Washington County, Ohio Genealogy

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'''1788--'''Washington County was created 27 July 1788&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Marietta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1788--'''Washington County was created 27 July 1788&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Marietta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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See an interactive map of Washington County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Washington County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
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Adams, Alden, Archers, Archers Fork, Aurelius <br>Barlow, Bartlett, Bevertown, Beckett, Belpre <br>Bevan, Beverly, Blennerhassett View, Bonn, Briggs <br>Caywood, Churchtown, Clifton, Coal Run, Constitution Corner <br>Cornerville, Cow Run, Cutler, Dale, Dalzell <br>Dart, Decatur, Decaturville, Dell, Deucher <br>Devola, Dunbar, Dunham, East Norwood, Elba <br>Equity, Fairfield, Fay, Fearing, Fillmore <br>Fleming, Gasville, Germantown, Glass, Gracey <br>Grandview, Harmar, Hayward, Heslop, Hills <br>Hohman, Independence, Layman, Leith, Liberty <br>Little Hocking, Locust Fork, Lowell, Lower Newport, Lower Salem <br>Ludlow, Luke Chute, Macksburg, Marietta, McAvan <br>Moore Junction, Moss Run, Murphy, Napier, New Matamoras <br>Newell Run, Newport, Norwood, Oak Grove, Patten Mills <br>Pinehurst, Porterfield, Qualey, Rainbow, Rathbone <br>Redbush, Relief, Reno, Riverview, Rockland <br>Sandhill, Schley, Shay, Sitka, Springdale <br>Stanleyville, Steel Run, Swift, Tick Ridge, Unionville <br>Upper Lowell, Veto, Vincent, Wade, Warner <br>Waterford, Watertown, West Marietta, Wesley, Whipple, Wingett Run, Wolf Creek,Yankeeburg <br>
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Adams, Alden, Archers, Archers Fork, Aurelius <br>Barlow, Bartlett, Bevertown, Beckett, Belpre <br>Bevan, Beverly, Blennerhassett View, Bonn, Briggs <br>Caywood, Churchtown, Clifton, Coal Run, Constitution Corner <br>Cornerville, Cow Run, Cutler, Dale, Dalzell <br>Dart, Decatur, Decaturville, Dell, Deucher <br>Devola, Dunbar, Dunham, East Norwood, Elba <br>Equity, Fairfield, Fay, Fearing, Fillmore <br>Fleming, Gasville, Germantown, Glass, Gracey <br>Grandview, Harmar, Hayward, Heslop, Hills <br>Hohman, Independence, Layman, Leith, Liberty <br>Little Hocking, Locust Fork, Lowell, Lower Newport, Lower Salem <br>Ludlow, Luke Chute, Macksburg, Marietta, McAvan <br>Moore Junction, Moss Run, Murphy, Napier, New Matamoras <br>Newell Run, Newport, Norwood, Oak Grove, Patten Mills <br>Pinehurst, Porterfield, Qualey, Rainbow, Rathbone <br>Redbush, Relief, Reno, Riverview, Rockland <br>Sandhill, Schley, Shay, Sitka, Springdale <br>Stanleyville, Steel Run, Swift, Tick Ridge, Unionville <br>Upper Lowell, Veto, Vincent, Wade, Warner <br>Waterford, Watertown, West Marietta, Wesley, Whipple, Wingett Run, Wolf Creek,Yankeeburg <br>  
  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/washington/washoh_townships_cities.html Washington County Townships &amp; Cities]
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/washington/washoh_townships_cities.html Washington County Townships &amp; Cities]
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===== Germans =====
  
 
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*[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]  
 
*[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]  
*[http://www.archive.org/details/ahistorybelprew00hildgoog A History of Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, 1920]
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*[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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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company L  
 
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:- [[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]
  
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*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/WashingtonCounty.html Washington County Public Libraries]
 
*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/OH/WashingtonCounty.html Washington County Public Libraries]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Revision as of 06:25, 8 March 2012

United States  > Ohio > Washington County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1788--Washington County was created 27 July 1788 as an original county.  County seat: Marietta [1]

Boundary changes

See an interactive map of Washington County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

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


Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriages 1789-1882
  • 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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).