LaPorte County, Indiana
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Abandoned/Destroyed Cemeteries of La Porte Co., IN Vol . I 
Shows locations of Union Church, Dysard, Beatty Farm, Bowell, Jessup, Learn, Willvale & Shaw cemeteries by maps, photos & documents along with known & possible burials therein. by Gloria D. Arndt & Patricia Gruse Harris, 62 pp  $21.00 + $4.50 Shipping & Handling. Order from Gloria D. Arndt, see below for contact information.

Camp Anderson 1863-1864, Michigan City, IN Civil War Camp
Camp Anderson was the mustering in and training camp for the Twelfth Cavalry (127th) Regiment Indiana volunteers, 128th Indiana Infantry Regiment, and 129th Indiana Infantry Regiment.   Includes references. by Patricia Gruse Harris 41 pp. $12.00 + $4.25 Shipping & Handling. Order from Patricia Gruse Harris, see below for contact information.

Foster Cemetery, Galena Twp., LaPorte Co., IN 
Brief summary of cemetery origins, alphabetic index, graves by location, glimpses of Galena Twp. from early newspaper articles, obituaries. Compiled by Donna M. Nelson  152 pp. $37.00 + $5.00 Shipping & Handing. Order from Donna M. Nelson, see below for contact information.

Funeral Homes of Michigan City, IN 
History, photos and advertisements of all known funeral homes 1867 to present. Great aid for researching family burials. by Patricia Gruse Harris 58 pp. $15.00 + $4.25 Shipping & Handling.  Order from Patricia Gruse Harris, see below for contact information.

 Grand Army of the Republic, Members of The Gilbert Hathaway Post #110 of Rolling Prairie, Indiana (1882 to 1918)
A compilation of members of the Post #110 in Rolling Prairie, their obituaries if available and a brief history of the Post. by: Gloria Arndt-20pgs. $10.00 + $3.75 Shipping & Handling. Order from Gloria D. Arndt, see below for contact information.

Heckman (aka) Hesston Cemetery, Galena Twp., La Porte Co., IN 
Brief summary of cemetery origins, alphabetic list of burials, graves by location, glimpses of Galena Twp. from early newspaper articles, selected obituaries. Compilation of C&RA of LPC. 65 pp. $20.00 + $4.25 Shipping & Handling. Order from Donna M. Nelson, see below for contact information.

La Porte’s Orphan Train Children: The Children’s Homes, Orphanages and Training Schools of Julia E. Work 
Brief histories of orphanages managed by Julia (Edwards) Work in Mishawaka, La Porte and Plymouth, IN. Includes lists of children in residence at the institutions as extracted from news articles and census records. by Donna M. Nelson 70 pp. $22.00 + $4.25 Shipping & Handling. Order from Donna M. Nelson, see below for contact information.

Old Buryal Ground of Michigan City, IN 
Lists all known burials removed from this original cemetery (1835-64) to Greenwood Cemetery. Includes photos of tombstones, news articles of removal and 2003 IPFW archaeological survey report of Old Graveyard. 279 pp - by Patricia Gruse Harris. $59.00 + $6.00 Shipping & Handling. Order from Patricia Gruse Harris, see below for contact information.

Rolling Prairie Cemetery Old Section  
Indexed by surname, also indexed by location of tombstone/grave, history of the cemetery, obituaries and other documents pertaining to the interred, and evidence of other older burials.
By Gloria Arndt -85 pp. $24.00 + $5.00 Shipping & Handling. Order from Gloria D. Arndt, see below for contact information.

St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Michigan City, IN  
Established 1891 for Polish Catholics, now a Gary Diocese Cemetery. Transcriptions of all gravestones 1891-Dec. 2006, alphabetical index and color photos of special areas. by Patricia Gruse Harris 183 pp. $39.00 +$5.00 Shipping & Handling. 
Order from Patricia Gruse Harris, see below for contact information.

Teeter Cemetery, Galena Twp., La Porte Co., IN 
Small family cemetery. Includes color photos of and transcriptions from all gravestones as well as available obituaries. Compilation of C&RA of LPC.  10 pp. $10.00 + $3.00 Shipping & Handling. Order from Donna M. Nelson, see below for contact information.

Union Mills Cemetery 
A cemetery study, comprised of older readings, newer readings, donated family files and current cemetery additions laid out in lot and block order. Older obituaries and histories of many of the families that developed the area. Compiled by Deanna Branson West with assistance from Robert Ponda Sr. -208 pp. $45.00 + $6.00 Shipping & Handling. Order from Donna M. Nelson, see below for contact information.


Orders for these La Porte County, Indiana Publications
should be directed to the appropriate individual.
Gloria D. Arndt
4511 N. 600 East
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
prairiefarm@csinet.net
Patricia Gruse Harris
504 Greenwood Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360
pagharris@sbcglobal.net
Donna M. Nelson
0516 E. Kenneth Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350
cookiemnelson@hotmail.com

  

  

-------------------------------------------Publications of Other Local Societies-------------------------------------------
Do NOT Include these on your order above.

  The La Porte County Genealogical Society
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Marriage Index
Marriage Index, LaPorte Co., IN 1921 - 1925 Society Publications
Marriage Index, LaPorte Co., IN 1926 - 1930 Society Publications
   
Census Indices  
Index to 1870 Census, La Porte Co., IN Compiled by Betty Newland Warner Society Publications
Index to 1880 Census, La Porte Co., IN Compiled by Betty Newland Warner Society Publications
   
Naturalization Abstractions  
Declaration of Intentions & Final Papers 1853 thru July 1854 NEW!!!! Society Publications
Declaration of Intentions 22 Aug 1854 – 02 May 1870 Society Publications
Declaration of Intentions 02 May 1870 – April 1894 Society Publications
Declaration of Intentions 27 April 1894 – March 1918 Society Publications
Declaration of Intentions Aug 29 1913 – 29 June 1929    NEW!!!!
*Superior Ct., Michigan City
Society Publications
Declaration of Intentions March 1918 – June 1929
*Superior Ct., Michigan City 12 April 1912 – 23 December 1920
Society Publications
Society Publications
Second Papers Oct 1854 – Apr 1903 Society Publications
   
LaPorte County Circuit Court Cases
State of Indiana vs. (Defendants) 1837-1850
Society Publications
   
LaPorte County, IN Divorces  
Divorce Book #1 - 1833-1860 Society Publications
Divorce Book #2 - 1861-1875 NEW!!!! Society Publications
   
La Porte County Historical Society  
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