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Putnam County

Putnam County was created in 1822 from Owen and Vigo Counties and unorganized territory.  It is located in west central Indiana.  The county seat is Greencastle.

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


Naturalization Records, 1854-1929
ISLG 977.201 P989sk

Marriage Records

Marriage Records, 1859-1871
ISLG 977.201 P989cow

Marriage Records, 1905-1908
ISLG 977.201 P989j

Marriage Records in Two Parts, 1850-1859
ISLG 977.201 P988jmr

Marriages, 1822-1837
ISLG 977.201 P989fr

Marriages, 1838-1847
ISLG 977.201 P989fra

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 P989u v. 4-6

Vital Records

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 P989u v. 1-2

WPA Index to Death Records, 1880-1920
ISLG 977.201 P989u v. 3

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries

Marriage Records


Vital Records

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN JD 7-26-2023