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Wabash County Resources

WCPL Genealogy Collection

Genealogy queries can be made through mail or email.
Please include your return address and telephone number with any queries that you make.
We charge only for the cost of copies and postage.
general@wabash.lib.in.us
188 W. Hill St.
Wabash, IN
46992

    On Microfilm
  • Wabash Plain Dealer (local newspaper) 1846 - present
  • Wabash County Census 1840 - 1930 (1890 excluded)
  • Wabash High School yearbooks
  • North Manchester Journal from 1877 to April of 1894
  • LaFontaine Herald from December 1931 to June 1933 on Microfilm
    Wabash County History
  • Atlas of Wabash County Indiana 1875
  • Biographical Memoirs of Wabash County Indiana 1902
  • History of Lagro: the town, the school, the community
  • In & Around Urbana by Mary Ann Mast
  • Faces & Places in Wabash County
  • Meet Mr. Wabash at Mid-Century
  • Manual of Wabash-Butler 1899
  • History of Wabash County Indiana 1884
  • History of Wabash County Indiana 1914
  • History of Wabash County Indiana 1976
    Indexes
  • Marriage Records of Wabash County, Indiana 1835 - 1957
  • Index to Indiana Federal Census, 1820, 1830, 1840
  • Wabash County Census, 1850,1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1920
  • Index to records of the Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Children's Home in the Indiana state Archives (edited by Ruth Dorrel)
    Wabash County Death Records
  • July 1939 to October 1949
  • 1968 & early death records of Wabash County
    Wabash County Death Notices
  • May 1877-April 1894
  • 1881-1893
  • Obituaries from the North Manchester News-Journal: 1998-2002
  • Wabash County burials from 1990-2004 by Ronald L. Woodward
    Wabash County Birth Records
  • Wabash County Birth Records of Dr. Robert LaSalle, Sr. 1871-1886
  • January 1882-December 1933
  • December 1886-August 1897
  • City-County 1896-1907
  • 1928-1940
    Wabash County Cemetery Records
  • Cemeteries for Paw Paw and Pleasant Townships
  • Cemetery records for Chester Township
  • Fall Cemetery 1838-1971
  • Interments in Falls Cemetery, 1972-2004 by Ronald L. Woodward
  • Half-Acre (Paw Paw Christian) Church
  • Hopewell Cemetery
  • Lagro Township cemeteries
  • Liberty Township cemeteries
  • Matlock Cemetery Records, 1876-1981
  • Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery
  • Noble Township cemeteries
  • Paw Paw Township cemeteries
  • Pleasant Township cemeteries
  • Records relating to the Rodef Sholem Cemetery
  • Waltz Township cemeteries
  • Wabash County Cemeteries (Listing of cemeteries with locations)
    Wabash County Funeral Homes
  • Abstracts from Bender Funeral Home, North Manchester, Indiana
  • Abstracts from Jones Funeral Home, Wabash, Indiana
  • Abstracts from Hoover-Miner Chapel, Wabash, Indiana
  • Wire Funeral Home Records, Wabash, Indiana--1930 - 1959
  • Hunter Funeral Home Records, Lafontaine, Indiana
  • Grandstaff Funeral Home Records, Roann, Indiana--1932-1997
  • Delaughter Funeral Home Records, Wabash, Indiana 1968-1998
    Family Histories
  • 237 Volumes
    Wabash Area Directories: Containing an alphabetical list of private citizen and business firms, street and avenue guide, city and county officials, churches, etc.
  • Wabash and North Manchester Directory - 1897-1898
  • Wabash and North Manchester Directory - 1901-1902
  • Wabash City Directory - 1904
  • The Standard Directory and Reference Book of Wabash County - 1907-1908
  • Wabash City and County Directory - 1910, 1912-13, 1914-15, 1918-19
  • Wabash City Directory - 1924, 1940, 1945, 1948, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963,1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, and 1997
    Other Materials
  • Urbana Post Times
  • Wabash High School Alumni Directory 1872-2002
  • High School yearbooks
  • Wabash & Erie Canal, Notebook I : Allen & Huntington Counties by Thomas E. Castaldi
  • Wabash & Erie Canal, Notebook II : Cass, Carroll & Tippecanoe Counties by Thomas E. Castaldi
  • Wabash & Erie Canal, Notebook III : Wabash & Miami Counties by Thomas E. Castaldi
  • Early Wabash County Doctors & their medicinal herbs by Ronald L. Woodward
  • Retailers bonds of Wabash County, 1887-1892 by Ronald L. Woodward.
  • Collection of Wabash County Bible Records, rev. 2004, compiled by Ronald L. Woodward.
  • Watching Wabash Grow : businesses of 1881 by Ronald L. Woodward
  • Family Branches Newsletter of the Wabash County Genealogy Society, Volume IV
  • Atlas of Wabash County, Indiana, 1875 reprint
  • 1930 Chester Township Census, Wabash County, Indiana
  • 1930 Lagro Township Census, Wabash County, Indiana
  • 1930 Liberty Township Census, Wabash County, Indiana
  • 1930 Paw Paw Township Census, Wabash County, Indiana
Main Genealogy Page

Call the library @ 260.563.2972 or e-mail your genealogical inquiries. Please include your mailing address along with your request! We charge for copies and postage only.