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<p><a href="United States">United States</a><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow.png" alt="" /> <a href="Ohio">Ohio</a> <img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow.png" alt="" /> <b>Allen County</b><br />
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<span class="fck_mw_template">{{OHDC}}</span><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Infobox U.S. CofckLR| county = Allen CountyfckLR| boundary_map=OH_allen.pngfckLR| county_map =fckLR| state = OhiofckLR| state_map = OH-map.pngfckLR| latd = fckLR| longd = fckLR| building image = Allen County, Ohio Courthouse.jpgfckLR| building image size = 150pxfckLR| building address = Allen County Courthouse&lt;br&gt;301 N. Main St.&lt;br&gt;Lima, Ohio 45801-4456&lt;br&gt;[http://www.co.allen.oh.us/ '''Allen County Website''']&lt;br&gt;Phone: 419.223.8513fckLR}}</span></p>
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<h3>Historical Facts</h3>
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            <td width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#cccc99" colspan="6"><b>Beginning dates for major county records</b></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth">Birth</a></b></center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">Marriage</a></b></center></td>
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| building address = Allen County Courthouse<br>301 N. MainSt.<br>Lima, Ohio 45801<br>[http://www.co.allen.oh.us '''Allen County Website''']<br>Phone: 419-222-8427
            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death">Death</a></b></center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Census">Tax</a></b></center></td>
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=== Historical Facts ===
            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Land_and_Property">Land</a></b></center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle"><center><b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate_Records">Probate</a></b></center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center>1867</center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center>1831</center></td>
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#cccc99" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center>1867</center></td>
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            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center></center></td>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth"&gt;Birth&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center>1831</center></td>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage"&gt;Marriage&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
            <td width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;"><center>1835</center></td>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death"&gt;Death&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Census"&gt;Tax&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Land_and_Property"&gt;Land&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
            <td width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6"><b>*For earlier dates, try...</b> <b><a href="Allen County, Ohio#Church_Records">Church</a> | <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Obituaries">Obituaries</a> | <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a></b></td>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate_Records"&gt;Probate&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1831</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
    <li><b>Parent Counties</b>: Formed from <a href="Shelby County, Ohio">Shelby</a>, <a href="Logan County, Ohio">Logan</a>, and <a href="Mercer County, Ohio">Mercer</a> counties 12 February 1820.<span class="fck_mw_ref" name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Allen County, Ohio, 540. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</span></li>
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    <li><b>County Seat:&nbsp;</b>Lima</li>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1831</center>
    <li><b>Neighboring Counties</b>: <span class="fck_mw_template">{{PAGENAME}}</span><b>residents</b> may also have records in <span class="fck_mw_ref">Wikipedia contributors, &quot;Allen County, Ohio&quot; in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</span><br />
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1835</center>
    <a href="Auglaize County, Ohio">Auglaize</a>&nbsp;(south) <span class="fck_mw_template">{{&middot;}}</span>&nbsp;<a href="Hancock County, Ohio">Hancock</a> (northeast) <span class="fck_mw_template">{{&middot;}}</span> <a href="Hardin County, Ohio">Hardin</a>&nbsp;(east) <span class="fck_mw_template">{{&middot;}}</span> <a href="Putnam County, Ohio">Putnam</a> (north) <span class="fck_mw_template">{{&middot;}}</span> <a href="Van Wert County, Ohio">Van Wert</a> (west)</li>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Church_Records"&gt;Church&lt;/a&gt; &#124; &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Obituaries"&gt;Obituaries&lt;/a&gt; &#124; &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Cemeteries"&gt;Cemeteries&lt;/a&gt;'''
<h4>Boundary Changes</h4>
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    <li><b>14 February 1848:</b> Auglaize County was set off from the southern half of original Allen County.</li>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from &lt;a href="Shelby County, Ohio"&gt;Shelby&lt;/a&gt;, &lt;a href="Logan County, Ohio"&gt;Logan&lt;/a&gt;, and &lt;a href="Mercer County, Ohio"&gt;Mercer&lt;/a&gt; counties 12 February 1820.<ref><i>Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America</i>, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Allen County, Ohio, 540. <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="42" _fck_mw_template="true">; <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="41" _fck_mw_template="true">.</ref>  
    <li><b>1848:</b> Monroe, Richland and southern half of Sugar Creek Townships were transferred from Putnam County.</li>
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*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Lima  
    <li><b>1848:</b> Parts of VanWert and Mercer counties were transferred to Allen County form Spencer Township and part of Marion Township.</li>
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="39" _fck_mw_template="true">'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Allen County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br> &lt;a href="Auglaize County, Ohio"&gt;Auglaize&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;(south) <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="36" _fck_mw_template="true">&nbsp;&lt;a href="Hancock County, Ohio"&gt;Hancock&lt;/a&gt; (northeast) <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="34" _fck_mw_template="true"> &lt;a href="Hardin County, Ohio"&gt;Hardin&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;(east) <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="32" _fck_mw_template="true"> &lt;a href="Putnam County, Ohio"&gt;Putnam&lt;/a&gt; (north) <img class="FCK__MWTemplate" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" _fckfakelement="true" _fckrealelement="30" _fck_mw_template="true"> &lt;a href="Van Wert County, Ohio"&gt;Van Wert&lt;/a&gt; (west)  
