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Franklin County, Ohio
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Address Fayette County Courthouse
110 East Court Street
Washington, Ohio 43160
Fayette County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1810
1868
1810
1810
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Highland and Ross Counties 19 February 1810.[1]
  • County Seat: Washington Court House
  • Neighboring Counties: Fayette County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Licking (north) · Hocking (south) · Franklin and Pickaway (west) · Perry (east)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Fayette County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Click for the Fayette County Government Information Center.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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The county is named after Revolutionary War hero, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).[3]

Land and Property

Maps

Military

War of 1812

Gettys, Rober Clay, Fayette County Militia on the Ohio Frontier : War of 1812 (Belfast Northern Ireland, Gettys, 1985) pages 12  FHL Book 977.A1

Civil War

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Fayette County Courthouse
110 E Court Street
Washington Court House, OH 43160-1355
Phone: 614.335.5910 

Clerk Court has divorce records from 1853
and court records from 1828; Probate Judge
has probate records; County recorder has
land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Fayette County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 342, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160. Publishes quarterly newsletter.

Fayette County Historical Society, 517 Columbus Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Fayette County Births 1909-1999  Fayette County Health Department records, searchable index.  Results list includes child's name, gender, year of birth, name of father and maiden name of mother.
  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch.org from the Ohio Department of Health via the Ohio Historical Society. 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.
  • Fayette County Archive 1867-1908 Death Index Compiled by staff of the Carnegie Public Library, this index provides Book # and Page number information searchable by name.
  • St. Colman Church Death Records Patron-donated index of of the St. Colman Church. Searchable index.  Search results include the name, address (city and state), date of death and burial, name of cemetery, name of minister.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Fayette County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. "Fayette County, Ohio," Wikipedia.

 

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