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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Pike County''  
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| county = Pike County
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| state = Ohio
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| building image = Pike County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Pike County Courthouse<br>100 E. 2nd<br>Waverly, Ohio 45690-1301<br>[http://www.pikecountycourt.org/ Pike County Website]
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}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Pike County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
*[http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/Courthouses/pike.html Pike County Courthouse]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== History  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1815</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center></center> <br>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1799<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1817<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Pike County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Pike County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Pike County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County ====
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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>
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*'''County Seat: '''Waverly
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*'''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)
  
'''1815--'''Pike County was created 4 January 1815 from [[Ross_County,_Ohio|Ross]], [[Scioto_County,_Ohio|Scioto]], and [[Adams_County,_Ohio|Adams]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Waverly <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/maps/oh_cf.html Ohio County Formation Map]
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*See an interactive map of Pike County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/Townships/index.htm Townships], lists cemeteries, tombstone pictures, history and maps.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/id91.htm Pike County"s Timeline]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_County%2C_Ohio Pike County, Ohio WikipediA]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Pike_County/ Histopolis], includes details for Pike County, cemeteries, cities, townships
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[[Adams_County,_Ohio|Adams]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Highland_County,_Ohio|Highland]]
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*[[Jackson_County,_Ohio|Jackson]]
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*[[Ross_County,_Ohio|Ross]]
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*[[Scioto_County,_Ohio|Scioto]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://ohiogravestones.org/search.php?search=custom&selected_cid=66&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt=oden Ohio Gravestones]  
 
*[http://ohiogravestones.org/search.php?search=custom&selected_cid=66&cfield=last&ctype=1&ctxt=oden Ohio Gravestones]  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,39131.cfm Pike County, Ohio Cemetery List]  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,39131.cfm Pike County, Ohio Cemetery List]  
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~givens/cem/pikeoh/givcpkoh.htm Givens Chapel Cemetery ]in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. (Includes many photos of headstones)
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~givens/cem/pikeoh/givcpkoh.htm Givens Chapel Cemetery ]in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. (Includes many photos of headstones)  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2105 Find a Grave]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2105 Find a Grave]  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/ohio/pike.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/ohio/pike.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/tombpics/pike/pikeco.htm Ohio GenWeb Tombstone Phot Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/tombpics/pike/pikeco.htm Ohio GenWeb Tombstone Phot Project]  
*[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/OH/PK.html The Political Graveyard]
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*[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/OH/PK.html The Political Graveyard]  
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*Many Cemetery 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 {{FHL|454339|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Census and Directories  ====
 
==== Census and Directories  ====
  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/censusindx.htm Pike County Ohio Census Index]
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/censusindx.htm Pike County Ohio Census Index]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7734&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1820 United States Federal Census] $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8058&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1830 United States Federal Census] $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8057&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1840 United States Federal Census] $
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*[[United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8756&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $
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*[[United States Census 1850]]
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*[[United States Census 1860]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1860 United States Federal Census] $
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*[[United States Census 1870]]
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*[[United States Census 1880]] (Index only)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1890 Veterans Schedule] $
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*[[United States Census 1900]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1910 United States Federal Census] $
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*[[United States Census 1920]]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 Census of Merchant Seamen]&nbsp;$
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39131.cfm Pike County, Ohio Churches]  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39131.cfm Pike County, Ohio Churches]  
 
*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Pike&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Pike County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Pike&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Pike County, Ohio]
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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*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 {{FHL|372894|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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*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 {{FHL|556255|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/pike/pikeco_funeralrecords2.htm Pike County Funeral Records 1913-1917] (Hammerstein Funeral Home)
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/pike/pikeco_funeralrecords2.htm Pike County Funeral Records 1913-1917] (Hammerstein Funeral Home)
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH131&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search ](BLM)
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/pike/shared/ucc/ucc_name.php Land Access]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=1246&path= U. S. General Land Office Records], 1796-1907 $
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/pikeco_biosindx.htm Pike County Ohio Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/pikeco_biosindx.htm Pike County Ohio Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3APike+County+%28Ohio%29+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Pike County, Ohio Biograhies ](WorldCat)  
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3APike+County+%28Ohio%29+Biography.&qt=hot_subject Pike County, Ohio Biograhies ](WorldCat)  
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?utm_source=gan&utm_medium=gan&utm_content=k160710&utm_campaign=gan&ix=qcdoh10073_scioto History of River Scioto Valley, Ohio] (WorldVital Records $)\
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?utm_source=gan&utm_medium=gan&utm_content=k160710&utm_campaign=gan&ix=qcdoh10073_scioto History of River Scioto Valley, Ohio] (WorldVital Records $)  
 
