Scott County Genealogical Society, Inc.

P. O. Box 23
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170-0023
(812)752-3388

Collections

This listing is just a small portion of the genealogical material available within the
Research Rooms. The Rooms house over 300 Scott County, Indiana books
dating from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. These contain original entries.
There are fifteen volumes of original marriage licenses and returns,
plus one volume of affidavits and parents permissions.

Other books include records from the Treasurer's Office, the Auditor's Office,
the Assessor's Office, and the court records. Miscellaneous records include; Civil
War, Estray, Bond, Disease, Physician's license and Retailer's license.

A Scott County Newspaper Collection has recently been added. The papers
date as early as 1880 to 2007.

Books In Our Research Rooms


INDIANA BOOKS - GENERAL


Revolution


Roster of Soldiers & Patriots of the Revolution Buried in Indiana -1981
DAR Patriot Index - Vol. III - An index to the Spouses of the DAR Patriots - 1986
Robert Dale Owens Travel Journal 1827

Sesquicentennial


A Time to Celebrate Indiana Sesquicentennial 1816-1966
150 Years of Indiana Agriculture Sesquicentennial 1816-1966
Society of Indiana Pioneers
The Legend of Prince Modac & the White Indians
Modac - Discovery of Indiana
This Land of Ours: Acquisition & Disposition of the Public Domain

SCOTT COUNTY BOOKS


Census Index 1820 through 1880 & 1900
Optimist Magazine of Scottsburg, Austin & Scott Co.
(11 books) 1976, 1980-1982, 1984-1985, 1987-1988, 1991-1994
Overall Economic Development Plan with Map
Probate Records 1820-1847
Pigeon Roost Massacre by Carl R. Bogardus, Sr., MD.
Scott County Ancestors - Newspaper Column by Ann Bartle
Scott County Ancestors - Newspaper Column by Jeannie Carlisle
Scott County, Indiana - Celebrating 175 years - A Pictorial History
Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District:
Cornbread & Beans - Marion Rice & George Stevens
Coroner Verdict's Index 1880-1985 & The Original Papers
County Road Maps - We have some to give away.
Early History of Scott Co. by Carl R. Bogardus, Sr., MD.
Health Department History 1888-1898
Transforming the Land

Cemetery Records


Cemetery Commission - Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Prior to 1850 for:
Finley, Jennings, Johnson and Lexington Townships
Finley Township and Index
Jennings Township
Johnson Township and Index
Lexington Township and Index
Vienna Township and Index
Vienna Township - Everitt Memorial Cemetery
Scottsburg Cemetery 1986; 1989 and 1989-1999
Scottsburg Cemetery Association Deed and Plat Map

Churches


First Baptist Church of Scottsburg - Family Directory
New Harmony Baptist Church Records
Old Ox Baptist Church - 1823-1993
Zoah Christian Church History & Cemetery
Zoah Church - An old Photograph - See Coatney File
Comprehensive OEDP 1968 and the Future

Lexington, Indiana


History of Lexington
Lexington, A Pioneer Town
Lexington Cemetery Census as taken by Scottsburg High School
Lexington High School Graduating Class 1964 with pictures from
Grade School through High School and 1989 updates on graduates.
Old Settlers & Lexington's Birthdays (6 books) 1988-1991 & 1994-1995

Marriage Records


Marriage Affidavits & Parents Consents - Original Records - 1 Large Notebook
Marriage Records - Originals - 16 Large Notebooks for the years:
1855, 1859-1877, 1879, 1890-1900, 1907-1910,1994, 1995, 1997 & 1998.
Marriage Records 1820-1905
Marriage Records 1906-1910 & 1911-1915

Military


Civil War Enrollment Papers for Pension ApplicationsOriginal Records-
6 Notebooks Civil War Veterans
Pension Information 1886, 1890, 1894
Capn' Will & Company I (of the 81st Indiana Volunteer
Infantry Regiment - Scott County) by Francis Everitt
Civil War Soliders, their widows and orphans pension information 1886, 1890, 1894

Schools


Hubbard School #9 Pictures & Picture of Class of 1927
1928 Eighth Grade Commencement Program
Oard Springs School History & Class Picture c.1910
Vienna Township Common Schools Graduation Announcement 1911
including the names of Graduates
Vienna Schools Grade Register 1925-1927

Scottsburg

Commercial Hotel Pictures 1870 & 1966
Development of Scottsburg's Schools
Scottsburg High School Class Picture 1925
Mayor's Ninth Annual Good Neighbor Awards Banquet - June 8, 2001
Scottsburg's Amateur Baseball Team Picture 1932-1933
Two Post Cards from 1914 with Scenes of Scottsburg - See Coatney File
Volunteer Fire Department 1883-1950
Welcome to Scottsburg - A Brief History. Established 1884
Winterguard Invitational - 2004
Will Records 1821-1889 (excerpts)
Probate Records 1820-1847 (excerpts)

