Gallia County, Ohio

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Guide to '''Gallia County Ohio genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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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;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;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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*[http://www.graveaddiction.com/galliacem.html Gallia County Cemeteries].
 
*[http://www.graveaddiction.com/galliacem.html Gallia County Cemeteries].
  
 
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Revision as of 16:55, 16 April 2013

Guide to Gallia County Ohio genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Gallia County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Gallia County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631
Gallia County Website
United Statesgo to Ohio go to Gallia County

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


Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Ohio Gravestones

Names in Stone

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

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.

Directories

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.