Logan County, Ohio Genealogy

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| building address = Logan County Courthouse<br>101 South Main Street<br>Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311-0429<br>[http://www.co.logan.oh.us/ Logan County Website]
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Logan County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Logan County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Logan County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Logan County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Logan County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Logan County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] County 30 December 187.<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;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 [[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] County 30 December 187.<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;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: '''Bellefontaine  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Bellefontaine  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Logan County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Hardin County, Ohio|Hardin]] (north){{·}}[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (south){{·}}[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (northwest){{·}}[[Union County, Ohio|Union]] (east){{·}}[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (west)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Logan County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Hardin County, Ohio|Hardin]] (north){{·}}[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (south){{·}}[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (northwest){{·}}[[Union County, Ohio|Union]] (east){{·}}[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (west)
 
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[http://www.co.logan.oh.us/ Logan County Courthouse]<br> 101 S Main Street Courthouse<br> Bellefontaine, OH 43311<br> Phone: 937.599.7275&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records 1867-1909, <br>marriage records from 1818 and probate records from 1820; <br>County Recorder has land, military and burial records; <br>Common Pleas Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan 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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*Duplicate tax records : 1818-1838. [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F322631 FHL&nbsp;film]. Also Ohio State Archives film.<br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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Revision as of 19:25, 18 November 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Logan County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Logan County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Logan County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Logan County Courthouse
101 South Main Street
Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311-0429
Logan County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1810
1851
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Champaign County 30 December 187.[1]
  • County Seat: Bellefontaine
  • Neighboring Counties: Logan County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Hardin (north) · Champaign (south) · Auglaize (northwest) · Union (east) · Shelby (west)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Logan County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Logan 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 Logan County.
-96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company H, roster
Company I, roster
-113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company G

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Logan County Courthouse
101 S Main Street Courthouse
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Phone: 937.599.7275 

Probate Court has birth and death records 1867-1909,
marriage records from 1818 and probate records from 1820;
County Recorder has land, military and burial records;
Common Pleas Court has divorce and court records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

  • Duplicate tax records : 1818-1838. FHL film. Also Ohio State Archives film.


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.

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

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