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  • Ronald Vern Jackson, A.I.S. U.S. Census Indexes (on Microfiche) (Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1984). Also in online.
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For a resource guide to using them, see Accelerated Indexing Systems U.S. Census Indexes (on Microfiche).



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  • A Soundex (phonetic) index is available on microfilm.
  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 14th census, 1920 (Main Author), Indiana, 1920 federal census : soundex and population schedules (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [193-?]) [FHL FILMS 1824800-1825029].


In large cities it helps to first learn the person’s address by searching the city directory under the census year (see Indiana Directories). Determine which enumeration district held that address. Then look for that enumeration district and address on the original census schedules.

To learn which enumeration district in a big city held a specific address:

  • Buckway, Eileen G., comp. U. S. 1910 Federal Census: Unindexed States: A Guide to Finding Census Enumeration Districts for Unindexed Cities, Towns, and Villages. Salt Lake City, Utah: Family History Library, 1992. (Family History Library book 973 X2bu 1910; fiche 6101340 set of 8.) This lists all Indiana towns, or wards, with their 1910 census enumeration district numbers and the Family History Library film numbers. Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary, Indianapolis, South Bend, and Terre Haute each have special instructions, often including the library’s city directory book and film numbers.

The Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library has additional 1910 city directories for Kokomo, Lafayette, New Albany, Richmond, Terre Haute, and Vincennes. Local public libraries may also have city directories for their communities for 1910.

Selected enumeration district maps for Indiana in 1910 are listed in:

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. Cross Index to Selected City Streets and Enumeration Districts, 1910 Census. National Archives Microfiche Publications, M1283. Washington, DC: National Archives, 1984. (Family History Library fiche 6331481)

The enumeration district maps are on the following microfiche:

Fort Wayne and Gary-- fiche 6331481, part 19
Indianapolis-- fiche 6331481, part 21
South Bend-- fiche 6331481, part 49


  • A Soundex (phonetic) index is available on microfilm.
  • United States. Census Office. 12th census, 1900 (Main Author), Indiana, 1900 federal census : soundex and population schedules (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, [19--?]) [FHL Films 1243437-1243690].


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  • A Soundex (phonetic) index is available on microfilm.
  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th census, 1880, Indiana, 1880 federal census : soundex and population schedules (Washington, District of Columbia : The National Archives, [19--?])[FHL Films 446821-446918].







In 1820 an enumeration was made of all white male inhabitants (voters) age 21 or older. The records for Crawford, Gibson, Jackson, Jennings, Knox, Monroe, Orange, Perry, Posey, Ripley, Vanderburgh, Washington, and Wayne counties are at the Indiana State Archives. These records have been published and are available as:


The only remaining portion of the 1810 census is for Harrison County. These records covered the northern part of the county and included most of the south-central part of the state in 1810. They are found in the following:



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