Lake County, Ohio Genealogy

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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lake County'''<br><br>  
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lake County'''<br><br>
  
 
=== 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>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake 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>1840</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1840</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>1839<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1839<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1853</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1853</center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lake County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lake County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lake County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lake County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lake County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lake County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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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;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;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, "Lake County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Geauga County, Ohio|Geauga]] (south){{·}}[[Ashtabula County, Ohio|Ashtabula]] (east){{·}}[[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]] (southwest)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Lake County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_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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===== Courthouse  =====
 
===== Courthouse  =====
  
Lake County Courthouse<br> 47 North Park Place<br> Painesville, OH 44077-3414<br> Phone: 440.350.2657&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has court records from 1840; <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Ohio. Page 543 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Lake County Courthouse<br>47 North Park Place<br>Painesville, OH 44077-3414<br>Phone: 440.350.2657&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk Court has court records from 1840; <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Ohio. Page 543 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:54, 1 October 2012

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Online Records

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.
Courthouse
Lake County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Lake County Courthouse
47 N. Park Place
Painesville, Ohio 44077
Lake County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Lake County

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.[1]
  • County Seat: Painesville
  • Neighboring Counties: Lake County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Geauga (south) · Ashtabula (east) · Cuyahoga (southwest)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lake County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Adopt-a-wiki page
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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

Lake County Courthouse
47 North Park Place
Painesville, OH 44077-3414
Phone: 440.350.2657 

Clerk Court has court records from 1840;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County Recorder has land records[1]

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Lake County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).