To help our patrons with their genealogy research, the Indiana Room provides the following forms free of charge to help patrons who are just beginning or need help organizing their research.
For those just starting to research their family history, this sheet instructs you on what you will want to do first.
Beginning Online Research
Helpful links for online research with an explanation of what they are and how to use them.
A checklist of the types of records you will want to look at for each individual, though not all records will apply to every person.
The Pedigree Chart is, visually, a family tree. This chart has room for five generations of ancestors.
Family Group Worksheet
This is where you list the husband and wife and all of their children together, along with their information. It is easier to keep families together this way.
This is similar in style to the Family Group Worksheet. It allows you to have more detailed information about an individual all in one place.
Family Group Census Grid
This form makes it easy to see, at a glance, which family members were on which census records.
An easy way to keep track of your sources for each person.