Genealogy and Local History Library

 The library contains a wealth of research materials, many of which are original documents, relating to Johnson County and surrounding regions.  Staff and Volunteers are available to assist with research needs. For more information, view this YouTube video for a tour of the library.

Click  here for a PDF list of our library collection materials.


Library Resources

The following is only part of what is contained in the library’s collection. 

Researchers may visit or call the library directly at 317-739-3925 for more information about available resources.

  • Original Johnson County Records 
  • Other County Records
  • Genealogy Collection 
  • States Records
  • Thanks to a generous donation, the genealogy library
    at the Johnson County Museum offers visitors FREE access
    to Library edition.


Linda’s Programs for Groups

The programs each take about 45 minutes or less and are free

  1. Digging Up Your Family Roots

A power point program that discusses basic sources that can be used in searching for your family’s history and the importance of organization.

  1. A House is a Home

A power point programs that shows homes from Johnson County and the families that lived in them.

  1. Glorious Graveyards

A power point program that shows interesting gravestones and cemeteries in Johnson County.