Monday, March 27, 2017

Adoption of Chanda Marie TRENT (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 26, 1983 - page 7, column 1:

According to a legal notice, in November 1982 David A. Kannianen filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 82-36) to adopt minor child Chanda Marie Trent. Her biological father was listed as Steven A. Trent, who was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

List of Middle Township landowners in 1925 added

An index of the landowners in Middle Township in 1925 has been added to the Land Records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Adoption of Shanara Jo OVERSHINER (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, August 4, 1983 - page 7, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in July 1983 Rick Allan McCommon and Jerrilyn Lee McCommon filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 7 83-34) to adopt minor child Shanara Jo Overshiner. Her biological father (unnamed) was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.


Adoption of John Mills NOE and Adam Trent NOE (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 12, 1983 - page 5, column 6:

According to a legal notice, in May 1983 William S. Keezer, Jr. filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 5 83-22) to adopt minor children John Mills Noe and Adam Trent Noe. Their biological father was listed as Roger A. Noe, who was said to have abandoned and deserted them and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.


Ground broken for Cascade High School (1963)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 19, 1963 - page 1, columns 4-5:

According to a newspaper article, on Saturday, September 14, 1963 a groundbreaking ceremony was held by the Mill Creek Community School Corporation (which represented Liberty Township, Clay Township and Franklin Township) for the new Cascade High School in Clayton. The building was to cost $1.5 million and when completed would serve the students from the former high schools of Clayton, Amo and Stilesville.

The site of the new school was described in the article as being on Jacktown Road (aka County Road 200 West), north of US 40.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Adoption of Clarissa Mae PRIDEMORE (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 12, 1983 - page 5, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in April 1983 Charles E. Reeves, Sr. filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 4 83-21) to adopt minor child Clarissa Mae Pridemore. Her biological father was listed as Garry Wayne Pridemore, who was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Danville gets a 5 digit zip code (1963)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 27, 1963 - page 1, columns 4-5:

According to a newspaper article, effective July 1, 1963 Danville would get a 5-digit zip code, 46122, which was to be used in addressing mail. This was part of a new nationwide postal delivery system designed to speed up delivery. The first digit of a 5-digit zip code identified the geographical area, the second and third digits identified the major city or sectional center, and the fourth and fifth digits identified the delivery unit.




Thursday, March 23, 2017

Adoption of Eric Reid HUNT and Richard Lee HUNT, Jr. (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 21, 1983 - page 7, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in April 1983 Diane K. Hunt filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 4 83-18) to adopt minor children Eric Reid Hunt and Richard Lee Hunt, Jr. Their biological mother was listed as Vicki Ann Hunt (aka Vicki Ann Hilt), who was said to have abandoned and deserted them and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1945-1947

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Plainfield Messenger for 1945, 1946 and 1947. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now covers these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1959
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1984
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1984
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1948
  • Plainfield Messenger - 1945 through 1947
This index currently covers 1945-1984; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all of the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.








Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Adoption of Annie Marie LESTER (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 14, 1983 - page 7, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in March 1983 Irene Elizabeth Hunter and Robert Ray Hunter filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 3 83-15) to adopt minor child Annie Marie Lester. Her biological father was listed as Paul Douglas Lester, Jr., who was said to have abandoned and deserted his child and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Name change of Shannon Rae HART (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 7, 1983 - page 7, column 7:

According to a legal notice, in March 1983 Tanya Jean Bradley filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 3 83-134) to change the name of her minor daughter, Shannon Rae Hart, to Shannon Rae Bradley. Her biological father, Gary Edward Hart of Indianapolis, consented to the petition. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on June 8, 1983.








Monday, March 20, 2017

Adoption of Roger Lee ROY and Crystal Danielle ROY (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, January 27, 1983 - page 6, column 3:

According to a legal notice, in January 1983 Camden C. Bennett and Iris G. Bennett filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 1 83-2) to adopt minor children Roger Lee Roy and Crystal Danielle Roy. Roger Lee Roy's biological father was Roger Lee Roy; Crystal Danielle Roy's biological father was Ricky Smith; both fathers were said to have abandoned and deserted their children. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Ball State Teachers College, Muncie (1960)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 2, 1960 - page 1, column 5:

NOTE: Ball State Teachers College later changed its name to Ball State University.

