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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Birth">Birth</a>
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Marriage">Marriage</a>
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Death">Death</a>
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Taxation">Tax</a>
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Land_and_Property">Land</a>
<a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Probate">Probate</a>
1867
1804
1867

1800
1804
*For earlier dates, try... <a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Church_Records">Church</a> | <a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Obituaries">Obituaries</a> | <a href="Muskingum County, Ohio#Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a>
  • Parent Counties: Formed from <a href="Fairfield County, Ohio">Fairfield</a> and <a href="Washington County, Ohio">Washington</a> Counties 7 January 1804.Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  • County Seat: Zanesville
  • Neighboring Counties: Muskingum County, Ohio residents may also have records in Wikipedia contributors, "Muskingum County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muskingum_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).<a href="Coshocton County, Ohio">Coshocton</a> (north) · <a href="Morgan County, Ohio">Morgan</a> (south) · <a href="Licking County, Ohio">Licking</a> (west) · <a href="Guernsey County, Ohio">Guernsey</a> (east)  · <a href="Perry County, Ohio">Perry</a> (southwest) · <a href="Noble County, Ohio">Noble</a> (southeast)

Boundary Changes

  • A part of the county was returned to Fairfield County 1817.
  • Parts set off to create Coshocton 1810, Guernsey 1810, Morgan 1817.

See an interactive map of Muskingum County <a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html">boundary changes</a>.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

<a href="LDS Cemetery Records">LDS Cemetery Records</a> (rural or uncertain specific location)
Vol. 1, page 139 - South Adamsville <img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/2/2e/St._Nicholas_Church_Zanesville%2C_Ohio.JPG" _fck_mw_filename="St. Nicholas Church Zanesville, Ohio.JPG" _fck_mw_location="right" _fck_mw_width="200" _fck_mw_type="thumb" alt="St. Nicholas Church Zanesville, Ohio.JPG" class="fck_mw_frame fck_mw_right" style="width: 200;" />

Church Records

Roman Catholic
Lutheran
  • Records kept by Carl Louis Wagner, Lutheran minister, 1920-1965 Records kept by Carl Louis Wagner, Lutheran minister, 1920-1965. Wagner, Carl Louis. Family History Library Film Number: 1036647 Item 1 Contains baptisms, confirmations, funerals and weddings in the following locations.
    • Brandywine and Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia
    • Zanesville and Philo, Muskingum County, Ohio
    • Eagleport, Morgan County, Ohio
    • Lake Township, Fort Wayne, Indiana
    • Dixon and Amboy, Lee County, Illinois
  • <a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmuskin/church.html">Muskingum County OHGenWeb Project</a> has additional information about various church groups and their records.
Market Street Baptist Church
  • 105 South 6th Street
  • Zanesville, Ohio 43701-3608
  • Phone: (740) 452-1620
Prospect United Methodist Church

On Prospect Church Road (County Road 99). Has cemetery beside it, see 'Cemeteries' below for link with Google map, headstone images.

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Home of the <a href="http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/4597">"Y" Bridge</a> which crosses the Muskingum and Licking Rivers. The Ohio government authorized the creation of Muskingum County on January 7, 1804 and the County of Muskingum was established on 1 March 1804. <a href="http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1986">Muskingum County</a> was named from the Delaware Indian word meaning “a town near the river”.

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Muskingum 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 Muskingum County.

- <a href="1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry">1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry</a>, Company B, also known as "Laughlin's Cavalry"
- <a href="1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry">1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>, Company H, also known as the Zanesville Guards 
- <a href="97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry">97th Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>, Companies E, F, G, and K

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Online obituaries since 27 Dec 2001

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse


<a href="http://www.muskingumcountycourt.org/">Muskingum County</a>
401 Main Street
Zanesville, OH 43701
Phone: (740) 455-7138

Family History Centers
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers">Introduction to LDS Family History Centers</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Zanesville Ohio Family History Center">Zanesville Ohio Family History Center</a>
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

<a href="Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)">Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953</a> Free name indexes and images at <a href="Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)">FamilySearch</a>. 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

Populated Places

City
  • <a href="Zanesville">Zanesville, Ohio</a>
Villages
  • <a href="Adamsville, Muskingum, Ohio">Adamsville</a>
  • Dresden
  • <a href="Frazeysburg, Ohio">Frazeysburg</a>
  • Fultonham
  • Gratiot
  • New Concord
  • Norwich
  • Philo
  • Roseville
  • South Zanesville
Townships
  • Adams
  • Blue Rock
  • Brush Creek
  • Cass
  • Clay
  • Falls
  • Harrison
  • Highland
  • Hopewell
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Licking
  • Madison
  • Meigs
  • Monroe
  • Muskingum
  • Newton
  • <a href="Perry Township, Muskingum, Ohio">Perry</a>
  • Rich Hill
  • Salem
  • Salt Creek
  • Springfield
  • Union
  • Washington
  • Wayne
Communities
  • Adams Mills
  • Blue Rock
  • Chandlersville
  • Duncan Falls
  • East Fultonham
  • Hopewell
  • Nashport
  • North Zanesville
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Trinway
  • White Cottage


References

<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Muskingum_County,_Ohio">Muskingum_County,_Ohio</a>


 

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