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The following is a list of genealogy records available on microfilm at the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library and whether indexes are available.
Indiana census records: MJCPL has federal census enumeration lists for all 92 Indiana counties on microfilm from 1820 through 1930. We have Soundex for the 1880, 1900 and 1920 census. We have printed indexes for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, and 1870 census years.
Kentucky census records: All counties through 1910 with Soundex for 1880, 1900 and 1910. Printed indexes available for 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860 and 1870.
Note: Nearly the entire 1890 census was lost to fire and are unavailable.
Jefferson County Cemetery Records (DAR, 1941): Microfilm Information taken from tombstones. None after 1941. Index available.
Jefferson County Deed Records: 1811-1886 on Microfilm. Must have approximate date for look-up service.
Jefferson County Marriage Records: Indexed, 1811-1905. Microfilm.
Military Records: Index to Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers on Microfilm This is an index only and is for the state of Indiana.
Jefferson County Naturalization Records: Apr. 1853-Oct. 1904. Microfilm. Index available.
Jefferson County Probate Records: 1811-1918 on Microfilm Must have approximate date for look up service. Separate index on microfilm for grantor and grantee in chronological order.
Jefferson County Wills: July 1853-Dec. 1924 on Microfilm. Must have approximate date for look up service. Index at the beginning of each record book on the microfilm.
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!
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