    <li><b>May 1853:</b> Cash settlement was agreed upon by Allen and Putnam counties for Putnam's loss.</li>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
<p>See an interactive map of Allen County <a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html">boundary changes</a>.</p>
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<h4>Record Loss</h4>
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*'''14 February 1848:''' Auglaize County was set off from the southern half of original Allen County.  
<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/3/30/Fire.png" alt="Fire.png" class="fck_mw_left" style="width: 24;" /><b>1929</b>--Allen County Courthouse destroyed by fire on January 7, 1929.&nbsp; Many county records destroyed. <span class="fck_mw_ref">GenDisasters.com - Lima, OH Allen County Courthouse Fire, Jan 1929 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/7579/lima-oh-courthouse-fire-jan-1929</span></p>
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*'''1848:''' Monroe, Richland and southern half of Sugar Creek Townships were transferred from Putnam County.  
<h3>Resources</h3>
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*'''1848:''' Parts of VanWert and Mercer counties were transferred to Allen County form Spencer Township and part of Marion Township.  
<h4>Bible Records</h4>
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*'''May 1853:''' Cash settlement was agreed upon by Allen and Putnam counties for Putnam's loss.  
<h4>Biography</h4>
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<h4>Business Records and Commerce</h4>
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See an interactive map of Allen County &lt;a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html"&gt;boundary changes&lt;/a&gt;.
<h4>Cemeteries</h4>
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<p><i>Rural</i></p>
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==== Record Loss ====
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    <li>Cemetery transcriptions for the following cemeteries: Fisher, Harrods, Ridge, Westminster</li>
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&lt;img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/3/30/Fire.png" alt="Fire.png" class="fck_mw_left" style="width: 24;" /&gt;'''1929'''--Allen County Courthouse destroyed by fire on January 7, 1929.&nbsp; Many county records destroyed. <ref>GenDisasters.com - Lima, OH Allen County Courthouse Fire, Jan 1929 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/7579/lima-oh-courthouse-fire-jan-1929</ref>
    <li><a href="http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78496">Salem Cemetery, Harrod</a> BillionGraves</li>
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=== Resources ===
<p><i>Urban</i></p>
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<p>Cemeteries of Lima, Allen County, Ohio</p>
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==== Bible Records ====
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    <li>Gethsemani Cemetery, 2001 Spencerville Road, Lima, Ohio 45805, 419-223-1651</li>
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==== Biography ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
    <li>Memorial Park Cemetery, 3000 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804, 419-223-3811</li>
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==== Cemeteries ====
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    <li>Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima Ohio 45805, 419-223-9831</li>
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''Rural''
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<h4>Census</h4>
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*Cemetery transcriptions for the following cemeteries: Fisher, Harrods, Ridge, Westminster  
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{USCensusPopfckLR|1830=578fckLR|1840=9079fckLR|1850=12109fckLR|1860=19185fckLR|1870=23623fckLR|1880=31314fckLR|1890=40644fckLR|1900=47976fckLR|1910=56580fckLR|1920=68223fckLR|1930=69419fckLR|1940=73303fckLR|1950=88183fckLR|1960=103691fckLR|1970=111144fckLR|1980=112241fckLR|1990=109755fckLR|2000=108743fckLR|estyear=2008<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/39/39003.html|title=Allen County QuickFacts|date=2008-07-25|publisher=U.S. Census Bureau|accessdate=2010-02-11}}</ref>fckLR|estimate=105168fckLR}}</span> <b>1785</b><br />
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*&lt;a href="http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78496"&gt;Salem Cemetery, Harrod&lt;/a&gt; BillionGraves  
<b>1850--</b>Federal Census transcription and images<br />
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<b>1920--</b>index for surnames beginning with the letter &quot;E&quot; and &quot;F&quot;</p>
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''Urban''
<h4>Church Records</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH Church Intro}}</span>a</p>
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Cemeteries of Lima, Allen County, Ohio
<h4>Court Records</h4>
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<h4>Emigration and Immigration</h4>
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*Gethsemani Cemetery, 2001 Spencerville Road, Lima, Ohio 45805, 419-223-1651  
<h4>Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups</h4>
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<h4>Gazetteers</h4>
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*Memorial Park Cemetery, 3000 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804, 419-223-3811  
<h4>Genealogy</h4>
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<h4>History</h4>
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*Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima Ohio 45805, 419-223-9831  
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH History}}</span></p>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Wikipedia|Allen County, Ohio}}</span></p>
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==== Census ====
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    <li>The Shawnees (tribe) were removed to Kansas in 1832 from the Hog Creek Reservation (now Shawnee Township.)</li>
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    <li><a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~libeacons/1875personal_histories_allen.htm">1875 Personal Histories</a> of Allen County Ohio.</li>
