Washington County, Ohio Genealogy

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Washington County Courthouse<br> 205 Putnam Street<br> Marietta, OH 45740<br>Phone: 740.373.6623 <br><br>Probate Judge has birth and death records from 1867, <br>marriage and probate records from 1789; Clerk Court has<br> divorce and court records from 1795; County recorder has<br>land records <br>
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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]  
 
*Daughters of the American Revolution. Marietta Chapter (Marietta, Ohio).&nbsp;''Revolutionary soldiers buried in Washington County, Ohio&nbsp;: containing military records and short history of lives. ''Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973. {{FHL|319317|item}}''<br>''  
 
*Daughters of the American Revolution. Marietta Chapter (Marietta, Ohio).&nbsp;''Revolutionary soldiers buried in Washington County, Ohio&nbsp;: containing military records and short history of lives. ''Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973. {{FHL|319317|item}}''<br>''  
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===== War of 1812  =====
 
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Martin, Eleanor, ''Veterans, War of 1812'' (Ohio, E. Martin 1992) page 34 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F566550 FHL&nbsp;Book 977.1 A1]<br>  
 
Martin, Eleanor, ''Veterans, War of 1812'' (Ohio, E. Martin 1992) page 34 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F566550 FHL&nbsp;Book 977.1 A1]<br>  

Revision as of 19:10, 29 August 2012

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Washington County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Washington County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created July 27, 1788
County Seat Marietta
Courthouse
Washington County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Washington County Courthouse
205 Putnam St.
Marietta, Ohio 45750
Washington County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


Washington County Courthouse
205 Putnam Street
Marietta, OH 45740
Phone: 740.373.6623

Probate Judge has birth and death records from 1867,
marriage and probate records from 1789; Clerk Court has
divorce and court records from 1795; County recorder has
land records



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1789
1867

1788
1789
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary changes

See an interactive map of Washington County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War

Civil War service men from Washington 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 Washington County.

- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company L
- 36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A, F, and G


  • MIlitary Records for Ohio Counties
  • Daughters of the American Revolution. Marietta Chapter (Marietta, Ohio). Revolutionary soldiers buried in Washington County, Ohio : containing military records and short history of lives. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973. FHL Collection

War of 1812

Martin, Eleanor, Veterans, War of 1812 (Ohio, E. Martin 1992) page 34 FHL Book 977.1 A1

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

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.

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Adams, Alden, Archers, Archers Fork, Aurelius
Barlow, Bartlett, Bevertown, Beckett, Belpre
Bevan, Beverly, Blennerhassett View, Bonn, Briggs
Caywood, Churchtown, Clifton, Coal Run, Constitution Corner
Cornerville, Cow Run, Cutler, Dale, Dalzell
Dart, Decatur, Decaturville, Dell, Deucher
Devola, Dunbar, Dunham, East Norwood, Elba
Equity, Fairfield, Fay, Fearing, Fillmore
Fleming, Gasville, Germantown, Glass, Gracey
Grandview, Harmar, Hayward, Heslop, Hills
Hohman, Independence, Layman, Leith, Liberty
Little Hocking, Locust Fork, Lowell, Lower Newport, Lower Salem
Ludlow, Luke Chute, Macksburg, Marietta, McAvan
Moore Junction, Moss Run, Murphy, Napier, New Matamoras
Newell Run, Newport, Norwood, Oak Grove, Patten Mills
Pinehurst, Porterfield, Qualey, Rainbow, Rathbone
Redbush, Relief, Reno, Riverview, Rockland
Sandhill, Schley, Shay, Sitka, Springdale
Stanleyville, Steel Run, Swift, Tick Ridge, Unionville
Upper Lowell, Veto, Vincent, Wade, Warner
Waterford, Watertown, West Marietta, Wesley, Whipple, Wingett Run, Wolf Creek,Yankeeburg

Neighboring Counties

References

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