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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Hancock County'''
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Hancock County'''
  
== Historical Facts  ==
 
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1828</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1828</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1820<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1820<br></center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1828</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1828</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hancock County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hancock County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hancock County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hancock County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hancock County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''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;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 [[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;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)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Hancock County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hancock_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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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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].  
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
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==== Biography ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=az4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA507&dq=knox+county+ohio+%22civil+war%22+company&hl=en&ei=1AnDTISBE4W8sQPEjsiVDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CE4Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=knox%20county%20ohio%20%22civil%20war%22%20company&f=false A Centennial Biographical History of Hancock County, Ohio<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1287850658109_314" />] (published 1903) includes many biographies of people living in Hancock County.
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=az4VAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA507&dq=knox+county+ohio+%22civil+war%22+company&hl=en&ei=1AnDTISBE4W8sQPEjsiVDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CE4Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=knox%20county%20ohio%20%22civil%20war%22%20company&f=false A Centennial Biographical History of Hancock County, Ohio<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1287850658109_314" />] (published 1903) includes many biographies of people living in Hancock County.
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
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:-[[99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies D and G
 
:-[[99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies D and G
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Periodicals ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Probate ====
  
'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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.
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==== Public Records ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Repositories ====
  
'''[http://www.findlaylibrary.org/obituaryDB/Obituary_PromptSearch.asp www.findlaylibrary.org/obituaryDB/Obituary_PromptSearch.asp Findlay-Hancock Public Library&nbsp;]&nbsp;'''
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
==== '''Family History Centers''' ====
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[http://www.co.hancock.oh.us/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br> 300 S Main Street<br> Findlay, OH 45840-3345<br> Phone: 419.424.3911&nbsp;<br><br>County Recorder has land records; <br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, <br>death and probate<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock 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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*'''[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]'''  
 
*'''[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]'''  
 
*[[Findlay Ohio Family History Center]]
 
*[[Findlay Ohio Family History Center]]
  
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'''[http://www.findlaylibrary.org/obituaryDB/Obituary_PromptSearch.asp www.findlaylibrary.org/obituaryDB/Obituary_PromptSearch.asp Findlay-Hancock Public Library&nbsp;]&nbsp;'''
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'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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.
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=== Websites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Hancock|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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[[Category:Hancock_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 19:48, 1 October 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Hancock County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Hancock County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Hancock County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Hancock County Courthouse
300 S. Main St.
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Hancock County Website
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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 residents may also have records in [2]Wood (north) · Hardin (south) · Wyandot (southeast) · Seneca (northeast) · Allen and Putnam (west)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
300 S Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840-3345
Phone: 419.424.3911 

County Recorder has land records;
Probate Judge has birth, marriage,
death and probate[1]

Family History Centers


Libraries

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

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

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.

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

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