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Elkhart County

Elkhart County was created in 1830 from Allen and Cass Counties.  It is located on the Michigan border in northern Indiana.  The county seat is Goshen.

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


Elkhart County Naturalization Records, 1856-1957
ISLG 977.201 E43r

Marriage Records

Elkhart County Marriage Records
ISLG 977.201 E43sLe

Elkhart County Marriages, 1830-1849
ISLG 977.201 E43da

Elkhart County Marriages, 1850-1853
ISLG 977.201 E43daa

Marriage Records, Elkhart County, 1830-1867
ISLG 977.201 E43jm

Marriage Records, Elkhart County, 1867-1889
ISLG 977.201 E43ke

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 E43u v. 6-10

Vital Records

Index to Elkhart County Delayed Birth Records, filed 1941-1963
ISLG 977.201 E43pa

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 E43u v. 1-3, 11

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 E43u v. 4-5

Wills and Probates

Elkhart County Will Records, 1845-1881
ISLG 977.201 E43sL

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries


Marriage Records


Vital Records

Locating Original Records

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GEN JD 11-17-2019