Ross County, Ohio Genealogy

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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
 
*[http://www.co.ross.oh.us/ Ross County Courthouse]
 
 
=== History  ===
 
 
{{Wikipedia|Ross County, Ohio}}
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1798--'''Ross County was created 20 August 1798&nbsp;from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Chillicothe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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 ====
  
*[[Chillicothe, Ohio|Chillicothe]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Ross_County/ Histopolis] (Details for Ross County, Cemeteries, Cities, Townships)
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*[http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Ross_County,_Ohio Ross County, Ohio]
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
*[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
*[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]]
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*[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]]
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*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]
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*[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]]
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*[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]]
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*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
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== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries]  
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*Many Cemetery Records for Ross 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|367870|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Cemetery Records for Ross 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|367870|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Census and Directories  ===
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==== Census and Directories  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/census.htm Census]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/census.htm Census]  
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*Many City Directories Records for Ross 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|884879|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many City Directories Records for Ross 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|884879|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Church  ===
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/churchbible.htm Bible &amp;&nbsp;Church Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/churchbible.htm Bible &amp;&nbsp;Church Records]  
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*Many Church Records for Ross 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|359549|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Church Records for Ross 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|359549|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Court  ===
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48565&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Gateways to the West ]$ (Includes Territorial Court Order Book, 1798-1799, 1799-1800, Index to Estates and Guardianships 1797-1820).  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48565&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Gateways to the West ]$ (Includes Territorial Court Order Book, 1798-1799, 1799-1800, Index to Estates and Guardianships 1797-1820).  
 
*Many Court Records for Ross 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|440141|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Court Records for Ross 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|440141|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Germans ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
=== Funeral Homes  ===
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*Many Minority Records for Ross 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|478784|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
  
 
*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-ross-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Ross County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.caring.com/local/funeral-homes-in-ross-county-ohio Funeral Homes in Ross County, Ohio]
  
=== Land ===
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/land_records.htm Land Records]
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH141&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=1246&cj=1&iid=RHUSA2007B_OH0150-00012&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U. S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] $
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*Many Land Records for Ross 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|454088|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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=== Local Histories  ===
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==== History  ====
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{{Wikipedia|Ross County, Ohio}}
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/articles__stories.htm Articles &amp; Stories]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/articles__stories.htm Articles &amp; Stories]  
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*Many History Records for Ross 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|393546|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many History Records for Ross 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|393546|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Maps  ===
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/land_records.htm Land Records]
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH141&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=1246&cj=1&iid=RHUSA2007B_OH0150-00012&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U. S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] $
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*Many Land Records for Ross 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|454088|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Maps  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/maps.htm Ross County Ohio Maps]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/maps.htm Ross County Ohio Maps]  
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*Many Maps for Ross 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|434627|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Maps for Ross 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|434627|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Military  ===
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==== Military  ====
  
==== General  ====
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===== General  =====
  
 
*Many Military Records for Ross 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|440200|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Military Records for Ross 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|440200|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/ohio_military.html Military Records for Ohio Counties]
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/ohio_military.html Military Records for Ohio Counties]
  
==== Civil War  ====
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===== 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.
 
*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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:-[[106th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|106th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]],&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977639_86" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977639_509" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977654_891" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977654_646" />Company F<br>
 
:-[[106th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|106th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]],&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977639_86" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977639_509" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977654_891" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1288126977654_646" />Company F<br>
  
==== World War I  ====
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===== World War I  =====
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I&nbsp;Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] ($)<br>
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I&nbsp;Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] ($)<br>
  
==== World War II  ====
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===== World War II  =====
  
 
*[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]  
 
*[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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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/ross1.htm Ross County, Ohio World War II&nbsp;Casualties Army and Air Force]<br>
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/ross1.htm Ross County, Ohio World War II&nbsp;Casualties Army and Air Force]<br>
  
=== Minorities  ===
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*Many Minority Records for Ross 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|478784|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Naturalization and Citizenships  ====
 
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=== Naturalization and Citizenships  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/naturalization.htm Naturalization]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/naturalization.htm Naturalization]  
 
*Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Ross 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|382465|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Ross 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|382465|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Newspapers  ===
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/naturalization.htm Obituaries]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/naturalization.htm Obituaries]  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obitsindex/obits_oh_ross_01.htm Obituary Index, Ross County, Ohio]
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obitsindex/obits_oh_ross_01.htm Obituary Index, Ross County, Ohio]
  
=== Probate  ===
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/probate_records.htm Wills &amp;&nbsp;Probate Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/probate_records.htm Wills &amp;&nbsp;Probate Records]  
 
*Many Probate Records for Ross 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|454109|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Probate Records for Ross 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|454109|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Schools  ===
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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*[http://www.co.ross.oh.us/ Ross County Courthouse]
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Chillicothe Ohio Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17403&locTGroup=Libraries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=7&stateAbbv=&stateName= Ross County Libraries]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrcgs/ Ross County, Ohio Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.rosscountyhistorical.org/ Ross County Heritage Center]
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==== Schools  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/schools.htm Schools]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/schools.htm Schools]  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17403&locTGroup=School_districts&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= Ross County School Districts]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17403&locTGroup=School_districts&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= Ross County School Districts]
  
=== Taxation  ===
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==== Taxation  ====
  
 
*[[Ohio Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]]
 
*[[Ohio Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]]
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/birth_records.htm Birth Records 1867-1908]
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===== Marriage  =====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/birth_records.htm Birth Records 1867-1908]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/marriage_records.htm Marriage Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/marriage_records.htm Marriage Records]  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/ross/rossco_marr.htm Marriages 1798-1849]  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/ross/rossco_marr.htm Marriages 1798-1849]  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&o_xid=8911&o_lid=8911 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&o_xid=8911&o_lid=8911 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 [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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.  
 
*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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.  
 
*Many Divorce Records for Ross 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|966733|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
 
*Many Divorce Records for Ross 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|966733|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 2002]&nbsp;$  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 2002] $  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/death_records.htm Death Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohross/death_records.htm Death Records]  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48565&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Gateway to the West ]$ (Marriages from 1798-1809)  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=48565&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Gateway to the West ]$ (Marriages from 1798-1809)
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*Many Vital Records for Ross 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|480753|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Vital Records for Ross 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|480753|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrcgs/ Ross County, Ohio Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.rosscountyhistorical.org/ Ross County Heritage Center]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17403&locTGroup=Libraries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=7&stateAbbv=&stateName= Ross County Libraries]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Chillicothe Ohio Family History Center]]
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=17403#Libr Profile for Ross County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=17403#Libr Profile for Ross County, Ohio]
  
=== Sources and Footnotes ===
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Chillicothe, Ohio|Chillicothe]]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Ross_County/ Histopolis] (Details for Ross County, Cemeteries, Cities, Townships)
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*[http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Ross_County,_Ohio Ross County, Ohio]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]]
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*[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]]
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*[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]]
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*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]
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*[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]]
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*[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]]
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*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
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=== References ===
  
 
<references />{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
 
<references />{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
  
 
[[Category:Ross_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Ross_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 22:19, 16 August 2012

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Ross County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Ross County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created August 20, 1798
County Seat Chillicothe
Courthouse
Ross County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Ross County Courthouse
2 N. Paint St.
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Ross County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1798
1867
1797
1797
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Ross County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

  • Gateways to the West $ (Includes Territorial Court Order Book, 1798-1799, 1799-1800, Index to Estates and Guardianships 1797-1820).
  • Many Court Records for Ross 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

  • Many Minority Records for Ross 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.

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Ross County, Ohio
Local Histories


Land and Property


Maps

Military

General
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 Cavalry, Company M
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Company B
-106th Regiment, Ohio InfantryCompany F
World War I
World War II


Naturalization and Citizenships

  • Naturalization
  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Ross 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.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

  • Wills & Probate Records
  • Many Probate Records for Ross 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
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • 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.
  • Many Divorce Records for Ross 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.
  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 2002 $
  • Death Records
  • Gateway to the West $ (Marriages from 1798-1809)
  • Many Vital Records for Ross 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

Neighboring Counties

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).