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Contents

County Courthouse

Miami County Ohio Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1807--Miami County was created 16 January 1807 from Montgomery County.  County seat: Troy [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Miami County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

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.

Bethel Cemebery, Tipp City Ohio BillionGraves
Casstown Cemetery, Casstown BillionGraves
Riverside Cemetery, Troy BillionGraves

Church

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.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

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.

Land

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

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.

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


Newspapers

Marriage and Birth notices from Newspapers

Probate

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.

Societies and Libraries

Public 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.

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

References

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

 

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