BROWNSBURG:
--Mary Jane Schaeffer - Bachelor's degree

DANVILLE:
--Donald William Robertson - Bachelor's degree

PITTSBORO:
--Harold Eugene Smith - Master's degree

Sunday, March 19, 2017

List of Brown Township landowners in 1928 added

An index of the landowners in Brown Township in 1928 has been added to the Land Records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Adoption of William Allyn COFER (1982)

source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 6, 1982 - page 9, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in May 1982 Ronald L. Bailey filed a petition in Hancock County Circuit Court (case #CJ 82-42) to adopt William Allyn Cofer, a minor. His biological father, Lawrence Cofer, was listed as whereabouts unknown. The case was scheduled to be heard in Hancock County court 30 days after the notice was published.



Adoption of Amanda Marie Kristine GILBERT (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, January 20, 1983 - page 5, column 7:

According to a legal notice, in January 1983 James Edward Collier filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 83-1) to adopt Amanda Marie Kristine Gilbert. Her biological father, John W. Gilbert, was said to have abandoned and deserted her, and his whereabouts were unknown. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Name change of Joe KIRITSIS (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, July 8, 1982 - page 7, column 6:

According to a legal notice, in June 1982 Joe Kiritsis filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 6 82-273) to change his name to Jeffrey Gene Morgan. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on August 25, 1982.





Adoption of Kenneth Eugene HUTCHENS and siblings (1962)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, October 4, 1962 - page 5, columns 7-8:

According to a legal notice, in September 1962 there was a petition filed by Dorothy Elizabeth Hutchens in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # A 62-23) to adopt Kenneth Eugene Hutchens, William Dean Hutchens and Marcia Kay Hutchens, minor children. Their biological mother, Wanda Carlene (Little) Hutchens, was listed as whereabouts unknown. The case was scheduled to be heard in court on October 26, 1962.




Name change of Melvin Max RADCLIFF (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 9, 1983 - page 5, column 7:

According to a legal notice, in June 1983 Melvin Max Radcliff filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 6 83-214) to change his name to Max Radcliff. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on August 5, 1983.








Thursday, March 16, 2017

Adoption of Bonita Jane COOPER (1956)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 17, 1956 - page 3, column 3:

According to a legal notice, in May 1956 Clinton Holman Jarrett filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court to adopt minor child Bonita Jane Cooper. Her biological father, John H. Cooper, was listed as whereabouts unknown. The case was scheduled to be heard in court on July 10, 1956.

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Indiana State Teachers College, Terre Haute (1958)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 29, 1958 - page 1, column 6:

NOTE: Indiana State Teachers College later changed its name to Indiana State University.

COATESVILLE:
--Eleanor Kay Greenlee - Bachelor of Science in Business Education and English

DANVILLE:
--Donald E. Behymer - Master of Science in Secondary Principal Education
--Floy Walton Spencer - Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

NORTH SALEM:
--Donald E. Broughton - Bachelor of Science in Health, Physical Education and Social Studies
--Noel A. Peters - Master of Science in Elementary Principal Education

PITTSBORO:
--Edgar R. Poole - Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

PLAINFIELD:
--Edna K. Skelton - Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Adoption of Marvin George MONROE (1962)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, February 8, 1962 - page 8, column 3:

According to a legal notice, in February 1962 there was a petition filed by Floyd Rice in the Hendricks County Circuit Court to adopt Marvin George Monroe, a minor. His biological father, Marvin M. Monroe, was listed as whereabouts unknown. The case was scheduled to be heard in court on April 7, 1962.




Name change of Frank Joseph GUFFEY (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 31, 1983 - page 5, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in March 1983 Frank Joseph Guffey filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 3 83-108) to change his name to Frank Joseph Robbins.







Name change of Vito Antonio PAPPANO (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, October 21, 1982 - page 7, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in October 1982 Vito Antonio Pappano filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 10 82-433) to change his name to William Anthony Pappano. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on December 17, 1982.





Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1958-1959

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Coatesville Herald for 1958 and 1959. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now includes these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1959
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1984
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1984
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1948
This index currently covers 1945-1984; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all of the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.








Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Name change of Melia Lynn EUBANK (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 23, 1982 - page 7, column 6:

According to a legal notice, in September 1982 Tamara Eubank Allison filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 9 82-399) to change the name of her minor daughter, Melia Lynn Eubank, to Melia Lynn Allison. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on November 19, 1982.





