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
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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- Indiana Vital records: Birth Records, Death Records, Marriage Licenses and Divorces
|Divorces | County Court Records
Use this Doxpop service to find basic info about cases in 35 Indiana counties or subscribe to the pay service & access all available info about current/historical cases. Site works best when search is narrowed (use first and last name if possible).
|Marriages | 1958-2005
Indiana State Library Genealogy database of marriages in Indiana recorded between 1958 and 2005.
|Allen County Obituaries
Search this Friends of Allen County database of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana obituaries published since 1841.
|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.
|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.
|Marion County Deaths
Indiana State Library records for Indianapolis deaths published in the Indianapolis Commercial Newspaper since 1930.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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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