Meigs County, Ohio

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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>
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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>  
  
 
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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.
  
::- [[116th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and G
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'''[[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, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.
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'''[[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, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
  
 
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*[http://meigscohistorical.org/485.html Meigs County, Ohio Historical Society]
 
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Revision as of 15:47, 7 March 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Meigs County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1819--Meigs County was created 21 January 1819 from Gallia and Athens Counties.
County seat: Pomeroy [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Meigs County boundary changes.

Record Loss

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

Neighboring Counties

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 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).