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Putnam County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Putnam County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: April 1, 1820
County Seat Ottawa
Courthouse
Putnam County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Putnam County Courthouse
245 Main St.
Ottawa, Ohio 45875-1968
Putnam County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1857
1834
1867
1830
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


History

Israel Putnam.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[2]

Parent County

1820--Putnam County was created 12 February 1820 from Shelby County.  County seat: Ottawa [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. "Putnam County, Ohio," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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