Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | 1867
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | 1817
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | 1792
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | 1800
 
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*'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
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*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
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Revision as of 19:10, 28 June 2012

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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1817
1867
1792
1800
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Washington County in 1805.
  • County seat: Athens [1]
  • Neighboring Counties: Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Athens County residents may also have records in [2]
    Meigs (south) · Wood County, West Virginia (east) · Washington (northeast) ·  Hocking(northwest) ·  Vinton (west) ·  Perry and Morgan (north)

Ohio Digital Collections

County Courthouse

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Athens County, Ohio

Parent County

1805--Athens County was created 20 February 1805 from Washington County.
County seat: Athens [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Athens County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Villages

  • Albany
  • Amesville
  • Buchtel
  • Chauncey
  • Coolville
  • Glouster
  • Jacksonville
  • Trimble

Townships Communities

  • Alexander Township
  • Ames Township
  • Athens Township
  • Bern Township
  • Canaan Township
  • Carthage Township
  • Dover Township
  • Lee Township
  • Lodi Township
  • Rome Township
  • Trimble Township
  • Troy Township
  • Waterloo Township
  • York Township

Unincorporated Communities

  • Beebe
  • Canaanville
  • Carbondale
  • Doanville
  • Enterprise
  • Frost
  • Guysville
  • Hebbardsville
  • Hockingport
  • Imperial
  • Kilvert
  • Millfield
  • Mineral
  • New England
  • New Floodwood
  • New Marshall
  • Redtown
  • Shade
  • Sharpsburg
  • Stewart
  • The Plains

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

  • Many Court records for Athens 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 the topic details from their catalog.
  • Many Divorce records for Athens 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 the topic details from their catalog.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.
  • 36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and C
  • 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies I and K

War with Spain, 1898-1899

World War I, 1917-1918

World War II, 1941-1945

Newspapers

Probate

  • Athens County, Ohio Will Index.
  • Many Probate records for Athens 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 the topic details from their catalog.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002)

Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials.