Meigs County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] and [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] Counties in 1819.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] and [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] Counties 21 January 1819.<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;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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*'''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>[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (northwest){{·}}[[Mason County, Ohio|Mason]] (south){{·}}[[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}} [[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}} [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] (southwest) {{·}} [[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (northwest){{·}}[[Mason County, Ohio|Mason]] (south){{·}}[[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}} [[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}} [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] (southwest) {{·}} [[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]] (east)
  
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== History  ==
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'''1819--'''Meigs County was created 21 January 1819&nbsp;from [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] and [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Pomeroy <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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See an interactive map of Meigs County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Meigs County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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Alfred | Antiquity |&nbsp;Apple Grove |&nbsp;&nbsp; Bald Knobs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Bashan&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bradbury&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bucks Mill&nbsp;|&nbsp;Burlingham&nbsp;|&nbsp; Carpenter&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Chester&nbsp;|&nbsp; Danville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Darwin&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;Dexter&nbsp; | Dorcas&nbsp; |&nbsp;&nbsp;Dyesville| East Letart&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Eden&nbsp;| Five Points&nbsp;|&nbsp; Flora&nbsp;|&nbsp; Great Bend&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hanesville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Harrisonville&nbsp;|&nbsp;Hazael&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hemlock Grove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson Junction&nbsp;&nbsp;| Horner Hill&nbsp;&nbsp;| Joppa&nbsp;|&nbsp; Keno&nbsp;|&nbsp;Kingsbury&nbsp;&nbsp;| Langsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Letart Falls&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lima&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lincoln Heights&nbsp;&nbsp;| Long Bottom&nbsp;&nbsp;| Meigs |Merritt&nbsp; | Middleport&nbsp;&nbsp;| Midway&nbsp;&nbsp;| Minersville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Mount Blanco&nbsp;&nbsp;| Nease Settlement&nbsp;| Oldtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Flats &nbsp;| &nbsp;Pageville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pinegrove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Plants&nbsp;&nbsp;| Point Rock&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pomeroy&nbsp;&nbsp;| Portland&nbsp;|&nbsp; Racine&nbsp;&nbsp;| Reedsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rock Springs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rolandus&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rushville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rutland&nbsp;&nbsp;| Salem Center Shade River&nbsp;&nbsp;| Silver Run&nbsp;&nbsp;| Snowville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Spiller&nbsp;&nbsp;| Success&nbsp;&nbsp;| Sumner&nbsp;&nbsp;| Syracuse&nbsp; | Tuppers Plains&nbsp;&nbsp;| Valley Ford&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welsh&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welshtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Wolfpen<br><br>  
 
Alfred | Antiquity |&nbsp;Apple Grove |&nbsp;&nbsp; Bald Knobs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Bashan&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bradbury&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bucks Mill&nbsp;|&nbsp;Burlingham&nbsp;|&nbsp; Carpenter&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Chester&nbsp;|&nbsp; Danville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Darwin&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;Dexter&nbsp; | Dorcas&nbsp; |&nbsp;&nbsp;Dyesville| East Letart&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Eden&nbsp;| Five Points&nbsp;|&nbsp; Flora&nbsp;|&nbsp; Great Bend&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hanesville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Harrisonville&nbsp;|&nbsp;Hazael&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hemlock Grove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson Junction&nbsp;&nbsp;| Horner Hill&nbsp;&nbsp;| Joppa&nbsp;|&nbsp; Keno&nbsp;|&nbsp;Kingsbury&nbsp;&nbsp;| Langsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Letart Falls&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lima&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lincoln Heights&nbsp;&nbsp;| Long Bottom&nbsp;&nbsp;| Meigs |Merritt&nbsp; | Middleport&nbsp;&nbsp;| Midway&nbsp;&nbsp;| Minersville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Mount Blanco&nbsp;&nbsp;| Nease Settlement&nbsp;| Oldtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Flats &nbsp;| &nbsp;Pageville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pinegrove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Plants&nbsp;&nbsp;| Point Rock&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pomeroy&nbsp;&nbsp;| Portland&nbsp;|&nbsp; Racine&nbsp;&nbsp;| Reedsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rock Springs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rolandus&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rushville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rutland&nbsp;&nbsp;| Salem Center Shade River&nbsp;&nbsp;| Silver Run&nbsp;&nbsp;| Snowville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Spiller&nbsp;&nbsp;| Success&nbsp;&nbsp;| Sumner&nbsp;&nbsp;| Syracuse&nbsp; | Tuppers Plains&nbsp;&nbsp;| Valley Ford&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welsh&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welshtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Wolfpen<br><br>  
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
  
*[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]]
 
*[[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]]
 
*[[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
 
*[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OHmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Ohio.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/OHmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Ohio.
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:- Civil War service men from Meigs County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Meigs County.
 
:- Civil War service men from Meigs County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Meigs County.
  

Revision as of 19:10, 10 August 2012

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Meigs County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Meigs County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 21, 1819
County Seat Pomeroy
Courthouse
Meigs County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1819
1867
1819
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Meigs County boundary changes.


Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and towns: 

Alfred | Antiquity | Apple Grove |   Bald Knobs  | Bashan |  Bradbury |  Bucks Mill | Burlingham |  Carpenter  |  Chester |  Danville  | Darwin  | Dexter  | Dorcas  |  Dyesville| East Letart  |  Eden | Five Points |  Flora |  Great Bend  | Hanesville  | Harrisonville | Hazael  | Hemlock Grove  | Hobson  | Hobson Junction  | Horner Hill  | Joppa |  Keno | Kingsbury  | Langsville  | Letart Falls  | Lima  | Lincoln Heights  | Long Bottom  | Meigs |Merritt  | Middleport  | Midway  | Minersville  | Mount Blanco  | Nease Settlement | Oldtown  | Flats  |  Pageville  | Pinegrove  | Plants  | Point Rock  | Pomeroy  | Portland |  Racine  | Reedsville  | Rock Springs  | Rolandus  | Rushville  | Rutland  | Salem Center Shade River  | Silver Run  | Snowville  | Spiller  | Success  | Sumner  | Syracuse  | Tuppers Plains  | Valley Ford  | Welsh  | Welshtown  | Wolfpen


Resources

Cemeteries

For a list of cemeteries in Meigs County, OH, click here.

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Meigs County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Ohio.


- Civil War service men from Meigs 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 Meigs County.
- 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)