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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

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General Links | La Porte County | Indiana | Census | Military/War Records | Obituaries | Vital Records


Access Genealogy
AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition (Available only within the library)
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
Digital Librarian Genealogy Resources
Ellis Island/Port of New York Records
Family Search (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
Federal Land Patent Search and Land Records
Genealogy.com Learning Center
Genealogy Resources - My Virtual Reference Desk
HeritageQuest Online (Log in with your Michigan City Public Library card number)
Mayflower History
National Archives
Roots Web
Royal Genealogies
U.S. GenWeb Project

La Porte County, Indiana

LaPorte County Cemetery Listings
LaPorte County Genealogical Society
LaPorte County Historical Society
LaPorte County Vital Records
U.S. Genweb (LaPorte County obituaries, historical and genealogical information)


Historical Genealogy Department (Allen County Public Library)
Indiana Atlas (1895)
Indiana Cemetery Records Online
Indiana Census Online (incomplete)
Indiana Genealogical Society
Indiana Historical Society
Indiana State Archives
Indiana State Digital Archives
Indiana State Library Genealogy Division
Indiana State Library - Cemetery Index
Indiana State Library - Marriage Index (up to 1850)
Indiana State Library - Marriage Index (1993-2002)
Indiana: U.S. Resources
INGenWeb (Indiana Genealogy Web Project)
Naturalization Database (Indiana Naturalization Records prior to 1951)
Online Indiana Death Records and Indexes
Society of Indiana Pioneers
State Historic Architecture & Archaeology Record Database (SHAARD)


1807 Indiana Territory Census
1820 U.S. Census - Indiana
1880 U.S. Census
1940 Census ED Finder
Ancestry Library - U.S. Census Records 1790-1940 (available within the library)
Census Online
Cyndi's List U.S. Census Links
Cyndi's List International Census Links
HeritageQuest - U.S. Census Records 1790-1940 (log in from home with your library card number)

Military Links

Air Force Historical Research Agency
Casualty Lists - National Archives
Cyndi's List U.S. Military Links
Medal of Honor Recipients
National Archives - Military Personnel Databases
National Personnel Records Center - Military Personnel Records
National Veterans Gravesite Locator
Naval History & Heritage Command
U.S. Army Center of Military History
U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

Revolutionary War

Officers of the Continental Navy and Marine Corps

War of 1812

Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in the War of 1812

Civil War

American Civil War Homepage: Rosters and Regimental Histories
The Civil War Archive
Civil War Battlefields
Civil War Cemeteries
Civil War Maps
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors
Civil War Prisons and Prisoners
Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection
United States Civil War Center
Women Soldiers in the Civil War

Spanish American War

The Spanish American War Centennial Website

Panama Canal Zone

Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Death Records Index, 1906-1991
Panama Canal Zone Documentation

World War I

American Battle Monuments Commission World War I Listings
Great War Combatant Information Sites
Trenches on the Web - Reference Library
WW I Draft Registrations
Indiana WW I Honor Roll

World War II

Pearl Harbor Casualty and Survivor Lists
World War II Army Enlistment Records
World War II Army Reserve Corp Enlistment Records
World War II Casualties for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard
World War II Honor List of Dead / Missing Army and Army Air Forces
World War II Honor Roll
World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946
World War II Registry (with the National WW II Memorial)

Korean War

Casualty Lists by State
Korean War Honor Roll

Vietnam War

Casualty Lists by State
National League of POW/MIA Families
Vietnam Era Prisoner of War / Missing in Action Database (LOC)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Gulf War

The Gulf War Veterans Memorial on the Web

Operation Iraqi Freedom

Operation Iraqi Freedom - American Casualties

Military - Indiana

Cyndi's List Indiana Military Links
Freeman Army Air Field and Museum
Great Lakes Museum of Military History
Indiana State Archives--Military Resources
Indiana State Soldiers' Home
Indiana War Memorial
Veterans Memorials in Indiana

Indiana - Veterans Cemeteries

Crown Hill National Cemetery
Indiana State Soldiers' Home Cemetery
Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Marion National Cemetery
New Albany National Cemetery

Indiana - Revolutionary War

Indiana Burials - American Revolution (from Ancestry.com)

Indiana - Civil War

27th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum
Civil War Indiana - Soldier Search
Civil War Rosters for Indiana
Indiana Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients
Indiana Union Regimental Index

Indiana - Spanish - American War

Indiana Spanish American War Soldiers - 157th Regiment
Indiana Volunteers in the Spanish American War
Spanish American War Veterans Buried in Indiana

United Spanish War Veterans Membership File

Indiana - WW I

Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll
Indiana World War I Deaths
Lake County's Roll of Honor

Indiana - WW II

Indiana WW II Casualties for Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard
Indiana WW II Honor List of Dead / Missing Army and Armed Forces
Indiana World War II Veterans Database
World War II Service Notes

Indiana - Korean War

Vietnam/Korean Service Notes

Indiana - Vietnam War

Indiana Rangers
La Porte County Soldiers - National Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall:

Calvin Hart Bigger
Robert Earl Birkholz
Gary Alan Clifford
Robert Joseph Dorshak
Lawrence Cameron Free
Donald Eugene Harper Jr.
Francis William Harter
Michael Eugene Kelly
Charles W Lindewald Jr.
Lawrence Emil Lundgren
Daniel Morris Martz Jr.
Donald Ray McIntosh
Henry Herbert Measley Jr.
James Michalski
Allan John Moore
Ronald G. Pahl
Roger William Pedue
Jerry Lee Peterson
David Randle Porter
Lawrence James Putz Jr.
John Dean Retseck Jr.
Ralph Edward Roach
Kenneth Leroy Scott
Johnny Wayne Thompson
Philip Paul Tomaszewski
Gregory Allen Tuholski
Larry Lee Weeden
Glenn A Westphal
Earl Clifford Wilson
James Montgomery Withee

Vietnam/Korean Service Notes


Chesterton Tribune Obituaries
Chicago Sun Times Obituaries
Chicago Tribune Obituaries
Clinton County, IN Obituaries
Elkhart Public Library Obituary Index (1921-1935, 1975-present)
Evansville Obituary Search
Fort Wayne and Allen County Obituaries (1841-2005)
Garrett Public Library Obituary Database
Jasper/Newton/Pulaski/White County Obituaries (1997-present)
Kosciusko County Obituaries
LaPorte County Obituaries and Death Notices
LaPorte Herald Argus Obituaries - Obituary Requests
Lake, Porter, Elkhart, and Kosciusko Death Records
Michigan City News Dispatch Obituaries - Obituary Searches and Requests
Michigan Death Indexing System (1867-1897)
Obituary Central
Obituary Links
Porter County Death Index (1884-1927)
Porter County Library Obituary Index
Putnam County Obituary Index
South Bend Tribune Obituaries
St. Joseph County Public Library, IN Obituary Index (1913-present)
St. Joseph, Michigan Herald Palladium Obituaries
Steuben County Obituaries
Wabash Valley Obituary Index
Wells County Public Library Obituary Index

Vital Records

U.S. Vital Records (obtaining birth, marriage, death and divorce records)
Online Searchable Death Indexes
Social Security Death Index
Canadian Vital Records (obtaining birth, marriage, death and divorce records)
International Vital Records

State Online Vital Records / Indexes

Arizona Birth and Death Certificates
Colorado State Archives
Illinois State Archives
Kentucky Vital Records
Minnesota Death Certificates (1905-2001)
South Carolina Death Indexes
South Dakota Birth Records
Tennessee Vital Records
Virginia Vital Records