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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
Created March 1, 1848
County Seat Mount Gilead
Courthouse
Morrow County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Morrow County Courthouse
48 E. High St.
Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338-1458
Morrow County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Probate Court has birth and death records 1856-1857 and 1867-1908,
married 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 Please Court, Court has divorce and court records[1]

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.

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, 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.

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, Ohio 43338

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

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.

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), Morrow County, Ohio. Page 544 At various libraries (WorldCat); 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).

 

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