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Online Connections and more

Finding your family’s history has never been easier!

For more than 50 years, IHS has worked to publish indexes and research guides for primary source material. Today, it is easier than ever to find and uses these resources in your family history research.

Along with our biannual publication THG: Connections, we publish an online component called Online Connections. The articles that appear in Online Connections are rich with data and are often index-based information.

In addition to the Online Connections departments of Regional Sources and Stories, Family Records and Genealogy Across Indiana, there are also some larger works of primary source indexes that may help in your genealogy journey, such as Quaker Records and a name index to U.S. District Court Order Book, 1817–1833.

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U.S. District Court Records, District of Indiana, 1817–1833

The initial order book of the U.S. District Court for the District of Indiana comprises the record of the first cases and proceedings from the court’s inception to 1833. It reveals the history of the organization of the court, listing the names of judges, attorneys, court clerks, justices of the peace, plaintiffs, defendants, and jurors. The presiding judge of the court during this period was Benjamin Parke.

Cases regarding land transactions and bankruptcies are recorded, along with a few naturalizations, criminal cases, and contempt and divorce proceedings. Some cases have
full descriptions, including settlements. Also cited is the work of Indian agent Benjamin Stickney, who dealt with people trading improperly with Native Americans.

Download the Name Index to U.S. District Court Order Book, District of Indiana, 1817–1833.

Find scanned images of the Order Book here.

Quaker Records

Volume 3 of the Abstracts of the Society of Friends in Indiana, edited by Ruth Dorrel and Thomas D. Hamm

Introduction to the Quaker Records Project, by Willard C. Heiss

Acknowledgments for First Edition (1962)Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana

Acknowledgments for Second Edition (1996, 1999, 2008)Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana

Acknowledgments for Online Edition (2008)Abstracts of the Records of the Society of Friends in Indiana

Quaker Records Abbreviations

Hancock County

Charlottesville Preparative Meeting Minutes

Greenfield Monthly Meeting Membership Records

Greenfield Preparative Meeting Minutes

Westland Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Westland Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Henry County

Duck Creek Anti-Slavery Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Duck Creek Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Duck Creek Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Hopewell Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Hopewell Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

New Castle Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

New Castle Monthly Meeting Minutes

Raysville/Knightstown Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Raysville/Knightstown Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Spiceland Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Spiceland Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Madison County

Anderson Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Fall Creek Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Births and Deaths

Fall Creek Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Minutes and Marriages

Rush County

Carthage Friends Cemetery Inscriptions

Carthage Monthly and Preparatory Meeting Minutes

Little Blue River Monthly Meeting Membership Records

Little Blue River Monthly Meeting Minutes

Walnut Ridge Monthly Meeting Births and Deaths

Walnut Ridge Monthly Meeting Minutes and Marriages

Helpful Family History Links

Links to helpful genealogical and historical resources and organizations.

1 Step Web Pages by Stephen Morse

Allen County (Indiana) Public Library

Ancestry.com

Civil War – Indiana web site

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet

DoHistory website, created by Film Study Center, Harvard University, hosted by Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University

Ellis Island Records, Statue of Liberty Ellis &nedash; Island Foundation

GenealogyBlog by Leland Meitzler

FamilySearch, sponsored by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Federation of East European Family History Societies

German American Collections at Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

Indiana county historians, historical societies and genealogical organizations

Indiana courts and clerks offices by county

Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology

Indiana Genealogical Society

Indiana GenWeb Project

Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Landmarks

Indiana Magazine of History (Indiana University, Bloomington)

Indiana State Archives

Indiana State Library

IUPUI Max Kade German American Center 

JewishGen

Links to all 50 state archives

Links to all 50 state libraries

National Archives, Chicago

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

National Genealogical Society

Palatines to America: German Genealogy Society

Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration

RootsWeb

The ShipsList

Society of Indiana Pioneers

Tracing Native American ancestry, U.S. Department of the Interior

USGenWeb Project

U.S. State Historical Societies

U.S. State Archives Directory

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