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| county = Guernsey County
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| founded year = 1810
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| founded date = March 1
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| seat wl = Cambridge
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| building address = Guernsey County<br>Administration Building<br>801 E. Wheeling Ave<br>Cambridge, Ohio 43725<br>[http://www.guernseycounty.org/ Guernsey County Website]
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Guernsey County'''
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1810</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1802<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1812</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Guernsey County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Guernsey County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Guernsey County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]] and [[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]] Counties 31 January 1810.<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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*'''County Seat: '''Cambridge
'''1810--'''Guernsey County was created 31 January 1810&nbsp;from [[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]] and [[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Cambridge <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guernsey County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guernsey_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Tuscarawas County, Ohio|Tuscarawas]] (north){{·}}[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (south){{·}}[[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]] (west){{·}}[[Harrison County, Ohio|Harrison]] (northeast){{·}}[[Coshocton County, Ohio|Coshocton]] (northwest){{·}}[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]] (east)
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Guernsey County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]]
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*[[Coshocton County, Ohio|Coshocton]]
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*[[Harrison County, Ohio|Harrison]]
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*[[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]]
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*[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]]
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*[[Tuscarawas County, Ohio|Tuscarawas]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
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[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 1 page 101 - Claysville Cemetery  
 
[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 1 page 101 - Claysville Cemetery  
  
==== Biography  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|494212|subject-id|disp=CATALOG }}- Indexes
  
==== Business Records and Commerce ====
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==== Census ====
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=440639&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Business+records+and+commerce&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG]
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Family History Library {{FHL|555846|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} 1850
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|610853|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} 1880 Index
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|1153586|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} 1900 Index
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|1153587|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} 1910 Index
  
==== Census ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=555846&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Census+%2D+1850&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1268176349812_595" />]&nbsp;1850
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Family History Library {{FHL|774601|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Church History
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|774602|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Church Records
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=1153586&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Census+%2D+1900+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG] 1900 Index
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==== Court Records  ====
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=1153587&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Census+%2D+1910+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG] 1910 Index
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Family History Library {{FHL|372849|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
==== Church ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=774601&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Church+history&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG] Church History
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=774602&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey+%2D+Church+records&columns=*,0,0 CATALOG] Church Records
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Family History Library {{FHL|335626|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}&nbsp; Black Pioneers
  
==== Court ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Genealogy<br> ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|402783|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Genealogies
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|1032569|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Indexes
  
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Family History Library CATALOG  
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Family History Library {{FHL|1032572|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Societies - Periodicals
 
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Family History Library CATALOG
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==== Guardianship  ====
 
==== Guardianship  ====
  
Family History Library CATALOG  
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Family History Library {{FHL|874166|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
Family History Library CATALOG  
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==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
Family History Library CATALOG  
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Family History Library {{FHL|382099|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Land and Property
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|1033050|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Land and Property - Maps
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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Family History Library CATALOG
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from&nbsp;Guernsey 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&nbsp;Guernsey County.
  
Family History Library CATALOG
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company B, also known as "Laughlin's Cavalry"
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:- [[97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies A and B<br><br>
  
==== Minorities  ====
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Family History Library {{FHL|372861|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
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Family History Library {{FHL|571314|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}&nbsp; Civil War
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
Family History Library CATALOG  
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Family History Library {{FHL|382249|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}}
  
Family History Library CATALOG  
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Family History Library {{FHL|378231|subject-id|disp=CATALOG}} Indexes
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.guernseycounty.org/ Guernsey County Courhouse]<br>801 Wheeling Avenue<br>Cambridge, OH 43725-2335<br>Phone: 740.432.9230&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has divorce records from 1850 and court records<br>from 1810; Probate Judge has birth, marriage, and probate<br>records;&nbsp; County Recorder has land records City-County Health<br>Department has death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Guernsey 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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==== Taxation  ====
 
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===== Death  =====
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*Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
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[[Ohio Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Statewide Death Certificates]]
  
Family History Library CATALOG
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
*'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. 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.
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*Family History Library {{FHL|196109|subject-id|disp=Catalog}} for Guernsey County, Ohio
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/oh/county/guernsey/index.php The Guernsey County OHGenWeb Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/guernsey.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] Guernsey County Ohio (main site)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/guernsey.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] Guernsey County Ohio (mirror site)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Guernsey/ Linkpedium] Guernsey County Genealogy and Family History
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/OH_Guernsey.html Kindred Trails] for Guernsey County Genealogy
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*[http://www.censusfinder.com/ohio_census5.htm CensusFinder] for Guernsey County, Ohio
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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=== Places ===
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{{Guernsey County, Ohio|collapse_state=collapsed}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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=== References  ===
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196109&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Guernsey&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
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{{ohio|ohio}}
  
[[Category:Guernsey_County,_Ohio]]
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[[Category:Eau_Claire_County,_Wisconsin]] [[Category:Guernsey_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 19:56, 1 October 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Guernsey County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Guernsey County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Oh-guernsey-ch.jpg
Address Guernsey County
Administration Building
801 E. Wheeling Ave
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Guernsey County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Guernsey County

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1810
1867
1802
1812
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Guernsey County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Family History Library CATALOG

Business Records and Commerce

Family History Library CATALOG

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 1 page 101 - Claysville Cemetery

Family History Library CATALOG

Family History Library CATALOG- Indexes

Census

Family History Library CATALOG 1850

Family History Library CATALOG 1880 Index

Family History Library CATALOG 1900 Index

Family History Library CATALOG 1910 Index

Church Records

Family History Library CATALOG Church History

Family History Library CATALOG Church Records

Court Records

Family History Library CATALOG

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Family History Library CATALOG  Black Pioneers

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Family History Library CATALOG Genealogies

Family History Library CATALOG Indexes

Family History Library CATALOG Societies

Family History Library CATALOG Societies - Indexes

Family History Library CATALOG Societies - Periodicals

Guardianship

Family History Library CATALOG

History

Family History Library CATALOG

Land and Property

Family History Library CATALOG Land and Property

Family History Library CATALOG Land and Property - Maps

Maps

Family History Library CATALOG

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Guernsey 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 Guernsey County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company B, also known as "Laughlin's Cavalry"
- 97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A and B

Family History Library CATALOG

Family History Library CATALOG  Civil War

Naturalization and Citizenship

Family History Library CATALOG

Newspapers

Family History Library CATALOG Indexes

Obituaries

Pensions

Family History Library CATALOG

Periodicals

Probate

Family History Library CATALOG

Family History Library CATALOG Indexes

Repositories

Courthouse

Guernsey County Courhouse
801 Wheeling Avenue
Cambridge, OH 43725-2335
Phone: 740.432.9230 

Clerk Court has divorce records from 1850 and court records
from 1810; Probate Judge has birth, marriage, and probate
records;  County Recorder has land records City-County Health
Department has death records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Family History Library CATALOG

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Family History Library CATALOG

Family History Library CATALOG Indexes

  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953

Ohio Statewide Death Certificates

Web Sites

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