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Address Richland County Courthouse
50 Park Ave. E
Mansfield, Ohio 44902-1850
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856
1813
1890

1814
1813
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Franklin and Knox Counties in 1808 (1813).
  • County Seat: Mansfield
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Richland County, Ohioresidents may also have records in [1]Huron (north) · Knox (south) · Crawford (west) · Morrow (southwest) · Ashland (east)


Boundary Changes

Richland County gave up land for the formation of Morrow County in February 1848.  The Townships of Congress, North Bloomfield, Perry and Troy went to Morrow County.

See an interactive map of Richland County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 26 - Pleasant Valley

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Richland 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 Richland County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company I, also known as the Mansfield Guards
- 1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, a battery is like a company in an artillery regiment.
- 102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies C, D, and E

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Richland County Courthouse
50 Park Ave East
Mansfield, OH 44902
Phone: 419.884.0278

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County recorder has land records[2]

Family History Centers
Libraries

Mansfield-Richland County Public Library - Sherman Room (genealogy room)

Museums
Societies

Richland County Chapter, OGS 

Ohio Genealogical Society Library (west of Bellville)

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

Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

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

 

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