Fairfield County, Ohio

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] and [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties in 9 December 1800.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] and [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties in 9 December 1800.<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;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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*'''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>[[Licking County, Ohio|Licking]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (south){{·}}[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]] and [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin]] (west){{·}}[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Licking County, Ohio|Licking]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (south){{·}}[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]] and [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin]] (west){{·}}[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] (east)
  

Revision as of 18:18, 8 August 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Fairfield County


This article is about a county in Ohio. For other uses, see Fairfield (disambiguation).


 

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

Contents

  Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1803
1867
1801
1803
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Fairfield County boundary changes.

Resources

Cemeteries

The Fairfield County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society has published readings of all of the cemeteries in Fairfield County. A surname index is available on their website.

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

1883 History of Fairfield and Perry Counties, Ohio...Their Past and Present Containing A comprehensive history of Ohio; A complete history of Fairfield and Perry Counties: Their townships, cities, villages, towns, schools, churches, societies, industries, statistics, etc; A history of their soldiers in the late wars; Portraits of early settlers and prominent men; miscellaneous matter; maps of the counties: biographies and histories of pioneer families. Compiled by A. A. Graham, illustrated... Chicago: W. H. Berrs & Co. 1883 is available online.

Maps

Military

  • Civil War

Civil War service men from Fairfield 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 Fairfield County.

- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company F
- 114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies C, H, 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

Fairfield County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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