Guernsey County, Ohio

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Guide to '''Guernsey County Ohio genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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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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*'''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;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: '''Cambridge  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Cambridge  
 
*'''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)
 
*'''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)
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Family History Library {{FHL|494212|subject-id|disp=CATALOG }}- Indexes  
 
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/Guernsey.htm Interment.net]
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See [[Ohio Cemeteries|Ohio Cemeteries]] for more information.
  
 
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Revision as of 01:24, 27 April 2013

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

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


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

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

Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Guernsey County, Ohio Church Records in online catalogs like:

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

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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).