genealogy department

Resident Genealogist: Cassie Blankenhorn

Telephone: (812) 537-2775 ext. 1139
Fax: (812) 537-2810
Email: Cassie Blankenhorn

Genealogy / Local History Department Hours:

     Monday - Wednesday:  10am to 6pm

     Thursday - Friday:  10am to 5pm

     First Saturday of the month:  1pm to 5pm


If you plan a visit and would like to speak with our genealogist, please call ahead. If you are unable to visit, we will answer basic inquiries via mail or e-mail.  Please contact us for an appointment outside of our normal hours.

Below is a listing of our holdings which we will be happy to research for you for up to one hour, time permitting. Please submit detailed requests via mail, e-mail, or by telephone. Copying fees are $1.00 per page. Please do not prepay as we will discuss total cost after researching your request. Payment should be submitted along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the address listed below.

Examples of reasonable requests:

  • Please copy the obituary for John Doe who died Jan. 17, 1956
  • Please locate the marriage date for Alice Jones and James Campbell who were married in Dearborn County in the 1870's
  • Please check the "History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties" volume for biographies of Tom Walton and Henry Becker

Examples of requests we will not be able to fill:

  • Please copy everything you have on the Smith family
  • Please trace the Miller family back through the early 1800s
  • Please check your collection for any birth information for my great-grandfather, Tony Brown, who I think may have been born in Dearborn County somewhere between 1860-1870


Our mailing address is:

Lawrenceburg Public Library District
150 Mary Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

As you visit our Genealogy Department, please don't forget to sign our Guest Register!


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