Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy

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| building address = Scioto County Courthouse<br>607 7th St.<br>Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-3948<br>[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/ Scioto County Website]
 
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== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
  
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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>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1856</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1804</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1804</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1856</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1856</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1803<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1803<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1810<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] County in 1803.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] County in 1803.<br>
 
*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (north){{·}}[[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County, Kentucky]] and [[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (west){{·}} [[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (northeast){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southeast)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (north){{·}}[[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County, Kentucky]] and [[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (west){{·}} [[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (northeast){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southeast)
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards
  
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-[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/military/cwrd/main.aspx Civil War Reserach Database] $ <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105090705/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/8-infantry.html 8th Independent Company Ohio Volunteer Sharp Shooters] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105092420/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/OVI/ovi091.html 91st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Field and Staff] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041029062026/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/ola01.html "Final Roll Call" First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20040905000037/www.geocities.com/srhackettbr/ Fifth Independent Ohio Sharpshooters] <br>  
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-[http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/military/cwrd/main.aspx Civil War Reserach Database] $ <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105090705/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/8-infantry.html 8th Independent Company Ohio Volunteer Sharp Shooters] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105092420/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/OVI/ovi091.html 91st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Field and Staff] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041029062026/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Military/CivilWar/ola01.html "Final Roll Call" First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L] <br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20040905000037/www.geocities.com/srhackettbr/ Fifth Independent Ohio Sharpshooters] <br>
  
 
*'''World War I <br>'''-[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $ <br>
 
*'''World War I <br>'''-[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $ <br>
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*'''Korean War'''<br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041030014304/www.scioto.org/LSV/Military/Korea/POW-KIA-Korea-DNA.html U. S. Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Korean War] <br>-[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/military.html Scioto County, Ohio Military Resources]
 
*'''Korean War'''<br>-[http://web.archive.org/web/20041030014304/www.scioto.org/LSV/Military/Korea/POW-KIA-Korea-DNA.html U. S. Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Korean War] <br>-[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/military.html Scioto County, Ohio Military Resources]
  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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*[http://catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
 
*[http://catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
  
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Revision as of 20:51, 16 August 2012

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Scioto County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Scioto County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created May 1, 1803
County Seat Portsmouth
Courthouse
Scioto County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Scioto County Courthouse
607 7th St.
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-3948
Scioto County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856
1804
1856
1803
1810
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1803--Scioto County was created 24 March 1803 from Adams County.  County seat: Portsmouth [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Scioto County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • General
    Many Military Records for Scioto 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.
-Scioto County, Ohio Military Records
  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Scioto 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 Scioto County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery,  Companies A, D, and F
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards


-Civil War Reserach Database $
-8th Independent Company Ohio Volunteer Sharp Shooters
-91st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Field and Staff
-"Final Roll Call" First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L
-Fifth Independent Ohio Sharpshooters


Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Scioto 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

Probate

  • Many Probate Records for Scioto 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.

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).