Morrow County, Ohio

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], [[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]], [[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]], and [[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]] Counties in 1848.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], [[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]], [[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]], and [[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]] Counties 24 February 1848.<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: '''Mount Gilead<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>[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]] (north){{·}}[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]] (south){{·}}[[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]] (west){{·}}[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]] (east) {{·}} [[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]] (northeast)
 
*'''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>[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]] (north){{·}}[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]] (south){{·}}[[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]] (west){{·}}[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]] (east) {{·}} [[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]] (northeast)
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Morrow County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Morrow County Courthouse<br>48 East High Street<br>Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338  
 
Morrow County Courthouse<br>48 East High Street<br>Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338  
  
== History  ==
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1848--'''Morrow County was created 24 February 1848&nbsp;from [[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]], [[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]], [[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]], and [[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]] Counties. '''County seat: '''Mount Gilead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.  
 
The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.  
  
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The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.  
 
The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
See an interactive map of Morrow County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ctyinfo.html Map: The Townships of Morrow County]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ctyinfo.html Map: The Townships of Morrow County]  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
 
*[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]]
 
*[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]]
 
*[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]]
 
*[[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]]
 
*[[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]]
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 19:29, 10 August 2012

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Morrow County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Morrow County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 24, 1848
County Seat Mount Gilead
Courthouse
Morrow County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1848
1867
1848
1848
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections




Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Morrow County boundary changes.

County Courthouse

Morrow County Courthouse
48 East High Street
Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338


Places / Localities

The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.

The Townships that came from Knox County are: Franklin, Chester and South Bloomfield.

The Townships that came from Marion County are: Canaan, Cardington, Gilead (some of what is now Gilead was in Knox County) and Washington. Morven Township lands, Marion County, were ceded to Morrow County, but did not continue to exist by that name.

The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.

Populated Places

Map: The Townships of Morrow County

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcription Project

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 24 - unidentified cemetery

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

History of Morrow County and Ohio : containing a brief history of the state of Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time, embracing its topography, geological, physical and climatic features; its agricultural, stock-growing, railroad interests, etc.; a history of Morrow County, giving an account of its aboriginal inhabitants, early settlement by the whites, pioneer incidents, its growth, its improvements, organization of the county, its judicial and political history, its business and industries, churchs, schools, etc.; biographical sketches; portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc.

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Morrow 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 Morrow County.
96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company C, roster 
Company D (both Morrow and Marion Counties), roster 

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch beta. 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

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).