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Resources at the Lawrenceburg Public Library Lawrenceburg Public Library Lawrenceburg, Dearborn Co., IN


Mailing Address:
Lawrenceburg Public Library District
150 Mary Street
Lawrenceburg, In 47045
Phone: 812-537-2775
Fax: 812-537-2810
North Branch:
25969 Dole Road
West Harrison, Indiana 47060
Phone: 812-637-0777
Fax: 812-637-0797

Resident Genealogist:
- Joyce Baer -
Phone:812-537-2775 Ext: 39
Email jbaer@lpld.lib.in.us

The library has many resources available for genealogy
research. Some of which are listed below.

... A large file of obituaries concerning Dearborn County
... Many church records on microfilm, and in book form.
... Family Surname Files


CENSUS RECORDS ON MICROFILM, LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY

1830
Cass, Johnson, Dubois, Harrison. Jennings, DEARBORN, Franklin
(Micro. 19, Roll 27)
Ripley, Switzerland, Parke, Fountain, Warren, Vanderburg, Union, Clay
(Micro. 19, Roll 32)

1840
Davies, DEARBORN (Micro. 704, Roll 77)
Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Union (Micro. 704, Roll 95)

1850
DEARBORN (Micro. 432, Roll 141)
Franklin, Fulton (Micro. 432, Roll 146)
Ohio, Orange (Micro. 432, Roll 163)
Ripley (Micro. 432, Roll 169)
Switzerland (Micro. 432, Roll 174)
Boone, Bourbon, Boyle Counties, in KENTUCKY (Micro. 432, Roll 192)

1860
DEARBORN (Micro. 653, Roll 252)
Noble and Ohio (Micro. 653, Roll 285)

1870
DEARBORN (Micro. 593, Roll 307)

1880
DEARBORN (Micro. T-9, Roll 272)
DEARBORN (Washington, York Townships),
Decatur, DeKalb (Micro. T-9, Roll 273)
Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe (Micro. T-9, Roll 313)
Noble, Ohio, Orange, Owen (Micro T—9, Roll 302)

1900
DEARBORN, Decatur, DeKalb (Micro. T623, Roll 366
Crawford, Daviess, (Micro. T623, Roll 365
DEARBORN (Caesar Creek, Center Townships)

1910
DEARBORN (Micro. T624, Roll 345

CENSUS DESCRIPTION - DISTRICT ENUMERATION (Micro. Tl224, Roll 30)

1920
DEARBORN, Daviess, Floyd (Micro. T625, Roll 428
Ohio, Nobel, Orange, Perry (Micro. T625, Roll 459
Ripley, Rush, St. Joseph (Micro. T625, Roll 462
Switzerland, Tippecanoe (Micro. T625, Roll 469

Special Census on microfilm at Lawrenceburg library

-Reel 3779- Positive
U. S. Seventh Census of Manufactures Indiana- 1850
Adams - Whitley Counties

-Reel 3888- Positive
U. S. Seventh Census of Agriculture, Indiana- 1850
Clark - Dearborn Counties

-Reel 3777- Positive
U. S. Eighth Census of Manufactures Indiana- 1860
Adams - Whitley Counties

-Reel 3901- Positive
U. S. Eighth Census of Agriculture, Indiana- 1860
Daviess - Dubois Counties

-Reel 3773- Positive
U. S. Ninth Census of Manufactures Indiana- 1870
Adams - Fulton Counties

-Reel 3914- Positive
U. S. Bureau of Census,
U. S. Ninth Census of Agriculture, Indiana-1870
Crawford - Dekalb Counties

-Reel 3767- Positive
U. S. Tenth Census of Manufactures Indiana- 1880
Adams - Delaware Counties

-Reel 3936- Positive
U. S. Bureau of the Census
U. S. Tenth Census of Agriculture, Indiana-1880
Daviess - Decatur (VanBuren Twp.) Counties

EARLIEST NEWSPAPERS ON MICROFILM LOCATED AT THE LIBRARY

L506- Political Beacon: January 2, 1841 to October 30, 1845
Western Statesman: March 10, 1830 to December 30, 1831

L505- Political Beacon: October 7, 1837 to December 26, 1840

L507- Western Statesman: January 6, 1832 to March 22, 1834

L508- Independent Press: October 18, 1850 to June 24, 1853

L509- Independent Press: July 6, 1853 to May 2, 1856

L510- Scattered Lawrenceburg papers

L390- Democratic Register: July 3, 1863 to April 25, 1867

L391- Union Press: June 8, 1864 to June 27, 1867

Reel #3455- The Oracle: June 9, 1821 to June 28, 1823

This a list of just the earliest newspapers available at the library on microfilm. The library also has a collection of newspapers from the Lawrenceburg Register and Lawrenceburg Press thru the latter part of the 19th century, and thru the 20th century.