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

Birth Records

Births, 1886-1907.
Microfilm, Second Floor

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74u

Death Records

Coan, M. Jeanne.,  . . . Death records, February 1, 1882 - Sept. 30, 1900. . . [1975?].  238pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74c

Coan, M. Jeanne.,  . . . Death records, October 1, 1900 - Dec. 31, 1904. . . [1974-1980].  170pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74ca

Wolfe, Barbara Schull. Death records, St. Francis Xavier Church,.. 1749-1838. 1987. 64 leaves.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74w

WPA, Index to Death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74u

Marriage Records

Marriage Returns, 1881-1889.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1838-1883.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Clerk record of certificates of marriage .... 1807-1832.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74rc

Hribal, M.R. & M.J. Coan.  Marriage records . . . 1807-1840.  [1964].  134pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74h

Lindsay, Kenneth G.,  Early marriages . . . 1807-1832.  [1977].  60pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74Li

Marriage licenses issued, Knox County, 1838-1854.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74co

Marriages, 1807-Mar.1832 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 14, no. 3, July - Sept. 1974).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

. . . Marriages, January 1, 1850 - July 1854 (index comp. from microfilm. . . by Indiana State Library).  1972.  20pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74

O'Neel, L.B.,  . . . Marriage licenses and certificates, 1806-1816.  [1939].  24pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74o

Record of certificates of marriage . . . 1807-1832; (marriage licenses, 1807-1839).  (photostats of records in County Clerk's office).  3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74r

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1850-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage transcript, 1880-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74u

Deed Records

Deeds, 1814-1817; Indexes, 1814-1829.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Barekman, June.,  . . . Index to deed record A, 1815-1817.  [1967?].  24pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74 no. 2

Probate Records

Probates, 1790-1836.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Beeson, Donna. Abstracts of Early…Probates, 147 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74be

. . . Probate court records from 1817-1835.  (Publication no. 14, Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society).  1970.  ca900pp.
Genealogy Division, q 977.201 K74kno

. . . Probate records, 1790-1836.  [197-].  15, [8]pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 K74kn

Will Records

Wills, 1806-1852.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Gratzek, Diana.…Will Book Abstracts—Volume III Books K-Q, 382 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74knw v. 3

Cemetery and Church Records

Presbyterian Church Minutes, 1812-1889.
Microfilm, Second Floor

St. James, Vincennes, church register.  Episcopal.
Microfilm, Second Floor

St. Francis Xavier Church, Vincennes. . . records of the Parish, deaths, baptismal, marriages, etc. [1770-1838].
Microfilm, Second Floor

St. Francis Xavier Church, Vincennes . . . registers of baptisms, marriages, etc., 1749-1838.
Microfilm, Second Floor

St. Francis Xavier Parish records, Vincennes, Ind., English translation.  [1971].  (also on microfilm)
Genealogy Division, 977.202 V767sa
Microfilm, Second Floor

Asbury Chapel history and cemetery records, Vincennes. . . including information on the Neal, Huddle, Mason, Kixmiller, Smith, and Peck families.  (Articles from issues of the Knox County Daily News, 1970-1).  31pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Vuncat. no. 7

Asbury Chapel history. . . (From Knox County Daily News, April 22 and 24, 1970).  [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Kuncat. no. 2

[Notes taken from the St. Francis Xavier Parish records, Vincennes. . .].
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Vuncat. no. 5

DAR,  . . . Cemetery records.  [1940?].  153pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74da

DAR,  . . . Cemetery records (1953 suppl. reprinted 1968.  29pp.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74da 1968

DAR,  . . . Cemetery records (1971-73 edition with new listings.  3 vols).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74da 1971

DAR, Early churches. . . Comp. by Estelle Emison.  [1947].  111pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74dc

McCormick, Marie W.,  Asbury Chapel and its people, 1847-1972.  [1972].  123pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74mc

Padgett, Mrs. William.,  . . . A complete survey of cemetery records.  1973-1976.  6 vols.  in 7.  (Book 1, Palmyra & Washington townships; bk. 2, Palmyra and Washington twps.; bk. 3, Busseron and Widner twps.; bk. 4, Decker, Harrison, Johnson & Vincennes twps.; bk. 5, Catholic cemeteries in the city of Vincennes, Ind.; bks. 6A-6B, city cemeteries in Vincennes , Indiana).  & Index
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74p

Schultheis, Mrs. Rose.  Record of baptisms, 1847-1864, St. John's Catholic Church, transc. by Mary Watson.  1948.  19pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 V767r

St. Francis Xavier Parish records, Vincennes . . .1936.  6 vols.  (Vols. 2-6, also on microfilm).  (Vol. 7, index)
Genealogy Division, q977.202 V767s

Vincennes, First Presbyterian Church, photostat copy of . . . marriages, including a few baptismal records [1810-1884].  61pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74v

Wolfe, Barbara Schull. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church records: marriages & deaths, 1749-1838.. 1999.  103pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74wo

Census Records

1860 Census, Knox County, Indiana.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74n

Caballero, Conrad A. 1880 census. 1995 516pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74cab

