Mercer County, Ohio Genealogy

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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Mercer County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Mercer County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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 [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;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: '''Celina  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Celina  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mercer County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercer_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)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mercer County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercer_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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=== Resources  ===
 
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''<br>  
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:31, 16 August 2012

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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
Created April 1, 1820
County Seat Celina
Courthouse
Mercer County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Mercer County Courthouse
101 N. Main St.
Celina, Ohio 45822
Mercer County Website

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



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mercer 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

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

Gazetteers

Genealogy

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

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mercer County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercer_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).