Ohio Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(merge from Ohio Minorities)
(fixing intervals)
(11 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 7: Line 7:
 
African Americans make up a rich part of [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=570 Ohio's History]. [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1459 The Ohio Constitution of 1803], outlawed slavery, this was in accordance to the [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1747 Northwest Ordinance of 1787]. Run away slaves would hide among the friendly Native American tribes, many in a village of [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=646 Wyandot Indians] in the [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=816 Upper Sandusky].  
 
African Americans make up a rich part of [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=570 Ohio's History]. [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1459 The Ohio Constitution of 1803], outlawed slavery, this was in accordance to the [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1747 Northwest Ordinance of 1787]. Run away slaves would hide among the friendly Native American tribes, many in a village of [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=646 Wyandot Indians] in the [http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=816 Upper Sandusky].  
  
Records can be found at:
+
'''Records'''
  
*''Special Enumeration of Blacks Immigrating to Ohio, 1861-1863'' <ref>Ohio. Auditor of State. ''Special Enumeration of Blacks Immigrating to Ohio, 1861-1863''. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 198-. (Family History Library film 1688779.) </ref>Contains indexes by immigrants' names, previous residences, counties in which the lived, and questionable names. It also includes original returns by county.  
+
*Ohio. Auditor of State. ''Special Enumeration of Blacks Immigrating to Ohio, 1861-1863''. (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 198-.) {{FHL|564229|item|disp=FHL film 1688779.}}  Contains indexes by immigrants' names, previous residences, counties in which the lived, and questionable names. It also includes original returns by county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohafram/ Ohio African American Genealogy] has sources to assist you in your search for your ancestors.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohafram/ Ohio African American Genealogy] has sources to assist you in your search for your ancestors.  
 
*[http://www.prairiebluff.com/aacemetery/oh.htm African American Cemeteries] online  
 
*[http://www.prairiebluff.com/aacemetery/oh.htm African American Cemeteries] online  
 
*[http://sites.google.com/site/janscorner/home/an-act-to-regulate-black-and-mulatto-persons An Act to Regulate Black and Mulatto persons]
 
*[http://sites.google.com/site/janscorner/home/an-act-to-regulate-black-and-mulatto-persons An Act to Regulate Black and Mulatto persons]
  
=== Germans in Ohio ===
+
=== American Indians ===
  
*''Early Nineteenth-Century German Settlers in Ohio (Mainly Cincinnati and Environs), Kentucky, and Other States'' <ref>Smith, Clifford Neal. ''Early Nineteenth-Century German Settlers in Ohio (Mainly Cincinnati and Environs), Kentucky, and Other States''. McNeal, Arizona: Westland Publications, 1984. (Family History Library book 973 W2smn no. 20.) &amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</ref>Indexes and abstracts membership records, obituaries, and articles published in Der Deutsche Pioniere . . ., a monthly magazine published by the Deutsche Pioniereverien (Union of German Pioneers).
+
See [[Indians of Ohio]].  
*''Ohio Valley German Biographical Index'' <ref>Tolzmann, Don Heinrich. ''Ohio Valley German Biographical Index''. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1992. (Family History Library book 977.1 D42t.) </ref>Includes information on individuals from Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.
+
 
 +
=== Germans  ===
 +
 
 +
See [[Germans in Ohio|Germans in Ohio wiki page]]
 +
 
 +
=== Jewish Records  ===
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.accessjewishcleveland.org www.accessjewishcleveland.org] includes a database of over 85,000 graves in 14 Cleveland area cemeteries.
  
 
=== Societies  ===
 
=== Societies  ===
  
The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society], the [http://www.wrhs.org/ Western Reserve Historical Society], and many university libraries maintain collections of records for ethnic, racial, and religious groups in Ohio. See&nbsp;[[Ohio Archives and Libraries|Ohio Archives and Libraries]] for more information.
+
*'''Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland'''<br>27100 Cedar Road<br>Beachwood, Ohio 44122<br>E-mail: [mailto:president@clevelandjgs.org president@clevelandjgs.org]<br>Internet: [http://www.clevelandjgs.org/ Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland]  
  
'''Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland'''<br>996 Eastlawn Drive<br>Highland Heights, OH 44143-3126<br>Telephone: (440)449-2326<br>E-Mail: [mailto:br1595@aol.com br1595@aol.com]<br>Internet: [http://www.clevelandjgs.org/ Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland]  
+
*The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society], the [http://www.wrhs.org/ Western Reserve Historical Society], and many university libraries maintain collections of records for ethnic, racial, and religious groups in Ohio. See&nbsp;[[Ohio Archives and Libraries|Ohio Archives and Libraries]] for more information.
  
