Hancock County, Ohio Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
Line 14: Line 14:
 
| longd =  
 
| longd =  
 
| founded title=Founded:
 
| founded title=Founded:
| founded year=
+
| founded year= 1820
| founded date=
+
| founded date= February 12
 
| motto =  
 
| motto =  
 
| seat=
 
| seat=
| seat wl =  
+
| seat wl = Findlay
 
| building image = Hancock County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
 
| building image = Hancock County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
 
| building image size = 150px
 
| building image size = 150px
Line 36: Line 36:
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
==   Historical Facts  ==
+
== Historical Facts  ==
  
{| width="100%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
+
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
|-
 
|-
| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#cccc99" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
+
| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
Line 59: Line 59:
 
|}
 
|}
  
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], and [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
+
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], and [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;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: '''Findlay  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Findlay  
 
*'''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)
 
*'''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)
Line 67: Line 67:
 
| bgcolor=''#99d6ff''
 
| bgcolor=''#99d6ff''
 
| title=[[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
 
| title=[[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
}}
+
}}  
  
== History  ==
+
<br>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 75: Line 75:
 
See an interactive map of Hancock County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Hancock County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 81: Line 80:
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
  
*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
 
*[[Hardin County, Ohio|Hardin]]
 
*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
 
*[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]]
 
*[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]]
 
*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
 
*[[Wyandot County, Ohio|Wyandot]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 16:58, 10 August 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: February 12, 1820
County Seat Findlay
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 12 February 1820.[1]
  • County Seat: Findlay
  • Neighboring Counties: Hancock County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Wood (north) · Hardin (south) · Wyandot (southeast) · Seneca (northeast) · Allen and Putnam (west)

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.


Places/Localities

Populated Places

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).