. 1941. 2pp.
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 Runcat. no. 1

Church register., Adams Evangelical Lutheran...1858-1899.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589c

DAR, ...Cemetery records. [1963]. [vol.1], Akers Friendship cemetery.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589d

DAR, 1850 Brown township census and Brown township cemeteries....1976. 45, 81pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589dau

Indiana Historical Society. [Cemetery records...]. [1935, 1941]. 19 pts.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589i 

Ripley County Indiana Historical Society. Jackson Township…Cemetery Records 2008, 110p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 R589ja

Ripley County Historical Society., Adams twp. cemetery directory.... [197--]. [68pp.]
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589ri

St. Magdalen Church records and index.1984?. 157.
Genealogy Division q 977.201 R589st

Toph, Violet E., ...Cemetery directories.
Genealogy Division q977.201 R589rc

Toph, Violet E., ...Church record. 1937. 53pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589tc

Census Records

Gibbs, Ann., 1860 census index. 1978. [42pp.].
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 R589gr

Jackson township...enumeration of males, colored, and white over 21 in 1919. 3pp.
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 R589 no. 1

Gibbs, Ann., 1870 census index. 1981. [52pp.].
Genealogy Division q 977.201 R589gs

Gibbs, Ann., 1853 White male inhabitants...1982. 26pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589ge

Indiana State Library., Index to 1840 census....1973. 16pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589in

Court Records

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Vol. C-Z, 1828-1880
Vol. AA-ZZ, 1880-1917
Vol. AAA-CCC, 1917-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court General
Index to Civil Order Books
A-Z, 1818-1880
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Civil Order Books Complete
Vol. A, 1854-1865

Civil Order Books Complete
Vol. A-R, 1819-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Coroner's inquest, 1897-1928

Court of Common Pleas Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-9
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Record of indentures, 1853-1905.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor
Gibbs, Ann., Apprentice book A...May 1833-May 1853 indentures. 1976. [18pp.]
Genealogy Division p.f. 977.201 R589ga

Gibbs, Ann., ...Early unnumbered court record....1974. [9pp].
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589g

Miscellaneous...court records, 1839-1851. [2pts. and index]. 650pp.
Genealogy Division q977.201 R589

Family Records

[Ripley records}. (Records from Historical Museum, Ripley County, and includes family histories, Toph records, apprentice book, church records, etc.) 1982.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Dreyer, David S., German origins of families in Adams Township...
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589go

Toph, Violet E., ...Family genealogies. n.d. 3 vols.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589tf

Toph, Violet E., Genealogy ....1946. [6 vols.].
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589t

Toph, Violet E., Genealogy ... 1969. 5 vols.
Genealogy Division q977.201 R589rt

Toph, Violet E., Miscellaneous family notes. n.d. 63pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589tm


Jerman, Edward C., History and directory... and index 1&2.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589j

 Peoples history of Ripley County. 1969. 5v.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589p

Ripley County history 1818-1988. [1989].
Genealogy Division q977.201 R589rip

Land Records

Holmes, Maurice., Early landowners....1977. 90pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589h

Military Records

Gibbs, Ann., ...Revolutionary soldiers. 1974. n.d.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589r

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Toph, Violet E., ... Obituaries. [1969] 2 vols.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589ro

Toph, Violet E., ... Obituaries. n.d.2 vols.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589to

Naturalization Records

Naturalization, 1851-1905, 1907-1928.

Gibbs, Ann., Naturalization records...up to 1900, missing 1822-1836. 1974. [3], 50, [14pp].
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589n

Naturalization, 1818-1843 (THG, vol. 22 #3, Sept. 1982).
Genealogy Division 977.201 H789

Miscellaneous Records

Gibbs, Ann Miscellaneous...notes n.d. v.p.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589gm

 ...Index of names of persons and of firms. 1981. 284.
Genealogy Division 977.201 R589ra

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.

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