Defiance County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Church|Church]] [[Defiance County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] [[Defiance County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
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== County Courthouse ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1845</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1823</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1845</center>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]], [[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]]&nbsp;Counties in 1845.<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Defiance<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] (north){{·}}[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (east){{·}}[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (south){{·}}[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (southeast){{·}}[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen County, Indiana]] (west)
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128103 Old Saint Johns Methodist Cemetery, Defiance]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128103 Old Saint Johns Methodist Cemetery, Defiance]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128104 Pleasant Bend and Ayersville Cemetery, Defiance]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128104 Pleasant Bend and Ayersville Cemetery, Defiance]  
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128106 Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128106 Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128108 Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery, Defiance]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=128108 Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery, Defiance]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78814 Taylor Cemetery, Defiance]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78814 Taylor Cemetery, Defiance]

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Defiance County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Defiance County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Defiance County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

     Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1845
1867
1823
1845
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1845--Defiance County was created 4 March 1845 from Williams, Henry, Paulding Counties.
County seat: Defiance [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Defiance County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves (Headstone photos, Google map, transcriptions, searchable database, both by individual cemetery and the entire site):

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Defiance 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 Defiance County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company D
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and F

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).