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

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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Records
Vol. 1-2, Issued 1941-1976
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1903-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237u

Death Records

Death and burial records of known and presumed non-members taken from the ...Bloomingdale Friends..
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237sd

Miscellaneous death records, 1924-December 15, 1988. 1988. 24 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237gm

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237u

Marriage Records

MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Application
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. 1A-25, 1822-1953
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
1-3, 1869-1900
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Marriages...[1829-1979]. 1949-1980. 12 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237d

Marriage Records of Park County, Indiana, 1900-1949
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237d 1972v. 1-5

Parke County, Indiana, Marriage Records Book A (1833-1844)
Genealogy Division, 977.201s 1980z

Sanders, Evea, ...Marriage records...(1833-1844). [1969?]. 37pp. (missing 1982).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237s

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237u

Deed Records

Deed Index
Vol. A-22, 1823-1924
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. 1-65, 1833-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Mortgage Index
Vol. 1-5, 1826-1891
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Mortgage Records
Vol. 1-14, 1840-1889
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Brown, Mrs. Immogene B., ...Land entries, [1816-1836]. 5 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237b

DAR, Old land entree book....Cop. by Lilian L. Weller. 1981. 254, [40]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237o

Probate Records

Civil and Probate Complete Order Books
Vol. 1-9, 1853-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. 1-5, 1833-1853
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books Common
Vol. 5-24, 1867-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books Complete
Vol. 1-10, 1833-1853
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1833-1853; indexes, 1853-1900.

Will Records

Index to Estates
Vol. 1, 1833-1981
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. 1-6, 1833-1936
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Microfilm, Second Floor

...Wills, 1833-1849 (From THG, vol. 9, 1969). [10pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 5

Slevin, Ruth M., ...Will record, 1834-1906. [197-]. 282pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237sL

Weller, Lillian., Parke County, Indiana will abstract book 2, 1853-1873. 1982
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237w 1982

Weller, Lillian., Parke County, Indiana will abstract book 3, 1873-1891. 1984
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237w 1984

Weller, Lillian.,  Abstracts, will book 3 : with additions from marriage, cemetery, land, and miscellaneous records. 1984.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237w 1984 Index

Weller, Lillian, ...Will abstract...1833-1853. 1979. 70pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237w

Wills, 1833-1849 (THG, vol. 9 #1-2, Jan.-Feb., Mar.-Apr. 1969).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Cemetery and Church Records

Bethany Church [Records], Rockville, Indiana
Genealogy Division, 977.202 R683bet

DAR, Cemetery records....12pts.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237dc

DAR, Cemetery records...early nineteenth century to the present time; roster of the ...seventy-eighth regiment, Indiana volunteers, sixty day men of 1862. Cop. by Kathryn Y. Rice. [1968?]. 202pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237dca

DAR, Cemetery register...veterans of American Revolution, War of 1812, Spanish American War, Mexican War, Indian Wars, Whiskey Insurrection, Civil War.[19--]. [12pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 973 I385d

[Indiana Historical Society Cemetery records...]. 12pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 P235 no. 1

[Maps showing location of Russell cemetery...]. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat no. 4

Philadelphia Lutheran cemetery, Green township....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat no. 1

Semelser, Dolly D., Dooley cemetery....1950. 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 2

Two unnamed...cemeteries. (From Sycamore Leaves, vol. 5, 1974). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Puncat. no. 3

Cemetery records, see "Miscellaneous Records", entry under DAR, Genealogical records

DAR, Containing, cemetery records; a history of Scotch Irish families; miscellaneous genealogical materials. Cop. by Kathryn Y. Rice. 1969. 147pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237dce

DAR, Florida township...1982. 33pp. (Boatman and Loree cemetery, prepared by Mrs. John Seville; Numa cemetery, prepared by Mary Jo Harney and Karen Lewis), [also Jackson twp.- Bemis and Hamilton cemetery; Liberty twp.-Brockway, Ephlin, Harvey, Thompson, Whitford cemetery; Penn twp.-Robbins cemetery; Reserve twp.-Warner cemetery, prepared by...].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237f

DAR, Memory Garden cemetery....1982/83. 119pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237m

DAR, Montezuma, Indiana, cemetery records, 1879-1960. Cop. by Eva C. Saunders. 1961. 52pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 M781s

DAR, Rockville, Indiana, cemetery records, 1825-1960. Cop. by Eva C. Saunders. 1961. 193pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 R683s

Cemetery records, Parke County, Indiana...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237c

Estabrooke chapter DAR.,  book for 1969: containing cemetery records,...
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237dce

Miller Cemetery, Parke County, Indiana. 1985.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237mi

Rush Creek Friends burial records. [between 1960-1980]. 34 leaves
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237ru

Census Records

1860 Parke County, Indiana census index.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237sx

WPA, Index to supplemental record, federal census, 1880. (Lists names, sex, color, ages).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237u

Court Records

Circuit Court-Civil Complete Order Books
Vol. 1-20, 1833-1912
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Circuit Court-Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-46, 1833-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Common Pleas
Vol. 1-4, 1853-1865
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Abstracts of Parke County, Indiana guardian bonds. 1832-1858.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237wa

Guardian bond record book, vol. 1, 1832-1858.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237wa 1979a

Weller, Lilian H., Abstracts of bonds, 1832-1858. 1979. 113pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237wa

Weller, Lilian H., Guardian bond record book...1832-1858. 1979. [2], 124pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237wa 1979a

Family Records

Family histories, see "Miscellaneous Records, entry under DAR, Genealogical records.

Land Records

Old land entree book, Parke County, Indiana. 1981.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237o


Thomas, Mary V., Three sections of indexes of the Parke county ...atlas of 1874 which was compiled from the 1870 census. [1969]. 115pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237t

Mortuary and Obituary Records

Casket register Hargrave & McEwen, 1895-1899. 1988. 21 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237ca

DAR, Mortuary records, Rockville...; Barnes 1939-1970, Butler 1961-1977. Cop. by Kathryn Y. Rice. 1977. 124pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237r

Naturalization Records

Skene, Ann L., ....naturalization records, 1854-1949. 2000. 43 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237sk

Tax Records

1851 tax list, see "Miscellaneous Records" entry under DAR, Genealogical records

...1851 tax list. 1980. 29 leaves.
Genealogy Division, q977.201 P237par

Miscellaneous Records

DAR, Bible....1960. n.p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237db

DAR, Genealogical records. 1962/3, 1970/1. 2pts. (Includes some family histories, cemetery records, local DAR roster, 1851 tax list).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237g

Parke County, Indiana Apprentice records 1883-1899.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237pa

Riker, Dorothy Lois., ...Index of names of persons and of firms.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 P237ri

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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