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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indiana|Indiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lake County''' <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Lake County | county_map = | state = Indiana
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| state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1836 | founded date = January 28 | seat = Crown Point | building image = | building address = Adams County Courthouse<br>602 Adams Avenue<br>Hettinger, ND 58739<br>Phone: 701.567.2460 <br>[http://www.adamscounty.us/ '''Adams County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1836--'''Lake County was created 28 January 1836&nbsp;from [[Porter County, Indiana|Porter]] and [[Newton County, Indiana|Newton ]]Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Crown Point <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Populated Places  ====
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Hammond, Whiting, East Chicago, Munster, Indiana Harbor, Griffith, Highland, Gary, Crown Point, Lake Station, Dyer, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Merrillville, Schererville, New Chicago, Schneider, St. John, Winfield
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''1836--'''Lake County was created 28 January 1836&nbsp;from [[Porter County, Indiana|Porter]] and [[Newton County, Indiana|Newton ]]Counties.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Will County, Illinois|Will County, Illinois]]
 
*[[Will County, Illinois|Will County, Illinois]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biographies  ====
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==== Business Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Cemeteries for Lake County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/cem/ Likpendium]
 
*Cemeteries for Lake County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/cem/ Likpendium]
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census Records  ====
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{{Census|Indiana}}
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*Index to Defective, Dependent &amp; Delinquent Census for Lake County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Register of Farms in Lake County, Indiana (1914-1966) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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*Residents of Gary, Lake County, Indiana (1909) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Gary  
 
*Gary  
 
*South Shore
 
*South Shore
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/lake/historyindex.html Transcribed Lake County History Book]<br>
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==== Genealogies  ====
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==== Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
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*[http://everynameindex.com/LakeCoIN.html Every Name Index to Encyclopedia of Genealogy and Biography of Lake County, Indiana]&nbsp; Every Name Index compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, 2007; original text by Rev. T. H. Ball, editor-in-chief, 1904; reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1974.&nbsp; [http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]<br>
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ind/lake/historyindex.html Transcribed Lake County History Book]
  
 
*History of Lake County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
 
*History of Lake County&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/hist/ Linkpendium] <br>
  
*Howat, William Frederick, and A. G. Lundquist. ''A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region. Agawan'', (MA: Bridgeport National Bindery, 2008.)&nbsp;&nbsp;Vol. 1 FHL US/CAN Film 982474 Item 2&nbsp; Vol. 2 FHL US/CAN Film 1597811 Item 7 {{FHL|170633|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/standard-history-of-lake-county-indiana-and-the-calumet-region/oclc/712176615&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/standardhistoryo01howa INTERNET ARCHIVE]<br>
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*Howat, William Frederick, and A. G. Lundquist. ''A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region. Agawan'', (MA: Bridgeport National Bindery, 2008.)&nbsp;&nbsp;Vol. 1 FHL US/CAN Film 982474 Item 2&nbsp; Vol. 2 FHL US/CAN Film 1597811 Item 7 {{FHL|170633|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/standard-history-of-lake-county-indiana-and-the-calumet-region/oclc/712176615&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/standardhistoryo01howa INTERNET ARCHIVE]
  
 
*Ball, T. H. (Timothy Horton), 1826-1913. ''Lake County, Indiana, from 1834 to 1872. 2007. FHL US/CAN Film 934910 Item 3 {{FHL|317323|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/lake-county-indiana-from-1834-to-1872/oclc/292022901&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/lakecountyindian00balliala INTERNET ARCHIVE]'' <br>
 
*Ball, T. H. (Timothy Horton), 1826-1913. ''Lake County, Indiana, from 1834 to 1872. 2007. FHL US/CAN Film 934910 Item 3 {{FHL|317323|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/lake-county-indiana-from-1834-to-1872/oclc/292022901&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/lakecountyindian00balliala INTERNET ARCHIVE]'' <br>
  
 
*Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. ''Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.&nbsp; (''Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1882.)&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934917 Item 1&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|207782|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-porter-and-lake-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/9348754&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924104606235 INTERNET ARCHIVE]
 
*Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. ''Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.&nbsp; (''Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1882.)&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934917 Item 1&nbsp;&nbsp;{{FHL|207782|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.worldcat.org/title/counties-of-porter-and-lake-indiana-historical-and-biographical/oclc/9348754&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924104606235 INTERNET ARCHIVE]
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
  
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/maps/ Linkpendium]
 
*Maps and Gazetteers - [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/maps/ Linkpendium]
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*Military Records and Histories&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/ Linkpendium]
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*Military Records and Histories&nbsp; [http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/ Linkpendium]  
*Our Civil War Dead - [http://lake.genwebsite.org/ genwebsite]
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*Our Civil War Dead - [http://lake.genwebsite.org/ genwebsite]  
 
*INDIANA CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS - [http://lake.genwebsite.org/ genwebsite]
 
*INDIANA CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS - [http://lake.genwebsite.org/ genwebsite]
  
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'''Civil War '''
 
 
Civil War  
 
  
 
Civil War service men from Lake County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lake County.  
 