Indiana State Library. . .,  Index to 1840 census. . . [1972].  16pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74i

Court Records

Common Pleas and Circuit Court Records, 1801-1831.
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR.  Marks and brands of domestic animals as registered . . . 1807-1841.  Cop. by Helen Kackley.  [1951].  46pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74k

Family Records

Beeson, Donna.  Guide to the genealogy collection of the Byron R. Lewis Historical Library.  [1977].  [60pp.]  (also 1980 ed., [85pp.])
Genealogy Division, 16.929 B996g

DAR,  . . . Book of genealogical research.  1933.  200pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74d

DAR,  Descendants of some early settlers in Knox and Sullivan Counties. . . [1951].  103pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74dd

DAR,  Family bible records. . . 1945-1950.  4 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74df

DAR,  Family history of families from Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia, Kentucky, descendants in and near Vincennes. . . [1949].  109pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 V767d

DAR, Family records . . . 1956-1960.  5 pts.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74dfa

Land Records

Roll of officers and soldiers who were allotted land in Clark's Grant (Indiana) for serving under George Rogers Clark. . . [pay rolls of Clark's army previous to June 1779].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Selected Records of the Vincennes, Indiana and Springfield, Illinois land offices.
Microfilm, Second Floor

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Selected records of the Vincennes. . . and Springfield, Illinois, land offices.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Barekman, June B.,  . . . Early land records and court indexes, 1783-1815.  [1973].  3 vol. in 1.  (Vol. 1, Early land records, court indexes, 1783-1806; vol. 2, Early land records, court indexes, 1807-1815; vol. 3, Index to deed record A, 1815-1817 [and] register of negro slaves and masters, 1805-1807).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74b 1973

Barekman, J. and R. Lent.  Knox County, Indiana.  (Contains Early Land Records, Court Indexes, etc.).  [1966].  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74b

Letter from the secretary of the treasury transmitting a report and documents from the commissioner of the general land office, in relation to land claims in the Vincennes land district. . . 1835 and 1838 (23rd Congress, 2nd session, H Doc. no. 198 and 455 of 25th Congress, 2nd session).  2 pts.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 Vuncat. no. 6, pts. 1-2

Lux, Leonard.  "The Vincennes Donation Lands,"  Indiana Historical Society Publication vol. 15, no. 4, 1949.
Genealogy Division, I977.2 I385i

Smith, Clifford Neal. French and British Land Grants in the Post Vincennes (Indiana) District 1750-1784,  c.1996.
Genealogy Division, Geneal. 977.202 V767sm

Mortuary and Obituary  Records

DAR, Mortuary records of Donaldson & Richardson, Monroe City, Indiana.  1962.  [9pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 K74 no. 1

DAR, Mortality records (Lemen and McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.  2 vols.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74L

DAR, Mortality records. . . 1816-1884, copied from original records of Gardner and Son.  1946.  122pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74dm

DAR, Records of the Gardner Mortuary, Vincennes. . . 1816-1854, 1878-1894.  [1969].  169pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74dm 1969

(McClure and Son, Bruceville.  2 vols.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74m

Mortality records of some Knox County, Indiana funeral homes
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74mo

Naturalization Records

Helpingstine, Jeanne.  Declarations of intent, 1852-1951 and naturalization books, 1855-1945. . . [1981].  66, 20, 5pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74he

School Records

Minutes, Board of Trustees, Vincennes University, 1806-1836.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Voter Records

Voters, 1809 (The Hoosier Genealogist, May - June, 1962).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

Miscellaneous Records

Commons Record, Borough of Vincennes, 1818-1837.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Journal of Borough Trustees, Borough of Vincennes, 1820-1836; Trustees, Proceedings, 1815-1816, Borough of Vincennes.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Miscellaneous Papers (Vincennes), 1784-1815.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Ordinances, Borough of Vincennes, 1816-1836.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Poor Relief Record, 1821-1832.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Treasurers Accounts, Borough of Vincennes, 1819-1840.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Trustees Proceedings, 1815-1816.
Microfilm, Second Floor 

Beeson, Donna. Some Inhabitants Around Poste Vincennes Prior to 1800, 336 p.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 V767so

Petition of Sundry French Inhabitants of the District of Vincennes. . . February 27, 1806. . . 3pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Kuncat. no. 1

Northwest trail tracer.  (Vol. 1-2, 1980-1981).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Kuncat. no. 3

The Old Vincennes Cathedral and its environs.  30pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Vuncat. no. 4

Vincennes Sun Commercial, "200 Years of Progress,"  1749-1949, historical section, Vincennes Sun Commercial. . . April 24, 1949.  32pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Vuncat. no. 1

Turman, Robert E.,  [Days of old Vincennes; and landed gentry].  (Two newspaper clippings from Sullivan, Ind. Union, Sept. 1954).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.202 Vuncat. no. 2

Barekman, June B.,  Register of negro slaves and masters for 1805-1807. . . [1970].  5pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 K74ba

Negro slaves, 1805-1807 (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 17, no. 3, Sept. 1977).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

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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