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    <li>In 1885, oil was discovered in Lima. This brought about a boom that lasted until after 1910.</li>
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==== Church Records ====
    <li>Henry Howe&rsquo;s 1889's depiction of the <a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/howe_history_allen.htm">History of Allen County Ohio</a></li>
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<h4>Land and Property</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH Land}}</span></p>
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==== Court Records ====
<p><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/land/allen.txt">Bureau of Land Management Database Transcription</a><br />
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It shows the original purchasers of land from the federal government and covers the period from pre-Revolutionary times up to 1908.</p>
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
<h4>Local Histories</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH History}}</span></p>
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
<h4>Maps</h4>
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==== Gazetteers ====
    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallen/township_maps.htm">Township maps of Allen County in 1880</a></li>
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</ul>
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==== Genealogy ====
<h4>Migration</h4>
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==== History ====
    <li><a href="http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migcounty=Allen%20County,%20OH">Migrations Through Allen County, Ohio</a></li>
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<h4>Military</h4>
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<p><b>Revolutionary War</b></p>
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    <li><a href="http://php.ucs.indiana.edu/~jetorres/ohiorev.html">Pensioners Living in Ohio in 1818-1819</a></li>
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*The Shawnees (tribe) were removed to Kansas in 1832 from the Hog Creek Reservation (now Shawnee Township.)  
    <li><a href="http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/colonial/census/1840/1840oh_a.html">1840 Census of Pensioners Revolutionary and Military Services</a></li>
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*&lt;a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~libeacons/1875personal_histories_allen.htm"&gt;1875 Personal Histories&lt;/a&gt; of Allen County Ohio.  
</ul>
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*In 1885, oil was discovered in Lima. This brought about a boom that lasted until after 1910.  
<p><b>War of 1812</b></p>
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*Henry Howe’s 1889's depiction of the &lt;a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/howe_history_allen.htm"&gt;History of Allen County Ohio&lt;/a&gt;
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    <li><a href="http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/database/rosters.html">Roster of Ohio Soldiers</a> at The Ohio Historical Society</li>
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==== Land and Property ====
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<p><b>Civil War</b></p>
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    <li>Civil War service men from Van Wert County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Van Wert County.</li>
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&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/land/allen.txt"&gt;Bureau of Land Management Database Transcription&lt;/a&gt;<br> It shows the original purchasers of land from the federal government and covers the period from pre-Revolutionary times up to 1908.
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==== Local Histories ====
     <dd>-<a href="4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry">4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry</a>, Companies F and I  </dd>
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    <dd>-<a href="99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry">99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>, Companies B and E<br />
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==== Maps ====
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallen/township_maps.htm"&gt;Township maps of Allen County in 1880&lt;/a&gt;
    <li><a href="http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/3680/cw/cw-oh.html">Civil War Rosters</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/civilwar.htm">Men In the Civil War</a> Allen County, Ohio</li>
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==== Migration ====
    <li><a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&amp;GSvcid=66432">Civil War Casualties from Allen County</a>, Ohio (this site contains burials from many states)<br />
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    A Virtual Cemetery created by: Brent Reidenbach.Description: Thanks to previous research by Ronald Kunz, this is a listing of Civil War casualties that were from Allen County, OH. (189 Records)</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migcounty=Allen%20County,%20OH"&gt;Migrations Through Allen County, Ohio&lt;/a&gt;
    <li><a href="http://www.delphos-ohio.com/war.htm">Allen County War Casualties </a>&nbsp;(Includes Persian Gulf, Vietnamese, Korean,&nbsp;WWI, WWII, CIVIL War &amp; Spanish Mexican&nbsp;Casualties)</li>
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</ul>
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==== Military ====
<p><b>World War I</b></p>
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<ul>
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'''Revolutionary War'''
    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/wwi/ub.txtt">The Unreturning Brave (from WWI) published in 1925</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/other/listofde7nmt.txt">List of Dead Heroes Whose Bodies Rest in Allen County</a></li>
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*&lt;a href="http://php.ucs.indiana.edu/~jetorres/ohiorev.html"&gt;Pensioners Living in Ohio in 1818-1819&lt;/a&gt;
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*&lt;a href="http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/colonial/census/1840/1840oh_a.html"&gt;1840 Census of Pensioners Revolutionary and Military Services&lt;/a&gt;
<p><b>Miscellaneous</b></p>
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<ul>
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'''War of 1812'''
    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/other/listofde7nmt.txt">The names of the soldiers buried in different cemeteries of Allen county</a> whose graves were decorated May 30, 1907</li>
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</ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/database/rosters.html"&gt;Roster of Ohio Soldiers&lt;/a&gt; at The Ohio Historical Society  
