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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: April 1, 1820
County Seat Findlay
Courthouse
Hancock County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Hancock County Courthouse
300 S. Main St.
Findlay, Ohio 45840
Hancock County Website

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)

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).

 

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