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Access the records: Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007 .
This collection contains various records including some baptism, marriage, and burial records from churches in North Robinson, Ohio. The collection in general covers the years 1853 to 2007. However, the time period covered varies between individual congregations. Be aware that some of the records in this collection are in German. The collection is being published as images become available.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007.|
The information in the collection varies between individual congregations and records. You may find any of the following:
- Names of primary individual
- Names of parents
- Date of the event such as baptism or confirmation
- Names of witnesses
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- Date of the event
- Names of other family members
Search the Collection
To search the collection select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the appropriate "Town" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Church Record" category which takes you to the images
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
Using the Information
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
- Search the records of nearby congregations.
|Don't overlook FHL Keyword Ohio, Crawford items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article Ohio Archives and Libraries. For additional information about this county see the wiki article Crawford County, Ohio.|
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Citations for This Collection
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
- “Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Crawford County Genealogical Society, Bucyrus, Ohio.
|The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.|
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