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Washington County, Ohio
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Boundary map of Washington County, Ohio
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Facts
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County Seat
Courthouse
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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

Ohio Digital Collections


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1788--Washington County was created 27 July 1788 as an original county.  County seat: Marietta [2]

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


  • 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

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. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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