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This table can help you decide which records to search. It is most helpful for post-1850 research.
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This table can help you decide which records to search. It is most helpful for post-1850 research.  
  
1. In column 1, select a research goal.
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1. In column 1, select a research goal.  
  
2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.
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2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.  
  
3. In column 3, find additional record types that may be useful.
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3. In column 3, find additional record types that may be useful.  
  
4. Look in the section of this outline that corresponds to the record type you chose. It explains what the records might tell you, how to search them, and how to find the records in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog . Some records are not at the Library.
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4. Look in the section of this article that corresponds to the record type you chose. It explains what the records might tell you, how to search them, and how to find the records in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog . Some records are not at the Library.  
  
5. If you do not find the desired information, see the Records Selection Table in the ''[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/frameset_rg.asp?Dest=G1&Guide=Usout.asp|record_selection_table_united_states United States Research Outline]'' for more suggestions. Note: Records of previous research (under these headings: Genealogy, Biography, History, Periodicals, and Societies) are useful for most goals, but are not listed unless they are especially helpful.
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5. If you do not find the desired information, see the Records Selection Table in the [[United States Record Selection Table|United States Research Page]] for more suggestions. Note: Records of previous research (under these headings: Genealogy, Biography, History, Periodicals, and Societies) are useful for most goals, but are not listed unless they are especially helpful.  
  
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[[Indiana Court Records|Court Records]], [[Indiana Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
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| Probate Records, Census
 
| Probate Records, Census
 
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| Age
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| Age  
| Census, Cemeteries, Vital Records
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| Census, Cemeteries, Vital Records  
 
| Military Records, Bible Records, Schools
 
| Military Records, Bible Records, Schools
 
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| Birth date
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| Birth date  
| Vital Records, Cemeteries, Church Records
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| Vital Records, Cemeteries, Church Records  
 
| Bible Records, Military Records (pensions)
 
| Bible Records, Military Records (pensions)
 
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| Birth place
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| Birth place  
| Vital Records, Church Records
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| Vital Records, Church Records  
 
| Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
| Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
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| Boundaries and origins
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| Boundaries and origins  
| Maps, Gazetteers
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| Maps, Gazetteers  
 
| History
 
| History
 
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| Children
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| Children  
| Census, Probate Records, Schools
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| Census, Probate Records, Schools  
 
| Vital Records, Church Records
 
| Vital Records, Church Records
 
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| City or parish of foreign birth
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| City or parish of foreign birth  
| Vital Records, biography
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| Vital Records, biography  
 
| History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
 
| History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
 
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| Country of foreigh birth
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| Country of foreign birth  
| Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records
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| Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records  
 
| Biography, Minorities, Voting Registers
 
| Biography, Minorities, Voting Registers
 
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| Death information
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| Death information  
| Vital Records, Cemeteries, Newspapers
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| Vital Records, Cemeteries, Newspapers  
 
| Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records, Societies
 
| Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records, Societies
 
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| Divorce
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| Divorce  
| Divorce Records, Vital Records
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| Divorce Records, Vital Records  
 
| Court Records, Newspapers, Census
 
| Court Records, Newspapers, Census
 
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| Ethnic background
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| Ethnic background  
| Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immitration
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| Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immitration  
 
| Census, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
| Census, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
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| Historical background
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| Historical background  
| History, Periodicals, Societies
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| History, Periodicals, Societies  
 
| Gazetteers, Maps, Newspapers
 
| Gazetteers, Maps, Newspapers
 
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| Immigration date
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| Immigration date  
| Emigraiton and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census
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| Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census  
 
| Biography, History
 
| Biography, History
 
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| Living relatives
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| Living relatives  
| Probate Records, Directories
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| Probate Records, Directories  
 
| Court Records, Biography, Newspapers
 
| Court Records, Biography, Newspapers
 
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| Maiden name
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| Maiden name  
| Vital Records, biography
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| Vital Records, biography  
 
| Church Records, Military Records (pensions)
 
| Church Records, Military Records (pensions)
 
