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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
 
| 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
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=== Historical Facts ===
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth"&gt;Birth&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Birth"&gt;Birth&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>  
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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#Death"&gt;Death&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>  
| 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#Census"&gt;Tax&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Land_and_Property"&gt;Land&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>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate_Records"&gt;Probate&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''&lt;a href="Allen County, Ohio#Probate_Records"&gt;Probate&lt;/a&gt;'''</center>
 
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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>  
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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>&lt;i&gt;Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America&lt;/i&gt;, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Allen County, Ohio, 540. &lt;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"&gt;; &lt;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"&gt;.</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Lima  
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Lima  
*'''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)  
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': &lt;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"&gt;'''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) &lt;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"&gt;&nbsp;&lt;a href="Hancock County, Ohio"&gt;Hancock&lt;/a&gt; (northeast) &lt;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"&gt; &lt;a href="Hardin County, Ohio"&gt;Hardin&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;(east) &lt;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"&gt; &lt;a href="Putnam County, Ohio"&gt;Putnam&lt;/a&gt; (north) &lt;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"&gt; &lt;a href="Van Wert County, Ohio"&gt;Van Wert&lt;/a&gt; (west)
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
 
*'''14 February 1848:''' Auglaize County was set off from the southern half of original Allen County.  
 
*'''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:''' 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.  
 
*'''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.  
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*'''May 1853:''' Cash settlement was agreed upon by Allen and Putnam counties for Putnam's loss.
  
See an interactive map of Allen County &lt;a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html"&gt;boundary changes&lt;/a&gt;.
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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;.  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
&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>
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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>  
  
=== Resources ===
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biography ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
''Rural''
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''Rural''  
  
 
*Cemetery transcriptions for the following cemeteries: Fisher, Harrods, Ridge, Westminster  
 
*Cemetery transcriptions for the following cemeteries: Fisher, Harrods, Ridge, Westminster  
*&lt;a href="http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78496"&gt;Salem Cemetery, Harrod&lt;/a&gt; BillionGraves  
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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
  
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Cemeteries of Lima, Allen County, Ohio
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Cemeteries of Lima, Allen County, Ohio  
  
*Gethsemani Cemetery, 2001 Spencerville Road, Lima, Ohio 45805, 419-223-1651  
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*Gethsemani Cemetery, 2001 Spencerville Road, Lima, Ohio 45805, 419-223-1651
  
*Memorial Park Cemetery, 3000 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804, 419-223-3811  
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*Memorial Park Cemetery, 3000 Harding Highway, Lima, Ohio 45804, 419-223-3811
  
*Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima Ohio 45805, 419-223-9831  
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*Woodlawn Cemetery, 1751 Spencerville Road, Lima Ohio 45805, 419-223-9831
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
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==== History ====
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*The Shawnees (tribe) were removed to Kansas in 1832 from the Hog Creek Reservation (now Shawnee Township.)  
 
*The Shawnees (tribe) were removed to Kansas in 1832 from the Hog Creek Reservation (now Shawnee Township.)  
 
*&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.  
 
*&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.  
 
*In 1885, oil was discovered in Lima. This brought about a boom that lasted until after 1910.  
 
*In 1885, oil was discovered in Lima. This brought about a boom that lasted until after 1910.  
*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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*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;
  
==== Land and Property ====
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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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&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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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallen/township_maps.htm"&gt;Township maps of Allen County in 1880&lt;/a&gt;  
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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;
  
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==== Migration ====
  
*&lt;a href="http://www.migrations.org/county.php3?migcounty=Allen%20County,%20OH"&gt;Migrations Through Allen County, Ohio&lt;/a&gt;  
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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;
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
  
'''Revolutionary War'''
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'''Revolutionary War'''  
  
 
*&lt;a href="http://php.ucs.indiana.edu/~jetorres/ohiorev.html"&gt;Pensioners Living in Ohio in 1818-1819&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://php.ucs.indiana.edu/~jetorres/ohiorev.html"&gt;Pensioners Living in Ohio in 1818-1819&lt;/a&gt;  
*&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;  
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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;
  
'''War of 1812'''
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'''War of 1812'''  
  
*&lt;a href="http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/database/rosters.html"&gt;Roster of Ohio Soldiers&lt;/a&gt; at The Ohio Historical Society  
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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
  
'''Civil War'''
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'''Civil War'''  
  
*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.  
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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.
  
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:-&lt;a href="4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry"&gt;4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies F and I
  
   
 
:-&lt;a href="4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry"&gt;4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies F and I 
 
 
 
 
:-&lt;a href="99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry"&gt;99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies B and E
 
:-&lt;a href="99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry"&gt;99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry&lt;/a&gt;, Companies B and E
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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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;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/3680/cw/cw-oh.html"&gt;Civil War Rosters&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/civilwar.htm"&gt;Men In the Civil War&lt;/a&gt; Allen County, Ohio  
 
*&lt;a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~libeacons/civilwar.htm"&gt;Men In the Civil War&lt;/a&gt; Allen County, Ohio  
 
*&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)  
 
*&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)  
*&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)  
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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)
  
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'''World War I'''  
  
 
*&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;  
 
*&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;  
*&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;  
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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;
  
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'''Miscellaneous'''  
  
*&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  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
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==== Newspapers ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
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'''Online Newspapers'''<br> '''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br> '''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''
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'''Online Newspapers'''<br> '''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br> '''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''  
  
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
*&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;  
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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;
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
===== County Courthouse =====
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===== County Courthouse =====
  
 
&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  
 
&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  
  
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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;.
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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;.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
:'''''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.
 
