Hancock County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Church|Church]] [[Hancock County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] [[Hancock County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
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*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
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== County Courthouse ==
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== Historical Facts ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], and [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] Counties in 1820 (1828).<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Findlay<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] (north){{·}}[[Hardin County, Ohio|Hardin]] (south){{·}}[[Wyandot County, Ohio|Wyandot]] (southeast){{·}}[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]] (northeast){{·}}[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] and [[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (west)
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<br> <br> [[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 14:50, 11 July 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Hancock County



Hancock County, Ohio
Seal of Hancock County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Hancock County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Hancock County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1828
1867
1820
1828
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Logan, Delaware, and Wood Counties in 1820 (1828).
  • County Seat: Findlay
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Hancock County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [1]Wood (north) · Hardin (south) · Wyandot (southeast) · Seneca (northeast) · Allen and Putnam (west)



Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1820--Hancock County was created 12 February 1820 from Logan County. County seat: Findlay [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Hancock 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 Hancock County.
-99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies D and G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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.

Societies and Libraries

www.findlaylibrary.org/obituaryDB/Obituary_PromptSearch.asp Findlay-Hancock Public Library  

Family History Centers

Websites

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).