Genealogy Request

Before Submitting a Request

Please allow up to six (6) weeks for your inquiry to be answered. 

Read the Genealogy Room Policies

Genealogy Request
CPL offers limited Genealogical research services. Please fill out this request form and our staff will search the Library records. Please include a phone number or email so we can contact you for more information.
Please include the item that you are looking for, the person’s full name (if available) that you are searching, and the year(s).


  • Who are you searching for – first, middle, and last name – ex: John L. Smith
  • What are you looking for – death record, marriage record, obituary
  • When – range of years, birth/death dates – ex: 1832-1842, b. 15 Jan. 1923 d. 15 Jan. 1923
  • Where – City, Township, County, State – ex: Clinton, Clinton Twp, Vermillion Co., Indiana


  • Please ensure you have the correct Vermillion/Vermilion. Note: Vermillion County, Indiana has two (2) L’s and Vermilion County, Illinois has one (1) L. 
  • Give us as much information as you can so that we can help you!