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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Highland County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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| founded year= 1805
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| seat wl = Hillsboro
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| building address = Highland County Courthouse<br>105 N. High Street<br>Hillsboro, Ohio 45133<br>[http://www.co.highland.oh.us/ Highland County Website]
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Highland County'''
  
*[http://www.co.highland.oh.us/Department%20Home%20Pages/Clerk%20of%20Courts.html Highland County Clerk of Courts]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County_Courthouse_(Ohio) Highland County Courthouse]
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== History  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Highland County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1805</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1868</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1804<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1809</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Highland County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Highland County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Highland County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]], [[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]], and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] Counties 18 February 1805.<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;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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*'''County Seat: '''Hillsboro
'''1805--'''Highland County was created 18 February 1805&nbsp;from [[Ross_County,_Ohio|Ross]], [[Adams_County,_Ohio|Adams]] and [[Clermont_County,_Ohio|Clermont]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Hillsboro <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Highland County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]] (north){{·}}[[Brown County, Ohio|Brown]] and [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (south){{·}}[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (northwest){{·}}[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] and [[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (east)
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Highland County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_twps.htm Townships, Villages &amp; Cities]
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==== Biography ====
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County%2C_Ohio Highland County, Ohio WikipediA]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Highland_County/ Histopolis Highland County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcnewma/index.html New Market Township Highland County, Ohio]
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Adams_County,_Ohio|Adams]]
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*[[Brown_County,_Ohio|Brown]]
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*[[Clinton_County,_Ohio|Clinton]]
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*[[Fayette_County,_Ohio|Fayette]]
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*[[Pike_County,_Ohio|Pike]]
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*[[Ross_County,_Ohio|Ross]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcnewma/maincemetery.html New Market Township, Higland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcnewma/maincemetery.html New Market Township, Higland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/OH/HI.html The Political Graveyard for Highland County]  
 
*[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/OH/HI.html The Political Graveyard for Highland County]  
*Many Cemetery Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=366232&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Cemetery Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|366232|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
 
*[http://usgwcensus.org/states/ohio/ Census Project]  
 
*[http://usgwcensus.org/states/ohio/ Census Project]  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7734&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1820 United States Census] $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8058&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1830 United States Census]&nbsp;$
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8058&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1830 United States Census]&nbsp;$  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8057&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1840 United States Census] $
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1420441;p=collectionDetails United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850]  
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*[[United States Census 1850]] [[United States Census Population Schedules, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8756&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $ (Free Indexes)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8756&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $ (Free Indexes)  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850]  
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*[[United States Census 1860]] [[United States Census Population Schedules, 1860 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860]  
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*[[United States Census 1870]] [[United States Census Population Schedules, 1870 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870]  
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*[[United States Census 1880]] (Index only) [[United States Census Population Schedules 1910 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880] (Index only)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1880 United States Census ]$  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1880 United States Census ]$
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1890 Veterans Schedule] $  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1890 Veterans Schedule] $
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*[[United States Census 1900]] [[United States Census Population Schedules, 1900 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#r=0;p=allCollections United States Census, 1900]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1910 United States Census] $  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1910 United States Census] $
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*[[United States Census 1910]] [[United States Census Population Schedules 1910 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1488411;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1920]  
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*[[United States Census 1920]] [[United States Census Population Schedules 1920 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 Census of Merchant Seaman] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1241&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] $
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1241&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914] $
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
''[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofchillic00galb The History of the Chillicothe Presbytery]'', From its Organization in 1799-1889  
 
''[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofchillic00galb The History of the Chillicothe Presbytery]'', From its Organization in 1799-1889  
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[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39071.cfm Highland County, Ohio Churches]  
 
[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39071.cfm Highland County, Ohio Churches]  
  