INDIANA COUNTY RECORDS


Bartholomew County


Bartholomew County Rural Directory 1974
"Bartholomew County Ancestors" - Bartholomew Co. Gen. Soc.
Columbus City Directory 1968 & 1974
Marriage Records 1821-1850

Brown County


1850 & 1860 County Census

Clark County


Bethlehem Township Cemeteries: Antiock, Bethlehem, Louden, Mikesell,
New Hope, Patterson, Ross, Turner & Waters.
Bethlehem Township 1860 Census
Carr Township Cemeteries: Adkins, Allen, Habest/Keibler Hitch),
Merrill-Ward, Stone Grave and Wagner
Clark County Cemetery and Church Records
(Southern Indiana Genealogical Society) includes:
Barns and Fouts Cemetery in Washington Twp.,
Pisgah Presbyterian Cemetery with Church History and
Church Records - also called Britan Cemetery in Washington Township
Plum Run Cemetery in Silver Creek Township;
St. Clair Cemetery in Monroe Twp.;
Clark County Special #1/Cemetery Book and
Clark County Special #2 - Hoosier Journal of Ancestry
Index to Biographies in "Bairds History of Clark County".
Marriage Records 1801-1849

Crawford County


"The Crawford Countian" Newsletter with
Marriages 1818-1820 and Last Wills 1818-1837

Daviess County


1850 Census & Index
"The Forks" Quarterly - 1974-1984 and 1880 Census Gleanings

Dearborn County


Early Dearborn County Wills - 1826-1850 with a few early Wills - 1817-1825
Early Settlers of Indiana's Gore

Delaware County


Delaware County Interim Report 1985

Elkhart County


Dale White Funeral Home Records, Elkhart, Indiana 1929-1993

Franklin County


Bowne / Bocum or Chance Cemetery

Fulton County


Historical Society Quarterly
"Fulton County Folk Finder"

Grant County


Black Creek Friends Burial Records
Local History & Genealogy Abstracts from "Fairmont News", Fairmont, Indiana 1889-1900
"Jonesboro & Gas City" Indiana Newspapers 1899-1920
"Upland" Indiana Newspapers 1891-1901

Hancock County


Hancock County Tombstone Inscriptions - 100 years - 1833-1933
Pioneers of Madison & Hancock Counties, Indiana

Harrison County


Guide of Historic Corydon 1929
Harrison County Cemeteries

Jackson County


A Look Back into Seymour History - 1991, 1992, 1994-1997
Baptist Churches of Grassy Fork Township includes:
Tampico, Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Freedom & Enon
Bicentennial Commemorative
Brownstown area Sesquicentennial
Death Records 1882-1920
1850 County Census and Index
1860 County Census Index
"Genealogy Jottings" - Jackson Co. Gen. Society
Jackson County History
Jackson County Indiana Genealogical & Historical Data
Fort Vallonia Chapter NSDAR. Contains Biographies, Bible Records,
Cemetery Records, Genealogical Data,
Marriages 1817-1851, Probate Index 1817-1851.
Jackson County Specials #1, 2 & 3 - Hoosier Journal of Ancestry
Kovener & Adams Funeral Home at Crothersville including Index to Burials 1898-1995
Mount Pleasant Church Book 1829-1881 at Tampico
Obituaries 1854-1880; 1881-1885 & 1891-1896
Pioneer Homestead Settlers & Landowners
Weddleville Community & History of Carr High School

Jefferson County


A Pictorial History of Jefferson County
History of Graham Township - 1922
Jefferson County Genealogical Society Newsletter
Jefferson County Specials #1, 2, 3 & 4 - Hoosier Journal of Ancestry
Marriage Records 1811-1849 & 1873-1899
Minute Book of Neels Creek Anti Slavery Society - 1839-1845
New Bethel Baptist Church of Christ at New Bethel, Constituted Oct. 1852
Sharon Hill Cemetery - Republican Township
Zoar Cemetery - Hanover Township

Jennings County


Cana Cemetery Records - Marion Township
Dodd Funeral Home Records 1891-1948
Growing up Rich in Vernon, Indiana
History of Paris by Anna LeFeber - 1926
Jennings County Specials #1, 2 & 3 - Hoosier Journal of Ancestry
Keith Cemetery Records - Marion Township
Long Puzzeling pull of Gravity at Hayden
Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Jennings Co.
Roll Call of Jennings Co. Soldiers who died in WW-1, WW-II, Korean & Vietnam Wars.
The Country Undertaker's Wife
The Three Townships that made up Early Montgomery Township 1800-1850's:
Lovett, Marion and Montgomery
What really happened at "Molly's Well" early 1800's.

