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Indiana State Library

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

Knox County was created in 1790 from the Northwest Territory.  It is located on the Illinois border in southwest Indiana.  The county seat is Vincennes.




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

Court Records

First Order Book
ISLG 977.201J66j v. 5

Marriage Records

Early Marriage Returns, 1830-1843
ISLG 977.201 J66r

Marriage Records
ISLG 977.201 J66j v. 3 pts. 1-3

Marriage Records, 1901-1913
ISLG 977.201 J66d

Marriage Records, 1913-1926
ISLG 977.201 J66da

Wills and Probates

Will Records, 1827-1907
ISLG 977.201 J66hoL

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries 



Vital Records

Wills and Probates

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 4-17-2017