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{{Ohio-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Morrow County''  
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| building address = Morrow County Courthouse<br>48 E. High St.<br>Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338-1458<br>[http://www.morrowcounty.info/morrowoff.htm Morrow County Website]
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Morrow County'''  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
Morrow County Courthouse<br>48 East High Street<br>Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338
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|-
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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>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</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>1848</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></center> <br>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1848<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1848<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Morrow County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Morrow County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Morrow County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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== History  ==
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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;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: '''Mount Gilead
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Morrow County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrow_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)
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.  
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See an interactive map of Morrow County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
The Townships that came from Knox County are: Franklin, Chester and South Bloomfield.
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
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.
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=== Resources  ===
  
The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Biography ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/morrow.htm Tombstone Transcription Project]
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ctyinfo.html Map: The Townships of Morrow County]
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[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 21 page 24 - unidentified cemetery
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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==== Church Records ====
  
*[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]]
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==== Court Records  ====
*[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]]
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*[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]]
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*[[Marion County, Ohio|Marion]]
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*[[Richland County, Ohio|Richland]]
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== Places / Localities ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/morrow.htm Tombstone Transcription Project]
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==== History  ====
  
[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 21 page 24 - unidentified cemetery
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
==== Church  ====
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=dQMwAAAAYAAJ History of Morrow County and Ohio: containing a brief history of the state of Ohio ... a history of Morrow County ... biographical sketches, portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc ](Google Books)
  
==== Court  ====
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=PBQVAAAAYAAJ History of Morrow County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1] (Google Books)
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH29&CISOPTR=63328&REC=8 History of Morrow County and Ohio]&nbsp;: 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.<br>
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*Civil War service men from&nbsp;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&nbsp;Morrow County.
 
*Civil War service men from&nbsp;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&nbsp;Morrow County.
  
:[[96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]]
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:[[96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]]  
 
::Company C, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm roster]&nbsp;  
 
::Company C, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm roster]&nbsp;  
::Company D (both Morrow and [[Marion_County,_Ohio#Military|Marion]] Counties), [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_d.htm roster]&nbsp;
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::Company D (both Morrow and [[Marion County, Ohio#Military|Marion]] Counties), [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_d.htm roster]&nbsp;
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.morrowcounty.info/ Morrow County Courthouse]<br> 48 East High Street <br>Mount Gilead, OH 43338<br>419.947.2085 <br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records 1856-1857 and 1867-1908, marriage and probate records from 1848 and naturalization records&nbsp;1848-1894;
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[http://www.morrowcountyhealth.org/page.aspx?id=104724 County Health Department] has birth and death records&nbsp;from 1908. [http://www.ohiorecorders.com/morrow.html County Recorder] has land records from 1848 and military records. Common Pleas Court has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morrow 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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D 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.
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ The Morrow County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307272 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]&nbsp;(FamilySearch.org) &nbsp;Index and images of&nbsp;Ohio death certificates. You must have a [[FamilySearch Wiki:FamilySearch Account|FamilySearch account]] and be logged in to view images.
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196580&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Morrow&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1949341 Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007] (FamilySearch.org) Free index. Provides death certificate number. Order originals through the [http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/request.cfm Ohio History Store]&nbsp;($).
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1681000 Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997] (FamilySearch.org) &nbsp;Index. &nbsp;Provides FHL Film number of original death certificate.
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/ Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913 - 1944] (Ohio Historical Society) Free index. Search by county and timeframe. Order originals through the [http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/request.cfm Ohio History Store]&nbsp;($).
  
== References ==
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=== Web Sites ===
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ The Morrow County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]<br>  
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Morrow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
[[Category:Morrow_County,_Ohio]]
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=== Places  ===
  
{{ohio|ohio}}
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The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.
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The Townships that came from Knox County are: Franklin, Chester and South Bloomfield.
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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.
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The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.
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==== Populated Places  ====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ctyinfo.html Map: The Townships of Morrow County]
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=== References  ===
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[[Category:Morrow_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 19:11, 30 September 2012

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Morrow County, Ohio
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Boundary map of Morrow County, Ohio
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Courthouse
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Address Morrow County Courthouse
48 E. High St.
Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338-1458
Morrow County Website
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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


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Morrow County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcription Project

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 24 - unidentified cemetery

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

History of Morrow County and Ohio: containing a brief history of the state of Ohio ... a history of Morrow County ... biographical sketches, portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc (Google Books)

History of Morrow County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1 (Google Books)

Land and Property

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 

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Morrow County Courthouse
48 East High Street
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
419.947.2085

Probate Court has birth and death records 1856-1857 and 1867-1908, marriage and probate records from 1848 and naturalization records 1848-1894;

County Health Department has birth and death records from 1908. County Recorder has land records from 1848 and military records. Common Pleas Court has divorce and court records.[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Places

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

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