Microfilm Holdings in the Indiana Room


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The Indiana Room has a broad range of materials on microfilm or microfiche. Below are some of the most popular materials used for geneological research.


Census

The following census records of Posey County are available on microfilm:

  • 1820 - 1900
  • 1900 - 1920
  • 1920 - 1930

Census data from the 1920s and 1930s is also available for Gibson and Vanderburgh Counties in Indiana, White and Gallatin Counties in Illinois, and Henderson, Union, and Webster Counties in Kentucky.

Histories

  • Historical Sketch of Posey County by Alvin P. Hovey, 1876

Additionally, family and county/regional histories -- often locally compiled -- are available on microfiche from those states from which many Posey County settlers migrated, including Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, and North Carolina.

Newspapers

An alphabetical listing, giving the date ranges available, follows:

  • Cynthiana Argus, 1893-1917
  • Mt. Vernon Daily Democrat, 8/17/1891-2/16/1894
  • Mt. Vernon Democrat, 12/21/1887-4/15/1871, 11/4/1875-4/1878, 4/1879-12/29/1892, 1/2/1940-present
  • New Harmony Times, 1914-1950
  • Posey County News, 1972-1984, 1997-present
  • Poseyville News, 1882-1930
  • Republican, 1943-1966
  • Unafraid Republican, 1925-1926
  • Western Star, 1877-1948
  • Wochenblatt (German language), 1878-1880

Obituary Records

  • Browning Obituaries 1920 - 1993

Posey County Courthouse Records

  • Books I - XI (1816 - 1934)

WPA Records

  • Index to Birth Records for all Indiana Counties
  • Index to Death Records for all Indiana Counties
  • Index to Marriage Records for all Indiana Counties




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