Shelby County, IndianaCopies of marriage applications from 1975 through 1976 are now available. An index of these applications is online.
Genealogy and History Room
Carneigie East Wing
33 West Braodway
Shelbyville, Indiana 46176
Parking is available in front of the building on Broadway
or in the parking lot between the main library and the East Wing.
Judy Cheatham, Director
Charlene Hoff, Library Assistant
Kelley Walker Perry, Library Assistant
Hours: 9am - 8pm, Monday - Thursday
9am - 5pm, Friday - Saturday
The library has a section of published family histories available for inhouse use.
A partial list of the current reference holdings (for inhouse reference use only) is available.
The library maintains family files on many Shelby County surnames. These files contain any combination of materials such as family trees, pictures, family group sheets, biographies published in different counties and states, compilations of marriage records, obituaries and newspaper clippings. Family files are also available at the Decatur County Library.
If you would like your family information represented, lease send copies of any information you wish to share, to Corasue at the above address. Either snail mail or email are welcome. Make certain you print your name and address clearly (on each page if possible) so that future researchers can contact you.
If you have a specific question about Shelby County genealogy or history, Judy Cheatham, will be happy to help, as time allows. Please be sure to check our Look-up section first.