Putnam County, Ohio

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Revision as of 19:30, 29 April 2013

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

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Online Records
Putnam County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Putnam County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Putnam County Courthouse
245 Main St.
Ottawa, Ohio 45875-1968
Putnam County Website
United States go to Ohio go to Putnam County

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1857
1834
1867

1830
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries


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

Catholic
  • 1796–2004 Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free. This collection includes images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation, marriage, and death in the Diocese of Toledo (Ohio), Roman Catholic Church. These records are accessed by browsing the images by county. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes miscellaneous cemetery records, Books of the Elect, Professions of Faith, Sick Call registers, etc.
Finding More Church Records

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

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[2]

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Finding More Ohio Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Putnam County, Ohio newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Putnam County Courthouse
245 E Main Street
Ottawa, OH 45875-1968
Phone: 419.523.3110

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1834;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County Recorder has land records[3]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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

  • 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

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Putnam County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. "Putnam County, Ohio," Wikipedia.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Putnam County, Ohio. Page 545 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.