Madison-Jefferson County Public Library, 420 West Main Street,
Madison, IN 47250
Contains extensive local history, photographic collections, and an
extensive genealogy department covering local families -- including the Rykers-Rikers.
Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 West First
Street, Madison, IN 47250
A major repository for prepared genealogies and documents
pertaining to the Ryker-Riker family, many of which are unobtainable
elsewhere. In addition, there are both changing and permanent exhibits devoted to
pioneers and their stone cottages, the Ohio River and steamboating, Civil War happenings,
the Victorian period in Jefferson County, etc.
Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division, 140 North
Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Indiana Historical Society Library, Wm. Henry Smith
Memorial Library, 140 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Genealogy Research Dept., Public Library of Ft. Wayne
& Allen County, 900 Webster, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
The country's second or third largest genealogy collection,
with professional counselors available to assist you with searches.
[This page was last updated 01/05/04]