Williams County, Ohio Genealogy

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Revision as of 04:43, 14 February 2010

United States  > Ohio > Williams County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Williams County was created 12 February 1820 from Darke County.  County seat: Bryan [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Williams County Public Library has an online index [1] to the local Williams County newspapers. Email them your index information and your snail mail address to obtain a copy of the obit.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at 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.

Societies and Libraries

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

References

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