Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] 20 February 1805.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] 20 February 1805.<ref name="HBG" />
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Athens  
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Athens  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Athens County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]]&nbsp;(south){{·}}[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]]&nbsp;(east){{·}}[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] (northeast){{·}}&nbsp;[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]](northwest){{·}}&nbsp;[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] and [[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]]&nbsp;(north)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Athens County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]]&nbsp;(south){{·}}[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]]&nbsp;(east){{·}}[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] (northeast){{·}}&nbsp;[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]](northwest){{·}}&nbsp;[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] and [[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]]&nbsp;(north)
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*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
 
*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
  
'''''Probate Judge ''''' has birth, marriage and probate records. <br> '''''Court Clerk ''''' has divorce and court records from 1800. <br> '''''County Recorder ''''' has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Athens County, Ohio. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''''Probate Judge''''' has birth, marriage and probate records. <br> '''''Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1800. <br> '''''County Recorder''''' has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Athens County, Ohio. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/oh/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Forum].  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/oh/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Forum].  
 
*[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].
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/references/athens_refs.html Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials]. 
  
 
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Revision as of 13:07, 21 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
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.
Courthouse
Athens County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Athens County Courthouse
1 South Court Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
Athens County Website
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

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

County Courthouse

Athens County Courthouse
1 South Court Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740.592.3242

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records.
Court Clerk has divorce and court records from 1800.
County Recorder has land records.[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Athens County, Ohio. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 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).