Many Church Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=359373&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Church+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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Many Church Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|359373|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*Many Court Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=400616&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Court+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].  
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*Many Court Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|400616|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
*Many Guardianship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=454132&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Guardianship&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Guardianship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|454132|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-highland-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Highland County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-highland-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Highland County, Ohio]
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/oh_blm.htm BLM Land Patents]
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/highland/index.php Highland County Ohio, Recorder]
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==== History  ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AHighland+County+%28Ohio%29+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Highland County, Ohio Biography] (WorldCat)  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3AHighland+County+%28Ohio%29+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Highland County, Ohio Biography] (WorldCat)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genepool/highland.htm Folklore of Highland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genepool/highland.htm Folklore of Highland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henryhowesbook/highland.html Historical Collections of Ohio] by Henry Howe Vol. 1 1888  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henryhowesbook/highland.html Historical Collections of Ohio] by Henry Howe Vol. 1 1888  
*''[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH29&CISOPTR=5087&CISOSHOW=4962 The History of the County of Highland In the State of Ohio]'',&nbsp;From its First Creation and Organization to July 4th, 1876  
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*'' {{FSbook|83030}} has a digital copy of the History of the County of Highland In the State of Ohio'',&nbsp;From its First Creation and Organization to July 4th, 1876  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County_Courthouse_(Ohio) The County of Highland:&nbsp;a History of Highland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County_Courthouse_(Ohio) The County of Highland:&nbsp;a History of Highland County, Ohio]  
*Many History Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=422308&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+History&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many History Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|422308|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/oh_blm.htm BLM Land Patents]
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*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/highland/index.php Highland County Ohio, Recorder]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_military.htm History of MIlitary Service of the U. S., and the State of Ohio]  
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*R'''evolutionary War'''<br>-[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/oh/county/highland/military/revwarlist.htm Revolutionary War] <br>
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/highland.htm Highland County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force]  
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/oh/county/highland/military/revwarlist.htm Revolutionary War]  
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Highland 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 Highland County.
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1339071;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]  
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*Many Military Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=499502&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Military+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company C, also known as "Pope's Escort" and "Shield's Body Guard", and Company H, which had many men from Hillsboro<br><br>
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*'''World War I'''<br>-[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $<br>
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*'''World War II'''<br>-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1861144 United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]
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:-[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/highland.htm Highland County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force]  
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:-[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946] $<br><br>
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*'''General'''<br>-[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_military.htm History of MIlitary Service of the U. S., and the State of Ohio]<br>
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:-Many Military Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|499502|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
*Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=499504&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Naturalization+and+citizenship&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|499504|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.timesgazette.com/ The Times-Gazette]  
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{{OHnewspapers}}
*[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=2543 Newspaper Abstracts]  
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*[http://www.mhrising.com/newspapers/Ohio%20Newspapers/hillsborough_gazette_and_highlan.htm Abstracts From Before 1850]  
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'''Historic Newspapers by Name'''
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=7800&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Hillsboro Press Gazette] (Hillsboro, Ohio) $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=7953&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 News Herald] (Hillsboro, Ohio) $
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Search for newspapers by town or county name in these directories.<br>
*Many Newspapers for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=825136&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Newspapers&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Obituaries for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=499518&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Obituaries&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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:*Historic Highland County Newspapers listed at the [http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=QX524131659C2.4422&profile=newspap&http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=11072G52C7142.1&menu=search&aspect=subtab84&npp=15&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=newspap&ri=44&source=~%21horizon&index=.NP&term=Highland&aspect=subtab84&x=10&y=2#focus Ohio Historical Society.]
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:*Historic Highland County Newspapers listed at the [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/ohio/Highland/ Library of Congress].<br>
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:*Historic Highland County Newspapers listed at [http://news.google.com/newspapers Google News].
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:*[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=2543 Newspaper Abstracts]
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'''Online Newspapers'''
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:*'''1857-1886''' [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038158/ ''The Highland Weekly News''] available at the Library of Congress - free.  
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:*'''1886-1914''' [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038161/ ''The News-Herald''] at the Library of Congress - free.
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:*Highland County Newspapers available at [http://search.ancestry.com/Places/US/Ohio/Highland/Default.aspx Ancestry] ($).
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:*[http://www.timesgazette.com/ The Times-Gazette]
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:*[http://www.mhrising.com/newspapers/Ohio%20Newspapers/hillsborough_gazette_and_highlan.htm Abstracts From Before 1850]
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*Many Newspapers for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|825136|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*Many Obituaries for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|499518|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*Many Probates for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=400615&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland+%2D+Probate+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details].
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*Many Probates for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|400615|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48602&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Source Records]
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==== Repositories  ====
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473259;p=collectionDetails Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
*Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1307272;p=collectionDetails FamilySearch – Pilot]. 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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[http://www.co.highland.oh.us/ Highland County Courthouse]<br>114 Governor Foraker Place<br>Hillsboro, OH 45133<br>Phone: 937.393.1981&nbsp;<br><br>Probate&nbsp;Court has marriage and death records 1867-1909, <br>birth records to 1905 and probate records; County Health<br>Department has birth, marriage and death records from 1909; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court recordsc from 1832, <br>some natturalization and adoption records; County Recorder<br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Highland County, Ohio. Page 542 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.co.highland.oh.us/Department%20Home%20Pages/Clerk%20of%20Courts.html Highland County Clerk of Courts]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County_Courthouse_(Ohio) Highland County Courthouse]
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
  
