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{{Ohio-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Wayne County''  
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| county =Wayne County
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| state =Ohio
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| building image =Wayne County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
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| building address =Wayne County Courthouse<br>428 West Liberty St<br>
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Wooster, Ohio 44691<br>[http://www.wayneohio.org/ Wayne County Website]
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}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Wayne County''' <br><br>
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
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| county              =Wayne County
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| county_map          =Map of Ohio highlighting Wayne County.PNG
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| state                =Ohio
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| founded title        =Created
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| founded year        =[[1808]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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| founded date        =[[February 13]]
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| parent county        =[[Columbiana County, Ohio|Columbiana]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>   
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| seat wl              =Wooster
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| building address    =107 West Liberty St<br />
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Public Square<br />
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Wooster, Ohio  44691
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| web                  =www.wayneohio.org
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| named for            =[[Wikipedia:Anthony_Wayne|"Mad" Anthony Wayne]]
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| named for image      =Anthony Wayne.JPG
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== County Courthouse  ==
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{| border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%"
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1813</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1813<br></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1817<br></center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Wayne County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Wayne County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Wayne County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Columbiana County, Ohio|Colulmbiana]] and [[Stark County, Ohio|Stark]] Counties in 1808 (1812).<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Wooster<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Wayne County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Medina County, Ohio|Medina]] (north){{·}}[[Holmes County, Ohio|Holmes]] (south){{·}}[[Ashland County, Ohio|Ashland]] (west){{·}} [[Summit County, Ohio|Summit]] (northeast){{·}}[[Stark County, Ohio|Stark]] (east)
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
'''1808--'''Wayne County was created 13 February 1808&nbsp;from [[Columbiana County, Ohio|Columbiana]] County. The original Wayne County disappeared, in 1803,&nbsp;when Ohio became a state. '''County seat:''' Wooster <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 Wayne County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Ashland County, Ohio|Ashland]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Holmes County, Ohio|Holmes]]
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*[[Medina County, Ohio|Medina]]
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*[[Stark County, Ohio|Stark]]
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*[[Summit County, Ohio|Summit]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church ====
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==== Census ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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:- [[107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C, especially from the town of Wooster  
 
:- [[107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C, especially from the town of Wooster  
 
:- [[166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)#Military|166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)]], Company G
 
:- [[166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)#Military|166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)]], Company G
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Wayne-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Wayne County Courthouse]<br>107 W Liberty Street; PO Box 407<br>Wooster, OH 44691-4850<br>Phone: 330.287.5590 <br><br>'''''Probate Court&nbsp;''''' has birth and death records 1867-1908, marriage records from 1813 and probate records from 1812; '''''Board of Health&nbsp;''''' has birth and death records from 1908; '''''Common Pleas Court Clerk&nbsp;''''' has divorce and court records from 1812; '''''County Recorder&nbsp;''''' has land records from 1812.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne 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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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Wooster Ohio Family History Center]]
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. 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.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|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.
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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*[[Ashland County, Ohio|Ashland]]
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*[[Holmes County, Ohio|Holmes]]
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*[[Medina County, Ohio|Medina]]
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*[[Stark County, Ohio|Stark]]
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*[[Summit County, Ohio|Summit]]
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[[Category:Wayne_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Wayne_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 19:39, 22 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
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Coordinates: 40.83°0′N 81.89°0′W / 40.83°N 81.89°W / 40.83; -81.89
Wayne County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Wayne County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Wayne County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Wayne County Courthouse
428 West Liberty St

Wooster, Ohio 44691
Wayne County Website

United States Gotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Wayne County

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1813
1867
1813
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Colulmbiana and Stark Counties in 1808 (1812).
  • County Seat: Wooster
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Wayne County, Ohio residents may also have records in [1]Medina (north) · Holmes (south) · Ashland (west) · Summit (northeast) · Stark (east)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Wayne County.
- 4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861), Company E (also known as Given Guards) with many men from Wooster.
- 41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C
- 102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies F, H , and I
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C, especially from the town of Wooster
- 166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), Company G

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Wayne County Courthouse
107 W Liberty Street; PO Box 407
Wooster, OH 44691-4850
Phone: 330.287.5590

Probate Court  has birth and death records 1867-1908, marriage records from 1813 and probate records from 1812; Board of Health  has birth and death records from 1908; Common Pleas Court Clerk  has divorce and court records from 1812; County Recorder  has land records from 1812.[2]

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

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Wayne County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, Ohio. Page 546 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.