Indiana was initially part of the Northwest Territory. This territory was ceded to United States at the end of the Revolutionary War by the British and would later form Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, and Wisconsin. The state was admitted as the 19th state to the union.
Looking to find those elusive Hoosier ancestors? The Indiana Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide™ contains useful information including a timeline of Indiana history events, tips on Indiana research strategy, outline of major immigrant groups, and more. Also included are links to websites and resources covering vital records, church records, census records, as well as general Indiana resources. This handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.