Corning Irish
Heritage Center

Our mission is to preserve the cultural legacy of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants in Southern Indiana.

Our Library

The Corning Irish Heritage Center is proud to be a source of Irish history and heritage books, including many genealogies of local families. We encourage donations of materials that can encrich our library, especially family histories and documents pertaining to Corning.


Title Author Copyright Donated by
1888 Daviess Co. Atlas      
The Batsford Colour Book of Ireland Kenneth McNally 1975  
The Centenary of Catholicity in Kentucky (excerpts) Ben J. Webb 1884 Erin A. Doyle
Cemeteries of Daviess County, Indiana: compiled 1986-1988 vol. II Barbara Sims    
Danny Boy: the legend of the beloved Irish ballad Malacky McCourt 1975  
Daviess County Deaths 2001-2010 Merle Peachee 2010 Merle P. Peachee
Daviess County, Indiana 1850 Census and Marriages 1817-1850     Erin A. Doyle
Daviess County Plat Books     Lynn Goodwin
Descendants of Arthur Hughes Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Crormick Farrell Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of James Hart Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of (James) Patrick Hand Evan C. Hand 2015 Evan C. Hand
Descendants of Michael Murphy Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Oliver Britch Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Patrick Doyle Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Patrick Kavena Kavenaugh Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Phillip McKabe Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Descendants of Thomas Lonergan Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Doyle-Howard, Strange Family Erin A. Doyle 2016 Erin A. Doyle
From Kilmuckridge to the White River Valley: Irish Catholic Settlement in Daviess County, Indiana 1821-1850 Dr. Daniel Gahan   Evan C. Hand
General Index Probate Records 1817-1860 in Daviess County, Indiana     Merle P. Peachee
History of the Catholic Church in Indiana (excerpts) Charles Blanchard 1898 Erin A. Doyle
Hughes Family   2016 Bill Hughes
Irish Folk Tales Henry Glassie, ed. 1985  
Irish Legends Iain Zaczek 1998 Vincent Sellers
Irish Parishes of Origin of some Irish Immigrants Buried Cemeteries in Eastern Daviess and Western Martin Counties, Indiana Dr. Daniel Gahan    
Irish Pedigrees: volume I John O'Hart 1915 Vincent Sellers
Irish Pedigrees: volume II John O'Hart 1915 Vincent Sellers
Kane Family   2014 Connie Carroll
Kinship Report for Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr. 2016 Thomas Earl Doyle, Jr.
Kinship Report for Vincent A. Sellers Vincent Sellers 2016 Vincent Sellers
Meath Family   2014 Connie Carroll
Nolan Family Erin A. Doyle 2016 Erin A. Doyle
NWSC Crane Listing of Center Cemeteries George Patterson 1990 Erin A. Doyle
Remembering Our Past: Reeve Township, Alfordville Schools     Erin A. Doyle
St. Patrick Church     Vincent Sellers
St. Patrick's Corning Church Archives Evan C. Hand 2015 Evan C. Hand