The Genealogy Dept. will be closed Thursday, Oct. 26th, Friday, Oct. 27th and Saturday, Oct. 28th.


Attention: We update and add obituaries frequently.  Check often!

(Notice: For copies of Coroners Inquests, Marriage Returns, Notices of Death & Obituaries, follow the guidelines on the Request Page and for Genealogy Department email information.

Aikin Funeral Home Index 1905-1947 (Greene & Sullivan County Death Info) Funeral Homes were located in Linton, Dugger & Jasonville
Billman Funeral Home Index 1909-1919 (Sullivan County and surrounding areas Death Info) Funeral Homes were located in Sullivan County (Entering info daily – Check often)
Coroners InquestCoroner’s Inquest
(7 January 1916 – 4 August 1917) (J.H. Neff, MD)

Notices of Death in Sullivan County Newspapers.
Obituary Index: Sullivan County Newspapers:
(1877– Present)
1921-1931Death Records Index:
1882-1931 (Inclusive)
1908-1985McHugh Funeral Home Card File: Shelburn, Hymera, and surrounding areas (1908-1985) (Inclusive)
Sullivan High School Graduating Class
(1882-Present) (Inclusive)
Dugger High School Graduates 1930-Present (Inclusive)
North Central High School Graduates 1960-Present (Inclusive)
Sullivan County Marriage Returns (1882-1899, inclusive)
1859-1939 Books 1-7Sullivan County Wills:
(1850-1939 Books 1-7) (with downloadable images)
Ancestry Library
(in library)
Fold 3 – Where Military Records Come to Life
(in library & remote access with library card)
Digital Sandborn Maps
For use in the Library, click here.
For remote access with a library card, click here.
Heritage Quest Online
(in library & remote access with library card)
Access Newspaper Archive
(in library & remote access)
Find My Past
(in library & remote access)
1884-1995Sullivan County Home Record of Admission and Deaths 1884-1995 (downloadable & printable images)
1853-1936Sullivan County Inventory Records 1853-1936 (downloadable & printable images)
Index to Delayed Birth Certificates – Volumes 1 & 2Index to Delayed Birth Certificates – Volumes 1 & 2 – 16 June 1941 – 2 July 1955 of Sullivan County, Indiana
Index to Birth Records - 1882-1941
Index of Persons and Firms of Sullivan County, IndianaIndex of Persons and Firms of Sullivan County, Indiana
Volumes 1-5Sullivan County Cemetery Books Volumes 1-5 Indexes – All Volumes Included – Full Names, Dates, Cemetery, etc. (Dates range from late 1700’s. Options to Search by Cemetery only or Last Name. These graves were transcribed in the late 1970’s to about 1984 by the Sullivan County Historical Society. Any additional names of deceased persons after that year would not be included – however we did update death dates when the information was found by other sources. Check obituaries, findagrave, death records, etc. for deaths after 1984/1985.
Abbreviations Used in Cemetery Database – b born, c/o child of, CN Carlisle Newspaper, d died, d/o daughter of, dau daughter, f/o father of, h/o husband of, m/o mother of, MS Dr. Maples Scrapbooks, OF Oddfellows Records, oss on same stone, ossw on same stone with, s/o son of, w/o wife of, y year, m month, d day.

Genealogy Website Resources

Family Search
Find a Grave
Indiana Digital Archives
Indiana Genealogical Society
Indiana State Library
Roots Web
Wabash Valley Genealogy Society
Allen County Public Library – Genealogy Center
US Gen Web Project
Vigo County Public Library
Enumeration of men voters over 70 yrs of age in Sullivan County Indiana January 16 1902 Sullivan Democrat