<h4>Naturalization and Citizenship</h4>
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<p>County Museum has naturalizations 1851-1929.</p>
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'''Civil War'''
<h4>Newspapers</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OHnewspapers|Allen}}</span></p>
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*Civil War service men from Van Wert County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Van Wert County.  
<p><b>Online Newspapers</b><br />
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<b>Online Newspaper Abstracts</b><br />
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<b>Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form</b></p>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Template:OHnewspaper abstracts}}</span></p>
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
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<h4>Obituaries</h4>
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<ul>
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:-&lt;a href="4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry"&gt;4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies F and I   
    <li><a href="http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-allen_births.htm">Search Engine for the Obituary Index to the Lima News</a></li>
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</ul>
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:-&lt;a href="99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry"&gt;99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies B and E
<h4>Probate</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH Probate Intro}}</span></p>
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<h4>Public Records</h4>
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<h4>Repositories</h4>
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<h5>County Courthouse</h5>
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<p><a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/">Allen County Courthouse</a><br />
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301 N Main Street<br />
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Lima, OH 45801-4456<br />
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<br />
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<a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/">Allen County Website</a><br />
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*&lt;a href="http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/3680/cw/cw-oh.html"&gt;Civil War Rosters&lt;/a&gt;
Phone: 419.223.8513 </p>
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*&lt;a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/civilwar.htm"&gt;Men In the Civil War&lt;/a&gt; Allen County, Ohio  
<dl>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&amp;GSvcid=66432"&gt;Civil War Casualties from Allen County&lt;/a&gt;, Ohio (this site contains burials from many states)<br> A Virtual Cemetery created by: Brent Reidenbach.Description: Thanks to previous research by Ronald Kunz, this is a listing of Civil War casualties that were from Allen County, OH. (189 Records)  
     <dd><i><b>Probate Court&nbsp;</b></i> has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth">births</a> and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death">deaths</a> from 1867, <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">marriages</a> from 1831, and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate">probate records</a>. <br />
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*&lt;a href="http://www.delphos-ohio.com/war.htm"&gt;Allen County War Casualties &lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;(Includes Persian Gulf, Vietnamese, Korean,&nbsp;WWI, WWII, CIVIL War &amp; Spanish Mexican&nbsp;Casualties)  
    </dd>
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    <dd><i><b>Court Clerk&nbsp;</b></i> has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">divorces</a> and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Court_Records">court records</a> from 1831.<br />
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'''World War I'''
    </dd>
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    <dd><i><b><a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/ACM2/Welcome.html">County Museum</a>&nbsp;</b></i> has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Naturalization_and_Citizenship">naturalizations</a> 1851-1929.<br />
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/wwi/ub.txtt"&gt;The Unreturning Brave (from WWI) published in 1925&lt;/a&gt;
    <br />
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/other/listofde7nmt.txt"&gt;List of Dead Heroes Whose Bodies Rest in Allen County&lt;/a&gt;
    </dd>
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</dl>
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'''Miscellaneous'''
<h5>Family History Centers</h5>
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<ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/military/other/listofde7nmt.txt"&gt;The names of the soldiers buried in different cemeteries of Allen county&lt;/a&gt; whose graves were decorated May 30, 1907  
    <li><a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers">Introduction to LDS Family History Centers</a></li>
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    <li><a href="Lima Ohio Family History Center">Lima Ohio Family History Center</a></li>
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
</ul>
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<h5>Libraries</h5>
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County Museum has naturalizations 1851-1929.
<ul>
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    <li><a href="http://www.limalibrary.com/">Lima Public Library</a></li>
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==== Newspapers ====
</ul>
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<h5>Museums</h5>
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<h5>Societies</h5>
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<ul>
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'''Online Newspapers'''<br> '''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br> '''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''
    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallcgs/index.html">Allen County Ohio Genealogy Society</a> Lima, Ohio.</li>
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    <li><a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/">Allen County Museum and Historical Society</a> Lima, Ohio, including the <a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/Library.html">Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library</a> for genealogical and historical research</li>
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</ul>
