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Whitley County

Whitley County was created in 1835 from Allen and Elkhart Counties.  It is located in northeast Indiana.  The county seat is Columbia City.

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


Index to Naturalization Records
ISLG 977.201 W613cin

Naturalization Records, 1856-1929
ISLG 977.201 W613d

Land Records

Index to Landowners, 1862
ISLG 977.201 W613g 1973

Marriage Records

Marriage Records, 1838-1884, 1891-1898
ISLG 977.201 W613 (3 vols.)

Marriage Records, 1884-1891
ISLG 977.201 W613s

Vital Records

Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 W613pe (2 vols.)

Index to Death Records, 1908-1920
ISLG 977.201 W613p

Index to Deaths Recorded in Whitley County, 1882-1907
ISLG 977.201 W613w

Wills and Probates

Everyname Index to Abstract of Wills, Books 1-5, 1839-1913
ISLG 977.201 W613r index

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries

Locating Original Records

For Future Research

GEN SP 9-15-2023