Stark County, Ohio

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Revision as of 19:59, 29 April 2013

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

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Online Records
Coordinates: 40.81°0′N 81.37°0′W / 40.81°N 81.37°W / 40.81; -81.37
Stark County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Stark County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Stark County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Stark County Courthouse
101 West Tuscarawas St.

Canton, Ohio 44702
Stark County Website

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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1809
1867

1809
1810
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Stark County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

BillionGraves


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.

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Canton

Court Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Ohio, Stark County Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Stark 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 Stark County.
- 4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861), Company F (also known as Canton Zouaves)
- 104th Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies A, B, and E
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A, D, and H

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Stark 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

Stark County Courthouse
110 Central Plaza S;
Canton, OH 44702-2219
Phone: 330.438.0796

County Health Department has birth records;
Probate Court has marriage and probate records;
Family Court has divorce records; County Recorder
has land records[2]


A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Ohio, Stark County Coroner's Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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, "Stark County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stark_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stark County, Ohio. Page 546 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.