Belmont County, Ohio Genealogy

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[http://www.belmontcountyohio.org/ Belmont County Courthouse]<br>100 W Main Street <br>Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-1225<br>Phone: 740.699.2139&nbsp;<br><br>'''''Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1820; <br>'''''County Health Department''''' has burial records; <br>'''''Probate Court''''' has birth, marriage, death and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Belmont County, Ohio. Page 540 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Jefferson County, Ohio|Jefferson]] and&nbsp;[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties 7 September 1801.<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;[[Jefferson County, Ohio|Jefferson]] and&nbsp;[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] counties 7 September 1801.<ref name="HBG" />  
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''St. Clairsville  
 
*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''St. Clairsville  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Monroe County, Ohio|Monroe]]&nbsp;(south){{·}}&nbsp;[[Ohio County, West Virginia|Ohio County, West Virginia]] (east){{·}}[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey]], [[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (west){{·}}[[Harrison County, Ohio|Harrison]], [[Jefferson County, Ohio|Jefferson]] (north)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Monroe County, Ohio|Monroe]]&nbsp;(south){{·}}&nbsp;[[Ohio County, West Virginia|Ohio County, West Virginia]] (east){{·}}[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey]], [[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (west){{·}}[[Harrison County, Ohio|Harrison]], [[Jefferson County, Ohio|Jefferson]] (north)
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[http://www.belmontcountyohio.org/ Belmont County Courthouse]<br>100 W Main Street <br>Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-1225<br>Phone: 740.699.2139&nbsp;<br><br>
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'''''Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1820. <br> '''''County Health Department''''' has burial records. <br> '''''Probate Court''''' has birth, marriage, death and probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Belmont County, Ohio. Page 540 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:03, 21 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Belmont County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Belmont County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Belmont County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Belmont County Courthouse
101 Main St.
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950-1224
Belmont County Website
Phone: 740.699.2139
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1803
1867
1800
1804
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Belmont County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
181011,097
182020,32983.2%
183028,62740.8%
184030,9017.9%
185034,60012.0%
186036,3985.2%
187039,7149.1%
188049,63825.0%
189057,41315.7%
190060,8756.0%
191076,85626.3%
192093,19321.3%
193094,7191.6%
194095,6140.9%
195087,740−8.2%
196083,864−4.4%
197080,917−3.5%
198082,5692.0%
199071,074−13.9%
200070,226−1.2%
201070,4000.2%

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Belmont County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Belmont County.
- 98th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and E

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Courthouse

Belmont County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Saint Clairsville, OH 43950-1225
Phone: 740.699.2139 

Court Clerk has divorce and court records from 1820.
County Health Department has burial records.
Probate Court has birth, marriage, death and probate records.[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at 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.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Belmont County, Ohio. Page 540 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.