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=== County Courthouse<br>  ===
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[http://www.washingtongov.org/index-1.htm 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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Ohio. Page 546 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*'''County Seat: '''Marietta<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Marietta<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (north){{·}}[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]] (south){{·}}[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (west){{·}} [[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]] (northwest){{·}}[[Pleasants County, West Virginia|Pleasants County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler County, West Virginia]] (east)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Washington County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Noble County, Ohio|Noble]] (north){{·}}[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]] (south){{·}}[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (west){{·}} [[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]] (northwest){{·}}[[Pleasants County, West Virginia|Pleasants County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}}[[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler County, West Virginia]] (east)
 
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*[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=84 Ohio Gravestones]  
 
*[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=84 Ohio Gravestones]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2123 Find a Grave]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2123 Find a Grave]  
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==== Census and Directories  ====
 
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/washington/pioneers.html Washington County Pioneers]  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/washington/pioneers.html Washington County Pioneers]  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhist00hildiala Biographical and Historical Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/biographicalhist00hildiala Biographical and Historical Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Ohio]  
*[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH9&CISOPTR=57893&CISOSHOW=56554 History of Marietta and Washington County, Ohio and representive citizens, vol. 1-2]
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorybelprew00hildgoog A History of Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, 1920]  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorybelprew00hildgoog A History of Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, 1920]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Washington/hist/ Washington County Histories]<br>
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Washington/hist/ Washington County Histories]<br>
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==== Military  ====
 
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*'''Civil War'''
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Civil War service men from Washington County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Washington County.  
 
Civil War service men from Washington County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Washington County.  
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Sams, Catherine J. (Catherine Jean Lewis). ''1890 census, veterans &amp; widows of the Civil War, Washington County, Ohio.'' (Caldwell, Ohio&nbsp;: F &amp; L Enterprises, 1989) {{FHL|566880|item|disp=FHL Book 977.198 X2s}}
  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company L  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company L  
 
:- [[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies A, F, and G
 
:- [[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies A, F, and G
 
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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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*Civil War - [http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/i/t/Debra-Nitsche/FILE/0144text.txt Fallen Soldiers From Washington County, Ohio]. &nbsp;Taken from The History of Washington Co., Ohio 1778-1881 by H. Z. Williams &nbsp; &nbsp;(Partial List - 624 Names)
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*1890 Census for [http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/i/t/Debra-Nitsche/FILE/0142text.txt Civil War Veterans &amp; Widows -] Duhham Twp, Washington County, Ohio<br><br>
  
 
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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>  
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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>
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
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*[http://ohgen.net/ohwashin/courthousecatalog.html Washington County Courthouse Information]  
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[http://www.washingtongov.org/index-1.htm 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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Ohio. Page 546 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
*County Courthouse<br>223 Putnam Street<br>Marietta, OH 45750-3015<br>Phone: (740)373-6623<br>Fax: (740)374-7693
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*[http://www.washogs.org/ Washington County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.washogs.org/ Washington County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.wchs-ohio.org/ Washington County Historical Society of Ohio]  
 
*[http://www.wchs-ohio.org/ Washington County Historical Society of Ohio]  
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*[http://www.s-and-d.org/ Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen] Organized to perpetuate the memory of pioneer rivermen and river history. (Not a lineage-based organization)
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/places/se04/index.shtml The Ohio Historical Society Campus Martius]  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/places/se04/index.shtml The Ohio Historical Society Campus Martius]  
 
*[http://www.mariettacastle.org/ The Castle]
 
*[http://www.mariettacastle.org/ The Castle]

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Contents

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

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

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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.

Sams, Catherine J. (Catherine Jean Lewis). 1890 census, veterans & widows of the Civil War, Washington County, Ohio. (Caldwell, Ohio : F & L Enterprises, 1989) FHL Book 977.198 X2s

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

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[2]

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).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Ohio. Page 546 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.