Ohio, Crawford County Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007 .
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|Crawford, Ohio, United States|
|Flag of Ohio|
|Location of Crawford County, Ohio|
|Location of Ohio|
|Record Type||Church Records|
- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 What Can this Collection Tell Me?
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
This collection contains various records including some baptism, marriage, and burial records from churches in North Robinson, Ohio. The collection in general covers the years 1853 to 2007. However, the time period covered varies between individual congregations. Be aware that some of the records in this collection are in German. The collection is being published as images become available.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007.|
What Can this Collection Tell Me?
The information in the collection varies between individual congregations and records. You may find any of the following:
- Names of primary individual
- Names of parents
- Date of the event such as baptism or confirmation
- Names of witnesses
How Do I Search the Collection?
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- Date of the event
- Names of other family members
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Town" category
⇒ Select the "Church Record" category which takes you to the images
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
What Do I Do Next?
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given.
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
- Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information.
- Search for land ownership.
- Look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
- Search the records of nearby congregations.
|Don't overlook FHL Keyword Ohio, Crawford items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article Ohio Archives and Libraries.|
Citing this Collection
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- “Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Crawford County Genealogical Society, Bucyrus, Ohio.
|The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Crawford County Church Records, 1853-2007.|
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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