:'''''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.
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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.
 
:'''''&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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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===== Family History Centers =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
 
*&lt;a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers"&gt;Introduction to LDS Family History Centers&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers"&gt;Introduction to LDS Family History Centers&lt;/a&gt;  
*&lt;a href="Lima Ohio Family History Center"&gt;Lima Ohio Family History Center&lt;/a&gt;  
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*&lt;a href="Lima Ohio Family History Center"&gt;Lima Ohio Family History Center&lt;/a&gt;
  
===== Libraries =====
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===== Libraries =====
  
*&lt;a href="http://www.limalibrary.com/"&gt;Lima Public Library&lt;/a&gt;  
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*&lt;a href="http://www.limalibrary.com/"&gt;Lima Public Library&lt;/a&gt;
  
===== Museums =====
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===== Museums =====
  
===== Societies =====
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===== Societies =====
  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallcgs/index.html"&gt;Allen County Ohio Genealogy Society&lt;/a&gt; Lima, Ohio.  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohallcgs/index.html"&gt;Allen County Ohio Genealogy Society&lt;/a&gt; Lima, Ohio.  
*&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  
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*&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
  
==== Taxation ====
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'''1834 Tax Lists'''
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'''1834 Tax Lists'''  
  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/amanda_auglaize.htm"&gt;Amanda and Auglaize Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/amanda_auglaize.htm"&gt;Amanda and Auglaize Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/bath_deuchoquette.htm"&gt;Bath and Deuchoquette Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/bath_deuchoquette.htm"&gt;Bath and Deuchoquette Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/german_jackson.htm"&gt;German and Jackson Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/german_jackson.htm"&gt;German and Jackson Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohallen/taxlists/marion_perry_wayne.htm"&gt;Marion, Perry and Wayne Townships&lt;/a&gt;  
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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;
  
'''Taxpayers--Personal Property'''
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'''Taxpayers--Personal Property'''  
  
*&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;  
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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;
  
==== &nbsp;Vital Records ====
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==== &nbsp;Vital Records ====
  
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===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
''Online Birth Indexes and Records''<br> ''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''
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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''<br> ''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''  
  
===== Marriage =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''
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''Online Marriage Indexes and Records''  
  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm"&gt;1836-1852 Pioneer marriages, Not all inclusive&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://www.genwed.com/state/ohgen.htm"&gt;1836-1852 Pioneer marriages, Not all inclusive&lt;/a&gt;  
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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;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/vitals/marriages/1889-1893.txt"&gt;1889-1893 Marriage Licenses&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/dec1900.txt"&gt;1900 Allen County Republican Gazette Marriages&lt;/a&gt;  
 
*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/dec1900.txt"&gt;1900 Allen County Republican Gazette Marriages&lt;/a&gt;  
*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/variousmarr.txt"&gt;Marriages with no date&lt;/a&gt;  
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*&lt;a href="http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/allen/marriages/variousmarr.txt"&gt;Marriages with no date&lt;/a&gt;
  
''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''
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''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''  
  
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*'''Divorce Petitions and Decrees'''  
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*'''Divorce Petitions and Decrees'''
  
 
&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; |  
 
&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; |  
  
*'''Divorce Petitions and Decrees for Allen and Van Wert Counties, and Surrounding Areas, 1898-1900'''  
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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; |
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==== Death ====
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<nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>
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<nowiki>''Online Death Indexes and Records''</nowiki>  
  
 
*'''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.  
 
*'''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.  
*&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.  
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''&lt;/nowiki&gt;  
 
''Original Death Records on Microfilm''&lt;/nowiki&gt;  
  
=== 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.  
 
*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.  
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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;.  
 
*&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;.  
*&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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=== Places ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
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*&lt;a href="Delphos, Ohio"&gt;Delphos&lt;/a&gt;  
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*Lima  
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'''Villages'''
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'''Villages'''  
  
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*Beaverdam  
 
*Beaverdam  
*&lt;a href="Bluffton, Ohio"&gt;Bluffton&lt;/a&gt;  
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*Cairo  
 
*Cairo  
*Elida  
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*Fort Shawnee  
 
*Fort Shawnee  
*Harrod  
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*Lafayette  
 
*Lafayette  
*Spencerville  
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*American  
 
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*Bath  
 
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*Jackson  
 
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*Marion  
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*Monroe  
 
*Monroe  
 
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*Shawnee  
 
*Shawnee  
 
*Spencer  
 
*Spencer  
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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''

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Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Cities

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

Villages

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

Townships

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  • 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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