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105 North Main Street
New Lexington, Ohio 43764
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Contents


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867

1818
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Perry County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

1818-1868 Perry County, Ohio Bond Book.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

History of Fairfield and Perry Counties, Ohio ... Chicago:W.H. Beers & Co., 1883.

History of Perry County by Clement L. Martzolff.....Published by Ward & Weiland New Lexington, Ohio..Columbus, Ohio Press of Fred J. Heer 1902.

The Book of Perry County, An Historic Industrial Portfolio, published 1909.

Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Centennial Edition, Copyright 1888.

Ohio Township Resource Book... Section 1: Township Level Population Characteristics and Trends 1960-2000.

Thornville's First 150 Years 1811-1961, The Sequicentennial Program, 16 pages.

The History of Thornville, Thornport and Area, Ohio Published in 1977 by "The Thornville History Committee" 72 pages.

Shawnee Souvenir Album 1953, Ohio Sesqucentennial 1853-1953, 32 pages.

Land and Property

Many Land records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Maps

Military

  • Civil War

Civil War service men from Lucas 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 Lucas County.

- 114th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies F, G, and I

Roster of Ohio Soldiers 1861-1866. War of the Rebellion Volume III, 21st-36th Reg'ts. Infantry.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Many Probate records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic detailsfrom their catalog.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse
105 North Main Street
New Lexington, OH 43764-1241
Phone: 740.342.1022

Probate Court has birth and death records from 1867, marriage records from 1818
and probate records; County Recorder has land records[1]


The County was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812. Perry County is one of the 88 counties in Ohio.

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Perry County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society.

Perry County, Ohio Historical Society.

Taxation

Perry County, Ohio 1819 Tax Record.

1828 Perry County, Ohio Tax Duplicate.

Ohio Tax Records 1800-1850.

Vital Records

Birth

Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 1; 1867-1908.

Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 2; 1908-1950.

Marriage

Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 1; 1818-1868.

Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 2; 1915-1986.

Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at Ohio Deaths; index, 1908-1911]. 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.

Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County.

Many vital records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.


Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

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

 

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