Links & Resources
Our Genweb Home
RESOURCES - NON GOVERNMENT
City Indiana Library
100 E. Fourth Street
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
Has an line Obituary Index Search Engine
Not totally complete - but what an effort!
Contact them for current fees.
|La Porte County
Click on above link for current news and activities
904 Indiana Avenue
LaPorte, IN 46350-3435
See below for a list of directories that this library has: ***
Porte County Historical Society & Museum
Take a walk into yesteryear. Visit the museum at a new location.
Lots of research material and helpful staff too.
CITIES, TOWNS, TOWNSHIPS,
COUNTIES, AND POST OFFICES - IN
County Pioneer Cemetery Commission Files
Contact Patricia Gruse Harris at email@example.com
|Rolling Prairie Library
1 E Michigan St
Rolling Prairie, IN
Mills Branch Library
3727 W 800 S
Union Mills, IN
|Wanatah Public Library
104 N Main St,
153 Main St,
|Kingsford Heights Library
436 Evanston Rd,
Kingsford Hts, IN
|La Crosse Public Library
- moved here to new location - 307 E Main St,
La Crosse, IN
|Westville Community Historical Society||The
Wanatah Historical Society
site updates by: Don Millbranth
La Porte County
Porte County Government On Line
Township, cities & Election info
|Allen County Public
Library - Allen Co.,, Indiana.
and do a search under the Texts (top left links in browser) for your county name + Indiana or State you are searching for and surf through the titles.Comes in pdf files on the left under View the Book section to download. These are the original scans of the films and huge files so will take some time to download.
|Indiana State Library
old La Porte County Newspapers
140 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
America's First Immigration Center
|Michigan City Indiana
hosted by Richard Blissmer
|INDIANA - RESOURCES - GOVERNMENT OFFICES||LaPorte County, Indiana Court Records|
|Indiana State Archives
Follow through the pages to find what you are looking for
and/or follow their email instructions. - State is restructuring their site.
Land Records Site
Search for land records and descriptions by owner
State Hospital Cemetery
(Sometimes called Longcliff Cemetery )
A New site being built for the Internet and already
containing a lot of information may be found at Family Search
"Our friends to the North of us"
County, Indiana - INGenWeb Project
"Our friends to the South of us"
Joseph County Indiana Gen Web Site
"Our friends to the East of us"
"Our friends to the West of us"
|Michiana Genealogical Index||South Bend Area Genealogical Society|
County Gen Web
||Cass County Michigan link|
|Roots Web - Books We Own Co-Op||Cyndi's
Huge data base with lots of helpful links.
|Ohio River Valley Families
Genealogy search engine
|The Association for Gravestone Studies||Tombstone Meanings|
|Growth of a Nation - Movie||NARA - Civil War & Other Government Research|
Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs
Burial & Memorial Benefits
Obtaining Military Records
Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project
Home Page for - INPCRP for the state of Indiana
|Illinois Data Bases||Michigan
Family History Network
Dibean Michigan Marriages
|Google Search Engine|| Switchboard
Find a phone number
|Social Security Death Index||Indiana Genealogy Facts|
of Indiana (1790 - 1893)
|History at Home - "A Guide to Genealogy"|
|Photos around our County
10 different live cameras
following directories are available at the La Porte Library:
1884-86 has LaPorte City, Michigan City, AND County Lists Separated by Township
1887-88 Has LaPorte City, Michigan City, AND County Lists with county residents sorted alpha, not by township.
This also indicates "property & real estate owners", so might not include non-owner tenants.
1890 is a LaPorte City Only Directory the next one is 1897.
Vital Records Indexes are available for about 2/3 of the Indiana
They have marriages (usually 1850-1920) and sometimes application info for a few of the included years; deaths and births (both generally 1882-1920).
Look for these in both book form and microfilm. The following counties are NOT included: Blackford, Brown, Crawford, Dearborn, Decatur, DuBois,
Fayette, Grant, Jefferson, Jennings, Lawrence, Marshall, Noble, Ohio, Porter, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, Scott, Steuben, Switzerland, Tipton, Union,
Wabash, and Whitley. The following counties have only partial indexes: Fulton, Kosciusko and Pulaski.
Death Index 1882-1920 (WPA) at Ancestry.com (requires payment) includes
the following counties: Adams, Allen, Benton, Boone, Carroll,
Cass, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Delaware, Elkhart, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison,
Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jay, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Lake, La Porte, Madison, Marion,
Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Orange, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph,
Starke, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Warren, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells & White County
The following News Papers are available at the Michigan City Library on Microfilm.
** indicates sporodic issues within time frame noted - - ++ indicates best sources for research with a few issues missing her and there.
Michigan City Press
5/8/1939 - 10/18/1939
The Weekly Times
2/20/1909 - 8/7/1909
Michigan City News ++
8/11/1887 - 6/4/1938
Michigan City Evening News ++
8/1/1887 - 6/8/1922
Michigan City Evening Dispatch ++
4/26/1881 - 6/4/1938
Michigan City Dispatch ++
9/1879 - 10/2/1913
Michigan City Enterprise **
11/28/1855 - 6/9/1871
Michigan City Gazette **
5/5/1841 and 7/21/1841
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Presented by: The La Porte County Indiana Cemeteries and Research Association