Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

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==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
==== Bible Records ====
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==== Biography ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Athens County Ohio Gravestones Photo Project].
 
*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Athens County Ohio Gravestones Photo Project].
  
==== Church Records ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenscountychurches.htm Athens County Ohio, Churches]. Churches for Athens County from 1990 census and newspapers.
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenscountychurches.htm Athens County Ohio, Churches]. Churches for Athens County from 1990 census and newspapers.
  
==== Court Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*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 {{FHL|350846|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
 
*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 {{FHL|350846|subject-id|disp=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 {{FHL|965083|subject-id|disp=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 {{FHL|965083|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogy ====
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==== History ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
 
===== Local Histories  =====
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*Many History 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 {{FHL|367906|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many History 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 {{FHL|367906|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/athens_land_records.htm Athens County, Ohio Early Land Records 1804-1807].  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/athens_land_records.htm Athens County, Ohio Early Land Records 1804-1807].  
 
*Many Land 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 {{FHL|348805|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many Land 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 {{FHL|348805|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Revolutionary War, 1775-1783  ====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/rev_war_pensions.htm Athens County, Ohio Revolutionary War Pensioners].
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/rev_war_pensions.htm Athens County, Ohio Revolutionary War Pensioners].
  
==== Civil War, 1861-1865  ====
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*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.  
 
*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.  
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*[[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
 
*[[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
  
==== War with Spain, 1898-1899  ====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Soldiers_Spain_1898_99.htm Athens County, Ohio Soldiers in the War With Spain 1898-1899].
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Soldiers_Spain_1898_99.htm Athens County, Ohio Soldiers in the War With Spain 1898-1899].
  
==== World War I, 1917-1918  ====
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===== World War I, 1917-1918  =====
  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918] page one.  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918] page one.  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/2_Athens_County_Ohio_Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918 ]page two.
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/2_Athens_County_Ohio_Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918 ]page two.
  
==== World War II, 1941-1945  ====
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*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/WWIISoldiers.htm Athens County WWII&nbsp;Soldiers Index].  
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/WWIISoldiers.htm Athens County WWII&nbsp;Soldiers Index].  
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*Many Military 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 {{FHL|372413|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many Military 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 {{FHL|372413|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*Many&nbsp;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 {{FHL|366236|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;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 {{FHL|366236|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Public Records ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
 
*[http://athenscountygovernment.com/coc/ Athens County Clerk of Courts]  
 
*[http://athenscountygovernment.com/coc/ Athens County Clerk of Courts]  
 
*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
 
*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
 
*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
  
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===== Societies =====
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*[http://www.athenshistory.org/Genealogy.htm Athens County Chapter] of the Ohio Genealogical Society.  
 
*[http://www.athenshistory.org/Genealogy.htm Athens County Chapter] of the Ohio Genealogical Society.  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage =====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].  
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
 
*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (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.  
 
*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (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.  
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*Many&nbsp;Vital 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 {{FHL|346286|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;Vital 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 {{FHL|346286|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
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*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/athens.asp Records Project, Athens County Public Record Information].
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/athens.asp Records Project, Athens County Public Record Information].
  
=== Places ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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Revision as of 19:41, 9 August 2012

 United Statesgo to Ohio go to Athens County


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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Athens County boundary changes.

Ohio Digital Collections


Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

  • 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.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property


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

Naturalization and Citizenship

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.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Web Sites

Places

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

References

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

Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials.