Mooresville Public Library

You’re very welcome!

MON - THURS: 9AM - 8PM, FRI: 9AM - 5PM, SAT: 9AM - 4PM, SUN: Closed | PH: 317-831-7323


If the Indiana Room is locked, please consult library staff at the

Adult Information Desk or the Circulation Desk.


ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION

Available at the Library (Click Image to Access Database)

(Funded by the Friends of Mooresville Public Library)

NOTE:  You MUST be physically ON THE LIBRARY CAMPUS

(connected to our computer network or wireless) to access ALE

FAMILY HISTORY & GENEALOGY RESEARCH

The MPL Indiana Room focuses upon local (i.e., Morgan County) family histories but has additional genealogical resources available through our web site (e.g., Heritage Quest Online), on the library campus (e.g., Ancestry Library Edition), and in our print collections.  More extensive research may be done at the Indiana State Library Genealogy Division (in downtown Indianapolis) and at Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center (in Fort Wayne, Indiana). Visit the U.S. Census Bureau web site for U.S. Census information.  For an introduction to the sources and services available for family history research at the Indiana State Library, watch this webinar.

  • Morgan County History & Genealogy Association has a website featuring cemetery records, church histories, family histories, government land sales, census records, biographies, maps, military records, migration database, ghost towns, news clippings, newsletters, archives, and other information pertaining to Morgan County, Indiana.

GENEALOGY RESEARCH FOR HIRE

Need to hire a genealogist to research your ancestry from Morgan County (or elsewhere)?  Check with the Indiana State Library Genealogy Division or the Morgan County History & Genealogy Association.

 


OUR INDIANA ROOM COLLECTIONS

Indiana-Related Materials

  • Books & magazines about Indiana subjects.

Local & State History

  • Emphasis on Mooresville & Morgan County history; Indiana history resources; Yearbooks for Mooresville schools; Microfilm (local newspapers, magazines); Vertical files (local & state history).

Genealogical Resources 

  • Ancestry Library Edition online genealogy & history database (onsite use only); Heritage Quest online genealogy & history database; Legacy Links (online local obituary database); Morgan County cemetery records; Local obituary card files & newspaper clippings; Vertical files (family histories, genealogies); Local family histories (books); Microfilm (genealogy); Other genealogical materials.

MPL Indiana Room “Treasure Trove” Blog Archives

The Library’s Indiana Room blog archives share a wealth of historical tidbits, focusing primarily on the history of Mooresville and Morgan County, Indiana.

Free Online “Treasure Trove” Handouts

Visit the Library’s local history “treasure trove” web page to view, print, or download free handouts.

Self-Guided Walking Tour, Historic Downtown Mooresville

“Virtual” Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Mooresville, Indiana from Mooresville Public Library


OUR “TREASURE TROVE” VIDEOS