||Added 30+ images from a photo album
believed to have belonged to John Frederick Smith and/or his
daughter, Jessie F. Smith. John Frederick is believed to also be
the father of David Charles Smith, of Perrysville, Indiana. Most
of the images are not identified, so if you are a descendant of this
family, please let us know if you recognize any of them.
||New surnames added to the Surname Registry. Check to see if there is a new contact who may help with your research!
||Dozens of new obituaries and photos contributed by Cindy Taylor-Matuse.
|April 11, 2014
||Biography of Richard Shute, contributed by Eric M. Shute
||Additional obituaries, newspaper announcements and biographies, contributed by Karen Zach.
|30 Dec 2013
||Map showing cemetery locations.
|11 Nov 2013
Home Records, 1907-1916. These records include names from
Blackford, Wells and Vigo Counties, as well as Vermillion.
|4 Jul 2013
||Volume 3 Marriages, 1844-1861, transcribed by Pat Asher.
||Additional Obituaries and WW I Draft Registrations submitted by Karen Zach
|5 May 2013
||1850 Mortality Schedule, transcribed by Pat Asher
|6 Mar 2013
||Houchin, Pearman, Pyle, Taylor, & Thorne photos and biographies, submitted by Cindy Taylor-Matuse.
|28 Feb 2013
||Obituaries submitted by Cindy Taylor-Matuse.
|5 Feb 2013
||Naturalizations 1938-39, submitted by Karen Zach.
U.S. Federal census pages for Vigo County which include known early
settlers of Vermillion County. These pages are presumed to
include other early settlers not identified in subsequent histories of
|Nov 2012-Jan 2013
the Vermillion County chapters and biographies from Biographical
& Historical Record of Vermillion County, Indiana (Pub. 1888).
The index to the transcriptions is located in the "History"
section of the site.
- Reorganized site to make information
easier to find.
- Linked tombstone photos to cemetery
- Reorganized historic photos as an album indexed
by location and/or family.
- Transcribed data that had previously
displayed as images, as well as photo captions, so they are now indexed by the site