Johnson County


Historical Sketch of Johnson County - 1881
History of Johnson County - 1888
Johnson County Legacy - Pictorial History

Knox County


St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Records - Marriagesand Deaths - 1749-1838
Early Land Records & Court Indexes 1783-1815 by June B. Barekman
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1807-1820 & 1807-1832


Kosciusko County


MARRIAGE RECORDS 1836-1841
Lake County

First Marriage Records of Lake County, Indiana 1837-1850 - compiled by Barbara Ray Janowski
1976 Lake County Indiana Heritage - Volume I

LaPorte County

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL – A HISTORY OF LA PORTE COUNTY,INDIANA by ARNOLD BASS
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1832-1838

Lawrence County

MARRIAGE RECORDS 1818-1834 – In Black Notebook
Indiana Marriage Records (Case 18 Row 4)
Madison County

2005 ANDERSON VISITORS GUIDE
INDEX TO TESTATORS TO 1880
MADISON COUNTY MISCELLANEOUS by Colleen A.Ridlen
Includes 1850 MORTALITY SCHEDULELIST OF EARLY SETTLERS, PRIOR TO 1850, IN BOONE TOWNSHIP
from “THE PIONEER”1895 HISTORY & GENEALOGIES OF MADISON & HANCOCK COUNTIES
LIST OF EARLY SETTLERS, PRIOR TO 1840 IN ADAMS TOWNSHIP
from “THE PIONEER” DEATHS IN MADISON COUNTY NEWSPAPERS – 1868-1878
BIOGRAPHIES INFORMATION REGARDING THE EARLY SETTLERS
from THE HISTORY OF MADISON COUNTY, INDIANA, 1897
MADISON COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY - 1978

Marion County

RECORDS MISCELLANEA by Jane E. Darlington
Includes:NATURALIZATION FILES 1832-1906; DELINQUENT TAX RETURNS 1842;PROBATE COURT RECORD A. 1822-1832; LAND RECORDS 1821-1824: TRACT BOOK 1821-1851;HACK LICENSE 1865-1871
ALLISON GAS TURBINEW DIVISION OF GENERAL MOTORS– POWER OF EXCELLENCE 1915-1990 With 2 copies of AllisoNews – August 1990 – special 75th Anniversary Edition
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1822-1836
MARION COUNTY GENEALOGY LIBRARY & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INFO
Emmerich Manual High School year book Indianapolis. The Evian - 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967

Martin County

A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF MARTIN COUNTY
MARTIN COUNTY INDIANA HANDBOOK - INCLUDES HEADS OF FAMILIES IN 1830 CENSUS MARRIAGE RECORDS 1820-1850 EARLY VETERANS BURIED IN MARTIN COUNTY
MARTIN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER“FOOTPRINTS OF MARTIN COUNTY” Vol. I #3-1988 - Vol.2 #22 & 3-1989Vol. III #1, 3 & 4-1989/1990 - Vol. IV#1,2,3,4-1990/1991. Vol. VIII #1,2,3,4-1995Vol. XI #3 & 4-1998
Monroe County

1850 CENSUS
1850 CENSUS INDEX
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN MONROE CO. BY SMITH 1961
HISTORY CENTER PHAMPLET MARRIAGE RECORDS 1818-1837
ARBUTUS – 1947 INDIANA UNIVERSITY YEAR BOOK

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Directory 2001-2002
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1823-1837
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1847-1852
WILL RECORDS 1823-1852
WILL RECORDS 1868-1883

Morgan County

MARRIAGE RECORDS 1822-1844

Noble County

"NOBLE NEWS" NOBLE COUNTY NEWSLETTER
NOBLE COUNTY IMAGES – A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY –Compiled by Lester and Fern Pickenpaugh, 1991
Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY SPECIAL - HOOSIER JOURNAL OFANCESTRY
FORGOTTEN HOOSIERS: AFRICAN HERITAGE IN ORANGE COUNTY
STAMPERS CREEK CEMETERY PAOLI TOWNSHIP
"ORANGE PEELINGS" NEWSLETTER
“NORFINDIA – YEAR BOOK FROM NORTHWOOD INSTITUTE, WEST BADEN, IN.
GUARDIANS & ADMINISTRATORS BOND RECORDS - BOOK A - 1847-1852 Indexed
GUARDIANS & ADMINISTRATORS BOND RECORDS - BOOK1 - 1869-1886 Indexed
GUARDIANS & ADMINISTRATORS BOND RECORDS - BOOK2 - 1884-1920 Indexed
Owen County

