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

Birth Records

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97u

Marriage Records

Marriage Affidavits
1875-1905
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. P-V, 1923-1952
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
1882-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records
Vol. W-X, 1952-1957
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1819-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1819-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

...Marriage records, 1819-1934. Indexed by Indiana State Library...1967. 13pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 8

Franklin, Charles M., ...Early marriage records, 1819-1853. 1979/1981. 2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97f

Marriages,1819-1834 (THG, vol. 7# 1-2, Jan.-Feb., Mar.-Apr. 1967).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97u

Deed Records

Deed indexes
1819-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deeds
1819-1886; indexes, 1819-1890
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Complete probate records
1829-1847
1849-1885
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition records
1854-1863
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate indexes
1819-1923
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate order book
1819-1919
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates
1819-1833 (Civil order book)
1833-1850 (probate order books).
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probate order book & wills, 1818-1833. 1991.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97p

Will Records


Wills
1819-1903
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills
1833-1920; indexes, 1833-1982
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Abstracts of Owen County, Indiana wills before 1900. 1994. 138pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97a

Franklin, Charles M., ...Will abstracts, 1819-1861. 1983. 57pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97fw

Index to wills, 1833-1966. 1991.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97i

Peterson, Roger A., An index to the will books and intestate records of Owen County, Indiana, 1819-1871. 1994.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97pe

Will record, 1, 1833-52. 1991.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97w

Cemetery and Church Records

Cemetery records (from Spencer - Owen County Public Library).
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Church records (from Spencer- Owen County Public Library).
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Gibson, Mrs. E. Wayne, River "Hillgrove" cemetery, 1 mile south of Spencer, Indiana...Washington township....10pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 1

Gibson, Mrs. Wayne, Old Owen cemetery...Spencer, Indiana...[1962]. [12pp.].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no.5

Houk, A.K., Jr. Stierwalt cemetery, Wayne township....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 3

Indiana Historical Society., Cemetery records...]. 1941. 11pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 1

Indiana Historical Society., [Church records]. 2pts. (Bethel, Little Mount).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 2

Kline, Dixie G., Cemetery records....2pts. (Barnes, Scott, White).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 6

Lundblade, Mrs. Philip A., Cemetery inscriptions, Winters' cemetery, Jefferson township....(From the Bull. of the Seattle Genealogical Society., vol. 13). 5pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 4

Lundblade, Mrs. Philip A., (Cemetery inscriptions, Winters' cemetery....(Cop. from Bull. of the Seattle Genealogical Society., vol. 13, #1, Sept. 1963).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 7

McDonald, Nina Jo., Mannan cemetery, Harrison township....1962. 7 leaves.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 097m

Montgomery, Edna, Dunkin cemetery, Taylor township....2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 2

Old....cemetery. (From Ancestral Notes from Chedwato, vol. 15, 1968). 4pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 5

...Cemeteries. 1942-1979. (Inscriptions from 199 cemeteries located in the thirteen townships...). 3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97o

Meredith, Mildred, Cemeteries...[1979?]. 63, 4, [4]pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.2 M559c

Owen County, Indiana cemetery listings. 1983.725pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97ow

Steed, Ivan, Cemetery inscriptions of west half of Marion township....[1966]. 78pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 097s

Census Records


1860 Owen County, Indiana census indexes.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97e

Drescher, Deborah L. Owen County, Indiana, 1820, 1830, 1840 census compiled. [1993].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97oce

Fahs, Glorianne., ...1870 federal census index. 1994. 42pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97fa

Owen County Indiana 1860 Census .
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97occ

Owen County Indiana 1850 Census .
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97ocd

Court Records

Circuit Civil Order Books
Vol. 1-49
1819-1867
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Family Records

Family records (from Spencer - Owen County Public Library).
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

DAR, Mills, Goss, Dyar Bible records, 1796-1953...1955. 13pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O97 no. 3

Franklin, Charles M., Owen County, Indiana miscellaneous.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97fra

Index of significant names before 1850. 1995. 59pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97in

Long, Wayne, Tracing 24...families, 1820-1880. [1981?]. 107pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97L

Lovell, Rosemary F., Owen county cousins [1578-1978]: A genealogical study concerning the families of Fulk, Hauser, Fiscur, Spainhower, Wright, Phipps, Elsberry, Abrell, Arney...1977-. vol. 2. 814pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97Lo

Land Records

Zollinger, Vivian. ... Land entry book 1. 1993. 135pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97zo

Military Records

Enrollment record of the army (listed in 1886).
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

....Military veterans, 1775-1903. [199-]. 21pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97oc

Zollinger, Vivian., Enrollment of soldiers, their widows and orphans of the armies ...residing in the state of Indiana, Owen County, for the year 1894. 1991. 45pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97z

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1854-1937.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

...Naturalization records, 1854-1934. 2000. 7 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97on

Tax Records


Owen County...1843 tax list (poll and property)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97fr

Peterson, Roger A., ...Lister's book (list of taxables)... covers years 1819-1825, 1827-1829. Section for 1823 is titled:... State book of taxes (real estate) & County book of taxes (personal property). 1996. 94pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97pt

Miscellaneous Records

Holmes, Maurice., Index of names of persons and of firms.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97h

Kline, Dixie., Fact and Folklore of Owen County. 1976.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O97k
 

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 2-20-2009