Vinton County, Ohio

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Revision as of 20:06, 29 April 2013

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

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Vinton County, Ohio
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Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Vinton County Courthouse
100 E. Main St.
McArthur, Ohio 45651
Vinton County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1850
1867

1850
1852
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Vinton 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 and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

  • Vinton County Funeral Homes
  • Many Funeral Home Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property


Maps

Military

  • Civil War
- Civil War service men from Vinton 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 Vinton County.
- 114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company A
- Ohio in the Civil War
- Civil War Collection $
- Many Military (Civil War) Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

  • World War I
- American War Dead
- Vinton County, Ohio Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918
- World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 $
- U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 $
-Many Military (Word War I) Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, seetopic details.

  • World War II
- United States, World War II Draft Registraton Cards, 1942
- Vinton County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force

  • Korean War
- Korean War Project

  • Vietnam War
- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

  • Many Military Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.


Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Vinton 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

  • Many Probate Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Vinton County Courthouse
County Courthouse
McArthur, OH 45651-1296
Phone: 740.596.4571

Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1950,
marriage records from 1850 and probate records from 1867;
County Health Department has birth records from 1950;
Clerk Court has divorce and land records from 1850[2]

Family History Centers


Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Many Vital Records for Vinton County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Vinton County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinton_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Vinton County, Ohio. Page 546 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.