Van Wert County, Ohio Genealogy

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{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Van Wert County'''  
 
{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Van Wert County'''  
 
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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Van Wert County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1840</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1840</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1824<br></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1824<br></center>  
 
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1840<br></center>
 
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1840<br></center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]], [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], and [[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] Counties in 1820 (1837).<br>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]], [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], and [[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] Counties in 1820 (1837).<br>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Van Wert<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Van Wert<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>[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (north){{·}}[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (south){{·}}[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (northeast){{·}} [[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] and [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (southeast){{·}}[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]] (west){{·}}[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen County, Indiana]] (northwest)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Van Wert County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Wert_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (north){{·}}[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (south){{·}}[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (northeast){{·}} [[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] and [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (southeast){{·}}[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]] (west){{·}}[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen County, Indiana]] (northwest)
  
 
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== History  ==
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1820--'''Van Wert County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Van Wert <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Allen County, Indiana|Allen County, Indiana]]
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*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
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*[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]]
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*[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]]
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*[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]]
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*[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
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:-[[99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company A
 
:-[[99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company A
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[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.
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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.
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Van+Wert|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Van+Wert|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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=== Places  ===
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[[Category:Van_Wert_County,_Ohio]]
 
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Revision as of 18:49, 20 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Van Wert County


Van Wert County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Van Wert County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created April 1, 1820
County Seat Van Wert
Courthouse
Van Wert County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Van Wert Courthouse
101 E. Main St.
Van Wert, Ohio 45891
Van Wert Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1840
1867
1824
1840
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Van Wert County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Van Wert 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 Van Wert County.
-99th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company A

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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.

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

Places

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Van Wert County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Wert_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).