Lake County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]] and [[Geauga County, Ohio|Geauga]] Counties 6 March 1840.<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 [[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]] and [[Geauga County, Ohio|Geauga]] Counties 6 March 1840.<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;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: '''Painesville  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Painesville  
*'''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>[[Geauga County, Ohio|Geauga]] (south){{·}}[[Ashtabula County, Ohio|Ashtabula]] (east){{·}}[[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]] (southwest)
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See an interactive map of Lake County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Lake County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=139289 Leroy Cemetery, Painesville] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=139289 Leroy Cemetery, Painesville] BillionGraves
  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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*Kirtland
 
*Kirtland
  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/naturalization/index.html Naturalization Records ]- An Alphabetical Abstract of the naturalization petitions from Lake County Probate Court (1860-1906) and Lake County Common Pleas Court (1906-1975). This includes Declarations of Intention and petitions that failed for a variety of reasons. Naturalizations between 1840 and 1860 were done in a variety of courts, which will be abstracted later.  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/naturalization/index.html Naturalization Records ]- An Alphabetical Abstract of the naturalization petitions from Lake County Probate Court (1860-1906) and Lake County Common Pleas Court (1906-1975). This includes Declarations of Intention and petitions that failed for a variety of reasons. Naturalizations between 1840 and 1860 were done in a variety of courts, which will be abstracted later.  
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*Select issues of''Evening and Morning Star'' available at BYU's [http://lib.byu.edu/digital/ Digital Collections]. Click on newspaper in box on right.
 
*Select issues of''Evening and Morning Star'' available at BYU's [http://lib.byu.edu/digital/ Digital Collections]. Click on newspaper in box on right.
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==== Probate  ====
 
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'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlake/vitalrec/marriage/index.html Marriages] - Lake County Probate Marriage Records Index 1840-1915'''
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<br>'''[[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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kirtland Ohio Family History Center|'''Kirtland Ohio Family History Center''']]<br>
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[http://www.morleylibrary.org/ Morley Library]--Best collection of local genealogical materials.  
 
[http://www.morleylibrary.org/ Morley Library]--Best collection of local genealogical materials.  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/ Lake County Genealogical Society] This site contains links to their projects, which have a lot of information in them.  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs/ Lake County Genealogical Society] This site contains links to their projects, which have a lot of information in them.  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kirtland Ohio Family History Center|'''Kirtland Ohio Family History Center''']]<br><br><br>
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'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlake/vitalrec/marriage/index.html Marriages] - Lake County Probate Marriage Records Index 1840-1915'''
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<br>'''[[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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs] - The Lake County Genealogical Society projects page with the cemetery inscriptions, naturalizations and other information.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs] - The Lake County Genealogical Society projects page with the cemetery inscriptions, naturalizations and other information.
  
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Revision as of 22:27, 14 August 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Lake County


Coordinates: 41.82°0′N 81.24°0′W / 41.82°N 81.24°W / 41.82; -81.24

Lake County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created March 6, 1840[1]
County Seat Painesville
Courthouse
Lake County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address 47 N Park Pl

Painesville, Ohio 44077

Website: www.lakecountyohio.org
Named for: Lake Erie[2]
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1840
1867
1839
1853
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Cuyahoga and Geauga Counties 6 March 1840.[3]
  • County Seat: Painesville
  • Neighboring Counties: Lake County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [4]Geauga (south) · Ashtabula (east) · Cuyahoga (southwest)

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lake County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Lake County Cemeteries and Index of names.

Individual cemeteries:

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kirtland

Court Records

Naturalization Records - An Alphabetical Abstract of the naturalization petitions from Lake County Probate Court (1860-1906) and Lake County Common Pleas Court (1906-1975). This includes Declarations of Intention and petitions that failed for a variety of reasons. Naturalizations between 1840 and 1860 were done in a variety of courts, which will be abstracted later.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Lake 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 Lake County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery, Battery C
- 105th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies D and K

Newspapers

  • Select issues ofEvening and Morning Star available at BYU's Digital Collections. Click on newspaper in box on right.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Morley Library--Best collection of local genealogical materials.

Museums
Societies

Lake County Genealogical Society This site contains links to their projects, which have a lot of information in them.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Marriages - Lake County Probate Marriage Records Index 1840-1915

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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 59.
  2. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 59.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Lake County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).