Civil War service men from Lake County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lake County.  
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*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
 
*[[155th Regiment, Indiana Infantry|155th Regiment]], Indiana Infantry, Company G
  
Civil War Books  
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''Civil War Books ''
  
 
*"Our War Record and Progress&nbsp; 1860-1869" Chapter 6 in Ball, T. H. (Timothy Horton), 1826-1913. ''Lake County, Indiana, from 1834 to 1872. 2007., (page 110-136; Regiment, Companies; Roll of Honor, page 123 - 125)&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934910 Item 3 {{FHL|317323|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/lake-county-indiana-from-1834-to-1872/oclc/292022901&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/lakecountyindian00balliala INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
 
*"Our War Record and Progress&nbsp; 1860-1869" Chapter 6 in Ball, T. H. (Timothy Horton), 1826-1913. ''Lake County, Indiana, from 1834 to 1872. 2007., (page 110-136; Regiment, Companies; Roll of Honor, page 123 - 125)&nbsp;FHL US/CAN Film 934910 Item 3 {{FHL|317323|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://www.worldcat.org/title/lake-county-indiana-from-1834-to-1872/oclc/292022901&referer=brief_results other libraries]&nbsp; [http://www.archive.org/details/lakecountyindian00balliala INTERNET ARCHIVE]''
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.lakecountyin.org/ [[Image:Lake County Indiana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Lake County Indiana Courthouse.jpg]]Lake County Courthouse]<br>2293 N Main Street<br>Crown Point, IN 46307<br>Phone: 219.755.3440 <br>
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County Health Department has birth and death records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1837. <br>County Recorder has land Records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Indiana 214 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Griffith Indiana Family History Center]]
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==== School Records ====
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*Graduates of Hammond High School (1926) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://tinyurl.com/3n3qgms Indiana State Digital Achives ]for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011) <br>
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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*Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892 - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7852&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ancestry.con ]$ <br>
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*Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana Marriage, 1811-1959&nbsp; -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 FamilySearch] <br>
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*Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 -&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1947977 FamilySearch]
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==== Voter Registration  ====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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*Qualified Electors in Lake County, Indiana (1890-1892) (members only database, [http://www.indgensoc.org Indiana Genealogical Society])
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Griffith Indiana Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://lake.genwebsite.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://lake.genwebsite.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Indiana%2C+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/ Lake County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IN/Lake/ Lake County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com EveryNameIndex.com]&nbsp;&nbsp; Free online genealogy indexes for those big old county histories.
  
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Lake County, Indiana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 28, 1836
County Seat Crown Point
Courthouse
Address Adams County Courthouse
602 Adams Avenue
Hettinger, ND 58739
Phone: 701.567.2460
Adams County Website


Historical Facts

Populated Places

Hammond, Whiting, East Chicago, Munster, Indiana Harbor, Griffith, Highland, Gary, Crown Point, Lake Station, Dyer, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Merrillville, Schererville, New Chicago, Schneider, St. John, Winfield

Boundary Changes

1836--Lake County was created 28 January 1836 from Porter and Newton Counties.[1]

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

For tips on accessing Lake County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Gary
  • South Shore

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories
  • Howat, William Frederick, and A. G. Lundquist. A Standard History of Lake County, Indiana, and the Calumet Region. Agawan, (MA: Bridgeport National Bindery, 2008.)  Vol. 1 FHL US/CAN Film 982474 Item 2  Vol. 2 FHL US/CAN Film 1597811 Item 7 FHL Collection   other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, and Charles Blanchard. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical.  (Chicago: F.A. Battey, 1882.) FHL US/CAN Film 934917 Item 1  FHL Collection     other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Lake County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lake County.

Civil War Books

  • "Our War Record and Progress  1860-1869" Chapter 6 in Ball, T. H. (Timothy Horton), 1826-1913. Lake County, Indiana, from 1834 to 1872. 2007., (page 110-136; Regiment, Companies; Roll of Honor, page 123 - 125) FHL US/CAN Film 934910 Item 3 FHL Collection  other libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Lake County Indiana Courthouse.jpg
Lake County Courthouse
2293 N Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: 219.755.3440

County Health Department has birth and death records.
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1837.
County Recorder has land Records. [2]

Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration



References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Indiana 214 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.