Sandusky County, Ohio

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Revision as of 19:50, 29 April 2013

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

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Sandusky County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Sandusky County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Sandusky County Courthouse
100 N. Park
Fremont, Ohio 43420
Sandusky County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1820
1867

1822
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Huron County in 1820.
  • County Seat: Fremont
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Sandusky County, Ohio residents may also have records in [1]Ottawa (north) · Seneca (south) · Wood (west) · Erie (east) Huron (southeast)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Sandusky 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 Sandusky 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

Civil War service men from Sandusky 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 Sandusky County.

- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company K
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A and G

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Sandusky 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

Sandusky County Courthouse
100 N Park Avenue
Fremont, OH 43420-2473
Phone: 419.334.6100

County Health Department has burial, death and burial records;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; Clerk Court
has divorce records from 1820 and court records; County Recorder
has land records from 1822[2]

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