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Click on the links below to search free birth, death, marriage, and divorce record databases in Indiana.

Visit the Indiana Vital Records Department for information on how to obtain birth and death certificates.  To place an order, write to:

Vital Records Department

Indiana State Department of Health
6 West Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-2700
Fax: (317) 233-7210

Birth Records since October 1907. The non-refundable search fee includes (1) certified copy if found. For records prior to 1907, write to the Health Officer in the city or county where the event occurred.

Death Records since 1900. The non-refundable search fee includes (1) certified copy if found. There are no indexes to the state death certificates form 1900 through 1918. The specific city or county of death must be provided for searches in this period and the search is limited to one county for each $4.00 search fee paid. For records prior to 1900, write to the Health Officer in the city or county where the event occurred.

Certified copies of marriage certificates are not available from the State Health Department. They are available from the Clerks of the Circuit Court in the county where the marriage was granted.

Certified copies of divorce certificates are not available from the State Health Department. They are available from the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted.

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Adams County Births | 1882-1920

Adams County birth records from 1882 to 1920.

Allen County Burial Permits 1994-2010

Search this database by name and/or date of death for burial permits issued between 1994 and 2010 in Allen County, IN.

Allen County Deaths | 1870-1920

Search this Friends of Allen County database of deaths between 1870 and 1920.

Allen County Marriages

Allen County, Indiana marriages from the 1990s to 2009.

Allen County Obituaries

Search this Friends of Allen County database of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana obituaries published since 1841.

Allen County | Lindenwood Cemetery Records 1860-2010

Search this Friends of Allen County database of Lindenwood Cemetery (located in For Wayne) burials between 1860 and 2010.

Cass County Deaths | 1882-1920

Browse Cass County, Indiana death records by name. Gives age, gender, race, date & place of death, and location of the record. Also gives link to order a copy of the death certificate.

Fountain County Marriages | before 1850

Fountain County, Indiana marriages recorded before 1850.

Fulton County Births, Deaths, Marriages

Fulton County library birth, death, marriage, and obituary records.

Grant County Obituaries 1895 - 1997

Provided by Browse indexes of obituaries and death notices appearing in various Grant County newspapers.

Hamilton County Deaths

Hamilton County Health Department online database of death records.

Hammond Marriages | Public Library Family Announcements

Browse this index from the Hammond Public Library in Hammond, Indiana to weddings, anniversaries and milestone birthdays that appeared in The Times (local newspaper).

Hammond Obituaries

Browse this Hammond, Indiana Public Library index of obituaries by year and name.

Hendricks County Marriages | 1824-2003

Hendricks County archives of marriage records covering 1824 thru 2003.

Hendricks County Vital Records

Hendricks County vital record and genealogy databases from the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library.

Howard County Genealogy

Howard County Memory Project genealogy records, including funeral, map, cemetery, church, Bible, naturalization, court, land, marriage, pensioner, military, vital, and yearbook records.

La Porte County Obituary Index

Search this Michigan City Public Library database by name for La Porte County, Indiana Obituaries Index information published in the Michigan City newspaper since 1887. Instructions for ordering copies available.

Lake County Obituaries

Browse this Hammond Public Library database by year and name for Lake County, Indiana obituaries published in the Times newspaper.

Madison County Cemetery Database

Search this Anderson, Indiana Library database of cemetery inscriptions in Madison County, Indiana by name. Provides date of birth, date of death, and cemetery. Site also provides locations of Madison County cemeteries. Works best in IE.

Madison County Obituaries

Search this Alexandria-Monroe Public Library database by name for recent Madison County, Indiana obituaries published in the Alexandria Times-Tribune and the Anderson Herald-Bulletin.

Madison County Obituaries (North Madison)

Search this North Madison County Public Library database of North Madison County obituaries by name, birth date, and/or death date.

Madison County Obituaries 1921-1967

Search or browse this Anderson, Indiana Public Library database of Madison County Area obituaries from the period 1921 through 1967.

Marion County Deaths

Indiana State Library records for Indianapolis deaths published in the Indianapolis Commercial Newspaper since 1930.

Marion County Divorces | Civil Name Search  Pay Site

Search for Marion County civil court divorce cases by name, party type, case type, court ID, date range, or cause number. Gives name of plaintiff & defendant, cause number, suffix, and case status. Paid membership required.

Marion County Divorces | Court

Search for Marion County civil court cases by individual name, company name or by cause number. Identifies both plaintiff and defendant and gives cause number.

Marion County Marriages

Use this City of Indianapolis / Marion County, Indiana service to search for marriage records by bride or groom name, or optionally by date range.

Marion County | Crown Hill Cemetery Burials

Search this Crown Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home database of Crown Hill Cemetery (located in Marion County, Indiana) burials by name and/or month and year.

Michigan City Obituaries

Use this service of the Public Library to search for obituaries run in the Michigan City, Indiana newspaper by name. Gives full name, date of obituary, name of newspaper, and page number.

Montgomery County Marriages | 1820-1888

Browse this USGenWeb database by name for Montgomery County, Indiana Marriages during the period 1820-1888.

Montgomery County Marriages | 1867-2001

Search this Crawfordsville, Indiana District Public Library database by name for marriage records filed in Montgomery County, Indiana between December of 1888 and June of 1941 and licenses from 1867 to June of 2001.

Montgomery County Marriages | 1883-1905

Search this Crawfordsville, Indiana District Public Library database by name for marriage affidavits filed in Montgomery County, Indiana between September of 1883 and February of 1905.

Noble County Divorces

Search for divorces in Noble County, Indiana using this Clerk of Courts service.

Orange County Marriages | 1816-1933

Browse this RootsWeb database by name for Orange County, Indiana marriages between 1816 and 1933.

Owen County Marriages before 1850

Owen County, Indiana Historical and Genealogical Society records of marriages recorded before 1850.

Porter County Obituaries

Browse this Porter County, Indiana Public Library Genealogy Department index by name for Porter County Obituaries published in The Vidette-Messenger and The Vidette-Times.

Posey County Divorces | Circuit Court Records 1815-1855

Search Posey County circuit court records from 1815 to 1855 by year, plaintiff, defendant, cause, or subject. Gives name of case and name of several people involved in the case.

Randolph County Marriages | 1934-1941

Browse this database by groom surname for Randolph County, Indiana marriage notices and engagements published in the Union City Evening Times or the Union City Times-Gazette between 1934 and 1941.

Saint Joseph County Obituary Index

Search the Saint Joseph County, Indiana Obituary Index by decade, name, address, city, date, date of death, and/or record number.

Scott County Marriages to 1850

Browse this RootsWeb database by name for obituaries and marriages in Scott County, Indiana recorded before 1850.

Tippecanoe County Divorces

Search for civil, criminal, probate, and traffic court records in Tippecanoe County by name, date range, social security number, date of birth, date of death, ticket number, case number, drivers license number, party type, case type, and/or case

Vanderburgh County Obituaries

Search for Vanderburgh county, Indiana obituary records by name, address, cause or place of death, church, cemetery, funeral home, occupation, or age. Fills in remaining info & gives names of relatives. Some also include picture of the obituary.

Vigo County Births | 1882-1920

Vigo County birth records for the period 1882-1920.

Vigo County Marriages | 1872-1951

Vigo County, Indiana marriage index covering 1871 through 1951.

Wayne County Marriages | 1811-1903

Search for Wayne county, Indiana marriage licenses from 1811 to 1903 by year or name of bride or groom. Gives exact marriage date and book/page number.

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