Huron County, Ohio

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Revision as of 20:36, 1 March 2013

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Coordinates: 41.15°0′N 82.60°0′W / 41.15°N 82.6°W / 41.15; -82.6
Huron County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Huron County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Huron County Courthouse
2 East Main St.
Norwalk, Ohio 44857
Huron County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1809
1815
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Huron County boundary changes.  This area was first known as the Firelands region at is creation in 1815.  The county of Huron covered up much wider area.  The northern regions are now part of Erie and Ottawa counties.  Ruggles township in the south is not part of Ashland County.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Ninevah Cemetery

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

Huron County Courthouse
2 East Main Street
Norwalk, OH 44857
General Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

County Recorder
12 East Main St.
Norwalk, OH, First floor
419-668-1916

  • Land deeds 1808 to present, Mortgage records 1808 to present.


Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Huron 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 with men from Huron County.
- 1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, a battery is like a company in an artillery regiment.
- 24th Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies A and G
- 41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies G and H
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company H
- 123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B, C, and E
- 166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), Companies B, C, and H

County recorder- 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First Floor 419-668-1916, Soliders' discharge- Civil War to present, Soldiers' burial- miscellaneous

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

All records are located at the county courthouse in Norwalk.

  • Guardianship records- 1815 to present
  • Final Records- 1851 to present
  • Settlement records- 1815 to present
  • Civil Docket- 1851 to present
  • Court Journal- 1851 to present
  • Appointment of Administrator/Executor- 1815 to present
  • Estate packets- 1815 to present
  • Clergy registration- 1823 to 1976
  • Doctor registration to present

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Huron County Courthouse
2 East Main Street
Norwalk, OH 44857
Phone: 419.668.4383
General Hours : 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,
marriage and probate records from 1815 and naturalization
records from 1859; City and County Health Department have
birth and death records from 1908; County Clerk has court 
records from 1815, divorce and naturalization records 1859;
County Recorder has land records from 1808, Connecticut
Fire Sufferers records 1792-1808 and military records from 1865;
County Auditor has tax records from 1820; County Historical 
 Library has infirmary records 1848-1900, tax records 1815-1825,
County Commission journals from 1815, land partition records
1815-1920, county militia lists 1864-1865 and indigent soldier burial
indigent soldier burial records 1880-1920[2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Monroeville Public Library- 34 Monroe St., Monroveville, OH   44847, 419-465-2035, www.monroevillepubliclibrary.com
  • Norwalk Public Library- 46 W. Main St. Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-6063, www.norwalk.lib.oh.us
  • New London Public Library- 67 S Main St, New London, OH   44851, 419-929-3981, www.nwlondon@oplin.org
Museums
Societies
  • The Firelands Historical Society- 4 Case Ave. Norwalk, OH , This is the second oldest historical society in Ohio.  Founded in 1857.
  • Laning-Young Research Center- 9 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH- firelandsmuseum.org- Currently holds over 4,000 books related to the area.  Primary focus is the history and people of the Firelands.  Large local manuscript and newspaper collection.  Complete collection of Firelands Pioneer which has been printed since 1858 and deals with local history.
  • Milan Historical Musuem, Inc.- 10 Edison Dr, Milan, OH   44846, 419-499-2968
  • New London Area Historical Society, 13 Main St., New London, OH 
  • Plymouth Area Historical Society, 15 Sandusky St., Willard, OH 44890, 419-687-5411
  • Ohio Genealogcial Society- Huron Chapter, PO Box 923, Norwalk, OH   44857

Taxation

County Auditor
12 East Main Street, Third Floor
Norwalk, OH 44857
419-668-4304

  • Tax records: 1815-present (incomplete)

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.

Divorce

Divorce Records are located at the Clerk of Courts same address as above.  Divorce records 1900 to present.  Some records are located on microfiche from 1815 to present.

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

Places

Populated Places

  • Bellevue
  • Greenwich
  • Milan
  • Monroeville
  • New London
  • North Fairfield
  • Norwalk
  • Plymouth
  • Wakeman


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Huron County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huron_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Huron County, Ohio. Page 543 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.