Meigs County, Ohio

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Revision as of 20:11, 29 April 2013

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

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Meigs County, Ohio
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Address Meigs County Courthouse
100 W. 2nd St.
Pomeroy, Ohio 45769
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1819
1867
1819
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Meigs County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

For a list of cemeteries in Meigs County, OH, click here.


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 Meigs 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

Civil War

The following Civil War battle was fought in Meigs County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Ohio.


- Civil War service men from Meigs 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 Meigs County.
- 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and G

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Meigs County, Ohio newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, college or university libraries, the Library of Congress, Google News, or the Ohio Historical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society Obituary Database is another source of newspaper information.

For more Ohio newspaper information see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Ohio Newspapers.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Meigs County Courthouse
100 E 2nd Street
Pomeroy, OH 45769
Phone: 740.992.5290

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1819; County
Recorder has land rec[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Finding More Tax Records

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

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Cities and towns:

Alfred | Antiquity | Apple Grove |   Bald Knobs  | Bashan |  Bradbury |  Bucks Mill | Burlingham |  Carpenter  |  Chester |  Danville  | Darwin  | Dexter  | Dorcas  |  Dyesville| East Letart  |  Eden | Five Points |  Flora |  Great Bend  | Hanesville  | Harrisonville | Hazael  | Hemlock Grove  | Hobson  | Hobson Junction  | Horner Hill  | Joppa |  Keno | Kingsbury  | Langsville  | Letart Falls  | Lima  | Lincoln Heights  | Long Bottom  | Meigs |Merritt  | Middleport  | Midway  | Minersville  | Mount Blanco  | Nease Settlement | Oldtown  | Flats  |  Pageville  | Pinegrove  | Plants  | Point Rock  | Pomeroy  | Portland |  Racine  | Reedsville  | Rock Springs  | Rolandus  | Rushville  | Rutland  | Salem Center Shade River  | Silver Run  | Snowville  | Spiller  | Success  | Sumner  | Syracuse  | Tuppers Plains  | Valley Ford  | Welsh  | Welshtown  | Wolfpen


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, "Meigs County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meigs_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)