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<h4>Taxation</h4>
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&nbsp;
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH Tax Intro}}</span></p>
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<p><b>1834 Tax Lists</b></p>
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==== Obituaries ====
<ul>
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    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/amanda_auglaize.htm">Amanda and Auglaize Townships</a></li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-allen_births.htm"&gt;Search Engine for the Obituary Index to the Lima News&lt;/a&gt;
    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/bath_deuchoquette.htm">Bath and Deuchoquette Townships</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/german_jackson.htm">German and Jackson Townships</a></li>
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==== Probate ====
    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/marion_perry_wayne.htm">Marion, Perry and Wayne Townships</a></li>
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</ul>
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<p><b>Taxpayers--Personal Property</b></p>
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<ul>
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==== Public Records ====
    <li><a href="http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/oh/allen/taxlists/allencou19nms.txt">Allen County Tax List August 25, 1881</a></li>
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</ul>
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==== Repositories ====
<h4>&nbsp;Vital Records</h4>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{OH Vital Intro}}</span> <i>Online Birth Indexes and Records</i> <i>Original Birth Records on Microfilm</i></p>
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===== County Courthouse =====
<h5>Birth</h5>
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<p><i>Online Birth Indexes and Records</i><br />
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&lt;a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/"&gt;Allen County Courthouse&lt;/a&gt;<br> 301 N Main Street<br> Lima, OH 45801-4456<br> <br> &lt;a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/"&gt;Allen County Website&lt;/a&gt;<br> Phone: 419.223.8513  
<i>Original Birth Records on Microfilm</i></p>
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<h5>Marriage</h5>
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<p><i>Online Marriage Indexes and Records</i></p>
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<ul>
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    <li><a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm">1836-1852 Pioneer marriages, Not all inclusive</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/1854.txt">1854 Taken from Lima Democratic News</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm">1852-1860 Marriages from the Lima Dailey News</a></li>
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:'''''Probate Court&nbsp;''''' has &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth"&gt;births&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death"&gt;deaths&lt;/a&gt; from 1867, &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage"&gt;marriages&lt;/a&gt; from 1831, and &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate"&gt;probate records&lt;/a&gt;.  
    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/marindx11-1860.txt">1860 Marriages from the Lima Democratic News</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm">1861-1862 Marriage Books and Partial book B</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/1889-1893.txt">1889-1893 Marriage Licenses</a></li>
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    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/dec1900.txt">1900 Allen County Republican Gazette Marriages</a></li>
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:'''''Court Clerk&nbsp;''''' has &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage"&gt;divorces&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Court_Records"&gt;court records&lt;/a&gt; from 1831.
    <li><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/variousmarr.txt">Marriages with no date</a></li>
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</ul>
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<p><i>Original Marriage Records on Microfilm</i></p>
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
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:'''''&lt;a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/ACM2/Welcome.html"&gt;County Museum&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;''''' has &lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Naturalization_and_Citizenship"&gt;naturalizations&lt;/a&gt; 1851-1929.
<ul>
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    <li><b>Divorce Petitions and Decrees</b></li>
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</ul>
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<p><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1876.txt">1876</a> | 1878 | 1879 | 1880 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1881.txt">1881</a> | 1882 | 1883 | 1884 | 1885 | 1886 | 1887 | 1888 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1889.txt">1889</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1890.txt">1890</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1891.txt">1891</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1892.txt">1892</a> | 1893 | 1894 | 1895 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1896.txt">1896</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1897.txt">1897</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-99.txt">1898-1899</a> | </p>
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<ul>
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    <li><b>Divorce Petitions and Decrees for Allen and Van Wert Counties, and Surrounding Areas, 1898-1900</b></li>
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</ul>
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<p><a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-1900.txt">1898-1900</a> | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1904.txt">1904</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905.txt">1905</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1906.txt">1906</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905-06.txt">1905-1906</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1907.txt">1907</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1908.txt">1908</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1909.txt">1909</a> | 1900 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1910.txt">1910</a> | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1919.txt">1919</a> |</p>
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<h4>Death</h4>
+
 
