Brown County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Brown County'''  
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{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Brown County'''  
  
 
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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1817</center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] Counties 27 December 1817.<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 [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and [[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] Counties 27 December 1817.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]]&nbsp;and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]] and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Brown County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Brown County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
== History ==
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=== Resources ===
  
{{Wikipedia|Brown County, Ohio}}
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==== Bible Records ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Biography ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/townships.htm Brown County, Ohio Townships]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Brown_County/ Histopolis] Brown County, Ohio
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Brown_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Brown County, Ohio]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_County,_Ohio Brown County, Ohio] (WikipediA)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_County,_Ohio Place Names], Brown County Populated Places
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== Resources  ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Many cemetery records for Brown 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 {{FHL|357305|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many cemetery records for Brown 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 {{FHL|357305|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Census and Directories ====
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==== Census  ====
  
 
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39015.cfm Brown County, Ohio Churches]  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39015.cfm Brown County, Ohio Churches]  
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*[http://www.browncountyohio.us/links/churches_complete_listings.htm Churches Brown County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.browncountyohio.us/links/churches_complete_listings.htm Churches Brown County, Ohio]
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/brown.asp Record Project, Brown County Public Record Informatin Guide]  
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/brown.asp Record Project, Brown County Public Record Informatin Guide]  
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*Many orphans and orphanages for Brown 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 {{FHL|340317|subject-id|disp=topic details.}}
 
*Many orphans and orphanages for Brown 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 {{FHL|340317|subject-id|disp=topic details.}}
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
===== Germans  =====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=%22brown+county+ohio%22+funeral+homes&fb=1&gl=us&hq=funeral+homes&hnear=%22brown+county+ohio%22&view=text&ei=tAf1Sv3CF43MsgO23PwY&sa=X&oi=local_group&ct=more-results&resnum=1&ved=0CB8QtQMwAA Funeral Homes near Brown County, Ohio]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=%22brown+county+ohio%22+funeral+homes&fb=1&gl=us&hq=funeral+homes&hnear=%22brown+county+ohio%22&view=text&ei=tAf1Sv3CF43MsgO23PwY&sa=X&oi=local_group&ct=more-results&resnum=1&ved=0CB8QtQMwAA Funeral Homes near Brown County, Ohio]
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/brown/index.php Brown County Land Records]
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==== Genealogy ====
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH015&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search]
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*Many land records for Brown 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 {{FHL|382396|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{Wikipedia|Brown County, Ohio}}
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/bios.htm Brown County, Ohio Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/bios.htm Brown County, Ohio Biographies]  
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*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/OH/Brown/state.html National Register of Historic Places]  
 
*[http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/OH/Brown/state.html National Register of Historic Places]  
 
*Many history records for Brown 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 {{FHL|346239|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many history records for Brown 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 {{FHL|346239|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property ====
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*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/brown/index.php Brown County Land Records]
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH015&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search]
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*Many land records for Brown 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 {{FHL|382396|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mhrising.com/newspapers/Ohio%20Newspapers/democratic_standard.htm The Democratic Standard], from before 1850  
 
*[http://www.mhrising.com/newspapers/Ohio%20Newspapers/democratic_standard.htm The Democratic Standard], from before 1850  
 
*Many newspaper extracts for Brown 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 {{FHL|825130|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many newspaper extracts for Brown 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 {{FHL|825130|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Obituaries ====
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==== Periodicals ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.sampubco.com/wills/oh/ohbrown.htm Brown County, Ohio Will Testators]&nbsp;(1817-1858)  
 
*[http://www.sampubco.com/wills/oh/ohbrown.htm Brown County, Ohio Will Testators]&nbsp;(1817-1858)  
 
*Many probate records for Brown 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 {{FHL|382244|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many probate records for Brown 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 {{FHL|382244|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Georgetown Ohio Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries =====
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*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/BrownCounty.html Public Libraries]
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===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/ Brown County OHGenWeb Project]
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*[http://bcohs.com/ Brown County, Ohio Historical Society]
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*[http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=X24H8654484E8.39314&profile=allsoc&uri=link=3100009~!321297~!3100001~!3100002&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=1&source=~!horizon&term=Brown+County+(Ohio)+--+Genealogy.&index=#focus Ohio Historical Society Collections]
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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 vital records for Brown 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, {{FHL|347033|subject-id|disp=see topic details}}.
 
*Many vital records for Brown 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, {{FHL|347033|subject-id|disp=see topic details}}.
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
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*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/ Brown County OHGenWeb Project]
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*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/BrownCounty.html Public Libraries]
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*[http://bcohs.com/ Brown County, Ohio Historical Society]
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*[http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=X24H8654484E8.39314&profile=allsoc&uri=link=3100009~!321297~!3100001~!3100002&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=1&source=~!horizon&term=Brown+County+(Ohio)+--+Genealogy.&index=#focus Ohio Historical Society Collections]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Georgetown Ohio Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Brown|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Brown|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Brown Cyndi's List]. Brown County
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Brown Cyndi's List]. Brown County
  
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=== Places ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/brownco/townships.htm Brown County, Ohio Townships]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Brown_County/ Histopolis] Brown County, Ohio
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Brown_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Brown County, Ohio]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_County,_Ohio Brown County, Ohio] (WikipediA)
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_County,_Ohio Place Names], Brown County Populated Places
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Revision as of 21:03, 13 August 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Brown County


Brown County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Brown County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 1, 1818
County Seat Georgetown
Courthouse
Brown County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Brown County Courthouse
101 S. Main St.
Georgetown, Ohio 45121
Brown County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1818
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Brown County boundary changes.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
182013,356
183017,86733.8%
184022,71527.1%
185027,33220.3%
186029,9589.6%
187030,8022.8%
188032,9116.8%
189029,899−9.2%
190028,237−5.6%
191024,832−12.1%
192022,621−8.9%
193020,148−10.9%
194021,6387.4%
195022,2212.7%
196025,17813.3%
197026,6355.8%
198031,92019.8%
199034,9669.5%
200042,28520.9%
201044,8466.1%

Church Records

Court Records

  • Record Project, Brown County Public Record Informatin Guide
  • Many court records for Brown 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 topic details.
  • Many orphans and orphanages for Brown 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 topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Brown County, Ohio
Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many naturalization and citizenship records for Brown 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 topic details.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

  • Brown County, Ohio Will Testators (1817-1858)
  • Many probate records for Brown 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 topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

  • Ohio Schools
  • Many school records for Brown 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 topic details.

Taxation

Ohio Tax Records, 1816-1838

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).