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

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Henry County, Ohio
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Address Henry County Courthouse
660 N. Perry St.
Napoleon, Ohio 43545
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1847
1867
1846
1847
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Henry County boundary changes.

Record Loss

The courthouse burned down in 1847.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

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

  Church Records

Catholic
  • 1796–2004 Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free. This collection includes images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation, marriage, and death in the Diocese of Toledo (Ohio), Roman Catholic Church. These records are accessed by browsing the images by county. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes miscellaneous cemetery records, Books of the Elect, Professions of Faith, Sick Call registers, etc.

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Henry 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 Henry County.

      - 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company B

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse
660 North Perry Street
Napoleon, OH 43545-0546
Phone: 419.592.4876 

Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,
marriage and probate records from 1847;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records 1880;
County Recorder has land records from 1835[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Henry County Genealogical Society

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.


Web Sites

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

 

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