<p><span class="fck_mw_nowiki">''Online Death Indexes and Records''</span></p>
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===== Family History Centers =====
<ul>
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    <li><b>Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953</b> Free name indexes and images at <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272">FamilySearch.org</a>. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.</li>
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*&lt;a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers"&gt;Introduction to LDS Family History Centers&lt;/a&gt;
    <li><a href="http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-allen_births.htm">Transcribed</a> from Allen County newspapers of those who died in Allen and surrounding counties.</li>
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*&lt;a href="Lima Ohio Family History Center"&gt;Lima Ohio Family History Center&lt;/a&gt;
</ul>
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<p><i>Original Death Records on Microfilm</i>&lt;/nowiki&gt; </p>
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===== Libraries =====
<h3>Web Sites</h3>
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<ul>
+
*&lt;a href="http://www.limalibrary.com/"&gt;Lima Public Library&lt;/a&gt;
    <li>The <a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/1880_business.htm">1880 Business Patron&rsquo;s References</a> is divided by town and township, each section has a unique set of information about their patrons.</li>
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    <li><span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Allen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;}}</span></li>
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===== Museums =====
    <li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallen/">The Allen County OHGenWeb Project</a>, a member of The <a href="OHGenWeb">OHGenWeb Project</a>, an affiliate of <a href="USGenWeb">The USGenWeb Project</a>.</li>
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    <li><a href="http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/addison.htm">The USGenWeb Archives Project</a> for Allen County</li>
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===== Societies =====
</ul>
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<h3>Places</h3>
+
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallcgs/index.html"&gt;Allen County Ohio Genealogy Society&lt;/a&gt; Lima, Ohio.  
<h4>Populated Places</h4>
+
*&lt;a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/"&gt;Allen County Museum and Historical Society&lt;/a&gt; Lima, Ohio, including the &lt;a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/Library.html"&gt;Elizabeth M. MacDonell Memorial Library&lt;/a&gt; for genealogical and historical research  
<p><b>Cities</b></p>
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<table width="40%">
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==== Taxation ====
    <tbody>
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        <tr>
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            <td valign="top">
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            <ul>
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'''1834 Tax Lists'''
                <li><a href="Delphos, Ohio">Delphos</a></li>
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            </ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/amanda_auglaize.htm"&gt;Amanda and Auglaize Townships&lt;/a&gt;
            </td>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/bath_deuchoquette.htm"&gt;Bath and Deuchoquette Townships&lt;/a&gt;
            <td valign="top">
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/german_jackson.htm"&gt;German and Jackson Townships&lt;/a&gt;
            <ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/marion_perry_wayne.htm"&gt;Marion, Perry and Wayne Townships&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Lima</li>
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            </ul>
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'''Taxpayers--Personal Property'''
            </td>
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        </tr>
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*&lt;a href="http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/oh/allen/taxlists/allencou19nms.txt"&gt;Allen County Tax List August 25, 1881&lt;/a&gt;
    </tbody>
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</table>
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==== &nbsp;Vital Records ====
<p><b>Villages</b></p>
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<table width="80%">
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    <tbody>
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        <tr>
+
===== Birth =====
            <td valign="top">
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            <ul>
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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''<br> ''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''
                <li>Beaverdam</li>
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                <li><a href="Bluffton, Ohio">Bluffton</a></li>
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===== Marriage =====
            </ul>
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            </td>
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''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''
            <td valign="top">
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            <ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm"&gt;1836-1852 Pioneer marriages, Not all inclusive&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Cairo</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/1854.txt"&gt;1854 Taken from Lima Democratic News&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Elida</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm"&gt;1852-1860 Marriages from the Lima Dailey News&lt;/a&gt;
            </ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/marindx11-1860.txt"&gt;1860 Marriages from the Lima Democratic News&lt;/a&gt;
            </td>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm"&gt;1861-1862 Marriage Books and Partial book B&lt;/a&gt;
            <td valign="top">
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/1889-1893.txt"&gt;1889-1893 Marriage Licenses&lt;/a&gt;
            <ul>
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/dec1900.txt"&gt;1900 Allen County Republican Gazette Marriages&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Fort Shawnee</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/variousmarr.txt"&gt;Marriages with no date&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Harrod</li>
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            </ul>
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''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''
            </td>
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            <td valign="top">
+
&nbsp;
            <ul>
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                <li>Lafayette</li>
+
*'''Divorce Petitions and Decrees'''
                <li>Spencerville</li>
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            </ul>
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&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1876.txt"&gt;1876&lt;/a&gt; | 1878 | 1879 | 1880 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1881.txt"&gt;1881&lt;/a&gt; | 1882 | 1883 | 1884 | 1885 | 1886 | 1887 | 1888 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1889.txt"&gt;1889&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1890.txt"&gt;1890&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1891.txt"&gt;1891&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1892.txt"&gt;1892&lt;/a&gt; | 1893 | 1894 | 1895 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1896.txt"&gt;1896&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1897.txt"&gt;1897&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-99.txt"&gt;1898-1899&lt;/a&gt; |  
            </td>
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        </tr>
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*'''Divorce Petitions and Decrees for Allen and Van Wert Counties, and Surrounding Areas, 1898-1900'''
    </tbody>
+
 
