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Welcome to Genealogy!
The Princeton Library has a wealth of information for the genealogy researcher looking for information on Princeton, Gibson County and the surrounding area.
Our collection contains materials relating to the history of Gibson County from 1813 to the present.
They include family histories; church histories and records; cemetery records; records of local clubs and organizations, Civil War diaries; newspapers from 1846; Gibson County censuses (1820-1920); city directories; various court records from 1813 to 1922; coal miner permits; early land records; delayed birth register; high school yearbooks; burial permits; funeral home records; city and township histories; early ministers' records; atlases of the county, 1881 to the present; black and mulatto register; orphans' home records; county infirmary records; and naturalization records. We also have birth, death and marriage indexes.
We also have an assortment of records on Knox, Pike, Vanderburgh, Warrick, Greene, Sullivan, Posey, and Daviess counties in Indiana. We have holdings for various other states, please check our holdings in the on-line catalog. We subscribe to Heritage Quest database which can be accessed from all computers in the library. We also have Civil War and American Revolutionary War records.
Remote Access To Heritage Quest Online
We have a new password system to access Heritage Quest from off-site locations. To gain remote access, first, go to our homepage at www.princetonpl.lib.in.us. Then click on the Genealogy button at the left of the page. At the top of the Genealogy page you will find the Heritage Quest link.
Once you click the link, you will be prompted to enter an Identification number. This will require your patron barcode listed on your library card.
If you require assistance, please contact us at (812) 385-4464 or email us.