MARRIAGE RECORDS 1819-1853
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1844-1857
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1819-1844 by Charles M.Franklin
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1845-1853 by Charles M.Franklin
Perry County

PERRY COUNTY MARRIAGES 1814-1852 by Doris Leistner
Porter County

Story of a French Homestead in the Old North West
Posey County

MARRIAGE RECORDS 1814-1825
Ripley County

MARRIAGE RECORDS 1818-1839
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1841-1850
TRI-COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTERS -DECATUR, FRANKLIN & RIPLEY COUNTIES

Rush County

EARLY LAND OWNERS BY MAURICE HOLMES
THE PROMOTER - RUSHVILLE OF TODAY
A PROSPECTIVE METROPOLIS - RUSH COUNTY published May 1899
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1822-1835

Saint Joseph County

1995 Guide to St. Joseph County
SOUTH BEND AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY NEWSLETTERS –Vol. 21 #4 1996; Vol. 22 #2 & 4 1997: Vol. 23 #21998: Vol. 24 #2 & 3 1999: Vol. 25 #1 & 4 2000:Vol. 26 #3 2001.
Shelby County

1850 CENSUS INDEX WITH A FEW 1860 CENSUS RECORDS FROM ADDISON TOWNSHIP AND SOME 1870 CENSUS RECORDS FROM VARIOUS TOWNSHIPS
EARLY MARRIAGES OF SHELBY COUNTY, INDIANA 1822-1839 by Colleen Alice Ridlen
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1822-1839
EARLY LANDOWNERS by Maurice Holmes
1870 CENSUS - SUGAR CREEK TOWNSHIP
Spencer County

Gentryville United Methodist Church - 138th Anniversary - 1978
Lincoln and his Neighbors
Gentryville Methodist Church – Spencer Co., Indiana -1951
Sullivan County

EARLY MARRIAGES 1815-1857 BY Charles M.Franklin
MARRIAGE RECORDS 1815-1857

Switzerland County

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS 1817-1985 BY WANDA L.MORFORD
SWITZERLAND COUNTY SPECIAL - HOOSIER JOURNALOF ANCESTRY
THE SWISS SETTLEMENT OF SWITZERLAND COUNTY- 1876
SWITZERLAND COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS 1831-1885
Union County

UNION COUNTY HISTORY - 1821-1988

Vanderburgh County

FROM THEN TIL NOW. HISTORY OF McCUTCHANVILLE (VANDERBURGH CO., INDIANA) by Kenneth P. McCutchan -1969
Marriage Records 1818-1840 by Ruth Slevin, 1974
Wabash County

WABASH COUNTY “FAMILY BRANCHES” GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER Vol. 9 #10 & 12 2004: Vol. 10 - 2004/2005: Vol.11/12 - 2005/2006
Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY SPECIAL #1 & 2 - HOOSIER JOURNAL OF ANCESTRY
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS, 2000
HOWARD TOWNSHIP CEMETERIES, REVISED EDITION,1997
JACKSON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS, 1989
PIERCE TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS, 1985
POLK TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS, Second Printing
VERNON TOWNSHIP CEMETERIES, 1988
GIBSON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS 1983
HOWARD TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS 1984
MADISON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS 1984
MONROE TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS 1985
POSEY TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS 1982/1983
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP CEMETERY RECORDS
POLK TOWNSHIP – STEWART or AUNT TILLIE STEWART GRAVEYARD PLAT MAP WITH MARKED BURIALS
SALEM CEMETERIES
GUARDIANSHIPS 1820-1859 by June Voyles, 1989
ABSTRACTS OF WILLS 1808-1902 by Miss Lulie Davis, 1971; Re-typed & indexed by James E. Bolding, 1994
WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER –Sept. 1991 through Dec. 1999 (except June 1996)and Dec. 2003
WASHINGTON COUNTY INDIANA MARRIAGES 1815-1847 by Ruth M. Slevin
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN The Men who served Our Country from Washington Co.in WW I, WW II, Korean & Vietnam Wars
Divorce Records 1814-1921
Marriage Affadavits & Consents 1844-1877
WASHINGTON COUNTY 1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE
WASHINGTON COUNTY INDEX TO DEATH RECORDS 1882-1920 as compiled by WPA 1940
WASHINGTON COUNTY - INDIANA VETERANS ENROLLMENT LIST, 1890
WASHINGTON COUNTY CEMETERY LISTING. Includes Alphabetical Index with Alternate names;Cemeteries by Township and Location and How to get there
Wayne County


Wayne Co. Marriage Records, 1811-1860. Compiled by Beverly Young, 1974
Wayne Co. “Family Pathways” Newsletter

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