Monroe County, Ohio Genealogy

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]], [[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey]] and [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties in 1813 (1815).<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]], [[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey]] and [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties in 29 January 1813.<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;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: '''Woodsfield<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>[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]] (north){{·}}[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] (south){{·}}[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (west){{·}}[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall County, West Virginia]] and [[Wetzel County, West Virginia|Wetzel County, West Virginia]] (east){{·}} [[Ohio County, West Virginia|Ohio County, West Virginia]] (southeast)
 
*'''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>[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]] (north){{·}}[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] (south){{·}}[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (west){{·}}[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall County, West Virginia]] and [[Wetzel County, West Virginia|Wetzel County, West Virginia]] (east){{·}} [[Ohio County, West Virginia|Ohio County, West Virginia]] (southeast)
  
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== History  ==
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'''1813--'''Monroe County was created 29 January 1813&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]], [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]],&nbsp;and&nbsp;[[Guernsey County, Ohio|Guernsey]] Counties.'''County seat: '''Woodsfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Monroe County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Monroe County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
 
*[[Belmont County, Ohio|Belmont]]
 
*[[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]]
 
*[[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]]
 
*[[Wetzel County, West Virginia|Wetzel County, West Virginia]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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.  
 
'''[[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.  
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====

Revision as of 19:17, 10 August 2012

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Monroe County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Monroe County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: January 29, 1813
County Seat Woodsfield
Courthouse
Monroe County Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1866
1867
1836

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

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Monroe County boundary changes.


Places/Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
- Civil War service men from Monroe 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 Monroe County.
- 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A, C, D, E, and F

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