Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library
This website offers an impressive links
section and a nice online catalog. There is also a list of 10 special files available in
the Genealogy Division, including an Indiana Mortality Records Index and a Heraldry File.
A searchable database, Indiana Marriages through 1850, is available online. There are also
explanations of the State Librarys research policies.
Homestead Award Program
In 1976, the Indiana Department of Commerces Department of
Agriculture began this program that recognizes Indiana farms that have been in the same
family for 100 years or more. To date, 3,427 farms have been certified as Hoosier
Homesteads and 861 farms have been recognized as having been in the possession of one
Indiana family for 150 years or more. Once a farm is recognized as a Hoosier Homestead,
information of historical value on farms accepted into this program is deposited in the
Indiana State Archives.
|Historical Genealogy Collection, Allen
County Public Library www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/whoweare.html
This website provides information about the collections of the Allen County
Public Library, which has an excellent genealogy collection with a nationwide scope. You
can search the librarys book catalog, periodical catalog, or PERSI (the Periodical
Source Index). Instructions are provided for requesting copies from citations in PERSI.
There are brief descriptions of significant items in the collection, as well as
information on visiting the library.