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| Marriage information
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| Marriage information  
| Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Probate Records
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| Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Probate Records  
 
| Citizenship, Bible Records, Newspapers
 
| Citizenship, Bible Records, Newspapers
 
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| Naturalization
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| Naturalization  
| Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records
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| Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records  
 
| Land and Property, Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
 
| Land and Property, Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
 
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| Occupations
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| Occupations  
| Census, Directories
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| Census, Directories  
 
| Biography, History, Public Records
 
| Biography, History, Public Records
 
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| Other family members
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| Other family members  
| Census, Probate Records, Bible Records
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| Census, Probate Records, Bible Records  
 
| Vital Records, Church Records, Orphans and Orphanages
 
| Vital Records, Church Records, Orphans and Orphanages
 
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| Parents
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| Parents  
| Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Bible Records
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| Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Bible Records  
 
| Biography, Schools, Orphans and Orphanages
 
| Biography, Schools, Orphans and Orphanages
 
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| Physical description
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| Physical description  
| Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship (after 1906)
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| Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship (after 1906)  
 
| Biography, History
 
| Biography, History
 
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|-
| Place-finding aids
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| Place-finding aids  
| Maps, Gazetteers, History
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| Maps, Gazetteers, History  
 
| Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
 
| Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
 
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| Places of residence
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| Places of residence  
| Census, Military Records, Taxation, Naturalization and Citizenship
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| Census, Military Records, Taxation, Naturalization and Citizenship  
 
| Land and Property, Emigration and Immigration, Public Records
 
| Land and Property, Emigration and Immigration, Public Records
 
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| Place of residence when you know only the state
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| Place of residence when you know only the state  
| Census, Vital Records, Military Records
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| Census, Vital Records, Military Records  
 
| Biography, History
 
| Biography, History
 
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|-
| Previous research
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| Previous research  
| Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals
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| Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals  
 
| Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
 
| Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
 
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| Record-finding aids
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| Record-finding aids  
| Archives and Libraries, Periodicals
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| Archives and Libraries, Periodicals  
 
| Societies, Genealogy
 
| Societies, Genealogy
 
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| Religion
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| Religion  
| Church Records, Vital Records
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| Church Records, Vital Records  
 
| Biography, History, Cemeteries
 
| Biography, History, Cemeteries
 
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| Social activities
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| Social activities  
| Societies, Biography
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| Societies, Biography  
 
| History, Cemeteries, Directories
 
| History, Cemeteries, Directories
 
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[[Indiana Court Records|Indiana Court Records]]  
  
[[Indiana Court Records|Indiana Court Records]]
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Revision as of 23:47, 13 October 2010

This table can help you decide which records to search. It is most helpful for post-1850 research.

1. In column 1, select a research goal.

2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.

3. In column 3, find additional record types that may be useful.

4. Look in the section of this article that corresponds to the record type you chose. It explains what the records might tell you, how to search them, and how to find the records in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog . Some records are not at the Library.

5. If you do not find the desired information, see the Records Selection Table in the United States Research Page for more suggestions. Note: Records of previous research (under these headings: Genealogy, Biography, History, Periodicals, and Societies) are useful for most goals, but are not listed unless they are especially helpful.

1. If you need information about 2. Look first in 3. Then search
Adoptions

Court Records, Vital Records

Probate Records, Census
Age Census, Cemeteries, Vital Records Military Records, Bible Records, Schools
Birth date Vital Records, Cemeteries, Church Records Bible Records, Military Records (pensions)
Birth place Vital Records, Church Records Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
Boundaries and origins Maps, Gazetteers History
Children Census, Probate Records, Schools Vital Records, Church Records
City or parish of foreign birth Vital Records, biography History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
Country of foreign birth Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records Biography, Minorities, Voting Registers
Death information Vital Records, Cemeteries, Newspapers Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records, Societies
Divorce Divorce Records, Vital Records Court Records, Newspapers, Census
Ethnic background Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immitration Census, Naturalization and Citizenship
Historical background History, Periodicals, Societies Gazetteers, Maps, Newspapers
Immigration date Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census Biography, History
Living relatives Probate Records, Directories Court Records, Biography, Newspapers
Maiden name Vital Records, biography Church Records, Military Records (pensions)
Marriage information Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Probate Records Citizenship, Bible Records, Newspapers
Naturalization Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records Land and Property, Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
Occupations Census, Directories Biography, History, Public Records
Other family members Census, Probate Records, Bible Records Vital Records, Church Records, Orphans and Orphanages
Parents Vital Records, Census, Church Records, Bible Records Biography, Schools, Orphans and Orphanages
Physical description Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship (after 1906) Biography, History
Place-finding aids Maps, Gazetteers, History Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
Places of residence Census, Military Records, Taxation, Naturalization and Citizenship Land and Property, Emigration and Immigration, Public Records
Place of residence when you know only the state Census, Vital Records, Military Records Biography, History
Previous research Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
Record-finding aids Archives and Libraries, Periodicals Societies, Genealogy
Religion Church Records, Vital Records Biography, History, Cemeteries
Social activities Societies, Biography History, Cemeteries, Directories

Indiana Court Records