Genealogy and Historical

Use this form for any inquires about the library’s collection.

Brief History of Clark County, Indiana

Clark County cemetery list with locations (updated June 2018)

Library Collection
Listing of what genealogy and historical resources the library has to offer.

Indiana Memory Project
See a list of items in the library’s digital collection.
The library has 2 collections on Indiana Memory.
Clark County Collection – over 10,000 images
• Jesse G. Dorsey World War II Correspondence – over 1600 WWII letters 

Census records, family and local history books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank, U.S. Serial Set, and more. It is available from your home computer with a valid library card. Click this link, if you are in one of our libraries to login without a card. Library Edition
Contains census, vital, church, military, court, and immigration records. This database can only be accessed by using a computer at any of the five branches of the Charlestown-Clark County Public Library.

Other Local Genealogy Facilities
List of other local libraries and organizations that offer genealogy and history resources.

Online Genealogy Resources
List of various genealogy and history web sites.

In Indiana:
Death and birth records are kept at the county health departments.
Clark County health department
Marriage, wills, and property records are kept at the county court houses.
Clark County Government