Jefferson County, Ohio Genealogy

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You can find many local histories within Jefferson County at [http://www.digitalshoebox.com http://digitalshoebox.com], which is a website from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio (Schiappa Branch), where they have digitized many of their collection.   This website includes library contributions from all of southeast Ohio.
  
You can also find much information on the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society website at [http://www.jeffcochapter.com jeffcochapter.com]  .  Many of the early records of this county have been donated to the chapter, and they are in the process of housing and cataloging these collections.
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You can also find much information on the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society website at http://[http://www.jeffcochapter.com jeffcochapter.com].  Many of the early records of this county have been donated to the chapter, and they are in the process of housing and cataloging these collections.  
  
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You can also find much historical and genealogical information at the Jefferson County Historical Museum located at 426 Franklin Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952.  Phone (740) 283-1133.  Hours of operation vary due to volunteer staff, so please call ahead to make arrangements for tours and library researching.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:14, 26 August 2010

United States  > Ohio > Jefferson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1797--Jefferson County was created 27 July 1797 from Washington County.
County seat: Steubenville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories: 

You can find many local histories within Jefferson County at http://digitalshoebox.com, which is a website from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Ohio (Schiappa Branch), where they have digitized many of their collection.   This website includes library contributions from all of southeast Ohio.

You can also find much information on the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society website at http://jeffcochapter.com.  Many of the early records of this county have been donated to the chapter, and they are in the process of housing and cataloging these collections.

You can also find much historical and genealogical information at the Jefferson County Historical Museum located at 426 Franklin Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952.  Phone (740) 283-1133.  Hours of operation vary due to volunteer staff, so please call ahead to make arrangements for tours and library researching.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at 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.

Societies and Libraries

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).