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

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

Birth Records

WPA, Index to birth records, 1875-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853u

Death Records

WPA, Index to death records, 1875-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853u

Marriage Records

… Marriage Records 1844-1888 (2 vols.)
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H848smr v. 1-2

WPA, Index to marriage records, 1844-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853u

WPA, Index to supplemental record, marriage applications, 1882-1899.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853u

Probate Records

Probate Court Order Books
Vol. A-C, 1844-1865
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Court Order Books
Vol. D-Z, 1865-1899
Vol. 27-52, 1899-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Complete Records
(Richardsville, Probate)
Vol. A, 1845-1853
(Richardsville, Circuit Court)
Vol. A. 1846-1867
Vol. 2, 1869-1872
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records

Deed Indexes, 1846-1902.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Will Records

Will Books
Vol. A-9, 1845-1930
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Index of Guardianships
Vol. 1-2
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index of Estates and Guardianships, 1844-1909.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1868-1905
Microfilm, Second Floor

DAR, Abstracts of wills and administrative accounts. . . 1844-1870.  Comp. by Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Crider.  [1942].  68pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853d

Hofman, Roberta Burns. .. index to wills and estates, 1844-70. [197?]. 12 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853ho

Cemetery and Church Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  [Cemetery records. . .].  3 pts.  (North Union, Randolph, Clay township).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no. 2

[Few Miscellaneous. . . Cemetery records].  [4pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 1

Freeland, Owen.  Cataloging of [1] Pete's Run cemetery; [2] Price cemetery, Ervin twp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no.6

Haworth, C.V.,  New London pioneer cemetery records. . . New London, Indiana and Pleasant Hill cemetery records.  [1964].  8pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no. 5

Indiana Historical Society.  [Cemetery records. . .].  4 pts.  (Oak Mound, Poplar Grove Friends, Rush Settlement, Bassett).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no. 1

Larland, Betty Jane.,  Small cemetery. . . western Howard county. . . n.d. [2pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no. 4

Lewis, Lincoln R.,  Pre-Civil War markers moved to make way for cemetery's renovation [New London Friends cemetery. . .].  (clipping).  1974.  1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 3

Names of Persons Buried in the "Upper Kokomo Church" cemetery. . . Taylor township. . . 2pp. (and Pleasant Hill cemetery).
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Huncat. no. 2

Stetler, Ethel M.,  A history of the Barnett cemetery, located in the southeast section of Ervin township. . . [1965].  16pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853 no. 3

Van Hart, Barbara.  Coleman cemetery. . . [1975].  1pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 H853v

Anderson, John C.. Crown Point Cemetery, An Index to Interments 1868-2005. 2006
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853a

Beheler, Edward D. Sunset Memory Gardens cemetery. 1999.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853b

Crown Point Cemetery: plat book number one. 1993. 135 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853c

Dowden, Barbara Ann. ..cemetery inscriptions,.. Alto cemetery, Alto Baptist/Cobb cemetery, Twin Springs Cemetery: including genealogical information. 1992. 95 pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853do 1992

Gorman, Mr. and Mrs. James L.,  Cemetery inscriptions of Eastern Howard County . . . [1969].  405pp.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853g

Memorial Park cemetery inscriptions: index. 1993. 162pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853m

Census Records

Sheagley, Patricia Sue Bingaman. 1880 census index. 1995. 197pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853s

Sheagley, Patricia Sue Bingaman. 1870 census index. 1993. 147pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853s

WPA, Index to federal census, 1880.  (lists names, sex, color, ages).
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853u

Court Records

Circuit Court Civil Order Books
Vol. B-Z, 1853-1883
Vol. 26-95, 1883-1929
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Common Pleas Order Books
Vol. A-K
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Superior Court Order Books
Vol. 1-11, 1897-1909
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Family Records

Howard County Genealogical Society. Indiana family history, 1844-1994. 1995. 376.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853hc

Land Records

Tract Book, 1842-1853.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Kastle, Richard.,  . . . Index to book A. . . Land Deeds, April 15, 1844 to April 23, 1847.  [1982?].  [19pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 H853h

Naturalization Records

Skene, Ann L. ..naturalization records, 1872-1958. 2000. 33 leaves.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853sk

Miscellaneous Records

Kingman Bros.,  Combination atlas map. . . [1976].  99pp.  [i.e. 111].  (reprint of 1877 ed.).
Genealogy Division, f 977.201 H853k 1976

Slater-Putt, Dawne. Breaking marriage bonds ....: divorces, 1919-1929. 1990. 22pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853sLa

Slater-Putt, Dawne. The people of Bassett-Ellis and Rush African-American settlements,... 1840-1920. 1993. 50pp.
Genealogy Division 977.201 H853sL

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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