Lake County

Lake County was created in 1836 from Newton and Porter Counties.  It is located on the Illinois border in northwest Indiana.  The county seat is Crown Point.

 

 

 

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

Immigration

Index to Naturalization Records, 1854-1932
ISLG 977.201 L192ni

Land Records

Early Land Sales and Purchases, 1837-1857
ISLG 977.201 L192e

Plat Book for Appraisers of Real Estate, 1869
ISLG 977.201 L192p

Plat Book for Appraisers of Real Estate, 1891
ISLG 977.201 L192ei

Marriage Records

First Marriage Records, 1837-1850
ISLG 977.201 L192j

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 13-22

Vital Records

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1941
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 1-2

WPA Index to Birth Records, East Chicago, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 3-4

WPA Index to Birth Records, Gary, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 5-6

WPA Index to Birth Records, Hammond, 1886-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 7

WPA Index to Birth Records, Hobart, 1899-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 8

WPA Index to Birth and Death Records, Whiting, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 9

WPA Index to Death Records, 1899-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 10

WPA Index to Death Records, Gary, 1908-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 11

WPA Index to Death Records, Hammond, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 L192u v. 12

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Land Records

Marriage Records

Military

Newspapers

Vital Records

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 7-24-2017