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=== County Courthouse<br>  ===
 
 
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[http://www.pikecountycourt.org/ Pike County Courthouse ]<br>100 E 2nd Street<br> Waverly, OH 45690<br> Phone: 740.947.2715 <br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike County, Ohio. Page 545 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties 4 January 1815.<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;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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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]], [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]], and [[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] Counties 4 January 1815.<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;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Waverly  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Waverly  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Pike County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (north){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (south){{·}}[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (west){{·}} [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (southwest){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (east)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Pike County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] (north){{·}}[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto]] (south){{·}}[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (west){{·}} [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (southwest){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (east)
 
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*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Courthouses/pike.html Pike County Courthouse]
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[http://www.pikecountycourt.org/ Pike County Courthouse ]<br>100 E 2nd Street<br> Waverly, OH 45690<br> Phone: 740.947.2715 <br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike County, Ohio. Page 545 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 22:50, 27 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Pike County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Pike County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Pike County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Pike County Courthouse
100 E. 2nd
Waverly, Ohio 45690-1301
Pike County Website
United States go to Ohio go to Pike County


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1815
1867

1799
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Adams, Ross, and Scioto Counties 4 January 1815.[1]
  • County Seat: Waverly
  • Neighboring Counties: Pike County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Ross (north) · Scioto (south) · Highland (west) · Adams (southwest) · Jackson (east)


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

  • Many Court Records for Pike 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 their holdings, see topic details.
  • Many Guardianship Records for Pike 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 their holdings, see topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps


Military

General

- Military Index

Civil War
  • Civil War service men from Ross 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 Ross County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Company C
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers


Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

  • Pike County Wills & Administrations
  • Many Probate Records for Pike 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 their holdings, see topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Pike County Courthouse
100 E 2nd Street
Waverly, OH 45690
Phone: 740.947.2715

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815;
County Recorder has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Many Vital Records for Pike 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 their holdings, see topic details.


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