Wood County, Ohio

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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and County in 1803.<br>  
 
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and County in 1803.<br>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Bowling Green<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Bowling Green<br>&nbsp;  
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]] (north){{·}}[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]] (south){{·}}[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (west){{·}} [[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]] (southeast){{·}}[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] (east)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]] (north){{·}}[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]] (south){{·}}[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (west){{·}} [[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]] (southeast){{·}}[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]] (northeast) {{·}}[[Putnam_County,_Ohio|Putnam]](southwest) and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] (east)
  
 
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Revision as of 16:44, 10 August 2012

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Wood County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Wood County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Wood County Ohio Courthouse.jpg

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1820
1867

1820
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Hamilton and County in 1803.
  • County Seat: Bowling Green
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Wood County, Ohio residents may also have records in [1]Lucas (north) · Hancock (south) · Henry (west) · Seneca (southeast) · Ottawa (northeast)  · Putnam(southwest) and Sandusky (east)

Ohio Digital Collections


Parent County

1820--Wood County was created 12 February 1820 from Logan County.
County seat: Bowling Green [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wood County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Bowling Green

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Wood 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 Wood County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company A
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B, D, I, and K

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

  • 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. 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).