Marshall County, Indiana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Marshall County Courthouse
211 W Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563-1762
Phone: 219.936.8922

County Healt Department has birth,
death and burial reocrds from 1882.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1836.
County Recorder has land records. [1]


Parent County

1835--Marshall County was created 7 February 1835 from St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties.
County seat: Plymouth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



  • Cemeteries for Marshall County   Linkpendium
  • Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted Alphabetically INGenWeb
  • Cemetery - Marshall County Cemeteries with locations and driving directions - sorted by Township  INGenWeb


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





Local Histories

  • Ellsworth, Spencer. Records of the Olden Time, or, Fifty Years on the Prairies Embracing ... the Organization of the Counties of Putnam and Marshall, Incidents and Reminiscences Connected Therewith, Biographies of Citizens, Portraits and Illustrations. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press (a division of NMT Corp.), 2003.)  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Brant & Fuller. History of Indiana Containing a History of Indiana and Biographical Sketches of Governors and Other Leading Men. Also a Statement of the Growth and Prosperity of Marshall County, Together with a Personal and Family History of Many of Its Citizens. (Madison, Wisc: Brant, Fuller, 1890.)   other libraries   Vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE   vol. 2 INTERNET ARCHIVE



Civil War

Civil War service men from Marshall 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 Marshall County.




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)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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