Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Athens County'''  
 
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| building address = Athens County Courthouse<br>1 South Court Street<br>Athens, Ohio 45701<br>[http://athenscountygovernment.com/coc/ Athens County Website]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Athens County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*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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===== Courthouse  =====
 
===== Courthouse  =====
 
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Athens County Courthouse<br>1 South Court Street<br>Athens, Ohio 45701
 
*[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]
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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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==== Villages  ====
 
==== Villages  ====
  
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==== Townships Communities  ====
 
==== Townships Communities  ====
  
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==== Unincorporated Communities  ====
 
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=== References  ===
 
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/references/athens_refs.html Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials].  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/references/athens_refs.html Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials].  

Revision as of 20:29, 9 August 2012

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Athens County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Athens County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 1, 1805
County Seat West Union
Courthouse
Athens County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Athens County Courthouse
1 South Court Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
Athens County Website


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

Athens County Courthouse
1 South Court Street
Athens, Ohio 45701

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.