Monroe County, Ohio Genealogy

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[http://www.monroecountyohio.net/ Monroe County Courthouse]<br> 101 N Main Street<br> Woodsfield, OH 43793<br> Phone: 740.472.0761 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from early 1800’s <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Count Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Ohio. Page 544 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
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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;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 [[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;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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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Monroe County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_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, "Monroe County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_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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[http://www.monroecountyohio.net/ Monroe County Courthouse]<br> 101 N Main Street<br> Woodsfield, OH 43793<br> Phone: 740.472.0761 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from early 1800’s <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>Count Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Monroe County, Ohio. Page 544 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
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Revision as of 23:58, 28 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records
Monroe County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Monroe County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
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Address Monroe County Courthouse
101 N. Main St.
Woodsfield, Ohio 43793-1097
Monroe County Website
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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


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Monroe 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

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Monroe County Courthouse
101 N Main Street
Woodsfield, OH 43793
Phone: 740.472.0761

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from early 1800’s
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
Count Recorder has land records[1]

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