Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
{{Wikipedia|Athens County, Ohio}}
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{{Wikipedia|Athens County, Ohio}}  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
===Populated Places===
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=== Populated Places ===
====Cities====
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*[[Athens, Ohio|Athens]]
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==== Cities ====
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*[[Athens, Ohio|Athens]]  
 
*Nelsonville
 
*Nelsonville
====Villages====
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==== Villages ====
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*Albany
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*Albany  
*Amesville
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*Amesville  
*Buchtel
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*Buchtel  
 
*Chauncey
 
*Chauncey
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*Coolville
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*Glouster
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*Coolville  
*Jacksonville
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*Glouster  
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*Jacksonville  
 
*Trimble
 
*Trimble
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====Townships Communities====
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==== Townships Communities ====
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*Alexander Township
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*Alexander Township  
*Ames Township
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*Ames Township  
 
*Athens Township  
 
*Athens Township  
*Bern Township
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*Bern Township  
*Canaan Township
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*Canaan Township  
*Carthage Township
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*Carthage Township  
 
*Dover Township
 
*Dover Township
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*Lee Township
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*Lodi Township
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*Lee Township  
*Rome Township
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*Lodi Township  
*Trimble Township
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*Rome Township  
*Troy Township
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*Trimble Township  
*Waterloo Township
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*Troy Township  
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*Waterloo Township  
 
*York Township
 
*York Township
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====Unincorporated Communities====
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==== Unincorporated Communities ====
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*Beebe
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*Beebe  
*Canaanville
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*Canaanville  
*Carbondale
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*Carbondale  
*Doanville
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*Doanville  
*Enterprise
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*Enterprise  
*Frost
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*Frost  
 
*Guysville
 
*Guysville
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*Hebbardsville
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*Hockingport
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*Hebbardsville  
*Imperial
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*Hockingport  
*Kilvert
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*Imperial  
*Millfield
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*Kilvert  
*Mineral
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*Millfield  
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*Mineral  
 
*New England
 
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*New Floodwood
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*New Marshall
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*New Floodwood  
*Redtown
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*New Marshall  
*Shade
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*Redtown  
*Sharpsburg
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*Shade  
*Stewart
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*Sharpsburg  
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*Stewart  
 
*The Plains
 
*The Plains
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*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx125/ Amesville]  
 
*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx125/ Amesville]  
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenstowns.htm Athens County Towns]  
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenstowns.htm Athens County Towns]  
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*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.
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===== Germans =====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
====Revolutionary War, 1775-1783====
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==== 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.  
* [[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and C  
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*[[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and C  
* [[116th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
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*[[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
====War with Spain, 1898-1899====
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==== 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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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918] page one.
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==== World War I, 1917-1918 ====
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*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 Soldiers Index].
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==== World War II, 1941-1945 ====
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*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/WWIISoldiers.htm Athens County WWII Soldiers Index].  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens /Army_Enlistment_Records__1938_1946.htm Athens County Ohio Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946].  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens /Army_Enlistment_Records__1938_1946.htm Athens County Ohio Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946].  
*Genealogy Trails History Group [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/American_Patriots_home.htm Athens County Ohio Young American Patriots 1941-1945]. This site consists of a photo and personal information for each person listed.
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*Genealogy Trails History Group [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/American_Patriots_home.htm Athens County Ohio Young American Patriots 1941-1945]. This site consists of a photo and personal information for each person listed.  
 
*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.
  
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].  
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].  
*'''[[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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*'''[[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.  
 
*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]. This is a guide to the index of Ohio Vital Records microfilmed and listed at familysearch.org.  
 
*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]. This is a guide to the index of Ohio Vital Records microfilmed and listed at familysearch.org.  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index searchable database, 1913-1944].  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index searchable database, 1913-1944].  
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*[http://www.athenshistory.org/ Athens County Historical Society & Museum] Athens Ohio
 
*[http://www.athenshistory.org/ Athens County Historical Society & Museum] Athens Ohio
  
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*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
 
*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
  
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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].  
  
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Revision as of 18:37, 6 March 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Athens County

Contents

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 [1]

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)

Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials.