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The JCPL’s local history-genealogy staff can provide brief, factual answers to questions via email.
Please complete and submit the form below providing details where possible. The question will be reviewed by our specialist and answered as soon as possible.
Our genealogy policy
Fees for Research:
Copies of obituaries are $2.00 each.
A $5.00 minimum fee is charged for all other historical or genealogical look-ups. We also charge ten cents per copied page and ask that you reimburse postage.
The library provides only basic look-ups such as checking marriages records, will records, census records, checking family files, etc. In depth research should be done by the individual or by obtaining the services of a professional researcher.
The Jefferson County Public Library collects historical and genealogical materials from Madison, Hanover and Jefferson County, Indiana, and surrounding counties.
Books and clipping files : Our collections include books and thousands of clipping files on county, regional and Indiana history and genealogy.
Newspapers: Jefferson County newspapers from 1813 to the present are available at the library on microfilm.
Records: MJCPL genealogy records available on microfilm.
Our specialist is available...
Monday and Wednesday 1-5; Thursday 4-9 and Saturday 9-5. Ask a question online or call us at 812-265-2744.
Our local history-genealogy specialist is
Monday and Wednesday 1-5; Thursday 4-9 and Saturday 9-5. You can ask a question online or by phone at 812-265-2744.
The library wishes to thank the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County for making this website possible!
The History Rescue Project :: © 2008-2009 by the Jefferson County Public Library. 420 W. Main St., Madison, IN 47250. (812) 265-2744.
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