|About||Are you beginning an ancestry project and need help? Our staff in the Genealogy and History 'House' are happy to help with your research. Stop in, call, or contact any of the staff via email with questions.|
The Shelbyville Genealogy and Local History House is a division of the Shelbyville-Shelby County Public Library. The house is located directly behind the main Carnegie facility. If you are beginning an ancestry project, our staff will be happy to help you get started with your
Genealogy classes are now offered for a $10.00 fee for a 5 week session. Contact the department 317-398-8144 to enroll in the next series.
-GENEALOGY SEARCHES may be requested by phone, mail, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Charges are $2 for the search, $0.15 per page for printing, and $1 for postage.
-THREE COMPUTERS are available in the house for your genealogy search assistance. Genealogy records are available on CDs at the library or check our website for a listing of more online resources: http://www.sscpl.lib.in.us/library2005/genealogy1.htm
-REFERENCE SOURCES AVAILABLE:
*Shelby County Histories
*Shelby County Newspapers (newspaper file) from 1853 *Telephone Books
*Book on Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church History *Bartholomew County 1850 Census Index
*Military Record of all men and women serving in WWII from Shelby Co.
*Shelby County marriages on microfilm - 1822-1952
*Marriage and Engagement announcements and pictures in books for years 1948-1974
*More obituaries in books
*More Decatur Co. Books compiled by Russell Wilhoit
*Kermitt Money's Shelby County Map
*Photographs donated from Willard J. Day's collection have been hung