Licking County, Ohio

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Revision as of 19:58, 29 April 2013

Guide to Licking County Ohio genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Licking County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Licking County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Licking County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Newark, Ohio 43055
Licking County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1875
1809
1875
1800
1875
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Licking County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1875--The courthouse was on fire on 2 April 1875. Records in the Recorder’s, Sheriff’s, Auditors and Treasurer’s offices were saved. [3] The marriage records between 1829-1839 [4]were not available possibly lost completely in the fire. Some estate records also were burned in the fire. There are gaps in records for this county.[5]See Burned Counties.

1879--The tower of the New Licking County Courthouse caught fire, 29 Mar 1879. No records were destroyed. [6]

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Green-Beard Cemetery


Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Ohio Gravestones

Names in Stone

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Church Records

Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Licking County, Ohio Church Records in online catalogs like:

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Revolutionary War
- Revolutionary War Veterans of Licking County, Ohio


  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Licking County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Licking County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Companies D and F
-113th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry, Companies D and F

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Template:OHnewspaper

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Licking County Courthouse
20 S 2nd Street
Newark, OH 43058
Phone: 740.349.6062 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records;
County Health Department has death records; Clerk Court
has divorce records from 876 and court records from 1872;
County recorder has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

School Records

Jacksontown Alumni Book 1890-1959. Digitized book which includes the history of the school and numerous class photos.

Taxation

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Licking County, Ohio Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch-Historical Records.  Databases include Marriage Records, 1808-1951 available at FHL, and Marriage Returns, 1875-1950 available at FHL.  (For Licking County, the 1808-1951 database is variably extracted; often the Volume and Page number are not given.  The "image numbers" given in the extracts refer to the image numbers in the microfilm, not to the image numbers as uploaded to Historical Records.  The links to images from search results in the Historical Records for this County are wrong for at least Volumes 7 and 11, but the user can often find the wanted record by going to the next image in sequence.  In Volume 7 the images are about 8 MB each, and in Volume 11 about 5 MB each, so searchers with slow internet connections should be prepared for considerable load time.)

Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch-Historical Records. 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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased and disposition of remains.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Licking County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Fire, Apr 1875 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17866/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-fire-apr-1875
  4. "A County Court House in Flames"New York Times March 30, 1879 Article.
  5. Licking County Research Article
  6. GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Tower Fire, Mar 1879 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17867/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-tower-fire-mar-1879