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Welcome to the Frankfort Library Genealogy and Local History Department

Clinton County Archives Project

This project contains a searchable index of Clinton County Court Records. These records are now available for photocopying at the Frankfort Community Public Library.

Clinton County Court Archives

Obituary Database

 
Obituary Records on File Obituary Databases

Frankfort Yearbooks

We have Frankfort Yearbooks from 1912-Present.

Yearbook Databases

Research Services
For more in-depth research requests,
please fill out a
Research Request Form and return it to the Genealogy & Local History Dept.

The fee for this service is $25 and is non-refundable and payable in advance of services.

Contact the Genealogy & Local History Dept. for more details.


New Obituary Books Available for Purchase

A limited number of these books are available for purchase from
the Genealogy & Local History Dept.

Contact the Genealogy & Local History Dept for pricing

Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, Indiana: Four volumes, over 1200 stones and obituaries. All obituaries have been transcribed, and obituaries were created for some who did not have obituaries in newspapers from Federal census reports, marriage, birth, and death information.  Four books in set, but each can be purchased separately.  First three volumes deal with South Side: Book 1, A-H, 555 pp.; Book 2, I-R, 499 pp.; Book 3, S-Z, pp. 522.  The last volume deals with the North Side, A-Z, 555 pp. Page count does not include indices.  Hardbound.  Cost is $50.00 each; postage extra.

Obituaries from the Kirklin Journal/Kirklin Press, 1916-1931.
Compiled from microfilmed copy of obituaries in the newspaper from 1916-1931.  570 pp. Hardbound.  Cost is $50.00; postage extra.

Obituaries from the Sheridan News, 1900-1906. Compiled and edited by the staff of the Genealogy and Local History Department of the Frankfort Community Public Library and volunteers of the department, 2011. Contains obituaries, death and funeral notices, and some ‘cards of thanks’ from the microfilmed reels of the Sheridan Press, a local paper of Sheridan Indiana. All obituaries were transcribed from the microfilm.
Begins in April 1900 and runs through December 1906; some issues missing. 247pp, including indices. Hardbound.

Obituaries from the Clinton County Review, 1917-1958. Compiled and edited by the staff of the Genealogy and Local History Department of the Frankfort Community Public Library and volunteers of the department, 2011. Contains obituaries, death and funeral notices, and some ‘cards of thanks’ from microfilmed reels of Clinton County Review, the local newspaper of Colfax, Indiana. All obituaries were transcribed from the microfilm. There are four books to this set: 1917-1929, 428 pp.; 1930-1939, 433 pp.; 1940-1949, 473pp.; and 1950-1958, 315 pp. Page count includes indices. Hardbound.


Our Genealogy and Local History Department includes an extensive collection of materials:

 

  •         Frankfort City Directories from 1890 to the present

  •        County Cemetery Indexes

  •         Marriage Indexes from 1830 to 1920

  •         Obituary Indexes from 1870 to 1970 and 1987 to the present

  •         A copy of the first Tract Book plus Grantee/Grantor indexes

  •         Guardianships 1836 to 1866

  •         WPA Births & Deaths for Clinton County 1882 to 1920

  •         Wills 1830 to 1904 – indexed

  •         Clinton County Roots (10 years) by Bohm – indexed

  •         Microfilm Census for Clinton County 1830 to 1920

  •         Statistics and Census Microfilm on surrounding counties and information on Ohio, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky

  •       Obit Databases.

  •       Frankfort Yearbooks, 1912-Present.
     

View images/movies of "old" Frankfort
 @
Frankfort Place on the web!

Visit Frankfort Place to view photographs of all things Frankfort.  Frankfort Place is a project that was started as a way to get images of "old" Frankfort in the public view.  The project has grown to include images from people across the country that wish to share their images.

Photographs from Frankfort Library's slide collection are available for viewing at Frankfort Place & are eligible for purchase through the Genealogy Dept. at the library; just look for the Frankfort Library when viewing the images.
 



 

Contact Us

Email Genealogy & Local History Dept.

Email Dr. Grace Gouveia
 

Family History Classes

2014 Classes

February 25, March 18,

April 15, May 20

2014 Lock-Ins

March 14, June 20 Ancestry.com  

April 11, July25 General Genealogy Workshop

Lock-Ins begin at 5:00 after the library closes.  The cost is $2.00 and you can register by calling 765-654-8746, through the online Events Calendar, or in person at  the Genealogy and Local History Department.

Clinton County Genealogical Society

The Clinton County Genealogical Society meets at the Frankfort Community Public Library on the 4th Wednesday of each month in the Ivy Tech meeting room on the Lower Level,
at 6:30 pm.

The Genealogy & Local History Department is located in the Gerald and Toni Gill Area in the Lower Level next to Harry's Coffee Bar Materials

We have a variety of materials about Frankfort and  Clinton County that only we carry. To see a listing of the items and the prices, visit our
virtual library shop.

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