'''Fabela Lozano Solis Villanueva'''<br>Genealogy Record<br>7747 Wildwood Road<br>Findlay, OH 45840-9538<br>Telephone: (419) 424-1199  
+
*'''Fabela Lozano Solis Villanueva'''<br>Genealogy Record<br>7747 Wildwood Road<br>Findlay, OH 45840-9538<br>Telephone: (419) 424-1199  
  
'''Afro-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland'''<br>P.O. Box 201476<br>Cleveland, OH 44120-9998<br>Internet: [http://www.aagsclev.org/ Afro-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland]  
+
*'''Afro-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland'''<br>P.O. Box 201476<br>Cleveland, OH 44120-9998<br>Internet: [http://www.aagsclev.org/ Afro-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland]  
  
'''Afro-American Family History Association'''<br>8716 Harkness Road<br>Cleveland, OH 44106  
+
*'''Afro-American Family History Association'''<br>8716 Harkness Road<br>Cleveland, OH 44106  
  
'''Ohio State University'''<br>Black Studies Library<br>1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Rm 226<br>Columbus, OH 43210-1286<br>Phone: (614) 688-8676<br>Fax: (614) 292-7859<br>E-Mail: [mailto:pillow.2@osu.edu pillow.2@osu.edu]<br>Internet: [http://library.osu.edu/ Ohio State University]  
+
*'''Ohio State University'''<br>Black Studies Library<br>1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Rm 226<br>Columbus, OH 43210-1286<br>Phone: (614) 688-8676<br>Fax: (614) 292-7859<br>E-Mail: [mailto:pillow.2@osu.edu pillow.2@osu.edu]<br>Internet: [http://library.osu.edu/ Ohio State University]  
  
 
=== Family History Library  ===
 
=== Family History Library  ===
Line 53: Line 60:
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
<references />  
+
<references />
  
 
{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
 
{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
  
 
[[Category:Ohio|Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups]]
 
[[Category:Ohio|Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups]]

Revision as of 18:51, 13 June 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

For a brief discussion of the many minorities who immigrated to Ohio, see the Ohio Emigration and Immigration page.

Contents

African Americans

African Americans make up a rich part of Ohio's History. The Ohio Constitution of 1803, outlawed slavery, this was in accordance to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. Run away slaves would hide among the friendly Native American tribes, many in a village of Wyandot Indians in the Upper Sandusky.

Records

American Indians

See Indians of Ohio.

Germans

See Germans in Ohio wiki page

Jewish Records

Societies

  • Fabela Lozano Solis Villanueva
    Genealogy Record
    7747 Wildwood Road
    Findlay, OH 45840-9538
    Telephone: (419) 424-1199
  • Afro-American Family History Association
    8716 Harkness Road
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • Ohio State University
    Black Studies Library
    1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Rm 226
    Columbus, OH 43210-1286
    Phone: (614) 688-8676
    Fax: (614) 292-7859
    E-Mail: pillow.2@osu.edu
    Internet: Ohio State University

Family History Library

Other records and histories of ethnic, racial, and religious groups in Ohio are listed in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

OHIO - MINORITIES
OHIO - EMIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION

The name of the minority, such as:

  • BLACKS
  • AFRO-AMERICANS
  • JEWS
  • AMERICAN LOYALISTS
  • ITALIANS
  • QUAKERS - OHIO.

Handbooks on how to research specific groups (such as Czech, German, Hispanic, Indian, Irish, Polish, etc.). For example under the heading POLES - UNITED STATES, you can find a book called Polish Genealogy Heraldry.

References