Mercer County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
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*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
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== County Courthouse ==
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== Historical Facts ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1823<br></center>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] Counties in 1820 (1824).<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Celina<br>&nbsp;
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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>[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (north){{·}}[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]] (northwest){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (south){{·}}[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (southeast){{·}} [[Jay County, Indiana|Jay County, Indiana]] (west){{·}} [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (east)
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<br> [[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:42, 12 July 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Mercer County



Mercer County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Mercer County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Mercer County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1838
1867
1823
1824
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1820--Mercer County was created 12 February 1820 from Darke County.  County seat: Celina [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mercer County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Mercer County.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).