Defiance County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Defiance County'''  
 
{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Defiance County'''  
  
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== Historical Facts  ==
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Defiance County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1845</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1823</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1823</center>  
 
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <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 4 March 1845.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]], [[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]]&nbsp;Counties 4 March 1845.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Defiance  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Defiance  
*'''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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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Defiance County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defiance_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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Defiance County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Defiance County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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*[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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:- [[100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company D  
 
:- [[100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company D  
 
:- [[111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies E and F
 
:- [[111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies E and F
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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.
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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.
  
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Defiance|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Defiance|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
 
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[[Category:Defiance_County,_Ohio|Defiance_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Defiance_County,_Ohio|Defiance_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 19:06, 14 August 2012

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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: April 7, 1845
County Seat Defiance
Courthouse
Defiance County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Defiance County Courthouse
500 Court St.
Defiance, Ohio 43512-2157
Defiance County Website

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



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Defiance County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

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

Census

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 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Defiance County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defiance_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).