Local Genealogy · Records · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Database Updates – SBAGS Website

The St. Joseph County, Indiana Prisoner Record Index, August 1, 1893 to May 31, 1896 contains 2.941 index records contained in “Volume I, Jail Register, Acts of 1891”.  This index contains some interesting entries for the various offenses committed.


The Estate Record Index for St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1832 to June 1963, contains 25.590 entries dealing mostly with small estates.


The Divorce Records Index for St. Joseph County, Indiana, 1832 to June 1961. This index contains 54,372 records.


An updated version of the Michiana Genealogy Index was received from Norbert P. Cramer and was uploaded to the website on November 30, 2016. We now have 1,252,486 entries of Ancestor, Birth, Cemetery, Death, Divorce, Marriage and Marriage Licenses contained in this index.


The South Bend Times Name Index has been updated to include the second quarter of 1916.  The index now contains 93,841 entries for the years 1881 to 1916.


The Mishawaka Church History Timeline was provided as a supplement to the November 28, 2016 Members Program “The History and Genealogy in Mishawaka Churches” presented by Ed Chamberlin.  This timeline is only available to SBAGS members and requires sign-in to view in the Meeting Archives.


We have updated the Program and Conferences page with the Calendar of Events for Spring 2017. Additional information is available on the page along with flyers. Remember to make plans to attend the Spring Conference!


If you would like to support the databases found on our website please consider becoming a member of the society. Member dues are $20.00/year to receive our quarterly newsletter via electronic mail or $26.00/year to receive a mailed copy. Please click here to view other benefits of membership! http://www.sbags.org/join.htm

Thank you to Eric Craig, Webmaster webmaster@sbags.org, for all his work on the SBAGS website!


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