Genealogy

We offer many different resources and subscriptions for researching your family history.  Please email us if you have questions or need help with Marshall County genealogy.

PPL has subscriptions to Ancestry Library, HeritageQuest Online, and Fold3.  Ancestry Library can be accessed in the library only. HeritageQuest Online and Fold 3 can be accessed anywhere with your Plymouth Public Library Card.

  • Federal Census on Microfilm of Marshall County 1840 through 1940. There is one microfilm reader/printer for public use.
  • Indiana Cemetery Locations on CD.
  • Plymouth City Directories and Phone Books - published every other year, starting in 1876. Available City Directories are: 1876, 1914, 1919, 1929, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1956-1972, 1975, 1979-Present. Available phone directories are 1948-1959.
  • 1919 Plymouth City Directory Online - Browse the 1919 Plymouth City Directory.
  • Plymouth Newspapers on Microfilm fron 1850 to 2013.  (Some early Plymouth Newspapers have been digitized and can be accessed here on the Indiana Memory Page.)
  • Marshall County marriage records index 1836-1904.
  • Funeral home index for selected Plymouth funeral homes from 1887-1950
  • Genealogy Links - Links to genealogy sites on the Internet.

Please also check out the Marshall County Historical Society which is located just down the street from us.