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Posey County

Posey County was created in 1814 from Knox, Gibson, and Warren Counties.  It is located in southwest Indiana.  The county seat is Mount Vernon.

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

County Records

Circuit Court Records
ISLG 977.201 P855cir v. 1

Miscellaneous Circuit Court Records
ISLG 977.201 P855cmi

Marriage Records

Gleanings from Marriage Applications and Returns, 1875-1913
ISLG 977.201 P855cgL

Marriage Records, 1814-1831
ISLG 977.201 P855phi

Marriage Records from the Returns
ISLG 977.201 P855cm

Marriage Returns, 1890-1900
ISLG P855mr

Marriages, Book 2, 1832-1846
ISLG 977.201 P855s

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1847-1920
ISLG 977.201 P855u v. 4-6

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Applications, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 P855u v. 7

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Transcripts, 1880-1920
ISLG 977.201 P855u v. 8-9

Vital Records

Birth Records, 1883-1899
ISLG 977.201 P855cob

Coroner’s Inquest Book, 1880-1938
ISLG 977.201 P855pog

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 P855u v. 1-2

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 P855u v. 3

Wills and Probates

Index to Probates
ISLG 977.201 P855i

Probate Docket
ISLG 977.201 P855cog

Probates, Boxes 3-727
ISLG 977.201 P855cp v. 1-3

Some Wills of Posey County
ISLG 977.201 P855cow

Other Library Materials

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Vital Records


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