*[http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1999 History of PIke County]  
 
*[http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=1999 History of PIke County]  
*''[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henryhowesbook/pike.html Historical Collections of Ohio]'' by Henry Howe Vol. 1888
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*''[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henryhowesbook/pike.html Historical Collections of Ohio]'' by Henry Howe Vol. 1888  
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*Many History 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 {{FHL|329349|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH131&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search ](BLM)
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*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/pike/shared/ucc/ucc_name.php Land Access]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=1246&path= U. S. General Land Office Records], 1796-1907 $
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*Many Land 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 {{FHL|487457|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/OH/OH38map.html 1914 County Map for Pike-Ross]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/OH/OH38map.html 1914 County Map for Pike-Ross]  
*[http://jrshelby.com/hcl/oh.htm Ohio Historical Lines]
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*[http://jrshelby.com/hcl/oh.htm Ohio Historical Lines]  
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*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Maps_of_Pike_County,_Ohio Maps of Pike County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.us-places.com/Ohio/maps/Pike-County-map.htm Map Showing Pike County, Ohio]
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/Military/ Military Index]
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===== General  =====
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenships ====
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- [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/Military/ Military Index] <br>
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===== Civil War  =====
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*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.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]], Company C
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===== World War II  =====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I&nbsp;Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939 U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946] $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1002 U. S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942] $
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1861144 United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/OBITS/index.htm Obituaries]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/OBITS/index.htm Obituaries]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010012600/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/obitscatalog.html Obituary and Death Notices]
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010012600/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/obitscatalog.html Obituary and Death Notices]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040803090213/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/willscatalog.html Pike County Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040803090213/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/willscatalog.html Pike County Wills &amp;&nbsp;Administrations]
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*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 {{FHL|496874|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== 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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*[http://www.pike.lib.oh.us/ Garnet A. Wilson PUblic Library]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/ Pike County Genealogy &amp; Historical Society]
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*[http://ogs.org/ The Ohio Genealogical Society]
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/pikeco/births.htm Pike County, Ohio Births]  
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===== Birth  =====
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*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/pikeco/births.htm Pike County, Ohio Births]
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===== Marriage  =====
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/pikeco_marr_a.htm Pike County Ohio Marriages]  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/pike/pikeco_marr_a.htm Pike County Ohio Marriages]  
*==== Vital Records ==== '''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. 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.  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
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===== Death  =====
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*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths]], 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F700227 FamilySearch]. 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.  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002] $
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1944]  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1944]  
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010010559/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Pike County Death Records, 1958-1967<br>]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010010559/www.scioto.org/Pike/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Pike County Death Records, 1958-1967<br>]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/MISC/id221.htm Pike County Names and Years of Deaths of Early Resident Who Died Intestate]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/MISC/id221.htm Pike County Names and Years of Deaths of Early Resident Who Died Intestate]
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*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 {{FHL|372908|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/ Pike County Genealogy &amp; Historical Society]
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*[http://www.pike.lib.oh.us/ Garnet A. Wilson PUblic Library]
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*[http://ogs.org/ The Ohio Genealogical Society]
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== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/pikeco/ USGenWeb ]project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.ohgenealogy.com/pikeco/ USGenWeb ]project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196673&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Pike Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Pike Family History Library Catalog|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/ Publication List]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/ Publication List]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Pike Cyndi's List for Pike County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/oh-local.htm#Pike Cyndi's List for Pike County, Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.myohiogenealogy.com/oh_county/ro.htm My Ohio Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.myohiogenealogy.com/oh_county/ro.htm My Ohio Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.pikechamber.org/members.html Pike County Chamber of Commerce]
 
*[http://www.pikechamber.org/members.html Pike County Chamber of Commerce]
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/Townships/index.htm Townships], lists cemeteries, tombstone pictures, history and maps.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohpcgs/id91.htm Pike County"s Timeline]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_County%2C_Ohio Pike County, Ohio WikipediA]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Pike_County/ Histopolis], includes details for Pike County, cemeteries, cities, townships
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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
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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 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).