Hocking County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Hocking County'''  
 
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| building address = Hocking County Courthouse<br>1 East Main Street<br>Logan, Ohio 43138<br>[http://www.co.hocking.oh.us/ Hocking County Website]
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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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>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Hocking 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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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1818</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1818</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1818<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1818<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1819</center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hocking County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hocking County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Hocking County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hocking County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hocking County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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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>  
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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;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, "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)
 
*'''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  ====
 
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*[[United States Census 1910]] More information  
 
*[[United States Census 1910]] More information  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1920 United States Federal Census] $  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1920 United States Federal Census] $  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F554071 Ohio, 1920 federal census]<br>  
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*[[United States Census 1920]] More information  
 
*[[United States Census 1920]] More information  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $  
 
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*[[United States Census 1930]] More information
 
*[[United States Census 1930]] More information
  
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:- Civil War service men from Lucas County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lucas County.  
 
:- Civil War service men from Lucas County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lucas County.  
::- [[114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies H and I <br>  
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::- [[114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies H and I <br>
 
:- [http://www.suvcwdb.org/home/search.php?action=list&roff=0&rcnt=50&rmax=1416&cond=IsUnion%3D%27Y%27+and+CemCounty+like+%27%25Hocking%25%27+and+CemState%3D%27OH%27 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War]  
 
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:- [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/CIVILWARHOME.htm Hocking County, Ohio Civil War]  
 
:- [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/hocking/CIVILWARHOME.htm Hocking County, Ohio Civil War]  
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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]
  
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Revision as of 17:18, 15 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: March 1, 1818
County Seat Logan
Courthouse
Hocking County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Hocking County Courthouse
1 East Main Street
Logan, Ohio 43138
Hocking County Website

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).