Monday, March 13, 2017

Plainfield genealogy group to discuss Quaker records

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet on Thursday, April 6 from 1 to 3 pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. The meeting will be held upstairs in the library's meeting rooms. Cindy Rutledge from the Danville library will present a program on Quaker records, including what information they have and where they can be found.

If you are interested in the group, or have questions, please contact Plainfield library's Indiana Room - e-mail askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net or phone (317) 839-6602 extension 2114.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

List of North Salem High School students in 1923 added

An index of the students in grades 9 through 12 at North Salem High School in 1923 has been added to the school records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the North Salem High School 1923 yearbook, The Echo. This yearbook is in the collection of the Danville library.



Saturday, March 11, 2017

Adoption of Allen Lee SHELTON and Ransom Victor SHELTON (1959)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 26, 1959 - page 3, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in March 1959 Bruce Shelton and Vonita Shelton filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # 224) to adopt minor children Allen Lee Shelton and Ransom Victor Shelton. Their biological mother was listed as Rosemary Shelton. The case was scheduled to be heard in court on May 23, 1959.




Name change of Kenneth PALACIOS (1961)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, November 16, 1961 - page 9, column 1:

According to a legal notice, in November 1961, Kenneth Palacios was petitioning the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # D 61-53) to change his name to Kenneth Chapman. The petition was to be heard in court on December 18, 1961.






Adoption of Clifford Wallace HILL and Greta Maxine HILL (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, July 8, 1982 - page 7, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in June 1982 Donald G. Prether filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 82-20) to adopt minor children Clifford Wallace Hill and Greta Maxine Hill. Their biological father, Wallace Harold Hill, was listed as having abandoned and deserted them, that he could not be found. The case was scheduled to be heard 30 days after publication of the legal notice.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington (1951)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 14, 1951 - page 1, column 3:

BROWNSBURG:
--Carol E. Ottinger - Graduate Nurse

CLAYTON:
--George B. Edmonson - Bachelor of Arts in Bacteriology

DANVILLE:
--Richard E. Cannon - Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
--Andrew M. McHaffie - Bachelor of Arts in Bacteriology
--Frederick M. Myers - Bachelor of Arts in English

LIZTON:
--Mary Jane Leake - Master of Science in Education
--Clara M. Ratliff - Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics

NORTH SALEM:
--Harriet J. Nichols - Bachelor of Science in Business

PITTSBORO:
--Richard J. Groover - Bachelor of Laws

PLAINFIELD:
--Martin H. Lease - Bachelor of Arts in Government
--Helen C. Young - Bachelor of Science in Education



Name change of Marshall Andres DUTTENHAVER (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 13, 1982 - page 5, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in May 1982 Vicki Osborne filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 5 82-205) to change the name of minor child Marshall Andres Duttenhaver to Marshall Andres Osborne. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on July 1, 1982.





Thursday, March 9, 2017

Unmarked graves to be moved from Hendricks County Home (1981)

source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, October 8, 1981 - page 1, columns 1-3:

According to a newspaper article, in October 1981 the Hendricks County Commissioners gave permission to the State Highway Department to move 80 to 85 unmarked graves that had been discovered at the Hendricks County Home in Danville. The graves, most of which had no identification, had been found outside of the county home's graveyard area, and the remains were to be relocated to South Cemetery in Danville. This discovery came as the Highway Department was expanding US 36 to 4 lanes and moving the path of the highway as it went through Danville.



Hendricks County residents who graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette (1960)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 9, 1960 - page 1, column 7:

BROWNSBURG:
--Eldon L. Batz - Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

COATESVILLE:
--Willis G. Parker - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

DANVILLE:
--John L. Stephenson - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

PLAINFIELD:
--Robert D. Cassiday - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
--Nancy Ann Elliott - Bachelor of Science in Home Economics
--Clayton L. Smith - Bachelor of Science in Engineering


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1949-1951

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Friday Caller for 1949, 1950 and 1951. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now includes these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1957
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1984
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1984
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1951
This index currently covers 1945-1984; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all of the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.








Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington (1958)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 5, 1958 - page 1, column 6:

BROWNSBURG:
--Floyd W. Hufford - Bachelor of Science in Business
--Jane E. Newcom - Graduate Nurse
--Norma K. Sering - Bachelor of Science in Education
--Phyllis K. Smith - Bachelor of Science in Business
--Robert R. Taylor - Bachelor of Science in Business
--Jonelle A. White - Graduate Nurse and Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CLAYTON:
--Sara L. Stienecker - Bachelor of Science in Education

COATESVILLE:
--Richard A. Sutton - Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

DANVILLE:
--Robert H. Bales - Bachelor of Science in Business
--John E. Black - Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
--Maurice J. Black - Doctor of Medicine
--John W. Collings - Bachelor of Science in Business
--Patricia A. Phelps - Bachelor of Science in Education

LIZTON:
--Loretta L. Bowman - Bachelor of Science in Medical Record Librarianship
--Stuart A. McConnaha - Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
--Robert J. Warren - Doctor of Medicine

NORTH SALEM:
--Mrs. Carolyn Bond Cassity - Graduate Nurse and Bachelor of Science in Nursing
--Thomas E. Ragland - Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

PLAINFIELD:
--Richard E. Hall - Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

Adoption of Christopher Michael JOHNSON and Amber Michelle JOHNSON (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 30, 1982 - page 7, column 1:

According to a legal notice, in September 1982 Charles Leroy Brooks, Jr. filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 82-27) to adopt minor children Christopher Michael Johnson and Amber Michelle Johnson. Their biological father, Brian Dale Johnson, was alleged to have abandoned and deserted them. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice was published.






Name change of Kirsten Elena BLANCO (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 6, 1982 - page 7, column 7:

According to a legal notice, in April 1982 Kay M. Senteney filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 4 82-193) to change the name of her daughter, Kirsten Elena Blanco (age 10), to Kirsten Elena Senteney.




Name change of Clara Belle (RICHARDSON) DOOLEY (1960)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, December 1, 1960 - page 10, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in December 1960, Clara Belle (Richardson) Dooley was petitioning the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # 7714) to change her name to Patricia (Richardson) Dooley. The petition was to be heard in court on January 21, 1961.







Sunday, March 5, 2017

List of Lizton grade school students in 1974 added

An index of the Lizton students in grades 1 through 6 in 1974 has been added to the school records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the North Salem High School 1974 yearbook, Echo. This yearbook is in the collection of the Danville library.



Saturday, March 4, 2017

Hendricks County residents who graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette (1958)

source: Coatesville Herald (Coatesville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 29, 1958 - page 1, column 2:

BROWNSBURG:
--David R. Heitman - Bachelor of Science

CLAYTON:
--Ralph W. Williams - Bachelor of Science in Air Transportation

COATESVILLE:
--Richard D. Allee - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

DANVILLE:
--John P. Christie - Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

LIZTON:
--Carlton E. Curry - Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering

PLAINFIELD:
--Nancy Koho Draffen - Bachelor of Science in Home Economics
--John E. Thomas Masten - Master of Science

Friday, March 3, 2017

Plainfield opens new post office (1958)

source: Danville Gazette (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, August 28, 1958 - page 1, columns 4-5:

According to a newspaper article, Plainfield's new post office was to be dedicated on Saturday, September 13. The new building was at 164 North Mill Street (near the intersection of Park Drive) and was being leased from Thomas E. Ellis and Wanda J. Ellis. The article provided some statistics about the growth of Plainfield's postal service:

  • In 1948 they did $12,927.69 in business; in 1957 they did $59.686.02.
  • In 1958 they have 14 employees; in 1948 they had 7 employees; in 1938 they had 4 employees.
  • In 1938 there were 2 postal routes; in 1958 there are 5 postal routes.
  • In 1938 there were 4 collection boxes; in 1958 there are 17 collection boxes.
  • In 1948 they sold 250,067 stamps; in 1957 they sold 1,101,294 stamps.

NOTE: Today Plainfield's post office is at 700 North Carr Road (aka County Road 750 East).

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Name change of Mary Ruth TESCHENDORF (1982)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 18, 1982 - page 7, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in March 1982 Laverne Hall and Kevin C. Teschendorf filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 3 82-115) to change the name of their minor child, Mary Ruth Teschendorf, to Krista Nicole Teschendorf.




Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1956-1957

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Coatesville Herald for 1956 and 1957. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now includes these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1957
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1984
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1984
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1948
This index currently covers 1945-1984; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all of the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.