Fairfield County, Ohio

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   Lancaster, Ohio, 43130
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Revision as of 14:33, 28 September 2012

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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
Created December 9, 1800
County Seat Lancaster
Courthouse
Fairfield County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Fairfield County Courthouse
224 East Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Fairfield County Website
 

Contents

County Courthouse

Fairfield County Courthouse
224 E Main Street PO Box 370
Lancaster, OH 43130-3842
Phone: 740.687.7030 

County Judge has birth records 1803-1907, marriage, death
and probate records; Clerk Court has divorce records from
1860 and court records from 1800; County Recorder  has
land records from 1803[1]

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.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

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.

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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.

Land and Property

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

   Fairfield Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

   503 Linwood Dr

   Lancaster, Ohio, 43130

     Wonderful resources, much more so than the Public Library

     See Fairfieldgenealogy.org

Museums
Societies

Fairfield County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fairfield County, Ohio. Page 541 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Fairfield County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairfield_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).