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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

Common Pleas Court Minutes, 1790-1791
ISLG 977.201 K74com

Minutes of Common Pleas Court, 1795
ISLG 977.201 K74ic


Declaration of Intent, 1852-1951 and Naturalization Books, 1855-1945
ISLG 977.201 K74he

Marriage Records

Certificate of Marriage, 1807-1832
ISLG 977.201 K74rc

Marriage Licenses, 1807-1839
ISLG 977.201 K74r v. 1-2

Marriage Licenses, 1838-1854
ISLG 977.201 K74co

Marriage Licenses and Certificates, 1806-1816
ISLG 977.201 K74o

Marriage Records, 1807-1840
ISLG 977.201 K74h)

Marriages, 1850-1854
ISLG 977.201 K74

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 K74u v. 5-8

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Records, 1880-1920
ISLG 977.201 K74u v. 9

Vital Records

Death Records, 1882-1900
ISLG 977.201 K74c

Death Records, 1900-1904
ISLG 977.201 K74ca

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 K74u v. 1-3

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 K74u v. 4

Wills and Probates

Abstracts of Early Probates
ISLG 977.201 K74be

Will Book Abstracts, 1806-1955
ISLG 977.201 K74knw v. 1-3

Other Library Materials

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Cemeteries and Obituaries 



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