Erie County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] Counties 15 March 1838.<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;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 [[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] Counties 15 March 1838.<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>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Sandusky  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Sandusky  
 
*'''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>[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] (south){{·}}[[Lorain County, Ohio|Lorain]] (east){{·}}[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] (west){{·}}[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]] (northwest)
 
*'''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>[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] (south){{·}}[[Lorain County, Ohio|Lorain]] (east){{·}}[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] (west){{·}}[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]] (northwest)

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Erie County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Erie County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created March 15, 1838[1]
Parent County Huron and Sandusky[2]
County Seat Sandusky
Courthouse
Erie County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Erie County Courthouse
323 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Erie County Website


Contents

  Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856
1838
1856
1837
1838
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Huron and Sandusky Counties 15 March 1838.[3]
  • County Seat: Sandusky
  • Neighboring Counties: Erie County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [4]Huron (south) · Lorain (east) · Seneca and Sandusky (west) · Ottawa (northwest)

Ohio Digital Collections




Boundary Changes

County Courthouse

Erie County Courthouse
323 Columbus Avenue 
Sandusky, OH 44870

Clerk of Courts
Marriage & Probate Records
323 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7705

Erie County Recorder's Office
Land Records 
247 Columbus Avenue; Suite 225
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7686

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



Places / Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812

  • Altoff, Gerald T Deep water sailors, shallow water soldiers : manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie - 1813 (Put in Bay, Ohio Perry Group, 1993) pages 203  FHL Book 973 M3
    Cherry, Marjorie Louise, Blockhouses and military posts of the Firelands (1968)  1 microfilm
    LDS Film 547548 Item 3
  • Civil War service men from Erie 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 Erie County.
  • 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company F
  • 123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies G and K

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. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 58.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).