Hocking County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] Counties 3 January 1818.<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>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] Counties 3 January 1818.<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: '''Logan  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Logan  
 
*'''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>[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfild]] (north){{·}}[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (south){{·}}[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] (northeast){{·}}[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (west){{·}}[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfild]] (north){{·}}[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (south){{·}}[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] (northeast){{·}}[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (west){{·}}[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (east)
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Hocking County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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*[http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ The Hocking County Home Page]  
 
*[http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ The Hocking County Home Page]  
 
*[http://www.logan-hockingchamber.com/ Hocking County Chamber of Commerce]
 
*[http://www.logan-hockingchamber.com/ Hocking County Chamber of Commerce]
 
== History  ==
 
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
See an interactive map of Hocking County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39073/ppl/ Hocking County Populated Places]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39073/ppl/ Hocking County Populated Places]
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]]
 
*[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]]
 
*[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]]
 
*[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]]
 
*[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]]
 
*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 18:07, 10 August 2012

 United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Hocking County



Hocking County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Hocking County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 3, 1818
County Seat Logan
Courthouse
Hocking County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1818
1819
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hocking County boundary changes.

County Courthouse

Places/Localities

Populated Places


Resources

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Funeral Homes

Land

  • Land Patent Search
  • Land Records
  • Many Land Records for Hocking 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.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
- Civil War service men from Lucas 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 Lucas County.
- 114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies H and I
- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
- Hocking County, Ohio Civil War
- Civil War Research Database $
- Civil War Pension Index: General Indes to Pension Files, 1861-1934 $
- Morgan's Raiders Ride Through Athens, Hocking and Perry Counties
- 58th Ohio Infantry Regiment (Union)
- 63rd Ohio Infantry Regiment (Union)

  • World War I
- World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 $
- Ohio Military Men 1917-1918 $

  • World War II
- U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 $
- Hocking County, Ohio WW II Army Enlistment Records 1838-1946
- Draft Registration Cards, 1942
- Young America Patriots 1941-1945
- World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing
- Hocking County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force

  • Many Military Records for Hocking 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 Hocking 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

Probate

  • Many Probate Records for Hocking 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.

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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).