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

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

Birth Records

Delayed Birth Records, Vol. 1, 1943-1973
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Birth records: births prior to 1882: copied from newspaper obituaries of DeKalb County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201, D328bir

Harter, Fayne E.  Birth records . . . 1921-1944.  [1972].  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328h

Harter, Fayne.  Birth records 1945-1965.  2 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328hb

WPA, Index to birth records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328u

Death Records

Harter, Fayne E.  Additional death records. . . 1899-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328har

Kessler, Frances. Index to death records.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328k

WPA, Index to death records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328u

Marriage Records

Marriage License Applications
Vol. 1-4 (destroyed by fire)
Vol. 5-42, 1910-1951
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Records, Vol. 1-18, 1837-1934
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriage Returns
Vol. 1-13 (missing)
Vol. 14-25, 1882-1935
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Marriages, 1837-1899.
Microfilm, Second Floor

Carey, Dr. Willis.  Marriages [1837-1862, incomplete?].  2 pp.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 2

Harter, Fayne E. Early marriage records.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328he

Marriages, 1837-1857.  (The Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 11, no. 4, Oct.-Dec. 1971).
Genealogy Division, 977.2 H789

WPA.  Index to marriage records, 1882-1920.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328u

Deed  Records

Deed Indexes, Grantor, Vol. 1-7, 1836-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Indexes, Grantees, Vol. 1-7, 1836-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Deed Records
Vol. A - Missing
Vol. B-Z, 1837-1874
Vol. AA-ZZ, 1874-1894
Vol. 52-62, 1894-1901
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Mortgage Record, Vol. 1, 1845-1852
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Tract Book, Vol. 1, 1835-1853
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Records

Probate Final Record
1847-1856, 1875-1879, 1886-1905
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probate Order Books
Vol. A (missing)
Vol. B-Y, 1861-1921
Annex vol. A-B, 1862-1868
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Probates, 1847-1856; indexes, 1859-1899.
Microfilm, Second Floor


Estate Packets
Vol. A NOS 1161-2348, 1850-1920
Vol. B, 1901-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Will Records
Vol. 1-4, 1852-1909
Vol. 5 (lost in fire)
Vol. 6, 1912-1922
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Wills, 1852-1910
Microfilm, Second Floor 

Cemetery and Church Records

Carey, Dr. Willis.  [. . .cemetery records]. [pt. 1] White City cemetery, Spencerville; [pt. 2] St. Joseph cemetery.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 1

Carey, Dr. Willis.  Eastside Cemetery, Spencerville, Indiana. [12 pp.]
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 Duncat. no. 3

Indiana Junior Historical Society. [. . .Cemetery records]. 1970. 32 pts.
Genealogy Division, p.f. 977.201 D328 no. 1

DAR, Houlton, John. DeKalb County cemetery.
Geneal Division 977.201, D328d

Harter, Fayne E. Southeastern DeKalb County, Indiana tombstone records.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328ha

Newhard, Malinda E.E.  Cemetery inscriptions. . . 1972-1978, 3 vols.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328n

Vose, Kathleen Smith. Cemetery inscriptions, DeKalb County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328c

Court Records

Civil Order Books
Vol. 32, 1832-1871
Vol. A-R, 1859-1901
Vol. 37-53, 1901-1921
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

General Entry Claims and Allowance Dockets
Vol. 1-21, 1855-1920
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Dockets, 1855-1903
Vol. 1, 1855-1903
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Docket & Fee Book, Vol. 1-2, 1912-1933
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Packets, Vol. A-Z, 1913-1954
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Guardianship Reports, 1848-1902
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Index to Guardianship Packets, 1866-1907
MiCrofilm, Second Floor

Land Records

Tract Book [1833-1856].
Microfilm, Second Floor

Military Records

Slinger, Reba Knapp. Veterans records .....April 1943 through October, 1963.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328ve

Veterans record cards of Spanish American, World War I, and World War II veterans.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328v

Voter Records

WPA.  Index to supplemental records, registered voters, 1920
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328u

Miscellaneous Records

Corunna, Ind., Board of Health records, 1909-1919.  2 vols. [pt. 1] Births. [pt. 2] Deaths.
Genealogy Division, 977.202 C831c

DAR.  Bible records. . ., presented by Mrs. Douglas Vose.  1980.  [23 pp.]
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328bi

Harter, Fayne Ellen.  Southeastern DeKalb County. . . tombstone recs.
Genealogy Division, 977.201 D328ha

Wise, Orris A.1840 tax and census records, DeKalb County.
Genealogy Division, 977.201, D328ei

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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