</table>
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&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-1900.txt"&gt;1898-1900&lt;/a&gt; | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1904.txt"&gt;1904&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905.txt"&gt;1905&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1906.txt"&gt;1906&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905-06.txt"&gt;1905-1906&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1907.txt"&gt;1907&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1908.txt"&gt;1908&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1909.txt"&gt;1909&lt;/a&gt; | 1900 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1910.txt"&gt;1910&lt;/a&gt; | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | &lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1919.txt"&gt;1919&lt;/a&gt; |
<p><b>Townships</b></p>
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<table width="80%">
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==== Death ====
    <tbody>
+
 
        <tr>
+
<nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>
            <td valign="top">
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*'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at &lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272"&gt;FamilySearch.org&lt;/a&gt;. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
                <li>Amanda</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-allen_births.htm"&gt;Transcribed&lt;/a&gt; from Allen County newspapers of those who died in Allen and surrounding counties.  
                <li>American</li>
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                <li>Auglaize</li>
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''&lt;/nowiki&gt;  
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=== Web Sites ===
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*The &lt;a href="http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/1880_business.htm"&gt;1880 Business Patron’s References&lt;/a&gt; is divided by town and township, each section has a unique set of information about their patrons.  
                <li>Bath</li>
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                <li>Jackson</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallen/"&gt;The Allen County OHGenWeb Project&lt;/a&gt;, a member of The &lt;a href="OHGenWeb"&gt;OHGenWeb Project&lt;/a&gt;, an affiliate of &lt;a href="USGenWeb"&gt;The USGenWeb Project&lt;/a&gt;.  
                <li>Marion</li>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/addison.htm"&gt;The USGenWeb Archives Project&lt;/a&gt; for Allen County  
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=== Places ===
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==== Populated Places ====
                <li>Monroe</li>
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                <li>Perry</li>
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'''Cities'''
                <li>Richland</li>
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                <li>Shawnee</li>
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                <li>Spencer</li>
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*&lt;a href="Delphos, Ohio"&gt;Delphos&lt;/a&gt;
                <li>Sugar Creek</li>
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*Lima  
        </tr>
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<p><b>Communities</b></p>
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'''Villages'''
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                <li>Gomer</li>
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            </ul>
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*Beaverdam  
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*&lt;a href="Bluffton, Ohio"&gt;Bluffton&lt;/a&gt;
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                <li>Westminster</li>
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*Cairo  
            </ul>
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*Elida  
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        </tr>
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    </tbody>
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*Fort Shawnee  
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*Harrod  
<h3>References</h3>
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*Lafayette  
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Ohio-stub}}</span></p>
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*Spencerville  
<p><a href="Category:Allen_County,_Ohio">Allen_County,_Ohio</a></p>
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'''Townships'''
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*Amanda  
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*American  
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*Auglaize  
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*Bath  
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*Jackson  
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*Marion  
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*Monroe  
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*Perry  
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*Richland  
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*Shawnee  
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*Spencer  
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*Sugar Creek  
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'''Communities'''
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*Gomer  
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 +
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*Westminster  
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=== References ===
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Allen County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Allen County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Allen County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Allen County Courthouse
301 N. MainSt.
Lima, Ohio 45801
Allen County Website
Phone: 419-222-8427