*[http://www.sogs.info/ Southern Ohio Genealogical Society of Highland County, Ohio]
 
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_libr.htm Highland County, Ohio Libraries]  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_libr.htm Highland County, Ohio Libraries]  
*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/HighlandCounty.html Highland County Public Libraries]  
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*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/HighlandCounty.html Highland County Public Libraries]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.sogs.info/ Southern Ohio Genealogical Society of Highland County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.highlandco.org/HCHS.html Highland County Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.highlandco.org/HCHS.html Highland County Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.greenfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ Greenfield Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.greenfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ Greenfield Historical Society]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48602&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Source Records]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1800-1850]
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*Many Tax Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|514882|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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*Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1949341 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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*Many Vital Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see {{FHL|415473|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944 and 1959-2002] $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/oh/county/highland/index.html USGenWeb ]project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/oh/county/highland/index.html USGenWeb ]project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196220&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Highland&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Highland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/index.htm Ohio Genealogy Express], Highland County, Ohio  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/index.htm Ohio Genealogy Express], Highland County, Ohio  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Highland Cyndi's List]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Highland Cyndi's List]
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/highland/highlandco_twps.htm Townships, Villages &amp; Cities]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_County%2C_Ohio Highland County, Ohio WikipediA]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Highland_County/ Histopolis Highland County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcnewma/index.html New Market Township Highland County, Ohio]
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[[Category:Highland_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 00:01, 10 November 2012

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Highland County, Ohio
Map
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Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Highland County Courthouse
105 N. High Street
Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
Highland County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1805
1868
1804
1809
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Adams, Clermont, and Ross Counties 18 February 1805.[1]
  • County Seat: Hillsboro
  • Neighboring Counties: Highland County, Ohio residents may also have records in [2]Fayette (north) · Brown and Adams (south) · Clinton (northwest) · Ross and Pike (east)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Highland County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

The History of the Chillicothe Presbytery, From its Organization in 1799-1889

Churches of Highland County, Ohio

Topographic Map Church Features in Highland County, Ohio

Highland County, Ohio Churches

Many Church Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Court Records

  • Many Court Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.
  • Many Guardianship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Highland 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 Highland County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company C, also known as "Pope's Escort" and "Shield's Body Guard", and Company H, which had many men from Hillsboro

-Highland County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force
-U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 $

-Many Military Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Highland County, Ohio newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, college or university libraries, the Library of Congress, Google News, or the Ohio Historical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society Obituary Database is another source of newspaper information.

For more Ohio newspaper information see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Ohio Newspapers.

Historic Newspapers by Name

Search for newspapers by town or county name in these directories.

Online Newspapers

  • Many Newspapers for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Obituaries

  • Many Obituaries for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Periodicals

Probate

  • Many Probates for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Highland County Courthouse
114 Governor Foraker Place
Hillsboro, OH 45133
Phone: 937.393.1981 

Probate Court has marriage and death records 1867-1909,
birth records to 1905 and probate records; County Health
Department has birth, marriage and death records from 1909;
Clerk Court has divorce and court recordsc from 1832,
some natturalization and adoption records; County Recorder
has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
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.
  • Many Vital Records for Highland County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.
  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944 and 1959-2002 $
  • Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900 $

Web Sites

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