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== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Brown County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1818</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1818</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Brown County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Brown County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Brown County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Brown County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Brown County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Brown County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] Counties 27 December 1817.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] Counties 27 December 1817.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]]&nbsp;and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]], (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]]&nbsp;and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}&nbsp;[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Brown County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
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See an interactive map of Brown County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 14:32, 10 August 2012

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Brown County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Brown County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 1, 1819
County Seat Georgetown
Courthouse
Brown County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Brown County Courthouse
101 S. Main St.
Georgetown, Ohio 45121
Brown County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1818
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Brown County boundary changes.

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Brown County, Ohio

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Historical populations
Census Pop.
182013,356
183017,86733.8%
184022,71527.1%
185027,33220.3%
186029,9589.6%
187030,8022.8%
188032,9116.8%
189029,899−9.2%
190028,237−5.6%
191024,832−12.1%
192022,621−8.9%
193020,148−10.9%
194021,6387.4%
195022,2212.7%
196025,17813.3%
197026,6355.8%
198031,92019.8%
199034,9669.5%
200042,28520.9%
201044,8466.1%

Church

Court

  • Record Project, Brown County Public Record Informatin Guide
  • Many court records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.
  • Many orphans and orphanages for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Funeral Homes

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many naturalization and citizenship records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Probate

  • Brown County, Ohio Will Testators (1817-1858)
  • Many probate records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Schools

  • Ohio Schools
  • Many school records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Taxation

Ohio Tax Records, 1816-1838

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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