RESEARCH RESOURCES

The following links provide resources that may assist you in your genealogy and family history research.

GENERAL RESEARCH RESOURCES

Indiana Commission on Public Records - State Archives
 
Indiana Genealogical Society
 
Indiana Historic Architecture
 
Indiana Historical Society
 
Indiana State Library
 
Allen County (Indiana) Public Library - Historical Genealogy
 
Great Lakes Shipwreck File: 1679-1999
 
Ancestry.com (large number of databases - subscription access)
 
Genealogy.com (large number of databases - subscription access)
 
Rootsweb.com (large number of databases - free access)
 
Social Security Death Index (hosted by Rootsweb.com)
 
Society of Indiana Pioneers
 
Beginner's Genealogy (NWIGS workshop notes)
 
Genealogy of the Net (NWIGS workshop notes)

Hungary Exchange - Hungarian Genealogy help

 

NORTHWEST INDIANA RESOURCES

Calumet Regional Archives
 
Libraries with Genealogy Information in Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland
 
Indexed Obituary Sources for Lake and Porter Counties
 
Shore Line Interurban Historical Society
 
Kankakee Valley Historical Society
 
Kankakee River History
 
The Northwest Indiana Times (newspaper)
 
Save the Dunes Council

PORTER COUNTY RESOURCES

Government Books of Porter County, Indiana
 
Census Data -  Porter County, Indiana
 
General Land Office Records
 
Canal Land Records
 
Porter County Obituaries Index for Vidette-Messenger/Vidette-Times, 1938-2006
 
Porter County Marriage Index, 1921-August 1939
 
Porter County - US GenWeb (extensive genealogy information)
 
Porter County Message/Query Board (hosted by Ancestry.com)
 
Porter County Message/Query Board (hosted by Genealogy.com)
 
Historical Society of Ogden Dunes
 
Historical Society of Porter County/Porter County Museum
 
Duneland Historical Society
 
North Porter County History (published by the Chesterton Tribune)
 
Portage Community Historical Society
 
Westchester Township History Museum
 
Chesterton Tribune (newspaper)

Porter County Township Map

LAKE COUNTY RESOURCES

Government Books of Lake County, Indiana
 
Census Data - Lake County, Indiana
 
General Land Office Records
 
Canal Land Records
 
Emerson High School, Class of 1965
 
Lake County - US GenWeb (extensive genealogy information)
 
Lake County Message/Query Board (hosted by Ancestry.com)
 
Lake County Message/Query Board (hosted by Genealogy.com)
 
Lake County Historical Museum
 
Crown Point History
 
Dyer Historical Society
 
Gary Historical and Cultural Society
 
Griffith Historical Society
 
Griffith History
 
Hammond City History
 
Hammond Historical Society
 
Hobart History
 
Lowell History
 
Marktown Historic District (East Chicago)
 
Munster Historical Society
 
Whiting-Robertsdale Historical Society

Post-Tribune (newspaper)

Lake County Township Map