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[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Miami County'''
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*'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Miami County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Miami County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
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*{{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]
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*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
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*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
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| building address = Miami County Courthouse<br>215 W. Main St.<br>Troy, Ohio 45373-3263<br>[http://www.co.miami.oh.us/ Miami County Website]
 
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}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Miami County'''
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:Miami County Ohio Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Miami County Ohio Courthouse.jpg]]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1853</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1807</center>
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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>1807<br></center>
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] County 16 January 1807.<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>  
 
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*'''County Seat: '''Troy
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Miami County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (north){{·}}[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] (south){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (west){{·}}[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] and [[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]] (east)
 
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'''1807--'''Miami County was created 16 January 1807&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Troy <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]]
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*[[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]]
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*[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]]
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*[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Biographies ====
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==== Biography ====
  
 
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/stories/biograph/biograph.htm Biographical Sketches and Stories] of Miami County Ohio - People, places, and things.&nbsp; Indexed by surname  
 
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/stories/biograph/biograph.htm Biographical Sketches and Stories] of Miami County Ohio - People, places, and things.&nbsp; Indexed by surname  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76224 Casstown Cemetery, Casstown]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76224 Casstown Cemetery, Casstown]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76423 Curtis Union Cemetery, West Milton]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76423 Curtis Union Cemetery, West Milton]  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78237 Riverside Cemetery, Troy]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78237 Riverside Cemetery, Troy]
  
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An [http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/m-county/court.htm Index] to Court&nbsp;Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.<br>  
 
An [http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/m-county/court.htm Index] to Court&nbsp;Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.<br>  
  
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
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[http://www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/miami/miami.htm Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.  
 
[http://www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/miami/miami.htm Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.  
  
==== Land ====
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/townships.htm Township Maps] of the 12 townships along with&nbsp;census indexes and&nbsp;historical descriptions.
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{{FHL|962534|disp=The History of Miami County, Ohio}}, published 1880, W. H. Beers &amp; Co. is available at FamilySearch.  
 
{{FHL|962534|disp=The History of Miami County, Ohio}}, published 1880, W. H. Beers &amp; Co. is available at FamilySearch.  
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/townships.htm Township Maps] of the 12 townships along with&nbsp;census indexes and&nbsp;historical descriptions.
  
 
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/NEWS%20ARTICLES.htm Marriage and Birth] notices from Newspapers  
 
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/NEWS%20ARTICLES.htm Marriage and Birth] notices from Newspapers  
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[http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/ohio/24031/piqua-oh-high-school-1919-basketball-team Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team]
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==== Taxation  ====
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[http://www.miamicountyrecorder.org/ Miami County Courthouse ]<br>201 West Main Street<br> Troy, OH 45373-3263<br> Phone: 937-332-6855 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1807; <br>Probate Judge has marriage, death and probate; <br>County Health Department has birth records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 544 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/cen-tax.htm Early Tax and Census] records 1810-1840 period.
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.  
 
The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.  
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:[http://www.troypubliclibrary.org/content/troy-local-history-library Local History Library]<br>Troy-Miami County Public Library<br>419 W. Main St.<br>Troy, Ohio 45373<br>Telephone: (937) 339-0502<br>The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.
 
:[http://www.troypubliclibrary.org/content/troy-local-history-library Local History Library]<br>Troy-Miami County Public Library<br>419 W. Main St.<br>Troy, Ohio 45373<br>Telephone: (937) 339-0502<br>The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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[http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/ohio/24031/piqua-oh-high-school-1919-basketball-team Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team]
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/cen-tax.htm Early Tax and Census] records 1810-1840 period.
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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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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Miami County, Ohio] site has many links to court records, newspapers, histories of the county, etc.
 
*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Miami County, Ohio] site has many links to court records, newspapers, histories of the county, etc.
  
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Revision as of 00:05, 29 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Miami County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Miami County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Miami County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Miami County Courthouse
215 W. Main St.
Troy, Ohio 45373-3263
Miami County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1853
1807
1867

1807
1807
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Miami County boundary changes.

Record Loss


Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Biographical Sketches and Stories of Miami County Ohio - People, places, and things.  Indexed by surname

Cemeteries

Miami County Cemetery and Gravestone Inscriptions.  A list of burial places in Miami County for which inscriptions have been copied.

BillionGraves:

Census

Church Records

Court Records

An Index to Court Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.

History

Local Histories

Histories of Miami County for 1846, 1880, 1909, 1920 and Randolph Slaves.

The History of Miami County, Ohio, published 1880, W. H. Beers & Co. is available at FamilySearch.

Land and Property

Township Maps of the 12 townships along with census indexes and historical descriptions.

Maps

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.

- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company I


Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Marriage and Birth notices from Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Miami County Courthouse
201 West Main Street
Troy, OH 45373-3263
Phone: 937-332-6855

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1807;
Probate Judge has marriage, death and probate;
County Health Department has birth records;
County Recorder has land records[1]

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.

Local History Library
Troy-Miami County Public Library
419 W. Main St.
Troy, Ohio 45373
Telephone: (937) 339-0502
The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.
Museums
Societies

Schools

Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team

Taxation

Early Tax and Census records 1810-1840 period.

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.

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
  • Miami County, Ohio site has many links to court records, newspapers, histories of the county, etc.

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