Ohio, Licking County, Hartford Township Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Ohio, Licking County, Hartford Township Records, 1881-1962 .
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|Licking, Ohio, United States|
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|Location of Licking County, Ohio|
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- 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 burial records and cemetery deeds from Croton, Ohio, for the years 1881 to 1962.
To Browse this Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Licking County, Hartford Township Records, 1881-1962.|
What Can this Collection Tell Me?
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
- Name of deceased
- Death date
- Burial dates and places
- Cause of death
In addition, they may also list the following:
- Birth year
- Names of children
- Mortuary or undertaker
How Do I Search the Collection?
To begin your search you will need to know:
- The name of your ancestor.
- The approximate burial or death date.
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 "Record Category"
⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which will take you to the images.
Many of these volumes have indexes at the beginning or end. You should search these first.
- Check the index for the family name (surname) and then the given name. Indexes enable you to access records quickly by searching for the names of the primary individuals. Realize that some entries in earlier years may have been missed. Indexes may also contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings or misinterpretations.
- Make a list of the volumes and page numbers for each deed you wish to check.
- For each deed, search the noted volume and page number.
If you do not find your ancestor in the index, look at each image 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.
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What Do I Do Next?
When you have located your ancestor’s burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
- Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.
- Use the birth date along with relative’s names to find the family in census records.
- Use the locality and relative’s names to locate church and land records.
- Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname, this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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 indexes and records of nearby localities.
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, Licking County, Hartford Township Records, 1881-1962." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Hartford Township Office, Croton.
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