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=== County Courthouse<br> ===
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[http://www.gallianet.net/ Gallia County Courthouse ]<br>18 Locust Street<br>Gallipolis, OH 45631-1251<br>Phone: 740.446.4374&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has <br>divorce and court records from 1850; County Recorder has<br>land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallia County, Ohio. Page 542 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== 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>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1864</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1864</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1803</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1803<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803<br></center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1803</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] County 25 March 1803.<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;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 [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] County 25 March 1803.<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;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: '''Gallipolis  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Gallipolis  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Gallia County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallia_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (north){{·}}[[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell County, West Virginia]] (south){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southwest){{·}}[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]] (northeast){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (west){{·}}[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]] (east)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Gallia County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallia_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (north){{·}}[[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell County, West Virginia]] (south){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southwest){{·}}[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]] (northeast){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (west){{·}}[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]] (east)
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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*[http://www.geocities.com/ohgenealogy/galliapioneer01.html Gallia County, Ohio Pioneer Families].  
 
*[http://www.geocities.com/ohgenealogy/galliapioneer01.html Gallia County, Ohio Pioneer Families].  
 
*Many History records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|367907|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many History records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|367907|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
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:- [[George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry|George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry]]
 
:- [[George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry|George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry]]
  
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:-[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System].  
 
:-[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System].  
 
:-[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgalli2/CivilWar.htm Gallia History Web], during the Civil War. <br>
 
:-[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgalli2/CivilWar.htm Gallia History Web], during the Civil War. <br>
  
Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|1051970|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.<br><br>
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Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|1051970|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.<br><br>  
  
 
*'''World War II'''
 
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
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[http://www.gallianet.net/ Gallia County Courthouse ]<br>18 Locust Street<br>Gallipolis, OH 45631-1251<br>Phone: 740.446.4374&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has <br>divorce and court records from 1850; County Recorder has<br>land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallia County, Ohio. Page 542 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
*[http://www.galliasheriff.org/ Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse].  
 
*[http://www.galliasheriff.org/ Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse].  
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/co_rec.htm County Records for Gallia County].
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/co_rec.htm County Records for Gallia County].
 
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=== References  ===
 
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/lookups.htm Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers].  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/lookups.htm Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers].  

Revision as of 20:02, 1 October 2012

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Gallia County, Ohio
Map
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Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1864
1803
1867
1803
1803
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Gallia County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

  • Many Court records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Directory

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • General
-Gallia County Military Records.

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Knox 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 Knox County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company E
- George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry


-Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.
-Gallia History Web, during the Civil War.

Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

  • World War II
-Gallia County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force.
-United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

Many Military records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Newspapers

Probate

  • Many Probate records for Gallia County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631-1251
Phone: 740.446.4374 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has
divorce and court records from 1850; County Recorder has
land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

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, "Gallia County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallia_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).

Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers.