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;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;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)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Hocking County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hocking_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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Hocking County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Hocking County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/hocking/ Welcome to Hocking County, Ohio]
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=== Resources  ===
*[http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ The Hocking County Home Page]
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*[http://www.logan-hockingchamber.com/ Hocking County Chamber of Commerce]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Bible Records ====
 
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==== Populated Places ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/townships.htm Hocking County, Ohio Townships]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=16876 Profile for Hocking County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Hocking_County/ Histopolis for Hocking County, Ohio]
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*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/oh/hocking/ Hocking County, Ohio, Cities, Towns and Neighborhoods]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Hocking_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Hocking County, Ohio]&nbsp;(WikipediA)
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*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39073/ppl/ Hocking County Populated Places]
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==== Biography  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[[United States Census 1930]] More information
 
*[[United States Census 1930]] More information
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.carthage.lib.il.us/community/churches/primbap/FamHist-HockingOH.html Church and Family History Research Assistance for Hocking County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.carthage.lib.il.us/community/churches/primbap/FamHist-HockingOH.html Church and Family History Research Assistance for Hocking County, Ohio]  
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*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Hocking&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Hocking County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Hocking&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Hocking County, Ohio]
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/hocking.asp The Records Project, Hocking County Public Record Information Online]  
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/hocking.asp The Records Project, Hocking County Public Record Information Online]  
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*Many Court 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 {{FHL|369668|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Court 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 {{FHL|369668|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Guardianship 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 {{FHL|958185|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Guardianship 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 {{FHL|958185|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
===== Germans  =====
 
  
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-hocking-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Hocking County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-hocking-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Hocking County, Ohio]
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/ Land Patent Search]
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/hocking/land-index.html Land Records]
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*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 {{FHL|380949|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*''[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tfisher/hocking/hocking_valley_history.htm History of Hocking Valley Ohio]'', Together with sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens...Chicago:&nbsp;Inter-State Publishing Co.. 1883.  
 
*''[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tfisher/hocking/hocking_valley_history.htm History of Hocking Valley Ohio]'', Together with sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens...Chicago:&nbsp;Inter-State Publishing Co.. 1883.  
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*[http://www.google.com/archivesearch?hl=en&q=%22Hocking+county+OHio%22+history&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=LuHtSpboLYvgswP7jMT1Aw&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CCwQ5wIwCg Hocking County, Ohio Timeline]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/archivesearch?hl=en&q=%22Hocking+county+OHio%22+history&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=LuHtSpboLYvgswP7jMT1Aw&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CCwQ5wIwCg Hocking County, Ohio Timeline]  
 
*Many History 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 {{FHL|432802|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many History 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 {{FHL|432802|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/ Land Patent Search]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/hocking/land-index.html Land Records]
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*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 {{FHL|380949|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*Many Newspapers 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 {{FHL|503556|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Newspapers 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 {{FHL|503556|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Obituaries 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 {{FHL|577535|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Obituaries 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 {{FHL|577535|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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 {{FHL|369667|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*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 {{FHL|369667|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/hocking/ Welcome to Hocking County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ The Hocking County Home Page]
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*[http://www.logan-hockingchamber.com/ Hocking County Chamber of Commerce]
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*[http://www.hocking.lib.oh.us/ Logan-Hocking County District Library]
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/hocking/hockingco_libr.htm Hocking County, Ohio Libraries]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.hockingcountyhistoricalsociety.com/ Hocking County Historical Society]
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*[http://search.ohiohistory.org/texis/search/mlt.html?query=hocking&pr=public&prox=page&rorder=500&rprox=500&rdfreq=500&rwfreq=500&rlead=500&sufs=0&order=r&cq=&cmd=mlt&id=4aaa15439 Search the Ohio Historical Society Web Site]
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''[[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.
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1944]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/Hocking_Deaths_1908__2002_Home.htm Hocking County, Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2002] $
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-hockingmarr.htm Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio 1818-1829 Marriages]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhockin/ Hocking County Marriages 1818-1885]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/marriages.html Hocking County, Ohio Marriages 1851-1855]
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
 
 
*[http://www.vitalrec.com/ohcounties6.html#Hocking Hocking County Vital Records]  
 
*[http://www.vitalrec.com/ohcounties6.html#Hocking Hocking County Vital Records]  
 
*Many Vital 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 {{FHL|370876|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Vital 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 {{FHL|370876|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
*[http://www.hocking.lib.oh.us/ Logan-Hocking County District Library]
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===== Marriage  =====
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/hocking/hockingco_libr.htm Hocking County, Ohio Libraries]
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*[http://www.hockingcountyhistoricalsociety.com/ Hocking County Historical Society]
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*[http://search.ohiohistory.org/texis/search/mlt.html?query=hocking&pr=public&prox=page&rorder=500&rprox=500&rdfreq=500&rwfreq=500&rlead=500&sufs=0&order=r&cq=&cmd=mlt&id=4aaa15439 Search the Ohio Historical Society Web Site]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/oh-hockingmarr.htm Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio 1818-1829 Marriages]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhockin/ Hocking County Marriages 1818-1885]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/marriages.html Hocking County, Ohio Marriages 1851-1855]
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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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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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1944]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/Hocking_Deaths_1908__2002_Home.htm Hocking County, Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2002] $
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhockin/ USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhockin/ USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Hocking Cyndi's List for Hocking County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Hocking Cyndi's List for Hocking County, Ohio]
  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/townships.htm Hocking County, Ohio Townships]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=16876 Profile for Hocking County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Hocking_County/ Histopolis for Hocking County, Ohio]
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*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/oh/hocking/ Hocking County, Ohio, Cities, Towns and Neighborhoods]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Hocking_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Hocking County, Ohio]&nbsp;(WikipediA)
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*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39073/ppl/ Hocking County Populated Places]
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Revision as of 21:32, 14 August 2012

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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.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

  • 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.

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

Obituaries

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.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Hocking County Vital Records
  • Many Vital 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.
Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Hocking County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hocking_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).