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

Birth Records

Delayed births prior to 1941.
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63u

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1940.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63u

Death Records

Coroners record
1897-1916
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Orange County, Indiana death records 1882-.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63L

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63u

Marriage Records

Marriages
1816-1854
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages
1816-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Transcripts, Returns 1882-1908
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage records, 1816-1870, see DAR listing under "Miscellaneous".

Marriages, 1816-1826 (IMH, vol. 37, 1941).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 I39

Marriages, 1816-1835 (THG, vol. 17 #3, Sept. 1977).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Mavity, N.B., First marriage records...1816-1826. 1941. [17pp.] (missing 1982)
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63 no. 2

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1826-1920, 1921-1933.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcripts, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63u

Deed Records


Deed indexes
1816-1902
Microfilm, Second Floor

Deed indexes
1816-1887
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deeds
1816-1886
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Partition minute book
1859-1873
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition record
1863-1898
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Partition records
1853-1918
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate indexes
1874-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate order book
1829-1850
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates
1817-1842
1847-1874; indexes, 1874-1901
Microfilm, Second Floor

Probates, final record
1852-1863
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1816-1825, see DAR listing under "Miscellaneous"

Will Records


Wills
1816-1943
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1816-1852 (IMH, vol. 34, 35, 1938-39).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 I39

Early wills...(From IMH, vol. 34, 1938). [8pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat no. 2

Wills, 1816-1892, see DAR listing under "Miscellaneous".

Cemetery and Church Records

DAR, Rock Spring Church membership record. Cop. by Mrs. Edith H. Key. 1974. [6pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63 no. 5

Fleming, Neva, "Quakers. Radical changes in the customs of these peaceful residents...have taken place in the lifetime of a beloved 97 year old pastor". (From Courier-Journal Magazine, 1953). 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 5

Harrison family cemetery...(From THG, vol. 5, 1965). 1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 4

[Indiana Historical Society., Cemetery records...]. 1941. 2pts (Murphy Family, Old Methodist).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63 no. 1

Jeffers, Phebe, Lick Creek...migrations. 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no. 1

Wilson, Pearl S., [Financial record of ] Mt. Gilead United Brethern Church, Paoli twp...1874-1876. 1879. 2pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Ouncat. no.3

Richardson, Neva, ...Cemeteries 2pts. (Gammon, private cemetery in Northeast township on Wright farm).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63 no. 3

95 cemeteries in Orange County, Indiana for Paoli township.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63m

Orange...cemeteries. 1981. [270pp.] Cop. by Stalker School Little Hoosiers and ...Bedford North Lawrence History Hunters.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63o

See also under Miscellaneous, DAR, Vol. 3

Family Records

Orange County, Indiana history, families: 175th anniversary 1816-1991. 1992.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63oc

Land Records

DAR, ...Tract book records (1808-1868). 1971. 12pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63 no. 4

Saline land records
1836-1845
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Mortuary and Obituary Records


DAR, Funeral notices of residents of Orange-Crawford counties...Comp. by Mrs. D.L. Key. 1976 ed. [21pp.].
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63k
(also 1979 ed. [13pp.]).  
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O632k

Register of funerals...1897-1904
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63r

Naturalization Records

Naturalizations, 1840-1905 (THG, vol. 22 #4, Dec. 1982).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Miscellaneous Records


Apprentice records, 1848-1884
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Negro register, 1853-1861
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Vance, Mrs. Ronald, Earliest records of Paoli Public Library....1975. 25pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 O63v

DAR, Genealogical records....1943-1981. 9 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63d

    Vol. 1,  Marriage records, 1816-1826; wills, 1816-1892. 93pp.
    Vol. 2,  Family Bible records. 115pp.
    Vol. 3,  Cemetery records. 464pp.
    Vol. 4,  Family Bible records. 216pp.
    Vol. 5,  First probate records, 1816-1825; marriages, 1826-1849; J.P. records,
              1821-1822. 279pp.
    Vol. 6,  Marriage records, 1849-1870. 220pp.
    Vol. 7,  Church of Christ membership rolls in Orange & Crawford counties...
               Conference minutes.
    Vol. 8,  Church of Christ membership rolls of Liberty and Freedom.
    Vol. 9,  Descendants of William C. Senior & Mary F. (Swan) Cornwell.
    Vol. 9a, Land records...from tract books 2 and 3. 216pp.

Holmes, Maurice...Index of names of persons and of firms.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63h

Orange peelings.
977.201 O63op

Pluris, Gerene O., Booklet about Friends....1958. 69pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63p

Robins, Coy D. , Forgotten Hoosiers: African Heritage in Orange County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63ro

Sexton, Naomi K., Orange County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 O63s

WPA, Commissioners' record...1817-1828....2 vols.
Indiana Historical Society Library
 

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 12-17-2008