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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

County Courthouse


Van Wert County Courthouse
121 E Main Street 2nd Floor
Van Wert, OH 45891
Phone: 419.238.1022

Clerk Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,
marriage records from 1840 and probate records from 1837;
Board of Health has birth and death records from 1908;
County Recorder has land records from 1823



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).

 

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