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

Lake County, Ohio
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Map of Ohio highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of Ohio
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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 residents may also have records in [4]Geauga (south) · Ashtabula (east) · Cuyahoga (southwest)

Ohio Digital Collections


History

 

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lake County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Lake County Cemeteries and Index of names.

Individual cemeteries:

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kirtland

Court

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.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

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.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriages - Lake County Probate Marriage Records Index 1840-1915


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.

Societies and Libraries

Morley Library--Best collection of local genealogical materials.

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).

 

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