Staff and volunteers are available in the Genealogy Library to help you access these documents.
Our microfilm collection includes:
Newspapers for the towns of Milford, Mentone, Pierceton, Silver Lake and Syracuse with obituaries and death notice index
Wills from 1844 – 1920 index
Deed Books from 1836 to 1852 index
Deed Books from 1852 to 1861 index
Tax Assessor Records
Census for Kosciusko County and surrounding counties
Delayed Birth Records index
WPA Death 1882 – 1920 index, Plat Books, Estate Records, Military indexes, Marriage indexes, Guardianship Records, Funeral Home records, Birth and Death indexes, Marriage Application Records, Family Histories, Surname files, Cemetery indexes, 1922 Voter Registrations, Obituary card file, County Farm Records, School Yearbooks, County and Town histories
Our surname files have a wealth of information in them. In these files you can find newspaper clippings of obituaries & marriages along with family history information.
Our vertical files hold topics of local historical interest, including business and industry organizations & clubs, churches, township, small town histories, school histories, etc.
We hold a large photo collection currently being scanned and indexed. For a small fee copies can be made for personal use.
Yesteryear in Print
Yesteryear in Print is a library of transcribed historic Kosciusko County newspaper articles. The site was create & designed by the late Marge Priser.
Indiana Genealogical Society
This state-supported organization coordinates databases and genealogy events for all counties in Indiana. Membership provides access to over 1900 databases. Click here to go to their website. Our County Genealogist, Peggy Biltz, can be contacted at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
The USGenWeb is a global library for genealogical research. It includes links to indexes, queries, data files and surname files which can be helpful in your research outside of Kosciusko County. Click here to see what is available on this website.