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Indiana Genealogy & Family Trees

Explore Indiana genealogy and family history resources, including free online Indiana genealogy databases, with these helpful guides for tracing your Indiana surnames and family tree. (Scroll down for more links below the ad.)
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1895 Atlas of Indiana
Browse an alphabetical listing of Indiana locations to find Indiana maps for the state, counties, and towns.

Allen County Public Library
The genealogy department's renowned collection contains more than 220,000 printed volumes and 251,000 items of microfilm and microfiche.  This library is responsible for PERSI (the Periodical Source Index) which is the largest subject index to genealogical and historical periodical articles in the world

Books We Own
Part of the worldwide Books We Own project, this Indiana page contains listing of genealogy and history books with volunteers willing to do lookups.

Family History Centers in Indiana
Family History Centers, outreaches of the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, can be found at several Indiana locations.

GenForum Indiana
A free message board devoted to Indiana queries.

Indiana Census Online
Find links to free online census records for Indiana from Mark E. Reed

Indiana Clerks of the Circuit Court
Contact information for each of Indiana's Circuit Court clerks for requesting copies of marriage records in Indiana.

Indiana Genealogical & Historical Societies
Society Hill offers another good listing of genealogical and historical societies in Indiana with phone numbers, addresses, and Web sites (when available).

Indiana Genealogical Society
This society publishes a quarterly journal titled Indiana genealogist, offers an Indiana librarian scholarship, maintains a researchers list of members who are available for hire to do onsite research in Indiana counties, several ongoing projects, and a Speaker's bureau. 

Indiana GenWeb
State & county resources on this huge volunteer Web site include census, vital records, queries, surname listings, publications, associations and libraries, lookup volunteers, and more!

Indiana GenWeb Archives
Transcriptions of original source material from the state of Indiana, arranged by county.

Indiana Historical Society
The goal of this excellent organization is to promote public awareness and appreciation of Indiana history.  Membership includes several quarterly journals relating to Hoosier history and genealogy. 

Indiana Migrations Project
View or submit migration information on your ancestor's journey into or out of Indiana.

Indiana Pioneers Cemetery Restoration Project
The goal of this project is to restore and preserve as many of Indiana's neglected pioneer cemeteries as possible.  The site includes a lot of good links on cemetery restoration and legislation as well as lots of ways you can help!

Indiana State Archives - Family History
Offers descriptions of Indiana genealogy resources which are available for family history research at the Indiana State Archives.

Indiana State Library - Genealogy Division
The Indiana State Library Genealogy Division houses one of the major collections of genealogy and local history in the Midwest  Of particular note are their online, searchable Cemetery Locator File Database and Indiana Marriages Database through 1850.

FamilySearch Wiki - Indiana Genealogy Research Guide
An outstanding compilation of research strategies and resources that can help you learn more about your Indiana ancestors, free on the FamilySearch Wiki.

Mailing Lists for Indiana
John Fuller and Christine Gaunt maintain a wonderful list of genealogy mailing lists for Idaho and its counties, plus information on how to subscribe to each.

Ohio River Valley Families Database
The website includes a searchable database showing the known ancestors and descendants of over 70,000 individuals related by bloodlines or marriage. Contains primarily people from the Ohio River Valley region of the US ( Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana). Registration (free) is required.

Online Census Project
Online census data transcribed by hard-working volunteers of this USGenWeb project. Some years and counties are not yet available.  Consider signing up to help!

Tombstone Transcription Project
A registry, by state and county of transcribed cemeteries and of individuals and groups who plan to record cemetery data for the state of Idaho - a special project of USGenWeb.

Vital Records Information
A guide to obtaining copies of Idaho vital records, such as birth & death certificates, marriage licenses & divorce decrees.

Where to Get Copies of Birth and Death Certificates
Excellent current information from the Indiana State Department of Health.

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