Shelby County, Ohio Genealogy

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| building address = Shelby County Courthouse<br>129 East Court St.<br>Sidney, Ohio 45365<br>[http://www.co.shelby.oh.us/ Shelby 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>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1824</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1824</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1819<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1825<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Shelby County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] County in 1819.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] County in 1819.<br>
 
*'''County Seat: '''Sidney<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Sidney<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>[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (north){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] (south){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (west){{·}} [[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (northwest){{·}}[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (southeast){{·}}[[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (north){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] (south){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (west){{·}} [[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (northwest){{·}}[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (southeast){{·}}[[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]] (east)
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:55, 16 August 2012

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Shelby County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Shelby County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created April 1, 1819
County Seat Sidney
Courthouse
Shelby County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Shelby County Courthouse
129 East Court St.
Sidney, Ohio 45365
Shelby County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1824
1867
1819
1825
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Miami County in 1819.
  • County Seat: Sidney
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Shelby County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [1]Auglaize (north) · Miami (south) · Darke (west) · Mercer (northwest) · Champaign (southeast) · Logan (east)

Ohio Digital Collections


History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[2]

Parent County

1819--Shelby County was created 7 January 1819 from Miami County.  County seat: Sidney [3]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Shelby County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Shelby County.

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. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).