Starke County

     Genealogical Society of Indiana

 

Welcome to the website of

Starke County Genealogical Society of Indiana

 The objectives of the Starke County Genealogical Society of Indiana are to educate, collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge and information about genealogy, history, biography and heraldry, especially with reference to Starke County, Indiana.

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  Our Society offers:

·         Membership

·         Research Queries

·         Publications

·         Informative Meetings

·         Guidance

·         Assistance

·         Local Reference Materials

 

 

 

Please join us, our Meetings are held at 1:00 p.m. (cst)  on the third Friday of each month except July & Dec.

Unless otherwise specified, meetings are generally held at the:

Henry F. Schricker Public Library, 152 W. Culver Road

Knox, IN 46534

Phone: 574-772-7323

 

 

1900 Starke County, Indiana Census. This is a transcription of the actual 1900 microfilm of households located in Starke County. It contains 174 pages as well as an all-surname index. It is softcover and spiral bound. The price for Members is $15.00 plus $1.05 sales tax and $20.00 plus $1.40 sales tax for Non-members.

 

 

Starke County Indiana Cemetery Indexing Project, Volume III. This is the third of three publications of all known cemeteries in Starke County, Indiana and contains all of the cemeteries located in Wayne and Railroad Townships. There are no cemeteries in Jackson Township. The price is $30.00 plus $2.10 sales tax for Members and $35.00 plus $2.45 sales tax for Non-members.

 

Starke County Indiana Cemetery Indexing Project, Volume I. This is one of three publications of all known cemeteries in Starke County, Indiana and contains all of the cemeteries located in Center Township. The price is $25.00 plus $1.75 sales tax for Members and $30.00 plus $2.10 sales tax for Non-members.

 

Note: Volume II is sold out

 

 

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Send requests and payments for publications to:

Starke County Genealogical Society
152 West Culver Road
Knox, IN 46534

 

 

1880 Census Starke County Indiana. This 2002 reprint of an earlier publication. It contains 93 pages as well as an all-surname index. It is softcover and spiral bound. The price for Members is $15.00 plus $1.05 sales tax and $18.00 plus $1.26 sales tax for Non-members.

 

About Us

 

Contact Us

Our mailing address is:

Starke County Genealogical Society

152 West Culver Rd.

Knox, IN 46534

 

Email:  starkegen@gmail.com

 

Phone: 219-767-2901  (Ida Kennedy)

 

 

 

Research Queries

Society members are available to answer queries.

The cost is $3.00 per surname.

Send your query to:

 

Research Chairman
Starke County Genealogical Society
152 West Culver Road
Knox, IN 46534

 

Please be as specific as possible about the period of time you are researching in Starke County, what events (such as births, marriages, deaths) you are looking for, and include various spellings of surnames.

 

The following are among the records that will be searched.

 

WPA Death Records, 1894-1938
WPA Marriage Records, 1905-1938
WPA Birth Records, 1896-1938
Marriage Records, 1850-1890
Starke County Census, 1850-1860
History of Starke County

 

All queries are published in our newsletter, “Mint Roots”.

 

In depth research not covered by these resources, such as searching courthouse records and newspapers on microfilm, etc., are available at $10 per hour.

 

Questions concerning a

Query should be emailed to starkegen@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

The Starke County Genealogical Society of Indiana was organized in 1995.  We meet in Knox Indiana

2015 Officers

President:  Ida Kennedy

Vice-President: Blanche Richardson

Treasurer:  Ida Kennedy

Secretary: Patty Williams

Historian: Alice Dolezal

 

 

Contact for the

Starke County Genealogist,

 

Audrey Kinezian

kinezian@centurylink.net

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Membership

·  Mint Roots, the Society’s newsletter

 

·  Discounts on Society publications

 

·  Access to the society’s family group sheets and pedigree charts

 

·  Monthly meetings with interesting, informative speakers and visual aids

 

·  Your surnames registered with the Society

 

·  A membership card that may entitle you to special benefits at other societies

 

·  Special mailings

 

·   Fellow genealogists ready to help you with your family research

 

· Community projects

 

 

 

 

Revised Feb 2015 JJ

 

Join Us!  Our Membership is open to any interested individual or organization. Your membership will help support and preserve your local Starke County Indiana family histories.

Dues are payable in December for the year starting January 1. Membership cards are sent upon receipt of dues. Life memberships are also available for $150.

 

 

Category    One Year    Two Years

 

Individual     $10                 $19

 

Family           $12                 $22

 

Organization      $22               ~

 

Contact us at: starkegen@gmail.com to become a member

 

 

Membership