 

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth">Birth</a>
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">Marriage</a>
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death">Death</a>
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Census">Tax</a>
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Land_and_Property">Land</a>
<a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate_Records">Probate</a>
1867
1831
1867
1831
1835
*For earlier dates, try... <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Church_Records">Church</a> | <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Obituaries">Obituaries</a> | <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a>

Boundary Changes

  • 14 February 1848: Auglaize County was set off from the southern half of original Allen County.
  • 1848: Monroe, Richland and southern half of Sugar Creek Townships were transferred from Putnam County.
  • 1848: Parts of VanWert and Mercer counties were transferred to Allen County form Spencer Township and part of Marion Township.
  • May 1853: Cash settlement was agreed upon by Allen and Putnam counties for Putnam's loss.

See an interactive map of Allen County <a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html">boundary changes</a>.

Record Loss

<img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/3/30/Fire.png" alt="Fire.png" class="fck_mw_left" style="width: 24;" />1929--Allen County Courthouse destroyed by fire on January 7, 1929.  Many county records destroyed. [3]

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Rural

Urban

Cemeteries of Lima, Allen County, Ohio

  • Gethsemani Cemetery, 2001 Spencerville Road, Lima, Ohio 45805, 419-223-1651
  • Memorial Park Cemetery, 3000 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804, 419-223-3811
  • Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima Ohio 45805, 419-223-9831

Census

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1850--Federal Census transcription and images
1920--index for surnames beginning with the letter "E" and "F"

Church Records

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Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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Land and Property

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<a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/land/allen.txt">Bureau of Land Management Database Transcription</a>
It shows the original purchasers of land from the federal government and covers the period from pre-Revolutionary times up to 1908.

Local Histories

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Maps

Migration

Military

Revolutionary War

War of 1812

Civil War

  • Civil War service men from Van Wert County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Van Wert County.




-<a href="4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry">4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry</a>, Companies F and I
-<a href="99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry">99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>, Companies B and E





World War I

Miscellaneous

Naturalization and Citizenship

County Museum has naturalizations 1851-1929.

Newspapers

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Online Newspapers
Online Newspaper Abstracts
Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form

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Obituaries

Probate

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Public Records

Repositories

County Courthouse

<a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/">Allen County Courthouse</a>
301 N Main Street
Lima, OH 45801-4456

<a href="http://www.co.allen.oh.us/">Allen County Website</a>
Phone: 419.223.8513




Probate Court  has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth">births</a> and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Death">deaths</a> from 1867, <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">marriages</a> from 1831, and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate">probate records</a>.


Court Clerk  has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Marriage">divorces</a> and <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Court_Records">court records</a> from 1831.


<a href="http://www.allencountymuseum.org/ACM2/Welcome.html">County Museum</a>  has <a href="Allen County, Ohio#Naturalization_and_Citizenship">naturalizations</a> 1851-1929.





Family History Centers
  • <a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers">Introduction to LDS Family History Centers</a>
  • <a href="Lima Ohio Family History Center">Lima Ohio Family History Center</a>
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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1834 Tax Lists

Taxpayers--Personal Property

 Vital Records

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Birth

Online Birth Indexes and Records
Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

 

  • Divorce Petitions and Decrees

<a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1876.txt">1876</a> | 1878 | 1879 | 1880 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1881.txt">1881</a> | 1882 | 1883 | 1884 | 1885 | 1886 | 1887 | 1888 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1889.txt">1889</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1890.txt">1890</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1891.txt">1891</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1892.txt">1892</a> | 1893 | 1894 | 1895 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1896.txt">1896</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1897.txt">1897</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-99.txt">1898-1899</a> |

  • Divorce Petitions and Decrees for Allen and Van Wert Counties, and Surrounding Areas, 1898-1900

<a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1898-1900.txt">1898-1900</a> | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1904.txt">1904</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905.txt">1905</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1906.txt">1906</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1905-06.txt">1905-1906</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1907.txt">1907</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1908.txt">1908</a> | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1909.txt">1909</a> | 1900 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1910.txt">1910</a> | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | <a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/divorces/1919.txt">1919</a> |

Death

''Online Death Indexes and Records''

Original Death Records on Microfilm</nowiki>

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Cities

<tbody> </tbody>

  • <a href="Delphos, Ohio">Delphos</a>
  • Lima

Villages

<tbody> </tbody>

  • Beaverdam
  • <a href="Bluffton, Ohio">Bluffton</a>
  • Cairo
  • Elida
  • Fort Shawnee
  • Harrod
  • Lafayette
  • Spencerville

Townships

<tbody> </tbody>

  • Amanda
  • American
  • Auglaize
  • Bath
  • Jackson
  • Marion
  • Monroe
  • Perry
  • Richland
  • Shawnee
  • Spencer
  • Sugar Creek

Communities

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  • Gomer
  • Westminster

References

 

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