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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Williams County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Williams 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 Williams County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C

Newspapers

The Williams County Public Library has an online obit 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

William County Public Library 107 E. High Street Bryan, OH 43506

Family History Centers

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).

 

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